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05 Sep, 2008 C08_Land Use - Why

This figure outlines several factors in urban form and how they impact travel modes that people choose. / Frank, Kavage and Litman for Smart Growth BC, 2006

05 Sep, 2008 C07_LandUseWhat.jpg

Neighborhood Centre Plan View / HB Lanarc, 2008

04 Sep, 2008 North Vancouver Teaser Image
04 Sep, 2008 Development Permit Area Guidelines


04 Sep, 2008 Taking Advantage of a Versatile Policy Tool

There are some key implementation considerations in applying DPAs to address climate change priorities. A DPA is a versatile design tool that can be applied to land use,

04 Sep, 2008 Smart Site and Building Design

DP guidelines are an opportunity to strongly encourage energy efficiency in new development by mindfully designing landscaping and buildings to allow light to penetrate living spaces in winter, and protect spaces from hot sunlight in the summer. / picture courtesy District of Saanich.


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  • 19 Nov, 2020
    On November 17, Vancouver City Council approved the five-year Climate Emergency Action Plan (CEAP), which contains 19...
  • 13 Nov, 2020
  • 05 Nov, 2020
    Patrick Johnstone, Chair of the Community Energy Association and City of New Westminster Councillor announced awards...
    The Community Energy Association announces the District of Saanich, City of Powell River and Cowichan Valley Regional District as winners of the 2020 Climate & Energy Action Awards. Eight BC Local Governments were award nominees.