Metro Vancouver 2040: Shaping our Future is Metro Vancouver’s regional growth strategy. The resources below are provided primarily to assist in implementing the strategy.
Guidance for municipalities on developing Regional Context Statements
Detailed explanation of Metro 2040 amendment procedures (should be read with the Regional Growth Strategy Procedures Bylaw)
Information for municipalities on effective municipal measures for facilitating affordable housing, including some local examples of municipal initiatives.
Information for municipalities on how to Identify Frequent Transit Development Areas, a key tool for transit-oriented development
Guidance for municipalities on how to protect and efficiently develop industrial lands
Information on municipal measures for sustaining and expanding the supply of purpose-built rental housing along with project profiles.
Information on Metro 2040 policies and procedures for connection to regional sewerage services in Agricultural and Rural areas of Metro Vancouver.
Information about Metro 2040 performance measures and the monitoring and reporting process.
Metro Vancouver acknowledges that the region’s residents live, work, and learn on the shared territories of many Indigenous peoples, including 10 local First Nations: Katzie, Kwantlen, Kwikwetlem, Matsqui, Musqueam, Qayqayt, Semiahmoo, Squamish, Tsawwassen, and Tsleil-Waututh.
Metro Vancouver respects the diverse and distinct histories, languages, and cultures of First Nations, Métis, and Inuit, which collectively enrich our lives and the region.