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Goal: Accept higher density trade-off for preservation of green space

Objective: Increase amount of green space in developments

Action Items:

Þ      Offer developers incentives for preserving or increasing the amount of green space in developments.

Þ      Establish long term city-wide tree cover targets within an urban forest management strategy.

Relevant Pillars: environmental sustainabiliitysocial sustainability


Goal: Achieve compact/complete neighbourhoods with mixed use zoning

Objective: Encourage new developments to incorporate or contribute to a mix of uses

Action Items:

Þ      Utilize the sustainability checklist section on compact community design to evaluate new development proposals

Þ      Encourage a mix of uses through land use design as per the Official Community Plan


Relevant Pillars:economic sustainabilityenvironmental sustainabiliitysocial sustainability


Goal: Plan for transit opportunities

Objective: Encourage new developments to be transit accessible

Action Items:

Þ      Assess new development proposals for transit accessibility and transit oriented amenities

Þ      Encourage transit-oriented development to support existing and planned transit systems

Relevant Pillars:  economic sustainabilityenvironmental sustainabiliitysocial sustainability


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Last updated: 29/09/2017 10:00:30 AM