The City of Port Moody is exploring plans to sell the former Fire Hall and current Works Yard sites for redevelopment. As part of that process, Council will consider amendments to the Official Community Plan (OCP) policies and zoning for these two parcels of land. Residents are invited to learn about the proposed amendments at an information session in the City Hall Galleria (100 Newport Drive) on Monday, December 4, 2017 from 5 to 8pm.
The former Fire Hall and current Works Yard sites are centrally and strategically located near existing infrastructure and amenities, including the Port Moody Recreation Complex, Civic Centre, Public Library, and Inlet Centre SkyTrain Station. Redevelopment of these two parcels of land was identified as a priority in Council’s 2015-2018 Strategic Plan. In June 2016, the City hosted a public consultation to gather community feedback on the future use of the two sites, including redevelopment concepts and planning principles.
Council considered the community feedback, along with sound planning principles, in planning for the redevelopment of the sites, and directed staff to draft redevelopment guidelines. This process includes amending the OCP policies and zoning for the two parcels of land to allow a mix of uses and public amenities, including multi-family residential, commercial, a new library, a public plaza, and seniors’ housing. Council will consider the OCP and zoning amendment bylaws, and schedule a Public Hearing, in early 2018. The City will provide residents with further notification of the Public Hearing in the new year.
Please visit portmoody.ca/citylands to learn more about the June 2016 public consultation.