What you need to know
The Capital Plan is a four-year financial plan for investments in our city's infrastructure and amenities.
A network of well-maintained infrastructure and amenities supports the delivery of our services and ensures Vancouver continues to be a vibrant place for those who live, work, and play here, now, and into the future.
What infrastructure and amenities the Capital Plan supports
Infrastructure and amenities include:
- Sewer pipes
- Community facilities such as recreation centres, and libraries, municipal facilities, affordable housing (in partnership with other levels of government), public safety facilities, and more
2023-2026 Capital Plan
On June 29, 2022, City Council approved the 2023-2026 Capital Plan PDF file (3 MB) ($3.5 billion).
The plan dedicates significant funding to maintain and renew aging amenities and infrastructure, and:
- Includes investments in new/expanded amenities and infrastructure, to support our city’s population and employment growth
- Supports advancing climate mitigation and adaptation work, and setting aside funding to leverage senior government partnerships
How funding is distributed
The 2023-2026 Capital Plan has been organized into 13 program investment areas.
Parks and public open spaces ($211M)
Arts, culture, and heritage ($151M)
Community facilities ($391M)
Public safety ($105M)
Civic facilities and equipment ($57M)
One Water: potable water, rainwater, and sanitary water ($874M)
Waste collection, diversion, and disposal ($141M)
Renewable energy ($73M)
Emerging priorities, contingency and delivery ($155M)
How capital projects and programs are funded
We use two views to help describe the way capital programs and projects are funded: the funding source and financing method.