City of Surrey – Hazelmere Amendment
About the proposed amendment
On October 23, 2017 the City of Surrey submitted a request to
Vancouver 2040: Shaping Our Future (Metro 2040), the regional
growth strategy, to change the regional land use designation for the 24-hectare
Hazelmere site from Rural to General Urban and to extend the Urban Containment
Boundary, to permit a 145 lot urban residential development. The
proposed Metro 2040 amendment
was a Type 2 minor amendment, the approval of which requires a bylaw supported by an affirmative 2/3 weighted vote from
the MVRD Board at each reading and a regional public hearing.
The Metro Vancouver staff report (with attached City of Surrey
reports) provides a description and Metro
2040 assessment of the proposed amendment.
February 23, 2018 MVRD Board Agenda
On March 23, 2018 the MVRD Board passed 1st and 2nd readings of
Metro Vancouver Regional District Regional Growth Strategy Amendment Bylaw No.
March 23, 2018 MVRD Board Agenda
Metro Vancouver then initiated a process to notify and request comment from affected local jurisdictions and relevant agencies regarding the proposed amendment (as per Metro 2040 section 6.4.2).
Following the comment period, Metro Vancouver staff provided a report to the MVRD Board summarizing the comments received from local jurisdictions. On June 13, 2018 a regional public hearing was held at the Metro Vancouver offices.
June 13, 2018 Public Hearing Agenda
On June 22, 2018, the MVRD Board considered 3rd
reading of Bylaw No. 1263, 2018 and the amendment bylaw was defeated.
June 22, 2018 MVRD Board Agenda
City of Port Moody - Andres Wines and Mill and Timber sites
On July 11, 2014, the GVRD Board declined two proposed Metro 2040 amendments in response to a request from the City of Port Moody for sites called “Andres Wines” and “Mill and Timber”.
The requests were to change the regional land use designation from Industrial to General Urban for the 1.3 hectare Andres Wines site and the 14.7 hectare Mill and Timber site. The proposal was also to remove a regional Special Study Area overlay from the latter site. The request was a Metro 2040 Type 3 minor amendment that requires an affirmative 50%+1 weighted vote from the GVRD Board to proceed.
Requested amendment and report - July 2014 Board Agenda
additional planning work, the City of Port Moody submitted another Type 3 minor
amendment for the Mill and Timber (Flavelle) site that was considered and
approved by the MVRD Board on May 25, 2018 (see Completed
Township of Langley - North Murrayville, Hendricks, Highway 1 and 200th Street
On October 11, 2013, the Metro Vancouver Board declined three proposed Metro 2040 amendments in response to a request from the Township of Langley.
The first proposed amendment was for a site in North Murrayville to extend the Urban Containment Boundary and change the regional land use designation from Agricultural to General Urban. The second proposed amendment was for another site, commonly referred to as “Hendricks”, which would extend the Urban Containment Boundary and change the regional land use designation from Agricultural to General Urban. The third proposed amendment was near the intersection of the Highway 1 and 200th Street that would have amended the regional land use designation of a site from Mixed Employment to General Urban.