Considerations for Development in New Westminster

The Official Community Plan, Downtown Community Plan and Queensborough Community Plan are the key guiding documents for new development. Each includes land use designations, development permit guidelines, and numerous policies, which ensure that new development achieves the City’s vision.

The relevant community plan and development permit guidelines should be reviewed carefully before making any development application.

In addition to the OCP, there are other plans, strategies, policies, guidelines and bylaws that influence development projects. 

Supplemental Guidelines

Public Realm Design Guidelines and Master Plans

City Policy Documents to Consider