Related programs and next steps

Calgary is expecting to grow to 2 million residents sooner than anticipated. We need more homes in all shapes and sizes in all communities. This ensures Calgary remains a city that is sustainable, diverse, accessible, equitable, and livable for everyone.  

What's next?


Council’s decision on Rezoning for Housing

On May 14, 2024, after listening to Calgarians in the largest public hearing in Calgary's history, City Council voted to approve citywide rezoning with amendments. We are currently determining how these actions and amendments will be implemented in the coming months. This page will be updated as information becomes available.

Timeline


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September 2014

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Public Hearing on R-CG (24P2014, item 9.2)

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October 2022

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Public Hearing on Land Use Bylaw Amendments to Address Missing Middle Housing

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September 2023

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Public Hearing on Home is Here: The City of Calgary's Housing Strategy

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January 2024

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Ongoing information sharing with citizens and interested groups.

In-person and online information sessions begin. More information here 

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February 2024

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In-person and online information sessions continue.

More information here.

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March 2024

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Notification to impacted landowners.

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March 2024

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March 7, 2024 – Proposed rezoning presented to Calgary Planning Commission for recommendation to Council.

Read the report and attachments.

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April 2024

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Public Hearing meeting of Council – April 22, 2024. Click here to learn more about participating in public hearings.

Submit your thoughts to Council here

Current initiatives


Current initiatives include:  

  • Home is Here: The City of Calgary’s Housing Strategy: This strategy aspires to ensure that everyone living in Calgary has an affordable place to call home.

  • City Building Program: This program of work, which includes the Calgary Plan, Zoning Bylaw, and Street Manual, will set the forward-looking direction, and provide clear and user-friendly policy and regulation for The City and our partners to guide growth, mobility, land-use and development citywide.

  • Local Area Planning Program: Local area plans provide direction on redevelopment and reinvestment that will guide livable, equitable and diverse growth in our communities over the next 30 years. 

  • Established Area Growth & Change Strategy: This strategy connects planning, financial, and investment decisions to support our existing communities as they experience growth and change. It supports communities and local businesses so they can be vibrant and successful for decades to come. 

This information has no legal status and cannot be used as an official interpretation of the various bylaws, codes and regulations currently in effect. The City of Calgary accepts no responsibility to persons relying solely on this information. Web pages are updated periodically. ​

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