Our Official Community Plan (OCP)

The Official Community Plan sets the direction for future growth and change in the District through 2030, as guided by the community's vision.

As a broad policy framework, the OCP guides planning and decision making about the future of our community, and works together with more detailed strategic action and implementation plans, such as corporate and financial plans, our Centres Implementation Plans, the Transportation Plan, the Parks and Open Space Strategic Plan, and others.

The community's vision for the future

The OCP was developed through a two-year-long community engagement initiative called Identity DNV 2030.

During this initiative, we held over 75 open houses, public and stakeholder workshops, coffee shop talks, town hall meetings, and telephone, online, and event surveys. In all, over 5,000 people shared their ideas and vision for the future of our community.

Monitoring our progress

In February 2016, we presented to Council a preliminary framework for monitoring our progress as we implement the community vision laid out in the plan. This framework was developed with input and recommendations from the OCP Implementation Committee, and includes clear targets, along with primary and community indicators.

Download the OCP Progress Monitoring Report with recommended framework

Get complete details of the Official Community Plan

Learn about related projects and guidelines


Roadmap to a sustainable future

Through our Official Community Plan (OCP) policies, we are fulfilling our community's vision of vibrant, sustainable neighbourhoods where everyone is welcomed and valued.

Our many social, environmental, and economic plans are helping us implement those policies.