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The Urban Development Institute (UDI) is a national association (with international affiliations) of the development industry and its related professions.  The corporate members of the UDI – Okanagan Chapter represent hundreds of individuals involved in all facets of land development and planning, including: developers, property managers, financial lenders, lawyers, engineers, planners, architects, appraisers, real estate professionals, local governments and government agencies.

UDI Okanagan has been in existence since 1992 and is governed by a Board of leading industry practitioners responsible for the strategic direction of the organization.

As a Partner in Community Building, the UDI Okanagan is committed to working with communities and governments to create and achieve the vision of balanced, well-planned, sustainable and affordable communities.  For more information about our municipal liaison committees and other ad hoc committees, click here.


UDI Okanagan Policy Documents


A core aspect of the value that UDI Okanagan provides to members is the important policy work that it engages in on behalf of the development industry. To view a small selection of UDI Okanagan’s policy work, click here.

City of Kelowna Zoning Bylaw 12375 – Adopted September 26, 2022

2022 – City of Kelowna Bylaw 12375


Featured Events

UDI Okanagan U40 Pub Crawl - Jan 19, 2023

January 19 @ 4:00 pm

Kick off 2023 with peers in the industry! Click the picture for event details and to purchase your tickets today!

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January 31, 2023 - UDI Okanagan Luncheon Featuring Andrew Ramlo - Register Now!

January 31 @ 11:30 am

One year after his 2021 "Change is Our Only Constant" presentation, UDI is happy to welcome Andrew Ramlo back to...

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Mar 1, 2023, UDI Okanagan Luncheon - From Caution to Confidence - A panel discussion

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