Ambleside Local Area Plan – Needs YOU!

YOUR input will be essential if the Local Area Plan for Ambleside, currently being developed by the District, is suitable for your quality of life and enjoyment of the beautiful environment in West Vancouver !


Here is an extract from an article in the North Shore News 15th December 2021

“… The council voted four to two in favour of the timeline and scope of the Ambleside town centre local area plan presented by staff.

Coun. Nora Gambioli and Mayor MaryAnn Booth were opposed after heated debate regarding an amendment brought forward by Coun. Peter Lambur.

Presented by staff member David Hawkins, the plan will look to build on “what we know” already, including the Ambleside community profile from 2017, the housing needs report from 2020, and the Ambleside Dundarave Business Improvement Association’s Imagine Ambleside report

Under the guidance of the West Vancouver official community plan, the new LAP will also look to add approximately 1,000 to 1,200 housing units in the Ambleside town centre. The LAP will firstly review and confirm the boundaries of the area that will fall under the Ambleside LAP, determine densities, heights and building forms …

Shannon Walker, of the Ambleside Dundarave Business Improvement Association, said the businesses in the area have been waiting for more than a decade for this LAP to come to fruition, and asked for the plan to be accelerated. “Our business district and our main streets are the engines of our communities. … Our business constituents have been waiting for this plan for truly over 15 years. “

Under the passed amended motion and terms of reference, staff will report back to council with the results of both Phase 1 and Phase 2 by December 2022. ..”