The Centre Plan
O2 Planning + Design, UPLAND Planning + Design Studio, NATIONAL Public Relations, Turner Drake & Partners Ltd. and CBCL on behalf of Halifax Regional Municipality
This year’s plan was developed through extensive consultation with the citizens of the Halifax Regional Municipality. Its goal is to create complete communities that meet the needs of a diverse population while also accommodating growth in a strategic manner. The plan seeks to achieve this goal by maintaining and creating vibrant places and enhancing quality of live by accommodating strategic growth, fostering complete communities with access to multiple services and attractions, and placing pedestrians first in a human-scaled environment. The plan provides focused direction within seven themed areas that will guide the future of the Regional Centre to meet the aspirations of the community. They are land use and design; culture and heritage; housing; jobs and economic development; mobility; public spaces and places; and sustainability.