This consultation was open from:
December 5, 2022
to February 3, 2023
The Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing has received the County of Simcoe's Official Plan Amendment No. 7 for a decision. The Official Plan Amendment is the first phase of the County’s growth management exercise to guide growth and development to the year 2051.
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The proposed Official Plan Amendment No. 7 applies to the entirety of the County of Simcoe
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County of Simcoe
1110 Highway 26
On August 9, 2022, the County of Simcoe adopted Amendment No. 7 to the County's Official Plan pursuant to Sections 17 and 26 of the Planning Act by By-law No. 6977. The County’s Official Plan Amendment No. 7 is now before the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing for a decision under the Planning Act.
The Official Plan Amendment sets out growth-management policies to guide growth to the year 2051, such as policies related to settlement area hierarchies, forecasts and targets for population and employment growth, greenfield area land needs, and settlement area boundary expansion criteria, including revisions to specific schedules, among other matters.
The Amendment is the first phase of the County's ongoing Municipal Comprehensive Review to bring its Official Plan into conformity with A Place to Grow: Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe as well as other applicable provincial plans and policies.
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