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How can we make Area D a better place to live, work and play?

Area D, often referred to as 'the Village', is home to a diversity of people and places.

It is a community that features a range of multi-family housing, shops, restaurants, transportation options, and parks and green space.

We are developing a neighbourhood plan to ensure that any future growth in Area D meets the needs of the community and we need your help!

What is a Neighbourhood Plan?

A Neighbourhood Plan is a strategic plan that will be used by the UEL Administration to make decisions about Area D land use, infrastructure investment and community priorities. The Plan will outline a community vision for the future, with supporting goals and objectives, and a policy framework to guide future growth and development.


We want to hear from you about what matters most to you about Area D and what your vision is for the future.

Drop by an open house or pop up event to let us know what you think. UEL staff will be on hand to answer questions and gather your input.

  • Tuesday, October 23 from 6:30 - 8:30 pm at Norma Rose Point School
  • Wednesday, October 31 from 12:00 - 4:00 pm at Marketplace Courtyard (beside Starbucks)
  • Thursday, November 1 from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm at University Plaza (beside University Pharmacy)
  • Tuesday, November 6 from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm at Regent College Atrium

Take the ONLINE SURVEY from October 23 to November 23, 2018. Click here to start!

Note: This information is collected by the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing under Section 26(c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will be used to inform the content of the Area D Neighbourhood Plan. Should you have any questions about the collection of personal information, please contact the Municipal Clerk at 5495 Chancellor Blvd, Vancouver, BC V6T 1E2 or 604-660-1808.


For additional information on key topics, check out the following references and backgrounders. These topics will be explored throughout the process and we will ask for your thoughts.

Area D Neighbourhood Profile

Area D Backgrounders


Over the next year, we will be asking you to weigh in on the future of Area D. Your ideas, along with technical and staff input, will shape the Area D Neighbourhood Plan.

In Phase 1, we completed a lot of background work: we explored the currrent state of Area D; reviewed background documents, community facts and trends; hosted meetings and interviews; visited various sites in the neighbourhood; and identified key issues and priorities.

We are now in Phase 2. We are hosting public events to involve you in drafting a community vision, goals and directions for the Plan. We will host more workshops in 2019 to involve you in refining the vision, goals and directions, and to explore policy options.

In Phase 3, we will compile all of the input received to develop a draft Area D Neighbourhood Plan which will be brought back to the community for review and refinement before a final plan is presented to the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing for approval.


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