Ladner Village Revitalization

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Events and updates will be posted here. Please refer to this page to stay involved and informed!



Furthering the vision for revitalization of Ladner Village, the City of Delta has retained consultant teams to work on two initiatives:

  • Ladner Waterfront Redevelopment Strategy
  • Ladner Village Official Community Plan Update

These projects were initiated based on the recommendations made by the Ladner Village Renewal Advisory Committee (LVRAC) in their 2020 report to Council. For reference, additional background information on the origin and mandate of LVRAC is provided below.

Ladner Waterfront Redevelopment Strategy

This project explores redevelopment of the Ladner Waterfront as a key element of Village revitalization. Opportunities include reconfiguration and redesign of Chisholm Street to address flood protection measures and pedestrian realm enhancements. In addition, a site redevelopment strategy and concept for the revitalization of Delta‑owned former Seven Seas site and Spot on the Water will form a central element in the strategy.

Ladner Village Official Community Plan (OCP) Update

This project considers updates to the OCP in service of revitalization objectives. Areas to be explored include land use, heights, and density within the Village as well as renewed design form and character guidelines for future development.


How We Got Here

First Phase | Opportunities to Participate

The first phase of the project is now complete. That phase focused on:

  • background research of existing reports, policy documents, and design precedents
  • further work on the recommendations of the Ladner Village Renewal Advisory Committee
  • engagement with key stakeholders, City staff and Council, and the public
  • exploration of design strategies and early-stage concepts for the waterfront

A "design brief" was created to provide an overview of the project (including opportunities, constraints, strategies and inspiration) and to serve as a resource for your continued engagement in the project. Please download a copy for further information.

A public webinar was held on the evening of April the 8th from 7pm to 9pm to provide a project overview and receive input and feedback. Topics that were explored in the webinar include:

  • lessons learned and best practices for successful revitalization initiatives
  • barriers and opportunities to revitalization
  • interests, priorities, and concerns for Village and waterfront revitalization
  • review of project timeline and next steps in the process

Feedback from the webinar guided the creation of revitalization strategies and design concepts, which were then further reviewed and refined as a part of the second phase of the project. See the attached slides from the webinar.

Second Phase | Opportunities to Participate

The second phase of the project is now complete. Building on information received in the first phase, the project team prepared a draft a Ladner Village Revitalization Strategy and asked to public, the Ladner Business Association, waterfront land owners, and other key stakeholders to weigh in on the direction and some of the "big ideas" involved in the Strategy. The results from the survey and the draft Ladner Village Revitalization Strategy were presented to Delta City Council on August 9, 2021. You can find a copy of that report here.

Third Phase | Strategy Refinement

The third phase of the project is now underway. Staff are working to incorporate the feedback received through the second phase to refine the Ladner Village Revitalization Strategy. In the coming months, staff will finalize the Strategy and bring forward a report to Council, along with a bylaw to amend the Official Community Plan, which will include a new land use plan for Ladner Village, updated design guidelines, and a design and redevelopment strategy for Chisholm Street and the waterfront.



Additional Information on the Ladner Village Renewal Advisory Committee (LVRAC)

This Committee was established by Council in January 2019 to provide advice to Council on the renewal of Ladner Village. The Committee’s mandate focused specifically on:

  • Best utilization of Delta-owned buildings in Ladner Village;
  • Possible streetscape and harbour waterfront design concepts;
  • Branding/communications/marketing for Ladner Village Renewal; and
  • Strategic incentives to attract development and policies to facilitate the renewal.

The Committee worked together for 10 months to cover the topics in their mandate and their recommendations are summarized in the Ladner Village Renewal Advisory Committee Final Report. The Committee recommendations were reviewed and recommended implementation processes have been adopted by Council. The recommended implementation plan is summarized in the Ladner Village Renewal Advisory Committee Recommendations: Implementation Plan.



Events and updates will be posted here. Please refer to this page to stay involved and informed!



Furthering the vision for revitalization of Ladner Village, the City of Delta has retained consultant teams to work on two initiatives:

  • Ladner Waterfront Redevelopment Strategy
  • Ladner Village Official Community Plan Update

These projects were initiated based on the recommendations made by the Ladner Village Renewal Advisory Committee (LVRAC) in their 2020 report to Council. For reference, additional background information on the origin and mandate of LVRAC is provided below.

Ladner Waterfront Redevelopment Strategy

This project explores redevelopment of the Ladner Waterfront as a key element of Village revitalization. Opportunities include reconfiguration and redesign of Chisholm Street to address flood protection measures and pedestrian realm enhancements. In addition, a site redevelopment strategy and concept for the revitalization of Delta‑owned former Seven Seas site and Spot on the Water will form a central element in the strategy.

Ladner Village Official Community Plan (OCP) Update

This project considers updates to the OCP in service of revitalization objectives. Areas to be explored include land use, heights, and density within the Village as well as renewed design form and character guidelines for future development.


How We Got Here

First Phase | Opportunities to Participate

The first phase of the project is now complete. That phase focused on:

  • background research of existing reports, policy documents, and design precedents
  • further work on the recommendations of the Ladner Village Renewal Advisory Committee
  • engagement with key stakeholders, City staff and Council, and the public
  • exploration of design strategies and early-stage concepts for the waterfront

A "design brief" was created to provide an overview of the project (including opportunities, constraints, strategies and inspiration) and to serve as a resource for your continued engagement in the project. Please download a copy for further information.

A public webinar was held on the evening of April the 8th from 7pm to 9pm to provide a project overview and receive input and feedback. Topics that were explored in the webinar include:

  • lessons learned and best practices for successful revitalization initiatives
  • barriers and opportunities to revitalization
  • interests, priorities, and concerns for Village and waterfront revitalization
  • review of project timeline and next steps in the process

Feedback from the webinar guided the creation of revitalization strategies and design concepts, which were then further reviewed and refined as a part of the second phase of the project. See the attached slides from the webinar.

Second Phase | Opportunities to Participate

The second phase of the project is now complete. Building on information received in the first phase, the project team prepared a draft a Ladner Village Revitalization Strategy and asked to public, the Ladner Business Association, waterfront land owners, and other key stakeholders to weigh in on the direction and some of the "big ideas" involved in the Strategy. The results from the survey and the draft Ladner Village Revitalization Strategy were presented to Delta City Council on August 9, 2021. You can find a copy of that report here.

Third Phase | Strategy Refinement

The third phase of the project is now underway. Staff are working to incorporate the feedback received through the second phase to refine the Ladner Village Revitalization Strategy. In the coming months, staff will finalize the Strategy and bring forward a report to Council, along with a bylaw to amend the Official Community Plan, which will include a new land use plan for Ladner Village, updated design guidelines, and a design and redevelopment strategy for Chisholm Street and the waterfront.



Additional Information on the Ladner Village Renewal Advisory Committee (LVRAC)

This Committee was established by Council in January 2019 to provide advice to Council on the renewal of Ladner Village. The Committee’s mandate focused specifically on:

  • Best utilization of Delta-owned buildings in Ladner Village;
  • Possible streetscape and harbour waterfront design concepts;
  • Branding/communications/marketing for Ladner Village Renewal; and
  • Strategic incentives to attract development and policies to facilitate the renewal.

The Committee worked together for 10 months to cover the topics in their mandate and their recommendations are summarized in the Ladner Village Renewal Advisory Committee Final Report. The Committee recommendations were reviewed and recommended implementation processes have been adopted by Council. The recommended implementation plan is summarized in the Ladner Village Renewal Advisory Committee Recommendations: Implementation Plan.


  • Council and Next Steps

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    A report was taken forward to Council on August 9, 2021 to describe the results of the public and stakeholder consultation and outline next steps for the project. A copy of the report can be found here: https://delta.civicweb.net/document/205479. The City has also scheduled further review by Delta's committees, following which the project team will incorporate the feedback received and begin drafting the bylaw to amend the Official Community Plan.