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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+).

Virtual sessions

Please join us for one of the upcoming virtual “ask the planner” sessions:

  • Thursday, July 29 at 7:00 pm. Add to calendar.
  • Wednesday, August 4 at 7:00 pm.

A virtual drop-in session specific to the Settlement Area Boundary Expansion focus area is planned since the latest release of draft policies on:

  • Wednesday August 18, 2021 at 7:00 pm.

No registration is required. The link to join will be available here on the day of the session.

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.

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.

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.

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

We are here

Aug. 4 Summer Drop-in Session

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

Sept. 2 Planning & Growth Management Committee

Oct. 21 Planning & Growth Management Committee

2021 Statutory public consultations

Winter 2021/Early 2022 Council adoption of ROPA

2022

Jul. 1 Provincial Conformity

Council reports

For additional information on the Peel 2051 work plan, studies, and technical reports, please 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! Use one of the methods below 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."