Entrance to the old Jericho Garrison at Jericho Lands

Jericho Lands Planning Program

This comprehensive planning program will help us create a policy statement to guide the future development of the Jericho Lands.

The program is being developed at the request of the Jericho Lands owners, a joint venture partnership between the Musqueam, Squamish, Tsleil-Waututh (MST) Partnership, and Canada Lands Company (CLC).

About the Jericho Lands

The Jericho Lands are a 36-hectare (90 acre) area in Vancouver’s West Point Grey neighbourhood bounded by W 4th Ave, Highbury St, W 8th Ave, and Discovery St.

The site is within the unceded traditional territories of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh Nations (MST) and owned by the MST Nations and Canada Land Company (CLC).

What's happening

Inspire Jericho Talks: Creating Great Neighbourhoods

April 17 will be the first in a series of speaker events intended to share inspiration, spark ideas, and explore the possibilities for the redevelopment of the Jericho Lands. Come join us as urbanist and award-winning author Charles Montgomery discusses how we create healthier, happier, and more inclusive communities.

There will be an opportunity to provide City staff with feedback which will help shape the planning process.

  • When: Wednesday, April 17, 7pm to 9:15pm (Doors open 6:45pm)
  • Where: Kitsilano Secondary School Auditorium, 2706 Trafalgar Street

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Online survey: Tell us what you think

At the launch events we asked you to share your vision and to help shape the future of the site. Your input is important to shaping the future of the Jericho Lands and helping us develop principles for the future policy statement. Review the open house information displays and take the survey. The survey closes on April 30.

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Planning process

The Jericho Lands will go through a comprehensive planning program that will help guide its future redevelopment to create a new community that is sustainable, socially and culturally inclusive, and highly livable.

The planning program will explore options that address important priorities including:

  • Ways to advance our collective work toward reconciliation   
  • Creating a complete community with a range of housing options with different income levels and tenures
  • Providing new housing within walking distance of existing and future frequent transit routes, including a potential Skytrain extension to UBC
  • Providing shops, services, childcare, and employment space to support the new community and the rest of the city 
  • Recognizing and celebrating cultural and heritage assets
  • Creating new parks and open spaces, and a comprehensive package of other community amenities to be determined through the planning process

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Background

Project timeline

Here are the approximate timeline and milestones for the Jericho Lands Planning Program:

  • July 24, 2018

    Council approves a planning program to develop a Policy Statement to guide redevelopment of the Jericho Lands.

  • Late 2018

    Background phase

    Background research, early outreach, begin designing public engagement process

  • We are here
  • Mid 2019

    Phase 1

    Public launch of planning program and community engagement, seek input on principles, values, and objectives as well as the engagement process

  • Late 2019-early 2020

    Phase 2

    Develop draft guiding principles and site plan concepts

  • Mid-late 2020

    Phase 3

    Confirm guiding principles and identify preferred site plan concept

  • 2021

    Phase 4

    Draft Policy Statement and decision by Council