Updating the City of Waterloo Official Plan

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About the project

The City of Waterloo’s Official Plan is an important document that guides land use decision-making for the city. It represents council's vision for growth and change within the city, guided by the public interest.

The Official Plan was approved in 2012, but under provincial requirements, the plan must be reviewed every 10 years. A review of the city’s Official Plan will ensure the plan meets updated provincial planning requirements and is an opportunity to address local issues, needs and ensure the plan is consistent with any other policy documents that may have changed since the initial approval of the plan.

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About the project

The City of Waterloo’s Official Plan is an important document that guides land use decision-making for the city. It represents council's vision for growth and change within the city, guided by the public interest.

The Official Plan was approved in 2012, but under provincial requirements, the plan must be reviewed every 10 years. A review of the city’s Official Plan will ensure the plan meets updated provincial planning requirements and is an opportunity to address local issues, needs and ensure the plan is consistent with any other policy documents that may have changed since the initial approval of the plan.

Getting involved

This page will be updated regularly with project update and key dates. Feel free to ask questions using the Questions section. Sign up to get regular updates using the Subscribe feature, or provide comments and share your ideas using the Comments section on this this page.

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In the next few years, the automotive companies are converting to electric based vehicles which are non-polluting. I own an electric vehicle/hybrid now and 1.2 L/ 100 km. In addition, driverless vehicles are expected to come on line. What I see is bike lanes. Not the future of electric vehicles and driverless vehicles. How will the official plan address this. Also, some of us commute out of town to work where a GO train is not available. How do you address this in your official plan.

JoLogicCommonSense 24 days ago