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The City Plan introduces a new planning geography called districts. Districts are collections of diverse neighbourhoods where residents can meet most of their daily needs within a 15-minute walk, roll or transit trip from their homes.

District Planning is about changing the way Edmonton plans and supports development and growth to move us closer to our vision for a more connected, prosperous, healthy and climate-resilient city of 2-million people.

The District Planning project is not about restricting movement, monitoring people or tracking an individual’s carbon emissions.

The project has 3 main components: