Supporting a variety of transportation options including vehicles, public transit, walking and bicycling and making sure that transportation options are accessible, efficient and meet the needs of all Saint Johners;
• Making efficient and cost-effective use of existing infrastructure and maintaining municipal services to a good standard;
• Balancing the quality of parks and community facilities with the number of facilities provided;
• Recognizing the importance of arts, culture and heritage to community identity, pride and sustainability; and
• Regularly reviewing, reporting on and updating the Plan so it remains a living document that is relevant to the City and the community.
Some of the key benefits of the Municipal Plan include:
Increased quality of life and the attractiveness of the city;
• Targeted development to support a strengthened urban core and spur economic growth;
• More complete neighbourhoods and communities;
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Land use and investment certainty to residents and businesses;
Land for development based on current projections for population and job growth; and
Planning in a holistic manner to consider economic, social, cultural and environmental sustainability.
Input required by November 10
As part of the planning process, Council is asking for feedback from the public on the proposed Municipal Plan.
Based on the input received from the public, Council will decide whether to proceed with the review by the Planning Advisory Committee (PAC) and Public Hearings or to make changes.
Electronic copies of the plan are available on the City’s website or at the Office of the Common Clerk.
You can provide feedback in a signed, written letter or email. You must provide your input to the Clerk’s Office by midnight, November 10.
Comments can be sent to:
Street Address Mailing Address: 8th
Floor City Hall PO Box 1971
Saint John, NB E2L 4L1
The successful implementation of the Municipal Plan will require collaboration and support from all sectors of the community. It requires City leadership in making strategic investments to enhance the quality of life in Saint John’s neighbourhoods. It requires developers to bring forward excellent and innovative development projects. Most importantly it requires community partnerships and sustained engagement of the Saint John community to create the momentum of positive change needed to transform the city.
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