Smart Growth Committee

The Smart Growth Committee is a Council committee that works to ensure the City’s management of growth and development integrates the community’s economic, social and environmental interests. The committee is responsible for matters that include:

 

  • Building inspections
  • Downtown revitalization
  • Industrial and commercial promotion
  • Official Community Plan
  • Zoning
  • Strata title subdivision
  • Street naming
  • Community health
  • Access/mobility
  • Homelessness
  • Built heritage
  • Multiculturalism
  • Social planning
  • Other social issues

This committee also acts as the liaison with the Downtown Business Improvement Association and Chamber of Commerce.

Regular Smart Growth Committee meetings are open to the public.

Agendas & Minutes

Meeting minutes are not posted on the website until they have been adopted at the next regular meeting.

Thursday, January 26, 2017 at 5:00 pm - Rescheduled to February 2, 2017

Joint meeting with Smart Growth Committee & Community Safety Committee

Agenda – Joint

Agenda

Minutes

Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 5:00 pm
Thursday, March 2, 2017 at 5:30 pm - Special
Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 5:00 pm
Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 5:00 pm
Thursday, April 13, 2017 at 5:00 pm - CANCELLED
Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 5:00 pm
Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 5:00 pm
Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 5:00 pm - CANCELLED
Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 5:00 pm
Thursday, June 29, 2017 at 5:00 pm - CANCELLED
Thursday, July 13, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Agenda

Minutes

Thursday, July 27, 2017 at 5:00 pm
Thursday, September 7, 2017 at 5:00 pm
Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 5:00 pm
Thursday, October 12, 2017 at 5:00 pm
Thursday, October 26, 2017 at 5:00 pm
Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 5:00 pm
Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 5:00 pm
Thursday, December 14, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Committee Meeting Schedule

Meetings are held in the Heritage room on the third floor of City Hall, 2580 Shaughnessy Street, Port Coquitlam.

Contact 604.927.5442 or mcdonoghk@portcoquitlam.ca to confirm the date and time of the next meeting.

Correspondence

Smart Growth Committee
2580 Shaughnessy Street
Port Coquitlam BC  V3C 2A8
Email planning@portcoquitlam.ca

Delegations

If you wish to appear as a delegation before Committee, please contact the staff liaison as noted above or complete the online delegation request form.

 

Committee Members

Council Representatives

Councillor Michael Forrest
Chair
Tel: 604.942.6289
forrestm@portcoquitlam.ca

Councillor Dean Washington
Vice-Chair
Tel: 604.317.7045
washingtond@portcoquitlam.ca

Councillor Laura Dupont
Member
Tel: 604.328.8026
dupontl@portcoquitlam.ca

Citizen Advisors

Nita Powers
Shivanand Balram
Brad Fenton (BIA Representative)

Staff Resource

Laura Lee Richard
Director, Development Services
Tel 604.927.5247
planning@portcoquitlam.ca