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Peel 2051 Official Plan Review

Region of Peel Official Plan and Municipal Comprehensive Review

Notice of Decision – Approval of the Region of Peel Official Plan

On November 4, 2022, the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing issued a decision to approve the new Region of Peel Official Plan (RPOP) with 44 modifications. Download the Notice of Decision. Learn more about the Notice of Decision.

The new RPOP, as modified, came into effect as of November 4, 2022, replacing the previous Region of Peel Official Plan. The Minister's decision is final and there are no appeals.

A new version of the RPOP is being prepared to include the Minister's modifications and will be posted to the Download the Peel Regional Official Plan page.

Regional Council Adoption of the new Region of Peel Official Plan

Regional Council passed By-law 20-2022 to adopt the new RPOP on April 28, 2022. Download the Council Adopted RPOP on our Draft policies and mapping page.

The Council Adopted RPOP was submitted to the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing for approval.

Email Regional Planning and Growth Management to join our notification list, and stay up to date on the new RPOP.

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 in-effect 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.

The Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing approved the new RPOP, with modifications, on November 4, 2022. A new version of the RPOP is being prepared to include the Minister's modifications and will be posted to the Download the Peel Regional Official Plan page. Regional Council passed by-law 20-2022 to adopt the new Region of Peel Official Plan (RPOP) on April 28, 2022.

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. 21 Planning & Growth Management Committee

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

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

Nov. 9 In-person Session #1 3:00 pm

Nov. 10 In-person Session #2 3:00 pm

Nov. 15 In-person Session #3 3:00 pm

Nov. 17 In-person Session #4 3:00 pm

2022

Council adoption of ROPA

We are here

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

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.