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Commenting Period Submissions - May to July 2021

The following table outlines submissions received from May to July 2021 on the Niagara Official Plan Consolidated Report (PDS 17-2021). The comment period ended July 2, 2021.

We received 73 submissions on land needs assessment, allocations, settlement area expansions, employment conversions, climate change, natural environment system and draft policies on growth management, transportation, infrastructure, agriculture, mineral aggregate resources, district and secondary plans and urban design.

Comments related to the Land Needs Assessment can be found by looking for 'Land Needs Assessment' in the Topic column. Submissions received on the Settlement Area Boundary Review, specifically urban expansion requests, only reflect what was received from May to July 2021 as part of PDS 17-2021.

For all expansion requests received to date as part of the Niagara Official Plan process, including any documentation offered by those requesting expansion, see the Region’s mapping tool.

Submissions
Name and Comment Official Plan Chapter Topic

Amie Chung (MHBC Planning)

Growing Region

Request for information (Regional Structure)

Jack Hellinga

Competitive Region

Mineral Aggregate Resources

Peter Popkin (Wood)

Vibrant Region

Request for information (Archaeology)

Alyson Naseer (Weston Consulting)

Growing Region

Request for information (Land Needs Assessment, Settlement Area Boundary Review)

Grand Niagara (The Planning Partnership)

Growing Region

Settlement Area Boundary Review- urban expansion request

P. Coletto, D. Bartels (T. Johns Consulting Group)

Growing Region

Settlement Area Boundary Review- urban expansion request

Anonymous

Growing Region

Chapter 2: Growing Region

Victoria Berk

Growing Region
Sustainable Region

Housing, Natural Environment System

The Miller Group (Skelton Brumwell and Associates Inc.- Sam Anderson)

Not applicable

Request for information (general)

Carmela Agro (IBI Group)

Sustainable Region

Request for information (Natural Environment System)

Niagara Sports Centre Limited and Ralph Biamonte (Douglas, Morningstar and Bonin LLP.)

Growing Region

Settlement Area Boundary Review- urban expansion request

Marco Marchionda (Marcasda Homes Inc.)

Competitive Region
Connected Region

Agriculture, Transportation

Jim Frank (Rankin Construction)

Not applicable

Request for information (general)

Debra Kassay

Sustainable Region

Natural Environment System

Andre Leblanc (IBI Group)

Growing Region

Settlement Area Boundary Review- urban expansion request

Susan Murphy

Growing Region
Sustainable Region
Competitive Region

Regional Structure, Natural Environment System, Climate Change, Agriculture

Frank and Lisa McGee

Growing Region

Settlement Area Boundary Review

Dawson Mckenzie (MHBC Planning)

Vibrant Region

Request for information (District and Secondary Plans)

Sheila Jennings

Growing Region

Housing

Dave Nicholson

Growing Region

Housing

Private Client (Antrix Architects Inc.)

Growing Region

Settlement Area Boundary Review- urban expansion request

Tomas Glancy (MHBC Planning)

Sustainable Region

Request for information (Watershed Planning)

Gloria Katch

Growing Region

Settlement Area Boundary Review- urban expansion request

Ramune Angela Bell

Growing Region

Regional Structure

Marco Marchionda (Marcasa Homes Inc.)

Growing Region

Settlement Area Boundary Review- urban expansion request

Mudassir Ahmed

Growing Region

Settlement Area Boundary Review- urban expansion request

 

Sydney DiTomasso (Better Neighbourhoods)

Vibrant Region

Request for information (Chapter 6: Vibrant Region)

Kenneth Goddard

Sustainable Region

Natural Environment System

Rankin Construction

Competitive Region

Mineral Aggregate Resources

Mark Zuidersma

Growing Region

Settlement Area Boundary Review- urban expansion request

City of Thorold

Growing Region
Competitive Region
Connected Region
Vibrant Region

Land Needs Assessment, Regional Structure, Housing, Agriculture, Employment, Mineral Aggregate Resources, Infrastructure, District and Secondary Plans

Kaneff Properties Limited (MHBC Planning)

Growing Region

Settlement Area Boundary Review- urban expansion request

Grape Growers of Ontario

Sustainable Region
Competitive Region

Climate Change, Agriculture

Queenston Quarry Reclamation Company (MHBC Planning)

Connected Region

Site Specific Request (Infrastructure)

Grand Niagara Legends Estate Inc. (MHBC Planning)

Growing Region

Settlement Area Boundary Review- urban expansion request

Mohamed M. Ali, G. (Douglas Vallee Limited)

Growing Region

Settlement Area Boundary Review- urban expansion request

Niagara Escarpment Commission

Growing Region
Sustainable Region
Competitive Region
Connected Region
Vibrant Region

Natural Environment System, Agriculture, Transportation, Infrastructure, Archaeology, Settlement Area Boundary Review, Glossary

Private Owner (Weston Consulting)

Growing Region

Settlement Area Boundary Review- urban expansion request

River Realty (Niagara Planning Group)

Growing Region

Settlement Area Boundary Review- urban expansion request

DSLR Inc. (LANDx Developments Ltd.)

Growing Region

Settlement Area Boundary Review- urban expansion request (technical adjustment)

 

LJM Developments (Niagara Planning Group)

Growing Region

Settlement Area Boundary Review- urban expansion request

Ellen Qualls

Sustainable Region
Competitive Region

Climate Change, Agriculture

Timberlee Glen Development Ltd. (IBI Group)

Growing Region
Competitive Region

Land Needs Assessment, Employment

Marz Homes (A.J. Clarke and Associates Ltd.)

Growing Region

Settlement Area Boundary Review- urban expansion request

Rankin Construction (MHBC Planning)

Competitive Region

Employment

Nelson Aggregate Co. (MHBC Planning)

Competitive Region

Mineral Aggregate Resources

Ed Lamb

Connected Region

Transportation

George Trifunovic

Growing Region
Connected Region
Competitive Region

 

Transportation, Housing, Employment, Agriculture

Preservation of Agricultural Land Society

Growing Region
Sustainable Region
Competitive Region

 

Land Needs Assessment, Natural Environment System, Watershed Planning, Agriculture, Settlement Area Boundary Review

Iron Horse Stables (Niagara) Inc. (JV Consulting)

Growing Region

Settlement Area Boundary Review- urban expansion request

Pauline Hoffner (Trans Global Partners Canada) 1

Pauline Hoffner (Trans Global Partners Canada) 2

Pauline Hoffner (Trans Global Partners Canada) 3

Growing Region

Settlement Area Boundary Review- urban expansion request

P. Coletto, D. Bartels (T. Johns Consulting Group)

Growing Region

Settlement Area Boundary Review- urban expansion request

Township of West Lincoln

Growing Region
Competitive Region
Connected Region

Land Needs Assessment, Employment, Transportation

Better Neighbourhoods

Growing Region
Sustainable Region
Competitive Region
Connected Region
Vibrant Region

Regional Structure, Housing, Climate Change, Agriculture, Urban Design, Transportation

Marina (Green Acres) Developments Inc. (Niagara Planning Group)

Growing Region

Settlement Area Boundary Review- urban expansion request

38 Merritville Inc. and Schmon Parkway Inc. (The Planning Partnership)

Growing Region

Settlement Area Boundary Review- urban expansion request

Stuart Wright

Growing Region

Settlement Area Boundary Review- urban expansion request

Anthony Romano, Andrew Zhongan, Young Hong (Niagara Planning Group)

Growing Region

Settlement Area Boundary Review- urban expansion request

Jukic Group Inc. (Bousfields Inc.)

Growing Region

Settlement Area Boundary Review, Employment - urban expansion request

Marcie Jacklin

Sustainable Region

Natural Environment System, Source Water Protection, Climate Change

Lynda Goodridge

Sustainable Region

Natural Environment System, Climate Change

Dawn Pierrynowski

Sustainable Region

Natural Environment System, Source Water Protection, Climate Change

Maria Featherston

Sustainable Region

Natural Environment System, Climate Change

Zoran Cocov (MHBC Planning)

Growing Region
Competitive Region

Employment area conversion request

Walker Aggregate Inc. (MHBC Planning)

Competitive Region

Mineral Aggregate Resources

City of Welland

Growing Region
Competitive Region
Connected Region
Vibrant Region

Land Needs Assessment, Regional Structure, Housing, Agriculture, Employment, Infrastructure, District and Secondary Plans, Urban Design

Private owner (IBI Group)

Growing Region

Settlement Area Boundary Review- urban expansion request

Ontario Stone, Sand and Gravel Association

Competitive Region

Mineral Aggregate Resources

Waterford Group (MHBC Planning)

Competitive Region

Mineral Aggregate Resources

Town of Lincoln

Growing Region
Sustainable Region
Competitive Region
Connected Region
Vibrant Region

Land Needs Assessment, Regional Structure, Natural Environment System, Agriculture, Employment, Transportation, Infrastructure, Urban Design, Settlement Area Boundary Review

City of Niagara Falls

Growing Region

Land Needs Assessment, Housing

Town of Fort Erie

Growing Region
Sustainable Region
Competitive Region
Connected Region
Vibrant Region

Land Needs Assessment, Regional Structure, Housing, Settlement Area Boundary Review, Natural Environment System, Watershed Planning, Climate Change, Agriculture, Employment, Mineral Aggregate Resources, Transportation, Infrastructure, District and Secondary Plans, Urban Design, Archaeology

Lafarge Canada Inc.

Competitive Region

Mineral Aggregate Resources

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