To deliver a vibrant, innovative, sustainable, world-class "work-live-recreate" community showcasing the spirit, cultural heritage and values of the people of Squamish.
To plan, administer, promote and develop the Squamish downtown oceanfront land and marine assets for the maximum benefit of the Community and Sea to Sky visitors. SODC will champion the revitalization of the oceanfront by providing leadership and energy in fostering economic diversity, environmental stewardship, SmartGrowth principles and community involvement.
Our Guiding Principles
To create a downtown oceanfront that:
- Enhances the sense of community and celebrates the uniqueness of Squamish
- Is safe and healthy for residents and visitors
- Is accessible by all
- Blends a mix of land uses
- Protects and enhances natural systems
- Demonstrates leadership in environmental stewardship
- Enhances the connection with the natural world
- Provides many and diverse economic opportunities
- Is economically stable and sustainable is a model of “green” development
- Is based on an inclusive and effective public involvement process
- Is based on a long term vision
- Is linked to broader development initiatives