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The draft Vancouver Plan is here!

The Vancouver Plan is a long-term strategy to support growth to 2050 and beyond. It is Vancouver’s first unified city-wide plan to create a more liveable, affordable and sustainable city.

Vancouver Plan report cover page

Draft Vancouver Plan Supplementary Documents

Data, Maps and Graphics

Directions in the Vancouver Plan were created using several inputs, including engagement, approved Council policy, technical analysis and data. This document highlights some of the key data inputs used. This data helps identify what is working well, and what is not working well. It has directly influenced the policy directions in the Plan. Its purpose is to help the reader better understand the topics covered in the Vancouver Plan.

Glossary

This document lists and defines terms found in the Vancouver Plan.

Summary

This document summarizes the key information about the Vancouver Plan.

Presentations and Reports

See past presentations and reports to City Council

Presentations

Council Reports and Minutes

  • July 21, 2021 – Phase 2 Engagement Report, Scope and Process Updates, and Quick Start Actions
  • October 6, 2020 – Phase 1 Report: Public Engagement Summary, Provisional Goals and Update on COVID-19 Community Recovery Actions
  • July 2, 2019 – Proposed planning process
  • November 2018 – City-wide planning process approved

Media

News Releases and Video

News Releases

  • April 5, 2022 – City invites feedback on the draft Vancouver Plan
  • March 7, 2022 – Majority favours more housing options and increased density across Vancouver
  • October 27, 2021 – Vancouver Plan invites all to explore how neighbourhoods can grow and change over next 30 years
  • October 4, 2021 – Help create a bold new plan to guide Vancouver into the future
  • April 19, 2021 – City invites all to help imagine our future neighbourhoods
  • February 17 2021 – Vancouver Plan hosts multiple engagement opportunities throughout the spring
  • November 9 2020 – Launching the next phase of public engagement to develop the Vancouver Plan
  • October 7, 2020 – 12,000 voices help shape the direction of city-wide planning
  • June 25, 2020 – Planning Vancouver Together embraces community recovery planning
  • March 11, 2020 – Over 10,000 responses guide initial city-wide planning process
  • July 17, 2019 – Vancouver to launch a city-wide planning and consultation process this fall
  • November 15, 2018 – Vancouver to embark on new City plan process

The Draft Plan is Here! - April 2022

How Should We Grow and Change? - November 2021

The Future We Want: The Change We Need | Event 4 – February, 2021

The Future We Want: The Change We Need | Event 3 – February, 2021

The Future We Want: The Change We Need | Event 2 - January, 2021

The Future We Want: The Change We Need | Event 1 - December, 2020

How To Change Your City in 5 Steps - July 2020

What you Told Us so Far - March 2020

Reference Documents

Read through our Fact Sheet, Discussion Guide and Vancouver Today documents to explore the various components that make up the Vancouver Plan.

Vancouver Plan: Fact Sheet

Based on your feedback from two phases of engagement, the Vancouver Plan will be built on three Foundational Principles, through three Big Ideas focused on three Areas of Change.

Get up to speed quickly by reviewing this 2-page Fact Sheet.

Vancouver Plan: Discussion Guide

Based on your feedback from two phases of engagement, the Vancouver Plan will be built on three Foundational Principles, through three Big Ideas focused on three Areas of Change.

Take a detailed look at the strengths, challenges and all other policy elements by reviewing the Discussion Guide.

Vancouver Today: The City at a Glance

View a snapshot of the city today using a variety of data sources, giving a brief overview of the lands we live on, the people who live here, and the ways in which people live, work, play and get around in the city.

Vancouver Today: Reference Guide

Take a detailed look at the city today, covering key topics such as culture, climate, the environment, housing, transportation, the economy and utilities. In addition to providing topic-specific data, the Reference Guide also draws on what we heard during Phase 1 of Planning Vancouver Together, aligning ‘what we heard’ with ‘what we know’ from available data.

Vancouver Plan: Fall 2021 Workshops

During Phase Three of public engagement, we hosted 14 real-time virtual workshops where residents watched presentations from City staff, discussed questions with fellow neighbours, and provided feedback from their neighbourhood and area-wide perspectives.

CityLab Open House

Can’t make it to our Open House in person? Look through the comprehensive version of the information boards below for a detailed look at the Vancouver Plan.