Find a Corporate Policy

Corporate Policies are approved by Council. The following is a list of commonly requested Corporate Policies. If you are unable to find the policy you are looking for, please email clerks@portmoody.ca.

Affordable Housing Reserve Fund Guidelines for Allocation of Funds
Corporate Policy – 10-5080-01 – Affordable Housing Reserve Fund Guidelines for Allocation of Funds
Anti-Racial Discrimination and Anti-Racism
Corporate Policy – 07-2510-2020-01 – Anti-Racial Discrimination and Anti-Racism
Archaeology and Heritage Resource Protection for Construction and Maintenance Projects
Corporate Policy – 11-5240-2020-01 – Archaeology and Heritage Resource Protection for Construction and Maintenance Projects
Arena Allocation
Corporate Policy – 15-7900-05 – Arena Allocation
BC Energy Step Code Rezoning Applications
Corporate Policy – 13-6870-2019-03 – BC Energy Step Code Rezoning Applications
Beer Garden Liquor Licence Applications
Corporate Policy – 12-5880-01 – Beer Garden Liquor Licence Applications
Bird Nest Protection
Corporate Policy – 13-6870-2019-02 – Bird Nest Protection
Cannabis Retail Use
Corporate Policy – 09-4300-2019-01 – Cannabis Retail Use
City Awards
Corporate Policy – 01-0290-2024-01 – City Awards
Code of Conduct for Advisory Bodies
Corporate Policy – 07-2510-2023-02 – Code of Conduct for Advisory Bodies
Community Amenity Contribution Program
Corporate Policy – 13-6410-2017-01 – Community Amenity Contribution Program
Conducting a Public Hearing
Corporate Policy – 13-6410-06 – Conducting a Public Hearing
Correspondence on Council Meeting Agendas
Corporate Policy – 01-0530-2020-01 – Correspondence on Council Meeting Agendas
Council Committee System
Corporate Policy – 01-0360-2016-01 – Council Committee System
Council Consideration of Public Hearing Items
Corporate Policy – 01-0530-2018-01 – Council Consideration of Public Hearing Items
Council Correspondence Response and Processing
Corporate Policy – 01-0530-05 – Council Correspondence Response and Processing
Decorating in Parks and Natural Areas
Corporate Policy – 11-5280-2023-01 – Decorating in Parks and Natural Areas
Delegations to Council
Corporate Policy – 01-0530-2016-01 – Delegations to Council
Digital Billboards City Content
Corporate Policy – 19-1475-2021-01 – Digital Billboards City Content
Dog Runs and Off-Leash Areas – Operating Policy and Procedures
Corporate Policy – 12-6130-2017-01 – Dog Runs and Off-Leash Areas - Operating Policy and Procedures
Donations and Bequests
Corporate Policy – 05-1770-2017-01 – Donations and Bequests
Electronic Meeting Participation Requirements
Corporate Policy – 01-0530-2020-04 – Electronic Meeting Participation Requirements
Emergency Assistance to Property Owners
Corporate Policy – 14-7130-2017-01 – Emergency Assistance to Property Owners
Encroachments
Corporate Policy – 06-2360-01 – Encroachments
Family-Friendly Units
Corporate Policy – 10-5080-2022-02 – Family-Friendly Units
Fee Waivers
Corporate Policy – 05-1850-05 – Fee Waivers
Field Allocation
Corporate Policy – 12-5920-2022-01 – Field Allocation
Filming and Student Filming
Corporate Policy – 18-7920-2020-01 – Filming and Student Filming
Flag – Memorial Display
Corporate Policy – 19-0300-01 – Flag – Memorial Display
Found Property
Corporate Policy – 14-7450-01 – Found Property
Freedom of Information Response Packages - City Website
Corporate Policy - 01-0580-2024-01 - Freedom of Information Response Packages - City Website
Galleria Use
Corporate Policy – 15-7900-04 – Galleria Use
Gender Equity and Cultural Diversity Policy
Corporate Policy – 15-7710-01 – Gender Equity and Cultural Diversity
Grants to Organizations
Corporate Policy – 05-1850-01 – Grants to Organizations
Highest and Best Use for Public Property
Corporate Policy – 08-3010-03 – Highest and Best Use for Public Property
Hydrant Access Maintenance
Corporate Policy – 11-5600-2023-01 – Hydrant Access Maintenance
Hydrant Use
Corporate Policy – 11-5600-2017-01 – Hydrant Use
Inclusionary Zoning – Affordable Rental Units
Corporate Policy – 10-5080-2022-01 – Inclusionary Zoning – Affordable Rental Units
Information Available to the Public as Part of Public Hearings
 Corporate Policy – 13-6410-04 – Information Available to the Public as Part of Public Hearings
Interim Affordable Housing Guidelines
