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Metro 2050 Type 3 Proposed Amendment to Reflect Accepted Regional Context Statements and Correct Minor ErrorsMetro 2050 Type 3 Proposed Amendment to Reflect Accepted Regional Context Statements and Correct Minor Errors<div class="ExternalClass2EB6CA81034942F1A17CA33E493E10A8"><p>Metro Vancouver Regional District Regional Growth Strategy Amendment Bylaw No. 1380, 2024.​​​<br></p><p>On June 28, 2024,​ the Metro Vancouver Regional District Board adopted a Type 3 Amendment to Metro 2050. The Amendment corrected minor inconsistencies in terminology, formatting, numerical references​, and mapping. The Amendment also included mapping revisions that stem from Board-​accepted regional context statements, regional land use amendments made under the municipal flexibility clause, updates to Metro 2050 reference maps based on new data (e.g. new sensitive ecosystem inventory map), and corrections to map text and designation boundaries.</p><p>The Metro Vancouver Regional District Board received comments from affected local governments and agencies as presented in the report dated June 3, 2024, titled “Regional Growth Strategy Amendment Bylaw No. 1380, 2024 – Metro 2050 Type 3 Proposed Amendment to Reflect Accepted Regional Context Statements and Correct Minor Error.”</p><h4>More information</h4><ul class="fa-ul"><li> <span class="fa-li"> <i class="fa-light fa-file" aria-hidden="true"></i>​</span><a href="/boards/GVRD/RD-2024-02-23-AGE.pdf#page=139" target="_blank">​Staff Report - Metro 2050 Type 3 Proposed Amendment to Reflect Accepted Regional Context Statements and Correct Minor Errors​</a></li><li> <span class="fa-li"> <i class="fa-light fa-file" aria-hidden="true"></i>​</span><a href="/boards/GVRD/RD-2024-06-28-AGE.pdf#search=%E2%80%A2%09Metro%202050%20Type%203%20Proposed%20Amendment%20to%20Reflect%20Accepted%20Regional%20Context%20Statements%20and%20Correct%20Minor%20Errors" target="_blank">Comments From Affected Local Governments and Agencies</a></li></ul><h4>Contact</h4><p> <a href="mailto:Victor.Cheung@metrovancouver.org">Victor Cheung</a>, Regional Planner<br>236-466-5987</p>​<br></div>
Metro 2050 Proposed Amendments to Reflect the Electoral Area A Official Community PlanMetro 2050 Proposed Amendments to Reflect the Electoral Area A Official Community Plan<div class="ExternalClass8B0F865583A54858B58CEE0E5EC7C9E1"><p>Metro Vancouver Regional District Regional Growth Strategy Amendment Bylaw No. 1378, 2024 and No. 1379, 2024.​</p><p>On June 28, 2024,​ the Metro Vancouver Regional District Board adopted a Type 2 and 3 Amendment to Metro 2050​​. The amendments to Metro 2050 better align its land use designations with the Board-adopted 2018 Electoral Area A Official Community Plan Bylaw that applies to the majority of the rural and remote portions of the Electoral Area (excluding UBC, UEL, Bowyer Island, Passage Island, and First Nation reserve lands).</p><p>​Staff identified Metro 2050 regional land use designation changes to ninety-two parcels. These amendments are consistent with Metro 2050’s goals and strategies, and bring the Metro 2050 and Official Community Plan (OCP) land use designations into closer alignment.</p><p>The Metro Vancouver Regional District Board received comments from affected local governments and agencies as presented in the report dated June 15, 2024, titled “Regional Growth Strategy Amendment Bylaw No. 1378, 2024 – Metro 2050 Type 3 Proposed Amendment to Reflect the Electoral Area A Official Community Plan.”</p><h4>More information<br></h4><ul class="fa-ul"><li> <span class="fa-li"><i class="fa-light fa-file" aria-hidden="true"></i>​</span><a href="/boards/GVRD/RD-2024-02-23-AGE.pdf#page=197" target="_blank">​Staff Report - Metro 2050 Proposed Amendments to Reflect the Electoral Area A Official Community Plan</a></li><li> <span class="fa-li"><i class="fa-light fa-file" aria-hidden="true"></i>​</span><a href="/boards/Bylaws/MVRD_Bylaw_1250.pdf" target="_blank">Electoral Area A Official Community Plan</a></li><li> <span class="fa-li"><i class="fa-light fa-file" aria-hidden="true"></i>​</span><a href="/boards/GVRD/RD-2024-06-28-AGE.pdf#search=%E2%80%A2%09Metro%202050%20Type%203%20Proposed%20Amendment%20to%20Reflect%20Accepted%20Regional%20Context%20Statements%20and%20Correct%20Minor%20Errors" target="_blank">Comments From Affected Local Governments and Agencies</a></li></ul><h4>Contact</h4><p> <a href="mailto:Tom.Pearce@metrovancouver.org">Tom Pearce</a>, Regional Planner<br>604-432-6383</p> <br> </div>
