ROPA 47 – An Amendment to Address a Shortfall of Employment Lands in the Town of Halton Hills’ Premier Gateway Employment Area

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Background

The purpose of the proposed Regional Official Plan Amendment (ROPA) No. 47 is to:

  • address the shortfall of employment lands in the Town of Halton Hills by incorporating lands north of the Premier Gateway Employment Area in the “Draft Amendment Area” into the Region’s Urban Area as shown on Map 1 of the Regional Official Plan; and
  • ensure there is sufficient employment land available for development in the pre-2021 phase, consistent with the growth strategy set out in the Regional Official Plan.

The Town of Halton Hills is also preparing an Official Plan Amendment for this area, related to their ongoing work related to the Premier Gateway Phase 1B area. Get more information on the Town of Halton Hills' work.

Notice of Adoption

On Wednesday April 18, 2018, through By-law No. 18-18, Regional Council adopted Regional Official Plan Amendment (ROPA) No. 47 (PDF file) – “An Amendment to Address a Shortfall of Employment Lands in the Town of Halton Hills' Premier Gateway Employment Area”. The Notice of Adoption (PDF file) was issued on April 24, 2018 and the last date of appeal is May 14, 2018.

Reports to Regional Council

The following reports have been provided to Regional Council regarding ROPA 47:

Public Consultation

Public Information Centre

Halton Region and the Town of Halton Hills held a Public Information Centre (PIC) on November 1, 2017 at the Hillcrest United Church in Georgetown. The PIC provided interested residents and property owners the opportunity to view information, ask questions, and provide comments to Halton Region and Halton Hills staff.

Statutory Public Meeting

Halton Region held a Statutory Public Meeting as required by the Planning Act on November 8, 2017 at Halton Regional Centre.  The purpose of this meeting was to hear public concerns regarding the proposed amendment to the Regional Official Plan.

  • Draft ROPA 47 Statutory Public Meeting – Presentation
  • Draft ROPA 47 Statutory Public Meeting – Notice

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