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City of Vancouver : generalized future land use in relation to feasibility network
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- Cartographic material
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Jan. 1958 (Creation)
- Vancouver (B.C.). Planning Department
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1 map : diazo, annotations, col. ; 88 x 102 cm
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The Planning Department was established on November 1, 1952 with the appointment of the Director of Planning, further to the July 1951 report commissioned by City Council from town planning consultants Harold Spence-Sales and John Bland (PD 335). The report had proposed that the Vancouver Town Planning Commission hand over the work intensive and detailed aspects of planning but maintain the advisory role to City Council (renamed Vancouver City Planning Commission in 1972). Those aspects were taken on by the new Planning Department, while the more substantial Zoning By-law interpretation and exception decision-making, as well as the broader aspects of city planning were carried out by a committee of relevant senior staff and officials, which was called the Technical Planning Board. The Board was chaired by the Director of Planning.
Previous to the establishment of the Planning Department in 1952 the Town Planning Commission was responsible for city planning (1926-1952). The earliest town planning or city planning activity was carried out under the authority of City Council, in conjunction with the Board of Works, and the Engineering Department (1886-1926).
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Item is a copy of an Engineering Department map which has been annotated to show pre-1916 residential construction, existing major streets, public and semi-public buildings, single and two-family dwellings, multiple family dwellings, district commercial, industrial, open spaces, proposed additional major streets - 1976, proposed deletion of existing major streets - 1976, proposed freeways and secondary schools in the city of Vancouver.
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Use microfiche copy in the Reading Room.
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Drawing no. 3098 A-1 ; Engineering plan XA-12.
Copyright: City of Vancouver; expiry: 2034-01-01.