The CIP annual Awards for Planning Excellence honours planning projects, judged on excellence, innovation, impact on the profession, implementation potential and overall presentation.
"An immense amount of hard work has gone into planning the future of our city's downtown," Paul Baskcomb, the city’s director of planning services, said in a news release.
"It's been a team effort involving council, city staff, the Community Liaison Group and residents. Everyone involved should be proud to be receiving this recognition and commended for their dedication and commitment to making our community an even more beautiful place to live."
The master plan outlines plans to revitalize downtown Sudbury over the next decade.