Johnston Road Streetscape Revitalization

The City of White Rock Council has identified the development of the Town Centre as a strategic priority. The revitalization of the Johnston Road streetscape is an opportunity to improve the vibrancy and functionality of Johnston Road as the commercial heart of the Town Centre.

Building on past Johnston Road studies and consultations, the City is re-engaging the community to develop a collaborative Concept Development Plan for Johnston Road in 2016. The City has hired Studio Parsons and ETA Landscape Architecture to assist with this collaborative streetscape design process.

The City of White Rock is looking for input from community members, business owners and property owners regarding improvements needed to Johnston Road between North Bluff Road and Roper Avenue. Your input will help drive enhancements to the streetscape on Johnston Road.

Concept Options Open House

On December 8, 2016 the City held a Concept Options Open House which showcased three concept designs prepared for the revitalization of Johnston Road, from North Bluff Road to Roper Avenue. The designs were based on the feedback provided through the public workshop, community survey, and business consultation which took place earlier in 2016.

If you were unable to attend but would like to share your thoughts on the concept designs, opportunities for feedback are available until 23. Please view the event boards and complete the feedback form, below.

Additionally, the display boards will be available for viewing during office hours in the lobby at City Hall between December 9 and December 23. After reviewing community feedback on the options, staff will report to Council on a preferred option or combined option and, following Council’s direction, a detailed design for the project will begin.

View the Event Boards (with the concept options)

Share your thoughts through this feedback form
When you are finished, please save the PDF and email it to by December 23, 2016. 

Community Survey

Thank you to all the residents, property owners and business owners who responded to the survey. Survey results were presented at a Council meeting on July 25, 2016.
View the report.

Public Workshop

A public workshop was held on February 10, 2016 at the White Rock Community Centre from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. Preliminary results from the above survey were presented and participants of the interactive three-hour workshop were asked to:

  • Share what makes Johnston Road unique;
  • Discuss aspirations and obstacles to street improvements; and
  • Develop preliminary principles to guide the work

Workshop Presentation

Further Information

If you have any questions or comments for City staff regarding the Johnston Road Streetscape Revitalization project, please contact us at or directly email Carl Isaak, Manager of Planning at

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