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    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.

     

    Project Status

    The Vision Georgetown project is to be carried out in 5 phases and is expected to take about 4 years.

    Phase I was completed in June of 2013.

    We are currently nearing completion of Phase II of the planning study. Three land use concepts were prepared and presented to the public in April 2014.

    All of the deliverables completed to date are included below. View the documents.

    Here is a detailed work program outlining tentative timelines and upcoming public engagement sessions.

     

     

     

     

    Vision

    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.

     

    Your Input

    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 is available here.

     

    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. Join Our Mailing List

     

    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 NEW
    • PDS-2015-0034 - Vision Georgetown Project Work Plan and Associated Budget Implications NEW

     

    Links to Background Document

     

    Public Meetings and Open Houses Word Cloud Vision Georgetown Logo

     

    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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