Strategic Plan - CCP

The Project Lunenburg pdf Comprehensive Community Plan (34.44 MB) (CCP) was approved by Town Council on November 17, 2020, and established as the current strategic plan of the Town of Lunenburg and for the next 40 year.

Further, the 35 action items identified in the CCP, pdf Section 12.11 "Implementation and Monitoring" (125 KB) are the actions to be implemented for the first five years.

Guiding Principles

Developed by the community, the guiding principals provide the overarching direction for the Comprehensive Community Plan.

Inclusion  We work to ensure a sense of belonging, acceptance and value for all in our community. 
Adaptable and Incremental Change  In the face of uncertainty, we preserve what is of greatest value and pursue desirable change.
Collaborative Relationships  We facilitate strong social connections and citizen engagement, locally and beyond.
Environmental Protection  We protect our local environment and minimize our broader environmental impacts.
Living Heritage  We interpret heritage with a holistic view, ensuring it is relevant and living within the community.
Contemporary Excellence  With a history of innovation, we strive to keep achieving the best each era is able to create.
Spacially Cohesive  The form of our land use creates strong physical links and a sense of uniformity.
Harbourfront Guardianship  Our iconic harbourfront will retain its heritage value and be safeguarded for marine activities.
Placemaking  We will nurture a public realm that is attractive, enjoyable, accessible, efficient, and safe.

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Strategic Directions and Goals

Community Structure A town that accommodates growth and change in a well-planned way that is respectful of its layered past and creates opportunities for its long-term furture.
Housing A town that offers a wide range of high quality and affordable housing options.
Servicing and Facilities A town where the long-term infrastructure needs of the community are met through strategic management and incremental, well-phased upgrades that are financially sustainable.
Mobility A town with an integrated transportation system for all modes that can support the needs of residents and visitors without creating undue burden on the town.

Economic    Development

A town where year-round, well-paying employment is available to all residents.
Heritage A town that continues to evolve as a living heritage site and recognizes a holistic view of its diverse history.
Urban Design A town that is shaped by cohesive design and supported by amenities that create an attractive, enjoyable, and sustainable urban environment for residents and visitors.
Environment and Sustainability A town that is ecologically diverse and climate resilient that has adapted to a changing climate while also reducing its overall footprint on the natural environment
Culture and Recreation A town where all community members have access to cultural and recreation experiences.
Governance A town where positive relationships, communication, continual engagement, and shared vision are the foundation of municipal decision-making.

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Progress Reports

The previous pdf Strategic Plan (1.28 MB) was developed in 2011 and renewed in 2014.

View the pdf Strategic Plan Progress Report 2018 (814 KB) here.

View the pdf Strategic Plan Progress Report 2019 (1.15 MB) here.