A Guide to Green Choices:Ideas & Practical Advice for Land Use Decisions in British Columbia Communities
To help local governments continue the extensive work they have already done in fostering green communities, the Ministry of
Community and Rural Development has developed A Guide to Green Choices (PDF 1.5 MB) to provide practical advice and ideas in making land use decisions.
This Guide is expected to work in tandem with many other programs and projects already underway, including
Living Water Smart and the
BC Climate Action Plan.
Many of the ideas proposed in this Guide are eligible for funding through various provincial government programs including:
Towns for Tomorrow;
LiveSmart Green Cities Awards; and, the Canada-UBCM
Agreement on the Transfer of
Federal Gas Tax Revenues. In addition to the funding programs, the
Guide is also linked with the BC Climate Action Tool Kit.
The document is structured around seven major issues that B.C. local governments face in their work to advise green land use
Download the full version of
A Guide to Green Choices
Please contact the Intergovernmental Relations and Planning Division for further information at:
Intergovernmental Relations & Planning Division