The Province of Ontario is undertaking a co-ordinated review of these 4 plans:
- Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe
- Greenbelt Plan
- Niagara Escarpment Plan
- Oak Ridges Moraine Plan
The visions, goals and policies of the Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe, Greenbelt Plan and Niagara Escarpment Plan shape land use planning and development approvals within the City of Hamilton. Information on the Co-ordinated Review and each of the Provincial Plans can be found at the Province of Ontario’s website.
The City has provided extensive comments to the Province throughout the review process and has engaged the public for input and comments.
- January 11, 2017: The Province released, for public comment, proposed minor changes to the Greenbelt Plan boundaries only. These modifications do not affect the City of Hamilton, as noted in the Staff Report PED15078(c).
May 2016: The Province released proposed changes to the Growth Plan, the Greenbelt Plan and the Niagara Escarpment Plan (NEP) as part of its Co-ordinated Provincial Plan Review. The proposed changes can be viewed at the Province of Ontario’s website.
- September 2016: The City of Hamilton provided comments on the proposed changes through Staff Report PED15078(b).
Co-ordinated Provincial Plan Review
February 27, 2015: The Province of Ontario initiated the coordinated review of the Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe, Greenbelt Plan, Oak Ridges Moraine Conservation Plan and the Niagara Escarpment Plan.
June 2015: Following public consultation, the City of Hamilton provided comments to the Province through Staff Report PED15078
- December 2015: The City of Hamilton provided additional comments on Greenbelt Boundary revisions, following additional public consultation, through Staff Report PED15078(a).
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