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City’s Official Plan Review – Public Engagement Summary and Policy Priorities

City building | March 2, 2021

On Monday, March 8 City staff will present a public engagement summary and policy priorities update for Mississauga’s Official Plan Review to the City’s Planning and Development Committee (PDC). The report which will be presented is available here as part of the PDC agenda package.

The City is reviewing the existing Official Plan, which guides growth, to ensure it reflects the changing needs, opportunities and aspirations of Mississauga.

Date:  Monday, March 8, 2021

Time:  6 p.m.

Location:  The PDC meeting is being held virtually. All are welcome to participate online or watch the live stream: mississauga.ca/livestreaming. More details on how to participate online below.

To Participate Virtually:

Advance registration is required to participate in the virtual public meeting. Please email deputations.presentations@mississauga.ca no later than Friday, March 5, 2021 at 4 p.m. Any materials you wish to show the Committee during your presentation must be provided as an attachment to the email. Links to cloud services will not be accepted. You will be provided with directions on how to participate from Clerks’ staff.

To Participate by Telephone:

Residents without access to the internet, via computer, smartphone or tablet, can participate and/or make comments in the meeting via telephone. To register, please call Angie Melo, Legislative Coordinator at 905-615-3200, ext. 5423 no later than Friday, March 5, 2021 at 4 p.m. You must provide your name, phone number and agenda item if you wish to speak to the Committee. You will be provided with directions on how to participate from Clerks’ staff.

The City’s Official Plan policies address important parts of city-building that affect how the city grows, including transportation, housing, culture and heritage, the environment, and the economy.

The Official Plan addresses:

  • where housing, industry, offices, shops, and roads should go
  • which services and amenities (e.g., parks, schools, transit) are needed and where they will be located
  • what parts of the city will be the focus for growth and what it will look like e.g., heights and densities
  • ways to enhance economic development and job growth

The City launched the Official Plan Review at a Special Council meeting held on June 10, 2019. For more information and to sign up for email updates, visit the public engagement page.

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Media Contact:
Audrey Ready Holt, APR
Senior Communications Advisor
Strategic Communications Division
City of Mississauga
905-615-3200, ext. 3389
Audrey.Holt@mississauga.ca
TTY: 905-896-5151