Official Community Plan

OCPThe Local Government Act defines an Official Community Plan as "a statement of objectives and policies to guide decisions on planning and land use management, within the area covered by the plan, respecting the purposes of local government". For a community, the OCP broadly sets out the range of acceptable land uses and densities from residential to industrial to parks. The OCP also includes objectives and policies for a wide range of community interests including:

  • Sustainability
  • Urban design
  • Community development
  • Economic development
  • Transportation and mobility
  • Housing
  • Natural environment
  • Energy conservation and climate change
  • Community infrastructure and services
  • Parks and recreation; and
  • Cultural and heritage resources

Click here [PDF - 7.6 MB] to view the Town of View Royal's Official Community Plan.