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Civic Common Master Plan

The City of Lethbridge’s Civic Common Master Plan provides a framework to guide future growth and development within the plan area. The Civic Common is a community hub for our city and required a comprehensive long-term plan to:

  • Create a welcoming, inclusive and accessible space that encourages social interaction
  • Guide future decisions on development in the area in an adaptable and flexible way
  • Revitalize its existing assets
  • Support a variety of activities including civic, recreational, and cultural objectives

Plan area

The Civic Common, formerly referred to as the Civic Precinct, is a four-square-block section that includes the land occupied by City Hall, located at 910 4 Ave. S. and south to the:

Plan background

We developed this master plan in consultation with the study team, stakeholders, the public and Council, who worked to shape the vision for the Civic Common. The Civic Common Master Plan documents background research, site analysis, community engagement, design vision and phasing strategy.

View the final open house presentation for the Civic Common Master Plan to find a project timeline and historical background information on the area.


The cost to develop the Civic Common Master Plan was $112,528, funded by budgets from the Planning and Development and Recreation and Culture departments.


The finalized Civic Common Master Plan was presented to Council on October 15, 2018.

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