City of Maple Ridge – Yennadon LandsCity of Maple Ridge – Yennadon Lands<div class="ExternalClass2C7C1D3D3F85422F989F237E0430C8A9"><p>Metro Vancouver Regional District Regional Growth Strategy Amendment Bylaw No. 1376, 2024.</p><p>On May 31, 2024, the Metro Vancouver Regional District Board adopted a Type 3 Amendment to Metro 2050, to re-designate 22913 127 Avenue, 22992 127 Avenue, 22870 127 Place, 22948 128 Avenue, 22990 128 Avenue, 23008 128 Avenue, 23154 128 Avenue, 12640 228 Street, 12639 232 Street, 12685 232 Street, 12759 232 Street, 12761 232 Street, and 12791 232 Street from General Urban and Agricultural to Industrial and Conservation and Recreation. These changes accommodate future industrial uses and protect a portion of the site for nature on.​<br></p><p>The amendment updates maps numbered 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, and 12 in Metro 2050 to better reflect the amendment.</p><p>The Metro Vancouver Regional District Board received comments from affected local governments and agencies as presented in the report dated April 18, 2024, titled “Regional Growth Strategy Amendment Bylaw No. 1376, 2024 – City of Maple Ridge (Yennadon Lands).”​​​<br></p><h4>Read for more information</h4><ul class="fa-ul"><li> <span class="fa-li"> <i class="fa-light fa-file" aria-hidden="true"></i>​</span><a href="/boards/GVRD/RD-2024-01-26-AGE.pdf#page=462" target="_blank">Regional Growth Strategy Amendment Bylaw No. 1376 – City of Maple Ridge (Yennadon Lands)</a></li><li> <span class="fa-li"> <i class="fa-light fa-file" aria-hidden="true"></i>​</span><a href="/boards/GVRD/RD-2024-01-26-AGE.pdf#page=567" target="_blank">Land Use Designation Amendment to Metro 2050 City of Maple Ridge (Yennadon Lands)</a></li><li> <span class="fa-li"> <i class="fa-light fa-file" aria-hidden="true"></i>​</span><a href="https://mapleridge.ca/AgendaCenter/ViewFile/Agenda/_12082020-3556" target="_blank">City of Maple Ridge Public Engagement Summary and Staff Report</a></li><li> <span class="fa-li"> <i class="fa-light fa-file" aria-hidden="true"></i>​</span>​<a href="https://media.mapleridge.ca/mediasite/Showcase/default/Presentation/436f5988187241a38d38a191691376441d/Channel/f8f58e73c1c54ee5851ccf120465068c4d" target="_blank">​​City of Maple Ridge Public Hearing May 17, 2022​</a>​​<br></li></ul><h4>Contact​<br></h4><p> <a href="mailto:Victor.Cheung@metrovancouver.org">Victor Cheung</a>, Regional Planner<br>236-466-5987</p></div>
City of Surrey – Fraser HeightsCity of Surrey – Fraser Heights<div class="ExternalClass3BD0C22C607547A1987183E5CE453AD3"><p>On September 29, 2023, the Metro Vancouver Regional District Board adopted a Type 3 Amendment to Metro 2050, to re-designate 11420 – 157A Street from Industrial to General Urban to accommodate a residential development of 38 single-detached lots on the subject site.</p><p>The amendment updates maps numbered 2, 6, 7, and 12 in Metro 2050 to better reflect the Amendment.</p><p>The Metro Vancouver Regional District Board received comments from the affected local governments and agencies as presented in the report dated September 19, 2023, titled " Regional Growth Strategy Amend</p><h4>More information</h4><ul class="fa-ul"><li> <span class="fa-li"> <i class="fa-light fa-file" aria-hidden="true"></i>​</span><a href="/boards/GVRD/RD_2023-Sep-29_AGE.pdf#page=561" target="_blank">Regional Growth Strategy Amendment Bylaw No. 1366 – Fraser Heights, City of Surrey</a></li><li> <span class="fa-li"> <i class="fa-light fa-file" aria-hidden="true"></i>​</span><a href="/boards/GVRD/RD_2023-Jun-30-AGE.pdf#page=209" target="_blank">Land Use Designation Amendment to Metro 2050 City of Surrey –Fraser Heights</a></li><li> <span class="fa-li"> <i class="fa-light fa-file" aria-hidden="true"></i>​</span><a href="https://www.surrey.ca/sites/default/files/planning-reports/PLR_7916-0130-00.pdf" target="_blank">City of Surrey Public Engagement Summary and Staff Report</a></li><li> <span class="fa-li"> <i class="fa-light fa-file" aria-hidden="true"></i>​</span>​<a href="https://www.surrey.ca/sites/default/files/minutes/MIN_RCPH_2023_02_13.pdf" target="_blank">City of Surrey Public Hearing February 13, 2023​</a>​</li></ul><h4>Contact</h4><p><a href="mailto:Victor.Cheung@metrovancouver.org">Victor Cheung</a>, Regional Planner<br>236-466-5987</p></div>​<br>
