City begins community engagement for Mission Waterfront Revitalization Master Plan

Wants the community’s input to bring to life the vision outlined in the Official Community Plan

The City of Mission has begun community engagement for the Mission Waterfront Revitalization Master Plan process.

According to a press release, “This will direct growth, attract investment and create a vibrant and resilient waterfront community.”

Described as one of the last and largest underdeveloped urban waterfronts on the Fraser River, this creates a unique opportunity to define and shape the future growth of this significant 296 acres of land.

The release goes on to say “The project team wants the community’s input to bring to life the vision outlined in the Official Community Plan where the area is seen as a hub of activities and a community gathering place that is mindful of job creation, residential, commercial, retail, industrial, and recreational spaces.”

The community voice will include those of stakeholders, landowners, local government, and residents. This phase of community engagement will be reflected in the development of three land-use concept plans released this Fall, and following a second phase of community engagement, culminating with the preferred option in Spring 2022.

There are several ways to participate, all are available via engage.mission.ca

• Take the survey

It takes about five minutes and gives people the first opportunity to comment on all aspects of the plan.

You can also print at home and drop-off your paper copy at any municipal office. Alternatively email: waterfront@mission.ca or call 604-425-3676 to receive a copy in the mail. The survey is available until June 27.

This will be an information session guiding you through the first phases of the process.

This will also be available for viewing after the event at engage.mission.ca/waterfront

• Participate as an organization

If you are part of an organization download the discussion guide to lead the conversation and complete the feedback as a group.

Join the conversation at engage.mission.ca/waterfront