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Vancouver (B.C.). Town Planning Commission
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Town Planning Commission secretary's subject files

Series contains administrative files, Commission committee files, "zoning" files (1940s), "public hearing" files (1946-1952), and operational files containing correspondence and quite a variety of other records. Some of the files were accumulated and used for reference purposes (these include books and pamphlets). Arranged in several sets of records, and therein alphabetically by subject. A proposal report containing housing photographs (1942) is at the end of the series.

Vancouver (B.C.). Town Planning Commission

Planning operational records

Series documents the core planning functions performed by the Planning Department, including land use and development planning, administering the Zoning and Development By-law and related by-laws, and providing advice on planning matters to other City units, Council and the Mayor's Office.

Records in this series consist of subject and project files relating to non-Heritage matters which were the responsibility of the Department. Subject titles corresponding to blocks in the departmental file plan have been retained as the first part of file titles.

Vancouver (B.C.). Planning Department

Town Planning Commission minutes

Series consists of bound minute books of the meetings of the Town Planning Commission, relating to decision-making based on the recommendations of the Board's standing and special committees. Standing committees, which, between them, carried out the functions of city planning and zoning regulation, were: the Harbour and Railways Committee, the Plans Approval Committee, the Recreation and Civic Art Committee, the Street Widening Legislation Committee, the Legislation Committee, the Publicity Committee, the Streets and Transit Committee, and the Zoning Committee (2 Feb. 1939 period, Board minutes). Arranged chronologically.

Vancouver (B.C.). Town Planning Commission