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Saving our industrial lands june 30 delta corp

  1. 1. Saving Our Industrial Lands<br />Re-energizing our River Road Industrial Heart<br />Presentation to Delta Chamber of Commerce<br />June 30, 2010<br />
  2. 2. Saving Our Industrial Lands (S.O.I.L.) Initiative<br />Background and History<br />
  3. 3. River Road Study Area<br />
  4. 4. Former DLC Landfills<br />
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  10. 10. “Bubble Zones”<br />
  11. 11. Planning Principles<br />Retain industrial land for industrial purposes<br />Address landfill closure & height<br />Aim for the highest, best use of lands to encourage jobs, economic growth & diversity<br />Provide efficient, effective transportation & infrastructure<br />Protect the environment & encourage “eco-industrial” development<br />
  12. 12. What is Eco-Industrial Development?<br /><ul><li>An industrial area that makes more effective, efficient, and ecological use of resources
  13. 13. Materials, water, energy
  14. 14. Land, Infrastructure, Buildings
  15. 15. People</li></li></ul><li>The Benefits<br /><ul><li>Protect industrial tax base
  16. 16. Maximize infrastructure investment
  17. 17. Attract new, progressive sectors and jobs
  18. 18. Meet economic, social, and ecological objectives
  19. 19. Create a sustainable community with industry not in spite of it</li></li></ul><li>Employment Projections<br /><ul><li>Estimates provided by Metro Vancouver</li></li></ul><li>Preliminary Study Findings<br />River Road East Transportation Study<br />
  20. 20. Current PM Capacity<br />River Road heavily congested in the afternoon peak<br />
  21. 21. 2013 PM Capacity<br />Traffic volumes on River Road is expected to be reduced by approximately 50%<br />Traffic redirected to SFPR alignment<br />< 50% <br />50% to 85%<br />> 85%<br />
  22. 22. Future Upgrades<br />Area of Future development<br />Consider improvements to municipal roads with SFPR at Sunbury & Tilbury (not shown) connections<br />Internal traffic access can be staged with future development, recognizing rail crossings will be limited<br />
  23. 23. Summary of Findings<br />River Road is currently close to capacity during peak hours<br />Traffic volumes on River Road (east of Buckingham) will be reduced by 50% from 2010 to 2013 PM peak<br />Traffic volumes on River Road in 2031 will be lower than the existing traffic volumes<br /><ul><li>Internal access can be accommodated with future development
  24. 24. Improved connections with SFPR will be considered</li></li></ul><li>An Eco-Industrial Redevelopment Concept for “Zone C”<br />
  25. 25. “Zone C”<br />
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  27. 27. Vision:<br />Zone C will become a powerful ecological, economic and community asset.<br />
  28. 28. Waterfront Heart<br />Simple, Flexible<br />Layout<br />Main Street<br />Precinct<br />Diverse<br />Industrial Base<br />Protected <br />Ecological <br />Areas<br />
  29. 29. Realign River Road<br />New east-west connector<br />(preferred option)<br />Functional entrance from SFPR<br />
  30. 30. Shoreline<br />96th Street Ditch<br />Habitat/Stormwater<br />Management Buffer<br />Lodgepole Pine/<br />Sphagnum Moss<br />Environmental<br />Buffers<br />Note: This area to be determined<br />
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  32. 32. Development Permit Guidelines<br /><ul><li>Pre-design
  33. 33. Site layout
  34. 34. Building form
  35. 35. Parking lots
  36. 36. Landscaping
  37. 37. Energy, water and waste
  38. 38. Precinct Specific</li></li></ul><li>Implementation<br />Zone C redevelopment concept -Endorsed by Council (Fall 2008)<br />Landfill closures - SFPR closure plan for road alignment where others can “tie in”<br />Bylaws and Development Permit Guidelines - Bylaw readings pending (Summer/Fall 2010)<br />Incentives - Being explored <br />Transportation Study – Phase implementation of recommendations<br />
  39. 39. Further Information:www.corp.delta.bc.ca<br />Thomas Leathem, Director<br />Community Planning & Development Dept.<br />Corporation of Delta<br />tleathem@corp.delta.bc.ca<br />Tel: (604) 946-3381<br />

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