Township of Langley – 23699 and 23737 Fraser HighwayTownship of Langley – 23699 and 23737 Fraser Highway<div class="ExternalClass49D19A2BFEB14016B7DF49CBA95E9919"><p>Metro Vancouver Regional District Regional Growth Strategy Amendment Bylaw No. 1365, 2023.</p><p>On September 29, 2023, the Metro Vancouver Regional District Board adopted a Type 2 Amendment to Metro 2050, to re-designate two properties located at 23699 and 23737 Fraser Highway from Rural to Industrial.</p><p>The amendment updates maps 2, ​​6, 7, and 12 in Metro 2050 to better reflect the amendment. The amendment adds 4.12 hectares of land to the Industrial regional land use designation.</p><p>The Metro Vancouver Regional District Board received comments from affected local governments and agencies as presented in the report dated September 18, 2023, titled “Regional Growth Strategy Amendment Bylaw No. 1365 – 23699 and 23737 Fraser Highway, Township of Langley.”</p>​​​ <h4>M​ore information</h4><ul class="fa-ul"><li> <span class="fa-li"><i class="fa-light fa-file" aria-hidden="true"></i>​</span><a href="/boards/GVRD/RD_2023-Sep-29_AGE.pdf#page=433" target="_blank">Regional Growth Strategy Amendment Bylaw No. 1365 – 23699 and 23737 Fraser Highway, Township of Langley</a></li><li> <span class="fa-li"><i class="fa-light fa-file" aria-hidden="true"></i>​</span><a href="/boards/GVRD/RD_2023-Jun-2_AGE.pdf#page=426" target="_blank">Land Use Designation Amendment to Metro 2050 Township of Langley – 23699 and 23737 Fraser Highw​ay</a></li><li> <span class="fa-li"><i class="fa-light fa-file" aria-hidden="true"></i>​</span><a href="https://calendar.tol.ca/meetings/Detail/2022-06-27-1300-Council-Meeting-Regular/21859b58-1cd0-4a97-b5d9-af43002d6eec#page=393" target="_blank">Township of Langley P​ublic Information Meeting Summary and June 27, 2022 Council Agenda</a></li><li> <span class="fa-li"><i class="fa-light fa-file" aria-hidden="true"></i>​</span><a href="https://calendar.tol.ca/meetings/Detail/2022-07-11-1900-Public-Hearing/42e5bce8-d7ca-42a0-a476-af08015c8265#page=6" target="_blank">Township of Langley Public Hearing July 11, 2022​</a>​</li></ul><h4>Contact</h4><p> <a href="mailto:Victor.Cheung@metrovancouver.org">Victor Cheung</a>, Regio​nal Planner<br>236-466-5987​<br></p></div>
To​​wnship of Langley – Gloucester Industrial P​arkTo​​wnship of Langley – Gloucester Industrial P​ark<div class="ExternalClass4800E8105AF746959B2883847115D1A7"><p>Metro Vancouver Regional District Regional Growth Strategy Amendment Bylaw No. 1364, 2023.<br></p><p>On July 28, 2023, the Metro Vancouver Board adopted a Type 3 Amendment to Metro 2050, to re-designate eight properties located at 26477, 26695, 26601, 26575, 26713 – 56 Avenue; 26500 Block of 56 Avenue; 5670 – 264 Street; and 5625 – 268 Street to Agricultural to Industrial and move the Urban Containment Boundary to allow for the lands to be added to the Gloucester Industrial Park.​<br></p><p>The amendment updates maps numbered 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, and 12 in Metro 2050 to better reflect the a​mendment. The amendment adds 14.59 hectares of land to the Industrial regional land use designation.<br></p><p>The Metro Vancouver Board received comments from the affected local governments and agencies as presented in the report dated July 28, 2023, titled "Regional Growth Strategy Amendment Bylaw No. 1364 – Gloucester Industrial Park, Township of Langley".​</p>​​ <h4>More information</h4><ul class="fa-ul"><li> <span class="fa-li"> <i class="fa-light fa-file" aria-hidden="true"></i></span> <a href="/boards/GVRD/RD_2023-Jul-28_AGE.pdf#page=494" target="_blank">​Regional Growth Strategy Amendment Bylaw No. 1364 – Gloucester Industrial Park, Township of Langley</a></li></ul>​ <h4>Contact</h4><p> <a href="mailto:Victor.Cheung@metrovancouver.org" target="_blank">Victor Cheung</a>, Regional Planner​<br>236-466-5987​<br></p></div>

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Online comment formhttps://forms.metrovancouver.org/planning/Pages/Amendment-Comment.aspx, Online comment formOnline comment form
Apply to speak to the Metro Vancouver Boardhttps://metrovancouver.org/boards/speak-to-a-board, Apply to speak to the Metro Vancouver BoardApply to speak to the Metro Vancouver Board
Metro 2050 Implementation Guideline Regional Growth Strategy Amendmentshttps://metrovancouver.org/services/regional-planning/Documents/metro-2050-implementation-guideline-regional-growth-strategy-amendments.pdf#search=Metro%202050%20Implementation%20Guideline%20Regional%20Growth%20Strategy%20Amendments, Metro 2050 Implementation Guideline Regional Growth Strategy AmendmentsMetro 2050 Implementation Guideline Regional Growth Strategy Amendments

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