Planning Strategies & Guidelines
Alongside our statutory plans, the City of Beaumont has developed a variety of other plans and strategies to guide our city’s growth, operations and programming. Directional plans, which are the core of our planning framework, are described below. In the left menu, you can find more information on other plans that inform our work in more specific areas, including the Affordable Housing Strategy, the Age-Friendly Strategy, and the Winter City Strategy.
The City’s directional plans build on Our Beaumont: Municipal Development Plan, which is a statutory plan establishing land-use policies for future growth in the entire municipality, as required by the Municipal Government Act. Each directional plan below addresses a specific element of Beaumont’s development, providing more detail and specific recommendations in each area.
- Municipal Strategic Plan 2017-2021
- Our Complete Community: Municipal Development Plan
- Our Connectivity: Transportation Master Plan
- Our Inclusivity: Social Master Plan
- Our Places and Play: Recreation, Parks and Facilities Master Plan
- Open Space and Trails Master Plan
- Environmental Master Plan
The Municipal Development Plan is a statutory plan that establishes policies for land use for future growth in the entire municipality. It is required by the province under the Municipal Government Act (MGA).
The City of Beaumont’s Transportation Master Plan was approved by resolution at the August 25, 2020 Council meeting. The Transportation Master Plan provides strategic planning for Beaumont’s transportation system, including safe, comfortable and efficient facilities for walking, cycling, transit, and vehicles.
The City of Beaumont’s Social Master Plan was approved by resolution at the June 25, 2019 Council meeting. The Social Master Plan provides direction for social supports and services in Beaumont over the next 10 years.
The City of Beaumont’s Recreation, Parks and Facilities Master Plan was approved by resolution at the January 14, 2020 Council meeting. The plan provides a vision and direction for recreation and culture facilities and service delivery in Beaumont over the next 10 years.
The City of Beaumont’s Open Space and Trails Master Plan provides detailed guidance for the development of the City’s parks and trails.
The City of Beaumont’s Environmental Master Plan was adopted by resolution at the August 10, 2021 Council meeting. The plan sets out a framework and implementation plan for preserving and enhancing our City’s natural environment over the next 30 years.