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Highlands Development Permit Area Brochure

Highlands DPA

As part of the Official Community Plan amendment adopted in November 2013, the District of Highlands included a new development permit area – Development Permit Area (DPA) #6 – for the entire District to promote energy and water conservation as well as the reduction of greenhouse gases. This DPA only considers exterior elements of a building such as building placement to achieve solar gain, appropriately chosen tree cutting that will accommodate both solar gain and shading effects, landscaping to conserve water, etc.

Contact Dan Wilson to chat about how we can assist you 604-935-8373.

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TED 2015 Conference March 16-20 

TED 2015

Watch a livestream of the TED 2015 Conference at the Whistler Public Library daily.

Join the Conversation: Thursday, March 19th 2:15-5pm. Come watch 'Session 10: Building from Scratch' with us and then join in a conversation about how these ideas from the TED Talks can apply to our own lives and community.

Read a Pique Newsmagazine article about TED and learn more about the Centre's role.

See a full schedule of session programs and speakers

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UBCM Federal Gas Tax Strategic Priorities Fund

Strategic Planning Services

Great news for BC municipalities! UBCM has renewed its Federal Gas Tax Strategic Priorities Fund that includes funding for strategic investments in capital infrastructure and development of Integrated Community Sustainability Plans (ICSPs).

To find out more about developing an ICSP for your community, including support in applying for the funding, please contact Cheeying Ho 604-935-8209 to chat.