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Waterfront Development Permit Areas – protecting your property and marine habitat

| The presenters for this webinar have experience with Development Permit Areas (DPAs) and Sechelt’s waterfront developments. They will present some insight into the strengths and shortcomings of DPAs as a tool for regulating development activities along shorelines.

Marina Stjepovic, Community Planner, District of Sechelt
Mark Dalaire, Planning Technician, District of Sechelt

Recorded Monday June 6, 2022.

Additional resources:

On The Rise – Conservation & Sea-Level Rise in British Columbia (2019)

6:13 | Ducks Unlimited
Centred on the Vancouver/Fraser River

Sea level rise and coastal flooding in BC (2020)

1:31 | UBC Coastal Adaptation Lab
Introduces idea of Nature-based solutions.

BC Adapts: Planning for Sea Level Rise (2016)

9:57 | Province of BC
Includes shots of Sunshine Coast.

The Role of Coastal Engineering and Coastal Geomorphology in Designing Resilient Coastlines (2022)

7:53 | Pacific Salmon Foundation