Smart growth is taking off in British Columbia. In recognition of BCs leadership role, West Coast Environmental Law has developed a Smart Bylaws Guide to assist local governments to implement smart growth strategies through policy and bylaw changes.
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Many municipalities and developers in British Columbia are emerging as North American leaders in smart growth practices at the regional and local scale. Residents are demanding more choices in where they live and the quality of neighbourhoods and job opportunities.
Note: This is a summary of our larger, 78 page document of the same title. The larger report may