#MyHammond: Hammond Area Plan Process

The Hammond Area Plan Bylaw 7279-2016 received Second Reading at the November 29, 2016 Council meeting and will proceed to Public Hearing on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. Please view the Hammond Area Plan Second Reading Council report here.

A report also went to Council on Zoning Bylaw amendments for the Hammond Area, including a proposed new Hammond Village Commercial Zone (H-2) and received First and Second Reading on November 29, 2016 and will proceed to the January 2017 Public Hearing. Please view the Council report and Zone Amending Bylaw 7292-2016 here.

The Hammond Area Plan Bylaw received First Reading at the September 20, 2016 Council meeting and the Council report may be viewed here.

Hammond Concept Plan


The Hammond Concept Plan was presented at the June 13, 2016 Council Workshop and the following resolutions were passed:

That the Hammond Area Concept Plan, attached to the staff report entitled “Hammond Area Concept Plan”, dated June 13, 2016, be endorsed; and

That staff are directed to use the Hammond Area Concept Plan as a guide for development and the basis for the preparation of an Area Plan Bylaw.


View the Hammond Area Concept Plan Council report here.


Hammond Preliminary Concept Plan


An open house on the Hammond Preliminary Concept Plan was held March 30, 2016 at Hammond Elementary School. 

Presentation boards were available for viewing during the open house. See links below to access the Preliminary Concept Plan and supporting materials.  

Technical Studies:
Three technical studies were completed to inform preparation of the Preliminary Concept Plan:

  1. Hammond Historic Character Area - identifies and describes the highest concentration of heritage features within the Hammond Area boundaries.
  2. Residential Density Bonus/Transfer Program Assessment for Hammond Area Plan - looks at market viability for a density bonus/transfer program as well as feasibility of density increase and development form.
  3. Commercial Demand and Capacity Analysis for Hammond Area Plan - looks at commercial demand and capacity of Hammond's historic commercial area over the next 30 years to 2045.
Staff report presented to Council Workshop on March 14, 2016.

View more information on the Public Consultation Process.