Planning Institute of BC recognizes City of Campbell River community connections tools

The recognition highlights the city’s new initiatives that share information with residents, business owners, building and developers

The City of Campbell River has received an honourable mention for its efforts to increase awareness about local government land use planning and regulations.

The recognition highlights the city’s new initiatives that share information with residents, business owners, building and developers, including:

  • The LUKE cartoon series in City Currents newspaper ads and on the website.
  • How-to video clips posted on the City’s YouTube channel

building and development lunch time forums,

printed and online fact sheets with detailed information about building near steep slopes,  waterways, eagle trees and other environmentally-sensitive areas a development permit handbook and a guidebook for city council.

The city’s efforts were considered in the Excellence in Planning Practice (Small Town & Rural Areas) category and will be acknowledged in Planning Institute of BC’s Planning West publication as well as at the institute’s annual general meeting later this year.