OUR CITY 2041: New Westminster's Official Community Plan Update

The Official Community Plan (OCP) is our long-term vision for the future of the City of New Westminster. Your input is instrumental in shaping our future. Get involved today!

See Your Plan for OUR City

The draft Official Community Plan is here! The Plan provides a renewed vision to the year 2041 and the framework to guide the future growth toward achieving the vision. 

The draft Plan includes a revised Future Land Use Map that shows the types and locations of land uses that will be encouraged over the next 25 years.

Upcoming Open Houses 

Community members are invited to attend one the upcoming open houses. At the events, you will have the opportunity to review and provide feedback on the draft document (including the map), and see how the consultation process has shaped the Plan. 

Date:  Saturday, February 25th
Time:  12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. (drop-in)
Location: Century House, Douglas Fir room, 620 Eighth Street

Date: Tuesday, February 28th
Time: 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. (drop-in)
Location:  New Westminster Public Library, Auditorium (basement), 712 Sixth Avenue

Can't attend an Open House? Complete the online survey or send an email with your feedback to .

Online Survey

Take our online survey to give us feedback on the draft Official Community Plan, including the revised draft of the Future Land Use Map. 

Click here to start the survey!


The OCP articulates an evolving vision for New Westminster and informs the regulatory framework that guides our growth toward that goal. It outlines policies on housing, parks and recreation, culture, heritage, energy, utility services, transportation, well-being, hazards, economy and environment.The OCP also includes a Land Use Designation Map indicating designations that determine future development and re-development plans within the City.


When you sign up for our mailing list, you’ll receive information about the OUR CITY process plus updates for future consultation events. If you would like to be added to the mailing list or discuss any of the material with a member of our staff, please contact the Planning Division.  

Phone: 604-527-4532

You can also follow us on Twitter and ‘like’ the City Facebook account. These are great ways to stay connected to hear about upcoming events!