Project Timeline

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The key highlights of the Official Plan Review process to date are shown in the timeline below.

2007/2008

  • Introductory Discussion Paper
  • Public Meetings seeking input on Official Plan Review project
  • Public Opinion Survey on Future Growth
  • Community Response and Recommended Actions Paper
  • Terms of Reference for OP Review project

2009

  • Council appoints Consultant team
  • Public Workshops #1 and #2: Intensification
  • Open House: West Whitby Secondary Plan
  • Open House: Intensification

2010

  • Intensification Strategy presented to Council
  • Proposed Draft Official Plan Amendment #90 Intensification and Growth Plan Conformity
  • Proposed Draft Official Plan Amendment #91 West Whitby Secondary Plan
  • Official Plan Amendment #91 West Whitby Secondary Plan adopted by Council
  • Official Plan Amendment #90 Intensification and Growth Plan Conformity adopted by Council

2011

  • Public Workshop #1 Themes: Introductory Workshop + Healthy & Complete Communities
  • Public Workshop #2 Themes: Community Design & Development + Infrastructure
  • Public Workshop #3 Themes: Downtowns, Business & Employment + Transportation
  • Public Workshop #4 Themes: Open Spaces & Public Places + Rural & Natural Environments
  • Public Workshop #5 Theme: Sustainability
  • Multiple Project status reports presented to Council
  • Draft Policy Discussion Papers released for public review and comment 

2012

  • Draft Policy Discussion Papers prepared
  • Public Meeting to receive input on the Draft Policy Discussion Papers 

2013

  • Council approval of Policy Discussion Papers and Recommended Final Policy Directions (with amendments and further direction)
  • Public Meeting to receive input on Draft Proposed Official Plan Amendment #1
  • Public Meeting to receive input on Draft Proposed Draft Plan Amendment #2

2015

  • Public Meeting to receive input on Draft Proposed Official Plan Amendment #3

2016

  • Public Open House regarding Comprehensive Draft Proposed Official Plan Amendment

2017

  • Public Meeting and Adoption of Final Recommended Official Plan Amendment