Port of Metro Vancouver: Land Use Plan amendments (land acquired + divested). Open houses in June 2018

For public attention. The Port of Metro Vancouver (@PortVancouver) is an important player and land holder in this region. It is acquiring and divesting of properties as part of its land use plan.

Concerned groups and individual are encouraged to read below, attend one of the public open houses, and provide input to Metro Vancouver. See official info online here.

Open house dates (see further below for exact locations)

Delta | Richmond | Surrey – Saturday, June 16, 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
District of North Vancouver – Wednesday, June 27, 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Port Coquitlam – Thursday, June 28, 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

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Port of Metro Vancouver (@PortVancouver)

Notice of Land Use Plan Amendments (June 2018)

Over the past year, the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority has acquired sites in the District of North Vancouver, Port Coquitlam, Delta, Richmond, and Surrey. The port authority has also divested a total of 13 lots located in the District of North Vancouver, Delta and Surrey.

We are required by the Canada Marine Act to add the newly acquired sites to our Land Use Plan by way of an amendment and give them a port authority land use designation. Similarly, the divested lands must be removed from our Land Use Plan.

Land acquired

The following sites have been acquired and will be included in this year’s Land Use Plan Amendments:

• 1441 Dominion Street, District of North Vancouver
• 1305 & 1375 Kingsway Avenue, Port Coquitlam
• Roberts Bank Water Lot and Causeway, Delta
• Rail Expansion Lands, Delta
• South Fraser Perimeter Road Lands, Delta
• 11480 River Road, Richmond
• 10935 Timberland Road and 10960 – 10984 Olsen Road, Surrey

Public consultation period

Before amendments to our Land Use Plan can be implemented, we are required by the Canada Marine Act to hold a 60 day public consultation period.

The comment period runs from Friday, June 15 to Wednesday, August 15. During that time we will hold three open houses as well as an online engagement process.

Find out more below.

Land divested

The following sites are being removed from the port authority’s Land Use Plan as they are no longer under port authority jurisdiction:

• Maplewood Lands, District of North Vancouver
• South Fraser Perimeter Road Lands, Delta
• South Fraser Perimeter Road Lands, Surrey

Proposed amendments

[See online for maps, details.]

How to participate

We invite you to attend one of our three open houses to review sites located in that geographic area and to provide feedback in person. Or you can review all the material online and complete a feedback form at your leisure.

All feedback forms to be submitted (hardcopy and online) by Wednesday, August 15, 2018.

Public open houses

Delta | Richmond | Surrey – Saturday, June 16
1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Port of Vancouver Delta Community Office
Trenant Park Square, Ladner
5525A Ladner Trunk Road, Delta, V4K 1W4

District of North Vancouver – Wednesday, June 27
4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
North Shore Neighbourhood House | Inman Room
225 East 2nd Street, North Vancouver, V7L 1C4

Port Coquitlam – Thursday, June 28
4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
PoCo Inn and Suites Hotel & Conference Centre | Salon B
1545 Lougheed Highway, Port Coquitlam, V3B 1A5


Read about all the proposed Land Use Plan amendments across the Lower Mainland and complete a feedback form online. Visit porttalk.ca/landuseplan to find out more. Need more information? Email landuseplan@portvancouver.com or call 604.665.9092

About our Land Use Plan

The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority is responsible for the stewardship of federal port lands in and around Vancouver, British Columbia. Our mandate is to facilitate Canada’s trade objectives, ensuring goods are moved safely, while protecting the environment and considering local communities.

All Canadian port authorities are required to have a Land Use Plan, which is a high level policy document and framework to guide the development of a port authority’s land and waters for the next 15 to 20 years. It is similar to a municipal official community plan and identifies the types of uses that are appropriate within different areas of the port authority’s jurisdiction.

The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority’s most recent Land Use Plan was adopted in 2014 and was developed in consultation with more than 1,000 people, representing municipalities, Aboriginal groups, government agencies, environmental organizations, businesses, industries and members of the public. Read more about our approach to land use planning.

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