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Central Neighbourhood Plan

Following the adoption of the Master Infrastructure Strategy for the Silverdale Comprehensive Planning Area (SCPA) in southwest Mission, the Central Neighbourhood Plan is being undertaken to advance the District’s vision outlined in the Official Community Plan of a complete, connected Mission.

The Central Neighbourhood Plan (CNP), covering an area of 733 hectares, is the first of three Neighbourhood Plans to be prepared for the Silverdale Comprehensive Planning Area.

The following pillars will be used to guide the Central Neighbourhood Plan:

  • Ecological: Working with nature
  • Social: Living lightly
  • Economic: Support local lifestyles

Read more about each of these pillars and how they will inform the Central Neighbourhood Plan in the Planning Principles document.

Planning Area

The following map outlines the Central Neighbourhood Plan area:

Map of Silverdale Central Area Plan

Get Involved

In Phase 2, we will begin exploring preliminary design options. In this phase, the public will be invited to:

  • Attend a virtual public open house
  • Give feedback in a survey

Also in Phase 2, landowners in the CNP area will be invited to:

  • Attend a dedicated virtual meeting – March 2021.

The virtual meeting will provide CNP landowners with a presentation of neighbourhood scale land-use planning with an opportunity to articulate their interests regarding the CNP. Instructions for attending the virtual meeting will be sent to landowners by both mail and email in the coming weeks.

Consultation is expected to take place in spring 2021. Register to get project updates at engage.mission.ca now.

Learn more

Project Timelines & Reports

Read about the Silverdale Central Neighbourhood Plan process, project timelines, and the work done to date.

Phase 1: Opportunities & Constraints - Complete

Phase 1 involved the technical and biophysical studies of the area, and was completed in November 2020.

Read the reports completed during Phase 1:

Technical and Biophysical Reports

Central Neighbourhood Plan Biophysical Assessment Summary
Attachment 1: Site Analysis and Planning Inventory
Attachment 2: Potential Environmental Opportunities and Constraints Plan
Attachment 3: Geotechnical Hazards Assessment Report
Attachment 4: Archaeological Overview Assessment
Attachment 5: Existing Infrastructure

Council Report

Nov. 9, 2020: Silverdale Comprehensive Planning Area (SCPA) – Central Neighbourhood Plan Phase II Launch

Phase 2: Land Use Design Options - Current

In Phase 2, we will begin exploring preliminary design options with the community. In spring 2021, the public will be invited to:

  • Attend a virtual public open house
  • Give feedback in a survey

​Key Dates

  • TBD – Spring 2021 Council Meeting: Design Options and Open House Materials Presentation
  • TBD – Spring 2021 Virtual Open House and survey
  • TBD – Spring 2021 Council Meeting: Approve Preferred Land Use Plan

Follow the project on engage.mission.ca now.

The Key Dates for Phase 2 of the CNP that were previously posted have been rescheduled to permit the necessary coordination of numerous ongoing studies to ensure the Neighbourhood Plan integrates the latest technical findings. 

Also in Phase 2, landowners in the CNP area will be invited to:

  • Attend a dedicated virtual meeting – March 2021.

The virtual meeting will provide CNP landowners with a presentation of neighbourhood scale land-use planning with an opportunity to articulate their interests regarding the CNP. Instructions for attending the virtual meeting will be sent to landowners by both mail and email in the coming weeks.

Subscribe to this project page to receive updates to your email, and watch for consultation opportunity announcements on the District’s website, social media channels, and in the Mission City Record.

Phase 3: Preferred Land Use and Servicing Plan - Upcoming

Upcoming spring 2020.

  • Preferred design option
  • Servicing and phasing strategy
  • Public and stakeholder consultation
Phase 4: Neighbourhood Plan Document - Upcoming

Upcoming winter 2021.

Supporting Strategies, Plans & Principles

Learn about the strategies, plans and principles supporting a sustainable Central Neighbourhood planning process:

Master Infrastructure Strategy – A technically based, long-term strategy to support servicing of the Silverdale Comprehensive Planning Area. This strategy was completed in early 2020 and was important for laying the ground work for planning the Silverdale Comprehensive Planning Area.

Official Community PlanA bylaw representing Mission’s vision for the future and framework to support growth and decisions about land use development, resources and the environment.

LAN 64(c) Silverdale Comprehensive Planning Area Neighbourhood Planning Terms of ReferenceA Council policy to guide neighbourhood planning within the SCPA.

Central Neighbourhood Plan Guiding PrinciplesPlanning for the Central Neighbourhood Plan will be focused on three pillars, ecological, social and economic, and lay the framework for what the Central Neighbourhood Plan will look and feel like.

Contact

planning@mission.ca