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How Much Parking Do We Need? Public Meeting on Modernizing Off-Street Parking

City services | November 22, 2021

The City of Mississauga is changing how much parking is needed on a property by updating its off-street parking regulations under the Zoning By-law. These changes will support local business, help deliver affordable housing, respond to climate change, and enhance travel, transit and walkability in our neighbourhoods.

Off-street parking regulations refer to the amount of vehicle and/or bicycle parking required on private and public properties because of new development, redevelopment, building expansion or a land use change. Changes would not affect existing buildings or homes.

Public Meeting Details

What:

A public meeting is being held at Planning and Development Committee to consider the proposed directions included in the City’s Parking Regulations Study; including proposed changes to the City’s parking regulations for private and public properties as a result of new development or redevelopment.

These directions have been revised based on input received from extensive public and stakeholder engagement. Staff will also report on the feedback received and will present preliminary draft Zoning By-law amendments. Tell us what you think!

This study does not include recommendations for on-street parking policies or municipal parking lots.

When:

Planning and Development Committee
Monday, December 6, 1:30 p.m.

Where:

Mississauga Civic Centre – Council Chamber
300 City Centre Dr.
Mississauga, ON

Livestream the meeting

Who:

  • Mississauga residents
  • Business owners
  • Developers, including residential and commercial
  • Members of Council
  • City’s Planning and Building staff

Participate Virtually:

Advance registration is required to participate and/or make a comment in the virtual public meeting. Please email deputations.presentations@mississauga.ca no later than Friday, December 3 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. Clerks’ staff will provide directions on how to participate.

In Person:

Advance registration is required as limited seating may be available. Please email deputations.presentations@mississauga.ca no later than Friday, December 3 at 4 p.m.

Via Telephone:

Residents without access to the internet can participate and/or make a comment in the meeting via telephone. To register, please call Megan Piercey at 905-615-3200, ext. 4915 no later than Friday, December 3 at 4 p.m. You must provide your name, phone number and application number if you wish to speak to the Committee. Clerks’ staff will provide directions on how to participate.

Background:

The Parking Regulations Study is a key action from the City’s Parking Master Plan and Implementation Strategy (PMPIS). The study is also implementing key actions from the Transportation Demand Management (TDM) Strategy, 2018 and bicycle parking requirements in the City’s Zoning By-law noted in the 2018 Cycling Master Plan.

For more information, visit yoursay.mississauga.ca/parking-regulations-study, view the FAQs or contact parking.regs@mississauga.ca.

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