Integrated Stormwater Management Plan - Town of Gibsons

An integrated stormwater management plan (ISMP) is a comprehensive study that examines the linkages between drainage servicing, land use planning and environmental protection. Its purpose is to support the growth of a community in a way that maintains or, ideally, enhances the overall health of a watershed.

The Town’s first ISMP was created in 2010. In 2018, the ISMP was updated to reflect the realities of implementing some of the strategies first proposed in 2010.

Read the related Staff Report, which summarizes key changes between the 2010 ISMP and 2018 ISMP here.

On March 5, 2019, Council officially endorsed the 2018 ISMP Update – Final Report.

Since then, the Town has worked to implement a number of the Regulatory, Infrastructure and Study recommendations presented in the ISMP.

These include: