Exciting Planning Projects!

We are excited to announce two planning projects that will impact the future development within Fort Nelson and the NRRM. We will be welcoming public engagement through both projects.

Downtown Revitalization Plan

The Northern Rockies Regional Municipality is undertaking a planning process to prepare a Downtown Revitalization Plan for Fort Nelson.  This plan intends to support long-range goal-setting, visioning and planning to improve the downtown’s livability and increase its attractiveness to new businesses, residents, and tourists.

map of downtown Fort Nelson

The initial brainstorming engagement period has now closed.  We sincerely thank everyone who made the time to participate in the sessions and online engagement opportunities. 

Next Steps 
 Engagement Summary Report - Now Available 
View the Engagement Summary Report.
 Develop draft concepts
Based on the review of existing plans and bylaws, and stakeholder and public feedback draft concepts will be developed for the Fort Nelson Downtown area. 
 Draft concepts feedback period
Public and stakeholders to provide feedback on the draft concepts.  This feedback will help the project team narrow the ideas down into one plan. 
 Draft Fort Nelson Downtown Revitalization Plan
Share the draft plan with stakeholders and the public. 
 Present the final Fort Nelson Downtown Revitalization Plan to Regional Council.

Parks & Trails Active Mobility Planning 

Northern Rockies Regional Municipality is planning major accessibility improvements to Art Fraser Memorial Park and Andy Bailey Regional Park. Community engagement sessions and park assessments earlier this summer have informed draft concept plans. 

Andy Bailey Regional Park and Art Fraser Memorial Park Concept Designs

The engagement process has now closed.  We sincerely thank everyone who made the time to participate in the project throughout the last few months. The project team is reviewing the additional feedback received on the conceptual plans and is developing the draft plans for Andy Bailey and Art Fraser Parks. 

 regional map

 Map showing Andy Bailey Regional ParkMap of Art Fraser Park


More details and engagement opportunities for these projects will be coming soon. Follow our social media accounts and/or this page (subscribe on right side bar) to get updates.