Official Community Plan

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Section 471 (1) of the Local Government Act describes an Official Community Plan (OCP) as "a statement of objectives and policies to guide decisions on planning and land use management, within the area covered by the plan, respecting the purposes of local government."

The Village of Lions Bay Official Community Plan Bylaw No. 408, 2008

For the Village of Lions Bay, the OCP broadly sets out the range of acceptable land uses and densities from residential to commercial areas. The OCP also includes objectives and policies for a wide range of community interests including:

  • Sustainability
  • Community development
  • Economic development
  • Transportation and mobility
  • Housing
  • Natural environment
  • Energy conservation and climate change
  • Community infrastructure and services; and
  • Parks and recreation