New Westminster, BC Implementing Density Bonuses

January 6, 2009

New Westminster city councillors are asking staff to move ahead with the implementation of density bonuses. The city is offering bonuses to developers in exchange for amenity contributions. Amenities include affordable housing, child care, civic lands and buildings, parks and
open spaces, public art and specific types of transportation
infrastructure were appropriate. The City has assurred residents that bonuses will be in accordance with the current Community Plan. Read more here.