City of Powell River Sustainable Official Community Plan

Client City of Powell River
Partners The Arlington Group , EcoPlan International, Morrison Hershfield.
Location Powell River, BC
Timeline 2012-2013

Project Overview

This plan was developed in three phases including addressing key issues and priorities for citizens, undergoing a visioning exercise and developing an action plan and strategy for the City moving forward. There were eleven engagement forums for public participation. This plan included:

  • Local Government Act Official Community Plan Requirements
  • Development Permit Area Guidelines
  • Integration of Sustainable OCP with Existing and Future Policy Documents
  • Sustainability and Smart Growth Principles
  • First Nations Community Goals, Policies and Guidelines
  • Cultural Strategy
  • Economic Development Analysis
  • Urban Design Strategy
  • Waste Management and Reduction Strategy
  • Transportation Strategy
  • Infrastructure

SSG provided the sustainability framework, responses to the BC Climate Charter, input on local economic development, and delivery of the community engagement program.

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