Official Community Plan

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After many months of visioning, policy review, drafting and continuous public engagement with hundreds of Squamish residents aged 8 to 80, the District of Squamish Official Community Plan (OCP) update process is nearly complete. The fourth and final phase began with the public release of the draft Squamish2040 Official Community Plan on December 1, 2017.

OCP Bylaw 2500, 2017 was given first reading by the District of Squamish on December 12, 2017.

OCP Bylaw 2500, 2017 was given Second Reading as amended on Tuesday February 20, 2018. Click to view the staff report and bylaw.

What is second reading, and what is the public's opportunity for input? Click to learn more

Download the PDF or read through the interactive book below.

OCP Schedules

To view a ‘tracked changes’ version of OCP Bylaw 2500, 2017 Schedule A, please click here. This illustrates all edits made to the bylaw following its first reading on December 12, 2017.

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This is your plan. We want to know what you like and what you don’t like in the plan. Your input is vital as Council considers this bylaw for our future. All public comment forms part of the public record and will be presented formally as part of the Public Hearing package.

Comments received on the OCP to date are available for viewing here.

OCP Growth Management Discussions

Proposed Growth Management policies were discussed with Council on Tuesday, January 16 and 23, 2018. Read the Council report  to learn about the Growth Management policies up for discussion and the community feedback we've heard to date.

January 16, 2018 Report to Council

January 16 and 23, 2018 meeting videos are available in the video archive.



Participate to Win

Each time you contribute to the OCP Update process by attending an event or completing a questionnaire, you will have the opportunity to enter to win a Sea to Sky Gondola Annual Family Pass. The grand prize draw will take place at the conclusion of the OCP Update process.