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    Vision Georgetown

    Vision Georgetown

    Vision Georgetown - Leading today, Shaping Tomorrow

    The Vision Georgetown Project

    This 404 ha (1,000 ac) parcel of land will be home to 19,000 residents and provide 1,700 new jobs starting in 2021.
    See a map of the study area.

    There are two main components of the Vision Georgetown planning project:

    • A land use planning study (known as a secondary plan); and,
    • A subwatershed study which deals with all aspects of the natural environment.

    Completion of these studies will fulfill Phases I and II of the Environmental Assessment process required when planning for transportation and services.



    It is anticipated that the Vision Georgetown Secondary Plan will be completed by the end of 2018.

    The Public Open House to review the DRAFT Land Use Concept has been scheduled as follows:

    Sept. 20, 2017.
    Christ the King Secondary School – Cafeteria
    6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
    161 Guelph St, Georgetown, ON L7G 4A6
    Please RSVP by calling 905-873-2601 ext. 2377
    Or by email: Christine Maiorano

    With the help of our stakeholders, a Vision statement has been prepared to help guide planning in this new community...

    To be the New Community of Choice

    The Vision Georgetown community is an inspiring new urban community; distinctive in the way it looks and functions, fostering healthy lifestyles, neighbourliness, economic prosperity, and local pride.  It is a resilient, sustainable, complete, and compact community, with a thriving natural heritage system.  It feels like a small Town and is physically connected to the broader community of Georgetown and the Town of Halton Hills.  It honours the rich heritage of the Town, emphasizes people, and provides choices for day-to-day living.  Overall, the Vision Georgetown community is an exceptional, forward thinking, and innovative model for new community development.

    There are 14 Guiding Principles that have been established to help achieve the Vision set out for this new expanded area of Georgetown. View the Vision and Guiding Principles. The Vision and Guiding Principles form the framework for decision-making when planning and developing this new community.


    Vision Groegetown Worde cloudeTo date, there have been three public events held on the Vision Georgetown project to date as follows.  
    An Information Session was held in September 2013
    A Community Visioning Session was held in November 2013.  
    A Public Workshop on the three Land Use Concepts was held in April 2014.

    We have received excellent input during those events and identified some common themes.

    A summary of what we heard at each event can be found under the Reports & Background Documents tab.

    The next public open house is scheduled for Sept. 20, 2017. Visit the Project Status tab for the details of the Open House.

    Links to Staff Report(s)

    • PDS-2012-0038 - Southwest Georgetown Integrated Planning Project Terms of Reference
    • PDS-2013-0050 - Vision Georgetown Phase I Status Report
    • PDS-2014-0002 - Vision Georgetown Phase II Status Report
    • PDS-2015-0011 - Vision Georgetown Second Status Update – Phase II
    • PDS-2015-0034 - Vision Georgetown Project Work Plan and Associated Budget Implications
    • P&I-2017-0076 - Vision Georgetown Subwatershed Study
    • P&I-2017-0080 – Vision Georgetown Draft Preferred Land Use Concept


    Links to Background Document


    Public Meetings and Open Houses Word Cloud Vision Georgetown Logo


    We want to hear from you

    Throughout the planning process, there will be many opportunities for you to participate in shaping this new community. Join our mailing list for newsletters, notice of meetings, surveys etc.

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    For more information

    Please visit the Planning, Development and Sustainability Department, Town of Halton Hills, 1 Halton Hills Drive, Halton Hills, Ontario L7G 5G2, please contact:

    Tara Buonpensiero
    Senior Planner Policy
    Town of Halton Hills
    1 Halton Hills Drive
    Halton Hills ON L7G 5G2
    Email: Tara Buonpensiero
    Phone: 905-873-2601 ext. 2214


    Steve Burke
    Manager of Planning Policy
    Town of Halton Hills
    1 Halton Hills Drive
    Halton Hills ON L7G 5G2
    Email: Steve Burke
    Phone: 905-873-2601 ext. 2254




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