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IMAGINE THE FUTURE OF AREA D

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.

GET INVOLVED

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

Additional events will occur in Feb/Mar 2019.

The online survey, now closed, ran from October 23 to November 30, 2018.

LEARN MORE

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

Area D Context Map

PROJECT TIMING

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 hosted four 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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