ConsumersNext is a City of Toronto project that will look for ways to enhance the Consumers Road Business Park and areas around the Sheppard and Victoria Park intersection. ConsumersNext will focus on six building blocks to address and the growing opportunity for Mixed Use development, including residential construction, and the area's city-wide role as an important location for employment.
City Council adopted OPA 231 proposes to redesignate lands near the Milliken GO Station and on the west side of the Stouffville GO Corridor from Employment Areas to Regeneration Areas.
A planning review was initiated as a result of planned investment in rapid transit along the Finch Avenue West and Sheppard Avenue East corridors. Areas for planning study are recommended on a priority basis in order to leverage investment in rapid transit and to encourage transit supportive development.
City Planning Staff have initiated an area study of the McCowan Precinct of the Scarborough Centre area to develop a "Precinct Plan" that would further articulate the policies of the Official Plan and develop a framework to guide future growth and development of the McCowan Precinct.
City staff have completed a study of the area surrounding the intersection of Warden Avenue and Ellesmere Avenue. The purpose of the study was to review existing land use permissions and regulations and to determine if new policies and standards were required to reduce land use conflict.
The City has initiated a Revitalization Study of the Finch-Warden area to examine sites fronting on or in close proximity to Finch Avenue between Victoria Park Avenue and Birchmount Avenue which have the potential for redevelopment or intensification and develop a framework that City Council can use as a guide for considering individual development proposals in the study area.
City Planning Staff has completed the Highland Creek Village Area Study which has resulted in Official Plan and Zoning By-law amendments to implement the conclusions of the study and develop an appropriate planning framework for Highland Creek Village.
The Kingston Road Avenue Study has been completed with City Council approval of amendments to the Official Plan and Cliffside Community Zoning By-law, and adoption of Urban Design Guidelines to advance the revitalization of Kingston Road between Danforth Avenue and Chine Drive.
The City of Toronto has completed a study of a portion of Danforth Avenue between Victoria Park Avenue and Warden Avenue.
The Lawrence Avenue East Avenue Study examined the mixed-use corridor along Lawrence Avenue East between Victoria Park Avenue and Birchmount Road. This part of Lawrence Avenue has been identified as an Avenue in the City of Toronto Official Plan.
The Scarborough Centre Public Space and Streetscape Master Plan was developed to unify the public realm of the Scarborough Centre with a focus on a pedestrian-oriented, urban-scaled place, with a bold dynamic character defined by a hierarchy of public spaces and streets.
City Council has enacted amendments to the Official Plan and the Sullivan Community and Tam O'Shanter Community Zoning By-laws to implement the findings and recommendations of the Sheppard Avenue East 'Avenue' Study to help advance the revitalization of Sheppard Avenue East between the former Hydro Corridor and Bay Mills Boulevard/Aragon Road.