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OCP Indicators Report 2016

The fourth consecutive OCP Indicators Report is now available. The report is the City’s principal effort in monitoring the effectiveness of the OCP on the ground. As progress is measured and trends emerge, the City is able to make adjustments or alterations where needed to ensure that the OCP remains an relevant and effective guiding document.

This year’s report suggests an overall positive performance, with 76% of the indicators performing in a positive or neutral direction. 

Kelowna 2030:  Greening our Future

A new Kelowna 2030 OCP (Bylaw 10500) was adopted by City Council on May 30, 2011.

The new OCP is intended to address sustainability as the focus of community goals, objectives and policy.

The Kelowna Official Community Plan (OCP) provides a policy framework for Council by addressing issues such as housing, transportation, infrastructure, parks, economic development and the natural and social environment.

Official Community Plans deal with issues expected to arise over the coming twenty-year period. These plans are typically reviewed/refined every five years to ensure that the OCP continues to meet community needs.

Other Related Documents:

Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED)
Guidelines for Accessibility in Outdoor Areas

DCC Bylaw (updated rates effective July 26, 2016)

Background on community engagement and historical reference to documents and survey results are available and can be accessed under left hand side navigation. Please remember that the information on the Kelowna 2030 page is historical information related to the content and process of developing the OCP and is no longer current. 

The Council approved Kelowna 2030 Bylaw 10500 is listed below.

Bylaw 7600 - Kelowna 2020 OCP was repealed on adoption of the new 2030 OCP. Social Policies that were previously provided in Bylaw 7600 have now been carried forward as a separate Council Policy (Social Policies - Policy No. 360).  See Council Policies.


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