The Official Plan for the Town of Souris is a formalized statement of Goals, Objectives, Policies and Plan Actions approved by Town Council concerning the nature, extent and pattern of land use and development within the Town until the year 2017.
The Town’s Goals as set out in the Plan indicate overall policy direction while the Objectives and Policies deal with specific topics and issues. Plan Actions are statements indicating specific initiatives or directions which will be undertaken to implement the Plan’s Policies and Objectives.
The Official Plan guides the physical, social and economic development of the Town. It provides the policy framework for the Town of Souris Development Bylaw and policy direction for Council’s actions in relation to: economic development initiatives; public works; social programs; municipal services; environmental standards; and, fiscal management.