The District of Lantzville is updating our Official Community Plan (OCP) to help set directions for the community over the next 20 years. At the same time, we are also developing a Water Master Plan to guide decision-making for our water service. Your input is central to defining what that future will be!

COMING UP! Public Open House Workshop Event on Draft OCP Update - November 9, 2017

DRAFT OCP WORKSHOPS - November 9, 2017

Review, Discuss, Comment

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Please join us at our final OCP Workshop to review and provide your feedback on the First Draft OCP UPDATE! Your feedback is important as we work towards finalizing the OCP Update.

WHEN? Thursday, November 9, 2017
Early Workshop* 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Late Workshop* 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

*Due to room capacity, we have scheduled two workshop time slots. The content presented in each time slot will be identical. Please attend the workshop at the time that is most convenient to you.

WHERE? Lantzville Legion, Upstairs, 7225 Lantzville Road, Lantzville

Please arrive 10 minutes before the workshop start time.
Building fire capacity may limit latecomers.

Click here to view Lantzville OCP Update Workshop November 9, 2017 - PowerPoint Presentation

Click here to view or print a copy of the November 9, 2017 OCP Update Workshop Poster

What's happening at the Workshops?

The Draft OCP will continue to be refined as it receives public, Committee, and Council input. A First Draft (dated September 27, 2017) has been reviewed by the OCP Review Select Committee - please note the recommendations from their October 18, 2017 meeting which accompany the First Draft OCP. Both the First Draft OCP and the OCP Committee recommendations for changes will be tabled with Council, released on the website, and reviewed with the public at the November 9, 2017 workshops.

Click on the links below to view the First Draft OCP (in 3 parts plus maps due to file size) and the October 18, 2017 OCP Review Select Committee recommendations:

After the public input has been collated and considered, the OCP Committee will finalize its recommendations to Council and a Second Draft OCP will be produced for Council and agency review. Further refinement into a Third Draft is likely, prior to entering the formal public hearing process in the New Year.

The purpose of this workshop is to present and gather feedback on the First Draft OCP Update. Workshop activities will include:

  • An update presentation on process, what we've heard, and key outstanding questions for the draft OCP Update
  • Small group workshop and reporting on outstanding OCP issues
  • An opportunity to provide feedback on the draft OCP through a written response form
The response form and draft OCP document will also be available online for review and feedback between Thursday, November 9 and Sunday, November 19, 2017.

We look forward to an interactive discussion on the OCP Update.

OCP FIRST DRAFT REVIEW - RESPONSE FORM - Deadline to complete: Noon, Monday, November 20, 2017

Click here to complete the OCP First Draft Review - Response Form

Council Presentations & Draft Documents
Click on the links below to view information from the September 18, 2017 Committee of the Whole meeting:
Click on the links below to view information from the July 24, 2017 Council meeting:
Open House - June 28, 2017
Thank you to everyone who participated in the open house on Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at Costin Hall to review and provide feedback on draft directions being considered for the OCP Update and Water Master Plan, and to those who completed and submitted response forms. The open house included:

  • Summary results of the Community-wide Survey
  • Draft OCP updates, including proposed changes to the 2005 OCP, along with background and rationale for recommended changes
  • Draft directions being considered for the Water Master Plan, including design standards, phasing, and infrastructure updates
Click on the links below to view the display information and the report on the community feedback received:

Community-wide Survey Results

The Community-wide Survey closed on Friday, April 7, 2017. We would like to extend our sincere appreciation to everyone who took the time to complete a survey íV your responses have provided valuable input to the Draft OCP Update and Draft Water Master Plan. 543 completed surveys were returned.

Click on the link below to view the Community-wide Survey Summary.

Online Videos
A series of 5 video shorts were released with the Community-wide survey to summarize the 2005 Lantzville Official Community Plan (OCP), touch on public input received through the fall of 2016, and explain some preliminary directions in response. If you haveníŽt done so already, we would encourage you to view the following videos: [click here to view videos]
  • Semi-Rural Lantzville: Review of Existing Conditions
  • Semi-Rural Lantzville: New Directions Outside the Village
  • Lantzville Village: Distinguished & Diverse
  • Design Makes a Difference
  • Waterfront Choices

Community Workshop - January 18, 2017
Community Workshop Icon Thank you to everyone who joined us on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at Costin Hall to consider short-list land use options for the Village Core, potential development areas, and the community as a whole. Your input is being used to refine the questions that will be brought forward in the Community-wide Survey.

Click on the links below to view Jan. 18th Community Workshop documents:

Kitchen Table Meetings - November 2016 to January 2017
Kitchen Utensils Icon From November through January, several Lantzville residents opened their doors to neighbours and facilitated in-depth discussions about future ideas for Lantzville. Thank you to those who hosted and participated. These meetings provided a wealth of information with participants delving deeply into ideas and discussions for their neighbourhoods and the community. Input from these meetings has been used to develop short-listed land use and water servicing options and preliminary policy directions for the community.

Click on the links below to view Kitchen Table Meeting documents:

Community Workshop - November 2, 2016
Community Workshop - November 2nd At the start of November, over 100 residents participated in a Community Workshop to discuss Lantzville's OCP Update and Water Master Plan. We heard fantastic feedback which was used to refine the options brought forward at the Kitchen Table Meetings.

Click on the links below to view Nov. 2nd Community Workshop documents:

Community Questionnaire #1 - Fall 2016
An initial community questionnaire was open between September 12 and September 23, and November 2 and November 22, 2016 to gather feedback on the current OCP vision, directions, and progress, as well as community water service issues and concerns. A total of 221 participants responded.

Click on the link below to view Community Input Summary #1:

Minetown Day - September 10, 2016
Thank you to everyone who stopped by our booth at Minetown Day and those who took the time to complete a community input questionnaire, share your ideas on the big map, or paint your Lantzville of the future. We appreciated hearing your thoughts and concerns about the future of Lantzville.

You told us:

  • Lantzville's quiet, small-town character and friendly atmosphere are important
  • Many would consider supporting some growth in Lantzville, as long as it is gradual and sustainable and didn't change the existing character
  • Energizing the Village Core is a priority for the future
  • The environment and the waterfront are important and need to be protected
  • The future of water servicing is an essential question that needs to be resolved
  • There are many ideas about community amenities and services and how they can be improved
Click on the links below to view documents introduced at Minetown Day:
What's the Process?
The process for each plan involves a series of key steps:
  1. LISTEN to the community to build an understanding about issues, opportunities, and ideas
  2. CONSIDER a range of potential options that could be feasible for Lantzville
  3. FOCUS on the technically feasible options with the greatest community support and merit
  4. DRAFT these options into recommended directions and review them with the community
  5. FINALIZE the plans which will act as strategic guiding documents for the future
The diagram below shows the stages of the process and identifies opportunities for you to be involved.

Project Documents
Project Information: Background Documents: OCP Advisory Committee: For more information about the OCP Review Select Committee, click here to visit the OCP Review Select Committee page.
Questions about the OCP Update or Water Master Plan?
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E: ourlantzville@lantzville.ca
T: 250.390.4006
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