Draft policies and mapping
Proposed draft policies and mapping for the Peel 2051 Regional Official Plan
Download the Region of Peel Official Plan consolidation
On April 28, 2022, Regional Council passed by-law 20-2022 to adopt the new Region of Peel Official Plan (RPOP). A copy of the Region of Peel Official Plan, April 2022 is available to download:
The Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing issued a decision to approve the new RPOP with 44 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. Download the Notice of Decision .
The Peel 2051 Regional Official Plan Review Mapping comparison table provides details on differences between current in-effect mapping, the drafts presented for statutory consultation in Fall 2021, and the versions forwarded for Regional Council Adoption.
The following information has been prepared as reference for consultation purposes only, and does not represent adopted, approved or in-effect policies (see in-effect Official Plan and adopting amendment by-law for current policies).
A draft version of proposed Official Plan policies to date was compiled to help track changes being considered. The in-effect December 2018 Regional Official Plan Office Consolidation was updated to illustrate tracked changes for draft policies and mapping dated March 15, 2022. This version of the consolidation includes further recommended policy changes in response to stakeholder and public comments received during and after the statutory consultation period. Please note:
- A guide to reviewing the tracked changes (i.e. the meaning of underlined or highlighted text) is included on page 6 of the document.
- Aggregates resources and excess soil will proceed at a later date.
Download the March 15, 2022 Draft Peel 2051 Municipal Comprehensive Review Policies within the Office Consolidation. Regional staff brought forward the new Peel 2051 Official Plan to Regional Council for final adoption in accordance with Section 17 and 26 of the Planning Act in the Spring of 2022. For exact timing, refer to the Planning and Growth Management Committee and Council Meeting agendas.
Previous materials supporting the Municipal Comprehensive Review include:
- February 3, 2022 – Planning and Growth Management Committee report – comment response summary and next steps
- September 23, 2021 – Regional Council Report – Requirement to Hold Statutory Open Houses and Public Meeting
- Policy and Mapping Summary Table
- Background studies and technical work
- Consultation materials
The information on the DRAFT maps have been prepared as a reference for consultation purposes only. The proposed maps give visualization of proposed policy areas and do not represent adopted, approved or in-effect mapping.
The in-effect Official Plan schedules and figures, adopting by-law itself and any amending by-laws or Ontario Land Tribunal decisions must be consulted for the official data. See the Official Plan maps for all in-effect maps.
Proposed schedules and figures below are the final versions adopted by Regional Council on April 28, 2022. New versions of the Provincially-approved schedules and figures will be available soon. The Peel 2051 Regional Official Plan Review Mapping comparison table provides details on differences between current in-effect mapping, the drafts presented for statutory consultation in Fall 2021, and the mapping adopted by Regional Council on April 28, 2022.
|Draft Schedules adopted by
Regional Council on April 28, 2022
|Water Resources System Features and Areas
|Highly Vulnerable Aquifers
|Significant Groundwater Recharge Areas
|Source Protection Plan Areas in Peel
|Wellhead Protection Areas in Caledon
|Intake Protection Zones
|Lake Simcoe Protection Act Watershed Boundary
|Niagara Escarpment Plan Area (NEP) Land Use Designations
|Oak Ridges Moraine Conservation Plan Area (ORMCPA) Land Use Designations
|Aquifer Vulnerability for the Oak Ridges Moraine Conservation Plan Area (ORMCPA)
|Greenbelt Plan Area Land Use Designations
|Regional Greenlands System
|Core Areas of the Greenlands System in Peel
|High Potential Mineral Aggregate Resource Areas
|Strategic Growth Areas
|The Growth Plan Policy Areas in Peel
|Major Transit Station Areas
|Rapid transit corridors (long term concept)
|Major road network
|Regional road mid-block right-of-way requirements
|Toronto Pearson International Airport Operating Area
|Draft Figures adopted by Regional Council
on April 28, 2022
|Areas Subject to Provincial Plans
|Landform Conservation Areas in the Oak Ridges Moraine Conservation Plan Area (ORMCPA)
|Oak Ridges Moraine Conservation Plan Area (ORMCPA) Partial Service Areas
|Wellhead Protection Areas in the Oak Ridges Moraine Conservation Plan Area (ORMCPA)
|Regional Greenlands System – Provincial Plan Natural Heritage Systems
|Regional Greenlands System – Core Areas, Natural Areas and Corridors and Potential Natural Areas and Corridors
|Conservation Authority Natural Heritage System
|Potential Locations of Hazardous Forest Types for Wildland Fire
|Population and employment growth in Peel Region
|Transit Infrastructure Status of Major Transit Station Areas
|Provincially Significant Employment Zones
|Existing and long-term cycling network
|Existing and long-term pedestrian network
|Aircraft noise exposure composite contours
|Strategic goods movement network
|Population age structure in Peel Region
|Home languages: Peel Region and Ontario
|Existing Water and Wastewater Facilities
|Waste management sites
Previously in-effect Schedules or Figures that were deleted and not replaced by a new Schedule or Figure
|Figure 1 in effect
Peel Region within the Greater Toronto Area
|This figure is now proposed to be deleted as it is no longer required.
|Figure 11 in effect
Toronto Pearson international airport operating area
|This figure is now proposed to be deleted as proposed Schedule Y5 shows the same information
Previously in-effect Schedules not revised or proposed to be revised in a subsequent staged amendment as noted
High Potential Mineral Aggregate Resource Areas
|Updates to template, renumbered to Schedule D-2
The HPMARA mapping shown on this Schedule is under review and any changes will be considered as part of a separate amendment to the Region of Peel Official Plan.
Draft Peel 2051 focus area policies – including all draft policies as of October 1, 2021 within Office Consolidation
Draft Peel 2051 focus area policies – including all draft policies as of August 13, 2021 within Office Consolidation (Refer to the March 15, 2022 version for the latest draft policies.)
Draft Peel 2051 focus area policies – including all draft policies as of June 29, 2021 within Office Consolidation (Refer to the March 15, 2022 version for the latest draft policies.)
Draft Growth-related focus area policies – including all draft policies as of June 25, 2020 within Office Consolidation (Refer to the March 15, 2022 version for the latest draft policies.)
Draft Environment related focus area policies – December 12, 2019 within Office Consolidation (Refer to the March 15, 2022 version for the latest draft policies.)