The Official Community Plan (OCP) for The Resort Municipality of Whistler


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The Official Community Plan (OCP) update, led by the Resort Municipality of Whistler, will provide opportunities for community input every step of the way. Have your say today by emailing [email protected]

The OCP update process includes six phases, which will be completed from January 2010 to May 2011.

Phase 1
Scoping process

Phase 2
Meet with Council
Confirm timeframe
Confirm work plan

Phase 3
Review current RMOW policies and strategies
Policy and plan gap analysis
Council workshop
Initiate community engagement
Issues identification and recommendations
Community survey
Consultant studies begin
Report to council

Phase 4
Review consultant studies
Develop "made in Whistler" OCP alternatives
Community feedback
OCP Community Working Groups
Update Whistler2020 Descriptions of Success
Report to Council

Phase 5
Prepare draft OCP
Draft mapping
Community workshops to review draft OCP
Report to Council

Phase 6
OCP update Open House on draft policies and prioritizing Whistler’s assets
Community Advisory Group & RMOW Council Workshop
Development Permit Area Guidelines Engagement
Editor and Legal Consultations
Final integration of all community and professional comments on draft OCP

Phase 7
Statutory approval process
Submit regional context statement to Squamish Lillooet Regional District
OCP draft referrals
Pubic hearing
Provincial approval
Ministerial approval
RMOW Council Adoption

Have your say! Email [email protected] with your ideas and comments on the Official Community Plan update. Take a few minutes to complete the OCP Website Questionnaire. Your feedback will help us to improve this site.  


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