OFFICIAL COMMUNITY PLAN
The Official Community Plan has its own page, complete with documents and maps
Read Flood Plain Regulation Bylaw No. 8285, 2010
A bylaw of the City of Prince George to establish and provide for zoning and other development regulation in order to implement the Official Community Plan, thereby fostering the economic, social, and environmental well-being of the community.
The Planning and Development Department was created to provide our customers with "one-window" for development review and approval in the City of Prince George. The functions and responsibilities of this division are broken into 4 work groups:
- Community Planning is made up of Current and Long Range Planning. Current Planning is responsible for reviewing development related applications such as Zoning Bylaw and Official Community Plan amendments, Development Permits and Variance Permits, as well as Liquor License, Agricultural Land Reserve, Land Use Contract, and Soil Removal and Deposit Designation applications. maintenance, conversion, development, and redevelopment. Long Range Planning is responsible for the development of long term planning policies and bylaws relating to land conservation, maintenance, conversion, development, and redevelopment. This includes land use planning documents such as the Official Community Plan, neighbourhood and area plans, and Parks and Open Space Master Plan. In addition staff advise Council on a wide range of land use issues;
- Infrastructure and Subdivision is responsible for the guidance of subdivision approval process with respect to servicing, street lighting, lot grading, Access Permits and drainage on fee simple lands, as well as Soil Removal and Deposit Permits;
- Building Inspection is responsible for ensuring that construction of buildings and structures meets the standards of the Building Bylaw, B.C. Building Code, and applicable Federal Regulations. Other responsibilities include plan review and processing related applications for Building, Plumbing, Sign, Demolition, Street Occupancy and Moving Permits;
- Real Estate Services
Our division is dedicated to growing a proud and confident community by supporting a healthy economy, high quality of life for all residents, and environmental sustainability. We look forward to working with you in the future!