Our key objectives:

  • To promote and maintain community spirit and cooperative assistance among the residents of Shaughnessy; 
  • To preserve and protect Shaughnessy's historical single-family character; 
  • To protect the quality of life in Shaughnessy; 
  • To provide Shaughnessy residents with information and help about issues which may affect them. 
Happening in our Neighbourhood - Latest Reports & Information

Judge upholds Vancouver HCA in First Shaughnessy

The BC Supreme Court has upheld the Heritage Conservation Area bylaws passed by the City.  You may read the full decision here.  If this decision stands, we believe it is likely that 2nd and 3rd Shaughnessy face the risk of similar regulations, limiting property rights, being imposed upon them in the near future.

Heritage Action Plan Public Advisory Committee Reports

Our HAP representative submitted meeting summaries. Read the report.

Urban Planning Meeting with Gil Kelley

Gil Kelley, Vancouver's new Chief Planner, held an urban planning meeting on September 28th. The meeting covered Vancouver growth, planning, and how other cities are dealing with the issues. One of our directors wrote a report on the meeting. Click here to read the report. 

Arbutus Greenway Update - Notes from the Kerrisdale workshop Sept 22nd 1016

The City held three workshops on the Arbutus Greenway. One of our directors took some notes and pictures at the Kerrisdale workshop. Click here to read the report.

SHPOA Position Paper on Heritage Conservation Area

A draft paper outlining the SHPOA Board's position on the HCA was circulated to members for comment. There were 24 email responses - 17 in support, 6 against and 1 neutral. Read the Position Paper... 


The new Bylaws will replace the current ODP and will apply to all properties within First Shaughnessy. Click here to read the Policy Report.