Study Completion for Airport Employment Growth District (AEGD) TMP Update
The City of Hamilton has completed the Airport Employment Growth District Transportation Master Plan Update (AEGD-TMP Update) Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (EA) Study. The AEGD TMP Update identifies policies, programs and infrastructure improvements needed to manage both existing and future transportation demand for the business park.
Environmental Assessment Process
This Transportation Master Plan was undertaken in accordance with the master planning process of the Municipal Engineers Association’s Municipal Class Environmental Assessment Document (MCEA, 2001, last amended 2023).
The 2023 AEGD TMP Update fulfills requirements of the Approaches 1 and 2 of the master planning process.
As a result, these Schedule B projects are currently subject to appeal:
- Glancaster Road widening (Arterial 1N to Airport Boundary)
- Collector 9W (Garner Rd E to Collector 11N)
- Smith Road (Arterial 1N to Airport Boundary)
- Airport Road (Airport Terminal Access Rd to East Cargo Rd)
- Collector 11N (Fiddlers Green Rd to Collector 9W)
Schedule C projects will be subject to appeal after completion of subsequent phases of the EA process.
Public Comment Period
By this notice, the AEGD TMP Update report is being placed on the public record for a minimum 30-day review period, starting on November 17, 2023.
The AEGD TMP Update Project File Report and appendices are available on the project web page at www.hamilton.ca/aegdtmp , and at these municipal locations:
- Municipal Clerk's Office, City Hall, 1st Floor, 71 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON L8P 4Y5
- Hamilton Public Library - Mount Hope Branch, 3027 Homestead Drive, Mount Hope, ON L0R 1W0
Written comments will be accepted until January 5, 2024. All comments and concerns should be addressed to City of Hamilton staff.
Appeal (Section 16 Order) Process
A request requiring a higher level of study, or that conditions be imposed on the grounds that the requested order may prevent, mitigate, or remedy adverse impacts on constitutionally protected Indigenous Rights and Treaties may be made. Requests on other grounds will not be considered.
A Request for such an Order (Under Section 16) must be submitted by January 5, 2024, to the Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks (contacts noted below) and copied to City of Hamilton contacts in this Notice, and must include:
- requester’s name and contact information,
- type of the Order (request for conditions or a request for an individual/comprehensive environmental assessment),
- how the Order may prevent, mitigate, or remedy potential adverse impacts on Indigenous Rights and Treaties, and
- any information in support of the statements in the request.
Minister, Environment, Conservation and Parks
Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks
777 Bay Street, 5th Floor
Toronto, ON M7A 2J3
Email [email protected]
Director, Environmental Assessment Branch Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks
135 St. Clair Ave. W, 1st Floor
Toronto, ON M4V 1P5
Email [email protected]
For more information on requests for orders under Section 16 of the Environmental Assessment Act visit: https://www.ontario.ca/page/class-environmental-assessments-section-16-order
Information will be collected in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. Except for personal information, all comments will become part of the public record.