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Burlington’s proposed new Official Plan now available online: Review the plan at open houses, share comments at Nov. 30 statutory public meeting

Press release – Burlington’s proposed new Official Plan, Grow Bold, is now available online at

After months of gathering feedback from the public, agencies and other stakeholders, the proposed new Official Plan contains revisions to the draft new Official Plan which was released in April 2017. The proposed new Official Plan also contains the proposed new Downtown Precinct Plan and associated policies developed from the Downtown Mobility Hub Area-Specific planning study.

Opportunities for the public to review the proposed new Official Plan will be available at open house events and comments can be shared at a statutory public meeting where the proposed new Official Plan will be presented to Burlington City Council at a Planning and Development Committee meeting.

Open house dates:

Monday, Nov. 20, 2017
1 – 3 p.m.
City Hall, Room 247, Level 2
426 Brant St.
Monday, Nov. 20, 2017

6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Haber Community Centre, Community Room 1 – East
3040 Tim Dobbie Dr.

Statutory public meeting date:
Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017
1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. (presentation at 1 p.m.)
Planning and Development Committee meeting
City Hall, Council Chambers, Level 2
426 Brant St.

A staff report providing an overview of the new Official Plan (PB-50-17) will be presented at the Nov. 30 meeting. Also, a staff report providing an overview of the Downtown Precinct Plan (PB-81-17), will be presented at the same meeting.

A copy of the staff reports will be available to the public by Nov. 20, in advance of the Nov. 30 meeting at Individuals who wish to speak at the Nov. 30 meeting can register as a delegation online at or by calling 905-335-7600, ext. 7855.


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