Visioning and Official Community Plan

Community Vision Report

The 'Community Vision Report' (A Community Vision for a Sustainable West Coast Town) is a powerful resource for all who might be involved in the future development of Ladysmith. It outlines in clear terms the community’s preferences for future development regarding fundamental policy approaches as well as in physical and experiential character.  The 'Community Vision Report' and 'Public Preference Handbook' are available below:

Community Vision Report

Please click on the Report cover image to the left.

Community Vision Public Preference Handbooks

Overall Town
Downtown
Holland Creek
Waterfront

Official Community Plan (OCP)

The Official Community Plan sets policy direction and reflects community aspirations and goals. It provides a foundation for decision making through statements of objectives and policies. The Plan provides a degree of certainty about what future development may be permitted in the community, addressing appropriateness and scale, and guiding business and development toward appropriate locations.

The Official Community Plan Bylaw 2003, No. 1488 includes the following documents:

Schedule A - Official Community Plan Map 1 - Land Use 
Schedule A.1 - Development Permit Areas Guidelines Map 2 - Development Permit Areas
Schedule B - Waterfront Area Plan Map 3 - Transportation
Schedule C - Holland Creek Local Area Plan Bylaw 1488 Official Community Plan (OCP)
Schedule D - South Ladysmith Area Plan  
Weather
Emergency Service
Transit Information
Garbage Schedule
Heritage by the sea