Community Amenity Contributions (CAC) policy update

 On January 22, 2020, the CAC policy update was approved and made effective by City Council. Read the approved Council report below

As part of our continued effort to update the CAC system, we're reviewing current policy, engaging stakeholders, and developing new implementation procedures which will provide more transparency into this development contribution tool and assist in the interpretation of Vancouver's CAC Through Rezonings Policy.

It's anticipated that Vancouver residents and developers who make important CAC contributions will benefit from the clarity that will be provided through these procedures.


City Council first adopted the citywide CAC policy as interim policy in 1999, and then as formal citywide policy in 2003.

Since then, CACs through Rezonings have become an important and valuable method for securing contributions when there are rezonings that add additional development rights over existing zoning.

CACs allocated

From 2010 to 2017, CACs have been allocated through Council to the following public benefits:


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