Our Kelowna as we grow

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By 2040, we can expect another 45,000 residents to call Kelowna home. We’re in the final phase of updating our Official Community Plan (OCP), the document that will guide how we grow over the next 20 years.

Following a widespread and multi-year engagement process, the draft 2040 OCP was presented to the public for input from January-March.

Thank you for your participation!

The draft has been shaped by a series of engagement opportunities, beginning with the development of our community vision, Imagine Kelowna. This final phase of OCP engagement built on dialogue with the public to date and explored a range of topics specific to how our community grows. We asked residents to share their feedback and help bring our community's vision of a vibrant, sustainable and inclusive Kelowna to life.


Ways the public got involved


Survey

The survey is now closed.

It was open from January 26-March 31.



Virtual focus groups

The OCP team presented on three themes: climate action and environmental protection, Urban Centres and residential infill, agricultural lands and suburban neighbourhoods. Participants had the opportunity to ask questions and share their thoughts on a number of key directions related to these themes. The final session concluded on March 11.



Discussion forums

Use the discussion tool on this platform to share your feedback and see comments from others.



Interactive display

From March 17-March 31, visitors at City Hall could learn more about the draft 2040 OCP and leave comments in person.


Public feedback – along with technical data, stakeholder input, and existing policies – will help us further refine the draft 2040 OCP. The plan will be finalized following public engagement and is expected to be presented to Council for endorsement later this year.

Have a question? Get in touch or check out the FAQs.

By 2040, we can expect another 45,000 residents to call Kelowna home. We’re in the final phase of updating our Official Community Plan (OCP), the document that will guide how we grow over the next 20 years.

Following a widespread and multi-year engagement process, the draft 2040 OCP was presented to the public for input from January-March.

Thank you for your participation!

The draft has been shaped by a series of engagement opportunities, beginning with the development of our community vision, Imagine Kelowna. This final phase of OCP engagement built on dialogue with the public to date and explored a range of topics specific to how our community grows. We asked residents to share their feedback and help bring our community's vision of a vibrant, sustainable and inclusive Kelowna to life.


Ways the public got involved


Survey

The survey is now closed.

It was open from January 26-March 31.



Virtual focus groups

The OCP team presented on three themes: climate action and environmental protection, Urban Centres and residential infill, agricultural lands and suburban neighbourhoods. Participants had the opportunity to ask questions and share their thoughts on a number of key directions related to these themes. The final session concluded on March 11.



Discussion forums

Use the discussion tool on this platform to share your feedback and see comments from others.



Interactive display

From March 17-March 31, visitors at City Hall could learn more about the draft 2040 OCP and leave comments in person.


Public feedback – along with technical data, stakeholder input, and existing policies – will help us further refine the draft 2040 OCP. The plan will be finalized following public engagement and is expected to be presented to Council for endorsement later this year.

Have a question? Get in touch or check out the FAQs.