The Vancouver City Planning Commission is an advisory body of volunteers appointed by Council with a broad mandate to consider and advise Council on matters relating to the future of Vancouver.

The Commission carries out this mandate through special projects on relevant issues, and by selecting specific matters on Council’s agenda on which to provide comment during Council’s deliberations.

In carrying out this work, the Commission organizes conferences, consultations, competitions, presentations and research on a variety of topics including housing, the public realm, transportation, public engagement and neighbourhoods.

For more information on the Vancouver City Planning Commission, please visit the City of Vancouver VCPC webpage.

Our Work

Here is a sample of some of the VCPC’s current and past projects.

Past Projects

  • Alternate Futures: Alternative Futures Housing & 21 Places for the 21st Century Ideas Competition. (2004-2005)


Call for Volunteers: Milestones 2017 Event, February 5, 2018

The Vancouver City Planning Commission’s Chronology Program is  looking for event volunteers for an upcoming panel discussion on Monday, February 5, 2018. Volunteers will support the event by assisting with event set-up and take-down, registration, ushering, note-taking and other event support. The time commitment will be approximately 4 hours between 5:30 pm and 9:30 pm. …


The Vancouver City Planning Commission is a group of citizen volunteers appointed by Council. Due to volume of email, it is not always possible to respond to inquiries in a timely manner. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Vancouver City Planning Commission 
Vancouver City Hall
453 West 12th Avenue
Vancouver, British Columbia
V5Y 1V4

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