Proposed Development Permit Amendments


The City is currently seeking additional technical review and is refining the guidelines for the Proposed Development Permit Amendments: Hazard Conditions for Steep Slopes, based on feedback received from the public.

Thank you to those who have contributed to this project. A public engagement follow-up summary is being prepared and the FAQ section of this webpage is being updated.

Project Next Steps

May 2022

  • First Nations engagement is underway and will be completed by mid-May.
  • Additional outreach to technical experts concerning vegetation management and drainage is in progress and will be completed by mid-May.
  • The Environmental Advisory Committee will meet to review the proposed amendments arising from the public engagement sessions and additional technical review on May 18, 2022.

June – August 2022

  • The second public engagement report will be presented at the June 13, 2022, Council meeting.
  • The new Official Community Plan Amendment Bylaw is scheduled to receive first and second reading at the June 27, 2022, Council meeting.
  • A Public Hearing will take place on July 13, 2022 · The OCP Amendment Bylaw will be given third reading at the August 15, 2022, Council meeting.

Project History

November 2021: The City held two virtual meetings and an online survey to gather feedback on proposed amendments to two Development Permit Areas in the Official Community Plan (Hazard Conditions for steep slopes, and Great Blue Heron nest trees).

March 2022: A virtual Engagement session took place.

April 2022: A direct mail-out was sent to almost 1,800 households within the Hazard Conditions for Steep Slopes Development Permit Area.



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