City of Vancouver - Council Committees - Vancouver City Planning Commission


Vancouver City Planning Commission

The commission advises City Council on planning and development issues in the City, and may report to Council on any proposal likely to have a significant effect on the future of the City.

The commission organizes conferences, consultations, competitions, presentations, and research on topics including housing, public realm, neighbourhoods, transportation, and public engagement.

The commission consists of 11 voting members appointed by City Council, and two members appointed by the commission itself. Voting members may not be employees of any of the following:

  • City of Vancouver
  • Park Board
  • School Board

The commission also has three non-voting members, one each from:

  • City Council
  • Park Board
  • School Board

Every member may be reappointed, but no member may serve more than three terms in a row.