Providing technology to manage the new Zoning Bylaw, and improving the online customer experience for planning and development services.
Technology allows applicants to access the Zoning Bylaw and better understand how its regulations affect their property and will support a streamlined development process. The technology project helps improve the online customer experience for planning and development services.
Ensuring a smooth transition to the new Zoning Bylaw and technology through thoughtful Implementation.
The Zoning Bylaw Renewal Initiative is one of the more significant actions needed to implement The City Plan. The Zoning Bylaw Renewal requires integration with several other City initiatives to enable efficient city building and support the transformational change envisioned in The City Plan.
Zoning Bylaw Renewal Timeline
Implementation (October - December 2022)
Train and educate staff and customers on regulatory and process changes
Launch new Zoning Bylaw, interactive zoning map, new digital zoning content interface and updated services (January 1, 2023)
Education sessions for the public and industry (October-December 2022)
Finalize and Adopt (April - September 2022)
Present the new Zoning Bylaw and map at Public Hearing, create the new Zoning Bylaw display and interactive map and update related city service
Finalize new Zoning Bylaw and map for Public Hearing (July - September 2022)
Prepare Final Draft of Zoning Bylaw and Map (April - June 2022)
Develop and Build (March 2021 - March 2022)
Draft the new Zoning Bylaw and map, conduct engagement, acquire new technology and create technology/service delivery implementation plans
Test the new Zoning Bylaw and Map through engagement (January - March 2022)
Draft the Zoning Bylaw, Map and Assess Impacts (July - December 2021)
Set the Direction for the New Zoning Bylaw (March - June 2021)