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County Official Plan

​​​​County of Simcoe Official Plan – Office Consolidation February 2023

Simcoe County Offi​​cial ​​​​Plan Text

Text of the County of Simcoe Official Plan, Office Consolidation February 2023. This Office Consolidation includes all six (6) of the amendments to the County Official Plan approved by the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing (MMAH) or Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT)/Ontario Land Tribunal (OLT) following December 29, 2016.
Several site-specific appeals to the Official Plan remain in effect. A list of site-specific appeals​, current as of February 28, 2023, identifies the appellant and the location of lands subject to the appeal on Schedule 5.1 by number.

Simcoe County Official Plan Map Schedules

Schedule 5.1 - L​an​d ​Us​e Designations

Schedule 5.1a - Friday Harbour Resort Structure Plan 

Schedule 5.1.2 - Simcoe Sub Area

​Schedule 5.2.1 - High Potential Mineral Aggregate Resources

Schedule 5.2.2 - Streams and Evaluated Wetlands

Schedule 5.2.3 - Areas of Natural and Scientific Interest

Schedule 5.2.4 Wellhead Protection Areas and Surface Water Intake Protection Zones

Schedule 5.2.5 Highly Vulnerable Aquifers

Schedule 5.2.6 Significant Groundwater Recharge Areas

Schedule 5.3.1 - Niagara Escarpment Plan Land Use Designations

Schedule 5.3.2 - Oak Ridges Mora​ine Conservation Plan Land Use Designations

Schedule - Oak Ridges Moraine, Hydrologically Sensitive Features and Aquifer Vulnerability

Schedule - Oak Ridges Moraine, Key Natural Heritage Features and Landform Conservation Areas

Schedule 5.3.3 - Greenbelt Plan

Schedule 5.5.1 - County Transportation Systems

Schedule 5.5.2 - Future County Transportation Systems

Schedule 5.6.1 - County Waste Management System

Schedule 5.6.2 - Private, Local Municipality and Provincial Government Waste Management Sites

​Official Plan History

For information and documents relating to the previous versions of the County Official Plan, please visit the Official Plan History webpage.