Study Process

Phase 1: Existing Conditions and Constraints

  • Includes land use policy framework, market study, employment strategy, community resources, environmental features, transportation and infrastructure

Phase 2: Vision, Objectives and Targets

  • Set targets to align with the Official Plan, including employment and housing intensification, housing mix, affordability, greenspace and natural areas, on-site stormwater retention

Phase 3: Concept Plans and Preliminary Design Guidelines

  • The Concept Plan will include land use, building heights and densities, open space structure, transportation systems, and major infrastructure facilities
  • Urban Design Guidelines will address land use structure, landscape elements, open space systems, built form, and streetscapes

Phase 4: Final Community Design Plan

  • Planning Committee and City Council meetings