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Relevant Links

  • Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing- This website contains a significant amount of information that is of relevance to the Official Plan Review. The following links on this website may be most relevant:
    • Provincial Policy Statement (2014) - The PPS sets the policy foundation for regulating the development and use of land in Ontario.
    • Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe (2017) - This provincial plan provides policy directions to manage the growth of the Greater Golden Horseshoe region to the year 2041.  
    • Places to Grow - This is the government's program to manage growth and development in Ontario. The Places to Grow website provides access to all existing provincial Growth Plans as well as useful background information and technical documentation related to each.
    • Planning by Design: A Healthy Communities Handbook - This handbook describes how communities can be built and designed to sustain a more active and healthy population
    • Citizens' Guide to Land-Use Planning - This guide provides useful information on Ontario‚Äôs land use planning system.
    • Transit-Supportive Guidelines - A guide to assist in the development of more pedestrian-friendly and transit-supportive communities.

Note: Words underlined in blue provide links to material on external websites. This material is intended for information purposes only and does not necessarily reflect the views of the City.