The Town of Sidney is updating its Official Community Plan (OCP) to better meet the needs of our growing community. This document will act as our guide for the future.
Sidney’s current Official Community Plan was adopted in 2007 and since that time many new long-range plans, studies, and best practices around housing, neighbourhoods, environment, climate, and more have been developed to guide different aspects of Sidney
Exactly how Sidney’s vision will be expressed must emerge through a rich community dialogue during the Official Community Plan planning and engagement process. We know it must address a range of integrated topics to guide the future sustainability of the Town, including climate change, environment, economic development, active transportation, green infrastructure, housing, and other related topics.
An updated Official Community Plan will define this vision and ensure the development of clear goals, objectives and policies that can set the direction for Sidney’s future. The updated OCP will address a range of challenges and identify opportunities the community is facing, including:
The Town of Sidney is looking forward to robust public conversations with many opportunities for the community to provide input.
During this first “ideas gathering” stage, we are asking you, the residents, businesses and other stakeholders in Sidney, to suggest “Ideas and Solutions” that may contribute to a vibrant, successful and people-friendly community. These ideas will be considered by the project team along with other forms of input gathered during the planning process. More information about the OCP update process can be found here.
HOW TO PARTICIPATE
This on-line ideas campaign is one way that we are inviting you to participate in the OCP update process: