Active Committees

Planning and Development Committee
Request for Expressions of Interest

Council is currently seeking Expressions of Interest from community members who wish to serve on the newly formed Town of Gibsons’ Planning and Development Committee (P&D Committee).

The P&D Committee is comprised of seven members, including the Mayor, four members of Council and two members of the community, who will be appointed to the position for two years.

The Committee will provide community perspective to the planning and approval process, reviewing and making recommendations with respect to a broad range of policies and decisions, including items such as zoning amendments, OCP amendments, Development Permit applications for form and character, and Temporary Use Permit applications.

For a complete list of committee members’ Duties and Responsibilities, as well as the committee’s Mandate, details of Appointment and Membership, and Meeting prerequisites, please refer to the 2019 Planning and Development Committee Terms of Reference.

People who belong to one (or more) of the following communities may be given preference for membership on the Committee:

  • business community
  • neighbourhood association
  • development community
  • broad-based perspective of planning and development, and
  • environmental stewardship and sustainability.

Interested parties should submit a current resume, together with a cover letter outlining related qualifications to Lindsay Grist, Corporate Officer. Submissions may be sent by email to or delivered to Town Hall at 474 South Fletcher Road.

The deadline for submitting an application is Friday, March 15, 2019 by 4:30pm.