Victoria’s Official Community Plan (OCP) is a 30-year plan with direction for growth and change in the community.
Council adopted the plan in 2012, following two and a half years of public consultation and feedback from 6,000 people. The previous plan was last updated in 1995.
The OCP focuses on vibrant, walkable villages and maintaining the downtown core. It recognizes the unique neighbourhood character of different parts of the city and emphasizes sustainable transportation.
City Council, staff and residents refer to the plan for guidance on decisions such as:
- where to locate housing and businesses
- transportation priorities
- how the community will respond to climate change
The plan has an implementation strategy with annual review to track progress: