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Growth Management
All Niagara Region projects

About the Project

Niagara is growing, and proper management of this growth will impact quality of life in the region. To manage future growth, we're creating a new Niagara Official Plan. The plan is a long-range, policy planning document to shape Niagara’s physical, economic and social development.

The new Niagara Official Plan will be informed by inter-related background studies relating to growth management, and rural and natural systems.

This project supports the Council Strategic Plan.

Background Studies

Growth management background studies include the:

Project Timeline

2018 - completed
Initiated project

November 6, 2019 - completed
Public information centre: Niagara Official Plan background

November 7, 2019 - completed
Public information centre: Niagara Official Plan background

November 13, 2019 - completed
Public information centre: Niagara Official Plan background

November 14, 2019 - completed
Public information centre: Niagara Official Plan background

oct. 7, 2020 - completed
Online Official Plan open house session for Land Needs Assessment, Regional Structure, Housing and the Settlement Area Boundary Review

oct. 8, 2020 - completed
Online Official Plan open house session for Employment Lands, Secondary Plans and District Plans and Urban Design

2020
Complete background studies

2020 / 2021
Develop draft policies and mapping

2021
Draft Niagara Official Plan

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