The Regional Municipality of Durham


Public Service Announcement

Residents invited to offer input into Durham Region Greenbelt Plan Review

WHITBY, ON February 27, 2014 – Members of the public are invited to provide feedback about their experiences with the provincial Greenbelt Plan and accompanying Oak Ridges Moraine Conservation Plan (ORMCP), during a series of upcoming community consultation sessions or via an online survey.

WHAT:

This community consultation process will include an overview presentation, group discussions, and an opportunity for stakeholders to report back about their experiences with this legislation.

WHERE:

Courtice Community Complex
2950 Courtice Rd. N., Courtice
Thursday, March 6, from 6 to 9 p.m.

Sandford Community Centre
433 Sandford Rd., Uxbridge
Thursday, March 20, from 6 to 9 p.m.

Sunderland Town Hall
120 River St., Sunderland
Thursday, March 27, from 6 to 9 p.m.

WHY:

In 2015, the province is undertaking a mandatory 10-year review of its Greenbelt Plan, ORMCP and Niagara Escarpment Plan. In preparation, Durham Region has engaged a consultant to assist in conducting a consultation exercise intended to help influence the Province's upcoming legislated review.

The comments received, via these outlets, will be used to develop a Regional submission that highlights the major themes, challenges and opportunities that emerged from the consultation process, with recommendations to address these findings. The final report will be forwarded to the Province to provide a Durham perspective about the 2015 Greenbelt Plan Review.

NOTE:

Residents, who are unable to attend a consultation session, are invited to participate in an online survey, which can be found at www.durham.ca/greenbeltreview.

 

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For more information, please contact Corporate Communications.