City Profile
Delta
Delta

British Columbia
Population: 103000

  • Delta is one of 19% of cities with a standalone biodiversity strategy and one of two cities with a bird strategy.
  • Delta has the fourth highest number of volunteers per 1000 residents, at about 17.
  • Delta is one of 56% of cities that offers a community park group program.
Data 2020

6

ha parkland per 1000 people

618 ha of total parkland

49%

of total parkland is natural area

604 total ha

25%

of parkland is environmentally significant/protected

153 total ha

3%

of total city land is parkland

18370 ha of total city area

12

Dog parks

4

Community gardens/urban farms

6

Parkland provision goal (ha per 1000 people)

16.6

volunteers per 1000 people

1,711 total

1

Community park group

Yes

Policy to waive permit fees for groups with financial need?

Adopt-a-Rain Garden & Adopt-a-Park

Community park group program

$55

Parks operating budget per person

$5,654,378 total

$9,275,000¹

Total parks capital budget

Yes

Provincially legislated tools available for parkland development

5% of development site or cash-in-lieu

¹Increase from 2019 related to new track and field facility.

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