Corporate Policy – 10-5080-2020-01 – Interim Affordable Housing Guidelines
Interim RS1-S Rezoning Policy
Corporate Policy – 13-6510-2024-01 – Interim RS1-S Rezoning Policy
Land Management Strategy
Corporate Policy – 08-3010-02 – Land Management Strategy
Leisure Access
Corporate Policy – 15-7910-01 – Leisure Access
Little Free Library Approvals
Corporate Policy – 11-5400-2020-01 – Little Free Library Approvals
Mayor and Council Guidelines
Corporate Policy – 01-0530-2019-01 – Mayor and Council Guidelines
Minute Taking Standards
Corporate Policy – 01-0340-2017-01 – Minute Taking Standards
Monitoring Construction – General
Corporate Policy – 09-3800-01 – Monitoring Construction - General
Moody Centre TOD Area – Guidance Framework for OCP Amendment and Rezoning Applications
Corporate Policy – 13-6510-2023-01 – Moody Centre TOD Area – Guidance Framework for OCP Amendment and Rezoning Applications
Natural Asset Management
Corporate Policy – 05-2020-2023-01 – Natural Asset Management
Naturescape Principles
Corporate Policy – 13-6870-2019-01 – Naturescape Principles
Neighbourhood Traffic Calming
Corporate Policy – 11-5460-02 – Neighbourhood Traffic Calming
No-Fee Business Licence for Secondary Suites
Corporate Policy – 09-4300-2018-01 – No-Fee Business Licence for Secondary Suites
Non-Jurisdictional Items
Corporate Policy – 01-0530-2016-02 – Non-Jurisdictional Items
Notice of Motion and Accompanying Submissions by Council Members
Corporate Policy – 01-0530-2023-01 – Notice of Motion and Accompanying Submissions by Council Members
Park and Trail Naming
Corporate Policy – 12-5820-01 – Park and Trail Naming
Pay Parking Management
Corporate Policy - 11-5480-2024-01 - Pay Parking Management
Prioritizing Higher Density Development
Corporate Policy – 13-6410-2017-02 – Prioritizing Higher Density Development
Privacy
Corporate Policy – 01-0580-2016-01 – Privacy
Privacy Breach
Corporate Policy – 01-0580-2016-02 – Privacy Breach
Proclamations
Corporate Policy – 01-0630-2016-01 – Proclamations
Protecting the Confidentiality of Complainants
Corporate Policy – 09-4020-01 – Protecting the Confidentiality of Complainants
Public and Stakeholder Consultation for Major Development Projects or Area Plans
Corporate Policy – 13-6410-01 – Public and Stakeholder Consultation for Major Development Projects or Area Plans
Public Art
Corporate Policy – 18-7940-01 – Public Art
Public Engagement
Corporate Policy – 19-1490-2023-01 – Public Engagement
Public Input – Written
Corporate Policy – 01-0550-2023-01 – Public Input – Written
Purchasing
Corporate Policy – 03-1200-01 – Purchasing
Rental Protection
Corporate Policy – 10-5080-2018-01 – Rental Protection 
Respectful Communications
Corporate Policy – 07-2510-2023-01 – Respectful Communications
Rodenticide Use
Corporate Policy – 11-5280-2021-01 – Rodenticide Use 
Secondary Suites
Corporate Policy – 09-3760-05 – Secondary Suites 
Sidewalk and Walkway Inspections
Corporate Policy – 11-5400-04 – Sidewalk and Walkway Inspections 
Snow and Ice Removal Adjacent to Real Property
Corporate Policy – 11-5400-11 – Snow and Ice Removal Adjacent to Real Property 
Street Lighting – Glare Shields
 Corporate Policy – 11-5400-2023-01 – Street Lighting – Glare Shields
Street Naming
Corporate Policy – 11-5450-01 – Street Naming 
Street Trees
Corporate Policy – 12-6300-02 – Street Trees 
Sustainable Events
Corporate Policy – 18-7810-2018-01 – Sustainable Events 
Temporary Exemption from Sound Bylaw
Corporate Policy – 09-3760-2021-01 – Temporary Exemption from Sound Bylaw 
Tenant Relocation Assistance
Corporate Policy – 10-5080-2018-02 – Tenant Relocation Assistance 
Traffic Control for Pedestrian Crossings and Near Schools and Playgrounds
Corporate Policy – 11-5460-01 – Traffic Control for Pedestrian Crossings and Near Schools and Playgrounds 
Tree Management on City Property
Corporate Policy – 12-6300-2019-01 – Tree Management on City Property 
Tree and Vegetation Retention
Corporate Policy – 13-6630-03 – Tree and Vegetation Retention 
Vehicles and Equipment
Corporate Policy – 11-5230-2021-01 – Vehicles and Equipment
Video Surveillance
Corporate Policy – 01-0580-2023-01 – Video Surveillance
Waterworks Service Connection Shut-Off Charges
Corporate Policy – 11-5600-01 – Waterworks Service Connection Shut-Off Charges 
Winter Road Maintenance 
Corporate Policy – 11-5400-11 – Winter Road Maintenance