Trust and Confidence Report

Urban Renewal Profile

Promotes the revitalization and development of Hamilton’s six downtowns, the Mount Hope/Airport Gateway, Business Improvement Areas, commercial corridors throughout the city, properties designated under the Ontario Heritage Act and Brownfield sites. 

This service is delivered via the City of Hamilton’s Economic Development incentive programs and streetscape improvements within specific geographic areas.

Service Details

Related Subservices

  • No related subservices

Type of Service

  • Public facing


  • Discretionary municipal service

Primary Funding Sources

  • User Fees
  • Net Levy
  • Capital budget

Service Level Source

  • Council By-law (Community Improvement Plans and Community Improvement Project Areas)
  • Management directive
  • Past practice

Service Level

  • Exceeds standard

    This is a traditional service provided by the City in an effort to address urban regeneration within its urban centres and brownfield sites. Hamilton is seen as a leader in urban renewal efforts and the service level is above standard. Urban Renewal is guided by the Planning Act and Municipal Act.


Performance Measures

Metrics coming in future releases

Strategic Plan Profile - Economic Prosperity & Growth and  Built Environment & Infrastructure