Moody Centre Community Association has put together a good analysis of population targets and 3D images being used in Port Moody’s discussions about its 30-year Official Community Plan. Port Moody is one of a number of municipalities taking its time to discuss a long term plan. Others, like Vancouver rammed through their plans to meet the July 2013 “deadline” to submit their “Regional Context Statement” to Metro Vancouver. Though Port Moody’s plans are controversial, at least the time extension is permitting more public involvement and scrutiny.
See OCP backgrounder fact sheet for more.
If the population increases for the Evergreen line “sub-areas” were all housed in “average” high rises, it would require:
51 total new towers for Moody Centre and Inlet Centre (approximately, assuming averages of 25 storeys each and 338 people per tower).
If the average # of people per unit is calculated…
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