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The OCP is a land use document that is periodically reviewed and provides a vision for the physical layout of the City. The OCP is developed in consultation with residents to help ensure Whitehorse grows in a responsible and sustainable manner.

The 2010 City of Whitehorse Official Community Plan was adopted by City Council on October 12, 2010.

Process Wins Award
The Association of Yukon Communities awarded the 2010 Yukon Sustainable Community Award to the City of Whitehorse in recognition of its 2010 OCP Review Process. The award is given annually to recognize leadership in sustainable community development.

Visit the AYC website to learn more.

The 2010 OCP Vision

“Whitehorse will be a well planned self-sustaining community that is a leader in energy conservation and innovation that maintains and conserves wilderness spaces for future generations. Whitehorse will continue to strive for a better quality of life that is reflected in its vibrant economy and social life.”

This vision statement has been adopted from the Integrated Community Sustainability Plan and reflects the City's growing commitment to sustainable development.


Review History
The OCP Review was divided into three phases:

Phase 1 - Idea Gathering
Phase 2 - Getting Answers to the Big Issues
Phase 3 - Building the Plan

Meetings included open houses, community cafes, workshops, and neighbourhood mapping events. We wish to thank all those who could attend our events and help us plan for the future! The OCP was adopted by City Council in October 2010.

Resources:
1. 2010 Official Community Plan

2. 2002 Official Community Plan  

3. List of OCP amendments, 2002 to 2009 

4. Summaries of Background Reports integrated into the 2010 OCP

5. 1994 Official Community Plan

6. 1987 Official Community Plan

7. City of Whitehorse General Plan (1976)

 

Last updated: 17/07/2013 1:52:27 PM