Table Talk – Penticton OCP 2045 Overview

November 5, 2019 at 11:30am - 1:00pm

Penticton Chamber of Commerce
102 Ellis Street

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Table Talk - Penticton OCP 2045 Overview

Fees & Admission:
Chamber Members $20/Non Members $25 / please pre-register/include dietary concerns

Ticket Info:
Member Fees: $20.00
Non-Members: $25.00



An Official Community Plan is a bylaw approved by Council that guides City plans and decisions, and provides clear direction on how we will grow and evolve in the decades ahead. It provides a vision for the future that contains goals and policies in important areas like housing, transportation, the economy and the environment. It also describes a growth strategy and future land use plan, and contains tools to guide growth such as Development Permit Area Guidelines.

One of the main purposes of an OCP is to plan for the growth of the city. Penticton has seen slow but steady growth for the last 30 years from about 25,000 in 1986 to around 34,000 today.

Based on sustainable planning principles and reflecting the values of many in the community, Penticton’s growth plan: • Intensifies existing urban areas and maximizes the use of existing assets and infrastructure rather than building new neighbourhoods • Creates complete and accessible communities with a range of housing, recreation and transportation choices • Minimizes negative impacts on natural areas • Focuses on more affordable and more in-character low-rise and mid-rise development • Limits intensive development in many single-family and character neighbourhoods

Ticket Prices include lunch by Il Vecchio Delicatasssen please provide dietary concerns when registering.