Industrial Land Review & Policy
Due to concerns regarding a shortage of available land for industrial development, the Chilliwack Economic Partners Corporation's Industrial Lands Committee, working with City staff, undertook a review of industrial land supply and utilization. Adopted August 20, 2019, Policy G-34 (Industrial Land Policy) was developed to support the City’s Official Community Plan objectives for economic growth and industrial and business park development:
- Maintain industrial lands for industrial use;
- Promote the development of business parks which are attractively designed accordance with design guidelines and best practices in business park site planning, landscaping, and building and site form and character;
- Increase industrial development capacity to meet long term employment needs; and,
- Implement land use intensification strategies to improve land use efficiency.