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County hosts Statutory Public Meeting on Official Plan Amendment

 

​Midhurst/June 17, 2022 – On Tuesday, June 28, 2022 at 10 a.m., the County of Simcoe is hosting a statutory public meeting on a proposed first phase growth management amendment to the County's Official Plan. The meeting will be livestreamed on the County's YouTube channel for public viewing, and interested parties who wish to speak at the meeting can register to attend virtually.

This proposed first phase growth management Official Plan Amendment (OPA) has been prepared in association with the County's Municipal Comprehensive Review (MCR) to bring the County Official Plan into conformity with the Provincial Growth Plan which requires the County to plan for a population of 555,000 and 198,000 jobs by 2051. This proposed OPA represents the first of multiple amendments to the existing County Official Plan that will establish where and how growth is to occur over the next 30 years.

EVENT:Statutory Public Meeting on Official Plan Amendment – Phase 1 Growth Management
Where:Virtual – through Zoom
When:Tuesday, June 28, 2022 at 10 a.m.
Register:Attendees who wish to speak at the meeting must pre-register at https://www.simcoe.ca/publicmeeting.

To participate in the meeting by providing a five-minute pre-recorded video presentation or a five-minute live virtual presentation, pre-registration is required by no later than noon on Friday, June 24th, 2022. To pre-register, visit https://www.simcoe.ca/publicmeeting. Residents can also choose to submit a written submission on the proposed OPA to the County Clerk by mail or email before noon on Friday, June 24, 2022. More details are available at https://www.simcoe.ca/publicmeeting.

County of Simcoe is composed of sixteen member municipalities and provides crucial public services to County residents in addition to providing paramedic and social services to the separated cities of Barrie and Orillia. Visit our website at simcoe.ca

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CONTACTS​ 

Chris Hedley
Public Relations Consultant
County of Simcoe, Service Simcoe Department
705-715-7654 (mobile)
Chris.Hedley@simcoe.ca

Collin Matanowitsch
Manager, Public Relations
County of Simcoe, Service Simcoe Department
705-734-8386 (mobile)
Collin.Matanowitsch@simcoe.ca