In August 2014 Council approved draft revisions to the Official Plan environmental policies and Planning and Growth Management Committee authorized proposed environmentally significant areas (ESAs) as the basis for public consultations that followed in fall 2014. Links to the reports on the draft policies and proposed ESA designations, the materials used in the consultations, and a consultation summary are provided below under ' 2014 – Draft Policy Changes and Consultation'.
In June 2015, Council directed that revised policies and ESA designations be endorsed as the basis for public consultation at an open house in June 2015. Links to the proposed policies and designations and the materials used in the consultations are provided below under '2015 - Proposed Policy Changes and Open House'.
In June, 2015, Council also directed staff to prepare a Final Recommendations Report with a proposed Official Plan Amendment containing revised policies and ESA designations to be submitted to the Planning and Growth Management Committee at its September 2015 meeting, and that the report be considered at a Special Statutory Public Meeting on October 8, 2015. (Please be advised that the date of the Committee meeting in September 2015 has changed and it is now scheduled for September 16, 2015). A link to the staff report and details about the Special Statutory Public Meeting are provided below.
2015 - Special Statutory Public Meeting
Staff report: Official Plan Five Year Review: Amendments to the Official Plan Environmental Policies and Proposed Designation of Environmentally Significant Areas – Final Recommendation Report: PGM September 16, 2015
Date: October 8, 2015
Time: 10:00 am or as soon as possible thereafter
Place: Committee Room 1, Second Floor, City Hall
100 Queen Street West, Toronto
2015 - Proposed Policy Changes and Open House:
Staff Report: Official Plan Review: Results of Public Consultations, Revised Environmental Policies and Proposed Designation of Environmentally Significant Areas: PGM May 14, 2015
Open House Display Panels
Open House Presentation
2014 - Draft Policy Changes and Consultation
Staff Report: Official Plan Review Draft Environmental Policies: PGM August 7, 2014
Environmentally Significant Areas - Proposed Official Plan Amendment: PGM August 7, 2014
Consultation Display Panels