The Official Community Plan (commonly referred to as an OCP) is the approved document that establishes the vision, objectives, goals and priorities for how Squamish will grow and evolve looking forward. It sets out a clear, community vision today, so we can shape our future in a way that is healthy and sustainable and provides a high quality of life for current and future residents.
While the OCP is a high-level document, it will have specific tools and policies to determine how the community should consider new development proposals and to guide Council decisions in the coming years. It is also the foundational document from which all other policies and plans flow, therefore a clearly articulated vision in the OCP will set the stage for all other District work.The current OCP was adopted in 2010.
The OCP will guide future planning decisions such as:
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