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Vancouver (City-wide) Plan

The first phase of Planning Vancouver Together is underway. To date, we've heard from over 10,000 residents, employees, business owners, and visitors.

Join us in Planning Vancouver Together

Your input will shape both the planning process and the outcomes of the Vancouver Plan.

This process offers an exciting opportunity to establish a new standard for community involvement and meaningful civic engagement placing residents and their stories at the centre of this effort.

Over the next three years, we're asking for your help in creating the Vancouver we want and need. Together let’s create a new Vancouver Plan, one that puts you at the heart of our priorities for the present and future.

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The Vancouver Plan will be a strategic, long-range plan that collectively guides our city to 2050 and beyond. It will reflect the diverse voices of those who live, work, and play here.

The Vancouver Plan is intended to create a strategy that allows Vancouver to become a more sustainable, inclusive, and affordable city.

The plan will address issues such as long-term land use and transportation directions, housing affordability, environmental and social health, and the need to better leverage long-term public investments.

The Vancouver Plan will:

  • Be informed by a collaborative process that engages Vancouver residents, workers, business, and interested groups
  • Create an integrated strategy that includes a vision for the future city
  • Define what kind of city Vancouver will become and how best to tackle key city-wide challenges

Draft project timeline

Last November, Council directed staff to report back on the proposed scope and a work program to develop a Vancouver Plan.

On July 16, Vancouver City Council approved the staff report on the scoping for a City-wide Planning Program for Vancouver (2 MB) to create a clear, citywide framework to collectively move forward with developing the plan.

The process will be focused into the following key phases (tentative, and subject to refinement):

  • Fall 2019

    Launch of the planning and engagement process

  • Fall 2019 - spring 2020

    Listening to residents, youth, businesses, First Nations, partner institutions, and civic and regional organizations

  • Spring 2020 - winter 2021

    Developing strategic directions with the community

  • Winter 2021 - spring 2022

    Refining and finalizing the plan

  • Spring 2022


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