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Policies related to water resources are being reviewed and updated

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's water resources help sustain social, economic and environmental wellbeing. We updated the Region's Official Plan policies as best practice guidance and provincial policies for protecting water resources advance.

The new Region of Peel Official Plan:

Water Resources - Related Council & Committee Reports and Presentation

An update related to the Water Resources focus area was provided to Regional Council and the Planning and Growth Management Committee (PGMC) in 2021. The report is provided for reference below:

Supporting documents

Other resources

For more information, email Regional Planning or call (905) 791-7800 ext. 4350.