Vancouver Fraser Port Authority board of directors approve amendments to Land Use Plan

December 18, 2018

The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority board of directors has approved amendments to the port authority’s Land Use Plan to add the following properties:

  • 1441 Dominion Street, North Vancouver
  • 1305 and 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

We add all land purchases to our land use plan by way of formal amendment. The amendment process is set out in the Canada Marine Act and requires public notification, consultation and approval by the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority board of directors.

All Canada Port Authorities are required to have a Land Use Plan, which is a high level policy document similar to a municipal official community plan and includes goals, policies and land use designations to guide planning in all the areas across the port authority’s jurisdiction. The plan also provides clarity for neighbouring residents and communities on long-term development for all federal lands managed by the port authority.

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About the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority

The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority is responsible for the stewardship of the federal port lands in and around Vancouver, British Columbia. It is financially self-sufficient and accountable to the federal minister of transport and operates pursuant to the Canada Marine Act. The Port of Vancouver is Canada’s largest, and the third largest in North America by tonnes of cargo, facilitating trade between Canada and more than 170 world economies. Located in a naturally beautiful setting on Canada’s west coast, the port authority and port terminals and tenants are responsible for the efficient and reliable movement of goods and passengers, integrating environmental, social and economic sustainability initiatives into all areas of port operations. Enabling the trade of approximately $200 billion in goods, port activities sustain 115,300 jobs, $7 billion in wages, and $11.9 billion in GDP across Canada.

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