Neighbourhood Planning

The City of Vernon is responsible for the development of long range plans that guide development and growth in the community. These plans provide residents and the development community with a clear vision and direction for how the city will change as more people choose to live here.

Official Community Plan

Vernon’s Official Community Plan is the guiding document for growth and development for the city. It outlines what sort of place Vernon will be in the future. The plan focuses primarily on land use, transportation, environmental policies and other aspects of development.  For access to PDFs, see Official Community Plan Bylaw. For additional plans and strategies, see Supplementary Plans.

Official Community Plan Amendments: Master Transportation Plan, Parks Master Plan and Community Wildfire Protection Plan

The City of Vernon is proposing to amend the Official Community Plan to reflect the endorsed Master Transportation Plan, Parks Master Plan and Community Wildfire Protection Plan. The proposed amendments include changes to the following chapters:

  • Planning Context
  • Regional Context Statement
  • Growth Strategy and Land Use Plan
  • Transportation
  • Parks
  • Fire Interface
  • Development Permit Areas

More details on this process, including the proposed amendments, can be found in the staff report to Council.

For more information, please contact Rob Miles, Manager, Long Range Planning and Sustainability at rmiles@vernon.ca or at 250-550-3247.