Urban
Development
Institute

pacific region

UDI Central

Public Policy

Select a Category or Jurisdiction or browse all

City of Surrey’s NEXUS Pilot Program

March 28, 2017

The City of Surrey brought forward a report titled “NEXUS Program for Development Process Improvements” in December 2016. The NEXUS…

Read More

UDI Letter on the Capital Gains Inclusion Rate

March 21, 2017

The Honourable William Francis Morneau Minister of Finance Department of Finance Canada 90 Elgin Street Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0G5 Dear…

Read More

New Sprinkler Requirements for Four-Storey Wood-Frame Buildings

March 15, 2017

An update to the BC Building Code will require fire sprinklers to be installed on the balconies of all new…

Read More

Housing Data & Statistics: Cheat Sheet

March 14, 2017

BC Assessment, Property Information & Trends Province-wide property assessment information, as well as regional assessment information. See also for Quarterly…

Read More

Metro Vancouver Breakfast – Regional Collaboration, Interconnected Urban Centres, Regional Prosperity

March 2, 2017

Wednesday March 8, 2017 7:30 AM – 9:00 AM British Columbia Institute of Technology 555 Seymour Street, Vancouver In a…

Read More

UDI Letter in Support of the Draft Metrotown Downtown Plan

March 2, 2017

February 22, 2017 Lou Pelletier Director, Planning and Building City of Burnaby 4949 Canada Way Burnaby, BC V5G 1M2  …

Read More

Survey: Cycling amenities in new construction projects

February 23, 2017

HUB Cycling and industry partners are conducting a research project on cycling amenities in new construction projects. We invite you…

Read More

Member Newsletter – January 2017

January 30, 2017

Member Newsletter   |   January 2017 ​This bulletin updates our stakeholders on UDI news, advocacy work, legislation, events, surveys,…

Read More

Opinion: UDI on Transit Roundtable Discussions

October 26, 2016

We are all in agreement – density and transit belong together. The BC Government’s recent roundtable discussions resulted in a…

Read More

UDI on National Housing Strategy

September 29, 2016

The Federal Government is currently seeking feedback on a new National Housing Strategy to address housing affordability throughout Canada. The…

Read More

UDI Letter on Housing Mix Policy

September 7, 2016

Please see the attached UDI letter responding to the Housing Mix Policy. Ltr Mayor Robertson July 11 2016 Housing Mix…

Read More

Proposed 2017 Tipping Fee and Solid Waste Disposal Bylaw Changes

September 1, 2016

The Tipping Fee and Solid Waste Disposal Regulation Bylaw describes solid waste regulations as well as tipping fees for waste…

Read More

Featured Events

Women of UDI Networking Night

April 25 @ 5:00 pm

Spring is just around the corner, let's reconnect with colleagues and meet new faces in the industry with the Women...

Read More

UDI Seminar: Looking Forward - Design, Architecture and New Step Code Building Requirements

May 11 @ 7:00 am

The Step Code Regulation was approved in mid-April.  This is the first step to building near zero projects in Vancouver and across...

Read More

Golf Tournament #2 - May 31

May 31 @ 12:00 pm

Both tournaments have the same number of teams and follow the same format, so pick whichever date works best for...

Read More
View All

© Copyright 2017 URBAN DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE