Major planning projects

The City focuses on creating liveable, sustainable, and affordable communities that emphasize walking, cycling, and mass transit.

Our emerging urban communities provide plenty of public spaces for neighbours to interact, to work, to shop, to play, and to learn.

Explore the many ongoing planning projects that are helping to solidify Vancouver's reputation as one of the most liveable cities in the world.

Major projects

Downtown Vancouver

Broadway Plan

We’re preparing to start work on a new two-year process to create a Broadway area plan, which will align with the future Millennium Line Broadway Extension (Broadway Subway).

Cambie Street Corridor

Cambie Corridor Planning Program

The Cambie Corridor Planning Program guides long-term growth in areas along Cambie Street and its surrounding neighbourhoods.

Chinatown Millennium Gate at Pender and Carrall

Chinatown revitalization

The Chinatown revitalization plan will preserve Chinatown's unique heritage while bringing new life to the community.

Map of Crofton Manor

Crofton Manor

The planning and development study for Crofton Manor, 2803 West 41st Ave, will guide the redevelopment of this site along 41st Ave.

Places for People graphic

Downtown: Places for People

We want your ideas on how to support exceptional, vibrant, and memorable experiences in downtown Vancouver.

View of river at East Fraser Lands

East Fraser Lands (River District)

We're developing a new sustainable, complete community at East Fraser Lands. The plan calls for a mainly residential community with a variety of housing types and a commercial centre.

False Creek flats

Eastern Core Strategy

The Eastern Core Strategy will transform the Eastern Core - False Creek Flats - into a sustainable green enterprise zone by reconnecting the area to surrounding communities.

train with city in the background

Employment Lands and Economy Review

In October of last year, Council received a report on Vancouver’s Employment Lands and Economy Review.

False Creek Flats amenity node heritage

False Creek Flats

The False Creek Flats Plan is a long-term vision for the area to become more productive, sustainable and connected to the rest of our city.

People walking and biking on the Seawall

False Creek South

We will be working closely with stakeholders and the general community to address the important key issues around leases and future land use.

Great Northern Way campus lands structure aerial photo

Great Northern Way

The Great Northern Way structure planning project aims to transform the area into a thriving cultural and artistic district.

View looking northeast over the future Hastings Park.

Hastings Park / PNE Master Plan

Hastings Park / PNE Master Plan: The Fair in the Park — a 30-year initiative to transform the Hastings Park of today into a greener, year-round destination for park use, culture, sport, recreation, and fun.

Heather Street Land planning project

Heather Lands

The City is guiding the future development of the Heather Lands, at the request of then Heather Street Lands owners, Canada Lands Company, and the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Nations Partnership.

Jericho Lands

Jericho Lands

The City will work closely with the Canada Lands Company and First Nations partners on new, important land-use possibilities for the east side of the 36-hectare Jericho Lands site in West Point Grey.

Joyce-Collingwood Station

Joyce-Collingwood Station Precinct Review

The City is reviewing plans for the area around Joyce-Collingwood Station. TransLink is upgrading the station and bus exchange, so the review will help prepare for potential impacts to the road network, access, and development.

Aerial view of Langara Gardens

Langara Gardens policy planning program

The City - at the request of Peterson and Concert Properties - is undertaking a comprehensive planning study to consider the future of Langara Gardens.

little mountain

Little Mountain

The Little Mountain plan guides redevelopment of this social housing site, considering its mix of uses, height, density, public spaces, parks, and community facilities.

Quebec Street in Mount Pleasant's industrial area

Mount Pleasant Industrial Area

We are proposing zoning changes to the eastern edge of the Mount Pleasant Industrial Area to allow for larger buildings, increase job space, and support the innovation economy.

The new St. Paul’s Hospital and Health Campus policy planning program

New St. Paul's

Learn more about the new St. Paul's Campus, to be located at Station Street in the False Creek Flats. We are working with Providence Health Care to ensure a sustainable project, meeting requirements of associated neighbourhood plans.

Northeast False Creek from the air

Northeast False Creek

Northeast False Creek is the last big piece of undeveloped waterfront land in downtown Vancouver.

Oakridge mall

Oakridge Centre redevelopment

Council approved in principle the rezoning of Oakridge Centre for a mixed use development.

Oakridge Transit Centre aerial view

Oakridge Transit Centre (OTC) site

The OTC and adjacent sites policy statement supports the redevelopment of the area as a primarily residential community.

Olympic Village building

Olympic Village

The Olympic Village project turned residences built for 2010 Winter Olympic Games athletes into residential housing units.

Illustration of Pearson Plaza and the YMCA in the redeveloped Pearson Dogwood lands

Pearson Dogwood lands

The Marpole site at Cambie and 57th will be redeveloped into a mixed-use community if City Council approves the rezoning. Learn about the rezoning application and related planning policy statement.

Olympic Village and False Creek

Southeast False Creek

The City is turning Southeast False Creek into a model sustainable development where up to 13,000 people will live, work, play, and learn.

Still Creek enhancement

Still Creek Enhancement

Still Creek is one of the two remaining visible streams in Vancouver, and the City is working to rehabilitate its natural creekside habitat, and provide recreational opportunities.