Motion To: WHEREAS the City of Ottawa is embarking on the preparation of a new Official Plan; and WHEREAS Section 1.1.2 of the Provincial Policy Statement limits the planning horizon of a municipal Official Plan to 20 years; and WHEREAS planning for a horizon for beyond 20 years allows the City to plan for major infrastructure investments as well as protect natural heritage systems and prime agricultural lands; and WHEREAS Section 1.1.2 of the Provincial Policy Statement does contemplate a longer planning horizon under circumstances where a provincial planning exercise has taken place; and WHEREAS the City of Ottawa had previously requested the Province to undertake a Growth Plan for Eastern Ontario, but the Ministry was unable to proceed with such an exercise due to a lack of consensus with surrounding municipalities; and WHEREAS Section 4.5 of the Provincial Policy Statement allows the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing to take into account other considerations when making dec

Yes
S. Moffatt
R. Chiarelli
S. Blais
J. Harder
A. Hubley
G. Gower
T. Tierney
L. Dudas
No
Absent/Recused
J. Leiper (a)
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Vote recorded from Planning Committee on 2019-02-14 regarding agenda item OTTAWA NEXT: BEYOND 2036.

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