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Peel 2051 Official Plan Review

Region of Peel Official Plan and Municipal Comprehensive Review

The Region of Peel has responded to the updated 2051 planning horizon. The new brand for the Official Plan Review also reflects this change as 'Peel 2051' (previously known as Peel 2041+).

Peel 2051 Draft MCR ROPA

On September 23, 2021 Regional Council endorsed proceeding to statutory open houses and public meeting. Please visit Upcoming Consultations for more info. The latest draft policies and mapping are available on the Draft policies and mapping page. Planning & Growth Management Committee will be meeting October 7, 2021. Please visit the Reading Room for access to materials.

Peel 2051 Community Survey

We want to hear from you. Complete this short survey to share your input on the future of Peel Region.

Email Regional Planning and Growth Management to join our notification list, stay up to date on the latest updates, upcoming meetings, and submit comments.

Join our upcoming consultations

The Region will be conducting two Open Houses to provide members of the public an opportunity to learn about the proposed ROPA, ask staff questions, and provide comments on Tuesday October 26, 2021 and Wednesday, October 27, 2021 from 7 pm to 8:30 pm. A Public Meeting of Regional Council will be held on Thursday, November 4, 2021 at 1 p.m. Visit the Peel 2051 Public Consultations page to learn more, view display boards and participate in our upcoming consultations.

Peel 2051

The Province of Ontario released Amendment 1 to A Place to Grow: Growth Plan for the GGH that includes changes to the total population and employment forecasts for Peel, the planning horizon (from 2041 to 2051), and other policies. Future updates to reflect this amendment will build on work completed under Peel 2051 thus far to support the Region’s vision for A Community for Life. For more information, see provincial drivers.

What is the Regional Official Plan Review?

In keeping with the Government of Ontario’s Planning Act, the Region must update its Official Plan every 5 years. This mandatory update ensures that official plan policies stay current with Provincial plan and policy changes and reflect our changing community's needs.

Download the current Regional Official Plan

Peel 2051 is our current Regional Official Plan review. It started on May 23, 2013 with a public meeting. The Regional Official Plan Review process will:

To date, Regional Official Plan Amendment 27, on Age-friendly Planning, Health and the Built Environment, as adopted by By-Law 12-2017, was approved by the Province and went into effect on September 1, 2017. Read more about approved amendments.

What is the Municipal Comprehensive Review?

A Municipal Comprehensive Review (MCR) is a process required under the 2019 A Place to Grow Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe and Provincial Policy Statement. It ensures that Official Plans conform with provincial plans and policies. An MCR results in a new official plan or official plan amendment which is submitted to the Province for approval.

Timeline

2013

Peel 2041 Official Plan
Review kick-off

Provincial Policy Statement, 2014

Growth Management Workshops, 2013-2015

2016

Provincial Coordinated Plans Review

2017

ROPA 27: Health and the Built Environment, Age-Friendly Planning policies approved and in-effect.

Draft Growth Management and Transportation policies (put on hold due to changing Provincial framework).

2019

A Place to Grow, 2019

Dec. 12 Draft Environment policies report requesting consultation

2020

March Public consultations on Environment related Focus areas

Jun. 25 Draft Growth policies report requesting consultation

Fall 2020 Public consultations on Growth related Focus areas

2021

2021 Ongoing commenting opportunity

Feb. 18 Planning & Growth Management Committee

Mar. 18 Planning & Growth Management Committee

Apr. 29 Planning & Growth Management Committee

Jun. 3 Planning & Growth Management Committee

Jun. 17 Planning and Growth Management Committee

Jul. 29 Summer Drop-in Session

Aug. 4 Summer Drop-in Session

Aug. 18 Settlement Area Boundary Expansion and Rural Settlement Area Boundary Refinement Drop-in Session

Oct. 7 Planning & Growth Management Committee

Oct. 14 Planning & Growth Management Committee (continued from Oct. 7)

Oct. 21 Planning & Growth Management Committee

We are here

Oct. 26 Virtual Open House #1 7:00 pm

Oct. 27 Virtual Open House #2 7:00 pm

Nov. 4 Virtual Public Meeting 1:00 pm

Early 2022 Council adoption of ROPA

2022

Jul. 1 Provincial Conformity

Focus areas and supporting studies

As part of the Peel 2051 Regional Official Plan Review, we will explore policy changes in specific focus areas. Read more about focus areas and supporting studies for each focus area.

Council reports

For additional information on the Peel 2051 work plan, studies, and technical reports, visit the Reading Room.

Listen to live Council meetings.

Peel 2051 newsletters

Stay informed & get involved

There are many ways that you can participate throughout the Peel 2051 Official Plan Review process and we want to hear from you!

To share your thoughts, feedback, and ideas:

1 By agreeing to join our stakeholder list you will receive periodic emails or letters related to the Regional Official Plan Review. You can be taken off this list at any time by emailing planpeel@peelregion.ca with the headline "unsubscribe". Personal information collected pursuant to the requirements of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990 may be used to notify participants of future consultation, newsletters, and Regional Official Plan policies. All comments may become part of the public record of the review process to assist in making a decision on this planning matter. Questions regarding this collection may be directed to planpeel@peelregion.ca.