Focus areas and supporting studies
As part of the Peel 2051 Regional Official Plan review and Municipal Comprehensive Review, we will explore policy changes in specific focus areas.
Find details on the various focus area projects and technical studies that are being undertaken to support policy development.
Peel 2051 updates
On April 28, 2022, Regional Council passed By-law 20-2022 to adopt the new Region of Peel Official Plan (RPOP). Download the new RPOP on our Draft policies and mapping page.
The new RPOP was submitted to the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing for approval. The Province confirmed receipt on May 20, 2022. Download the confirmation of receipt. The new RPOP awaits Provincial approval.
The Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing posted the new RPOP to the Environmental Registry of Ontario website for 30 days, starting on September 8, 2022 and closing on October 8, 2022. This posting is a component of the Minister’s review process to gather public and stakeholder comments on the new RPOP.
On September 8, 2022, the Minister also submitted a notice suspending the 120-day review clock for the new RPOP, pursuant to ss. 17(40.1) of the Planning Act. The timeline suspension is in place until the Minister rescinds the notice or issues a decision. Download the Minister's notice.
Email Regional Planning and Growth Management to join our notification list, and stay up to date on the new RPOP.
The Region will be consulting on all focus areas throughout the consultation process. Read more about supporting projects and studies for each focus area:
- Age-friendly planning (approved and in-effect)
- Aggregates resources and excess soil
- Agriculture and rural systems
- Climate change
- Greenlands system
- Growth management
- Health and the built environment (approved and in-effect)
- Major transit station areas
- Other supporting policy and mapping updates (including cultural heritage, Indigenous engagement, waste management and rural settlement area boundary refinement)
- Provincial Greenbelt plans (including Oak Ridges Moraine Conservation Plan and Niagara Escarpment Plan)
- Settlement area boundary expansion
- Water resources
- Wildland fires
Links to the various supporting technical studies can be found on each webpage. The Technical Studies and Mapping document also provides links by focus area.
Find all council reports, consultation materials and supporting documents related to Peel 2051 in the Reading Room.
Read about the Provincial Drivers that guide the Peel 2051 Official Plan Review and Municipal Comprehensive Review.