Port Moody 2050 Frequently Asked Questions

    What is an official community plan?

    The Official Community Plan is our long-term vision for Port Moody’s future. It communicates our values and guides us as we make decisions about how we use land for housing, transportation, parks, environmental protection, economic development, and more.

    Why is the City updating the Official Community Plan?

    The plan is a living document that is typically updated every few years so it remains relevant as the community evolves. The last comprehensive review of the Official Community Plan was in 2014.

    Why does the City need my input?

    Port Moody’s Official Community Plan is shaped by its residents. We want to hear your thoughts and ideas as we explore how we want Port Moody to evolve over the next 30 years. Your input will inform staff’s development of draft Official Community Plan updates, as well as Council’s decision-making as they consider proposed updates.

    What are "focused updates"?

    “Focused updates” are updates that focus on specific parts of the Official Community Plan. The City of Port Moody has recently completed several master plans, each with their own public engagement process. We will integrate goals and policies from these master plans into the Official Community Plan. 

    Port Moody 2050 will focus on topics that fall outside of these plans, such as the overall community vision and land use in specific areas of the city: the Moody Centre Transit-Oriented Development Area, the Oceanfront District, the Seaview neighbourhood, and Murray Street.

    What topics will you be asking for input on?

    We are primarily looking for public feedback on the following:

    • community vision and goals for Port Moody to 2050; and
    • land use scenarios for the Moody Centre Transit-Oriented Development Area, the Oceanfront District, the Seaview neighbourhood, and Murray Street.

    What are some related plans that have been completed or are in progress?


    In progress:

    • Child Care Needs Assessment and Action Plan
    • Clarke Street Revitalization Plan
    • Economic Development Plan 
    • Environmentally Sensitive Areas Management Strategy 
    • Inclusionary Zoning and Market Rental Strategy
    • Housing Needs Report 
    • Parkland Acquisition Strategy 
    • Urban Forestry Strategy 

    How can I stay informed?

    Engage Port Moody is the best source of information for all things related to Port Moody 2050. We encourage you to register as a user of the site. It only takes a minute, and once you’re registered you’ll be able to share your ideas and provide feedback. You’ll also be able to receive project updates when key milestones are achieved and notifications inviting you to participate in upcoming engagement opportunities.