Preliminary version of the SPP – Public consultation on the future of the Pointe-Claire City Centre
The mayor of the City of Pointe-Claire, Morris Trudeau, invites residents to share their comments on the future of the Pointe-Claire City Centre during the Council meeting at City Hall on July 4 at 7:30 p.m.
“This is an opportunity for everyone to express their opinions about the proposed directions of the Special Planning Program (SPP). The proposal under review will allow us to strengthen the identity and dynamic nature of our City Centre and make it a prime destination for the entire West Island.” states Mayor Trudeau.
The heart of Pointe-Claire’s City Centre is located on both sides of the Saint-Jean interchange and the Trans-Canada Highway.
To focus on a constantly more dynamic and appealing City Centre, the SPP envisions a broader residential offer and an intensification and diversification of commercial services, all within an environment that is increasingly people-oriented. It includes initiatives to integrate quality public and green spaces, promote the use of alternative modes of transportation with pedestrian and bicycle paths and the enhancement of outdoor commercial activities such as open-air markets, kiosks, pop-up shops, and terraces.
Moreover, the construction of a Réseau électrique métropolitain (REM) station near the Fairview shopping centre, along with the Société de transports de Montréal (STM) bus terminal, is an opportunity for the City Centre to emphasize the concept of transit-oriented development (TOD) by developing residential and commercial zones that favour the use of public and active modes of transportation, as well as a diversity of uses.
“The goal of the process is to define the directions of the project for the City Centre in order to develop a complete living environment and a unique destination that will continue to attract plenty of residents, workers, and visitors of all ages,” says Mayor Trudeau.
Consult the preliminary version of the City Centre SPP by clicking HERE.