You’re Invited! Upcoming October Engagement Events

As part of the final stage of the Major Transit Station Area (MTSA) Area-Specific Planning Project, the City will be releasing and engaging on a draft Official Plan Amendment and a Community Planning Permit By-law starting next week.

Together, the draft Official Plan Amendment and Community Planning Permit System By-law will support the evolution of the MTSAs into complete communities and transform how development is assessed and approved in the MTSAs.

You are invited to:

  • Review the draft Official Plan Amendment and Community Planning Permit By-law – Available Oct. 10, 2023

The draft amendment and bylaw will be posted to the MTSA Project Webpage on October 10, 2023.

  • Listen in and ask questions at the Statutory Virtual Open House on Oct. 12, 2023
    Oct. 12, 6 to 8 p.m. on Zoom

Webinar ID: 899 8062 8040

Participate On-line: (internet connection required)

Participate by Telephone: 1-647-558-0588 (audio only)

  • Visit a Drop-In Information Session in person at Aldershot Library or Appleby Library

The drop-in sessions are opportunities for you to learn more and ask questions about the proposed amendment and by-law. While a formal presentation will not be provided, staff will be available to answer any questions.

  1. Oct 16, 6 to 8 p.m. at Aldershot Library, Program Room (550 Plains Road East, Burlington, ON L7T 2E3)
  2. Oct 17, 6 to 8 p.m. at New Appleby Library, Program Room (676 Appleby Line, Burlington, ON L7L 5Y1)

Oct. 31 at 9:30 a.m., resuming at 6:30 p.m. if needed

Virtual and In-Person at City Hall Council Chambers, 426 Brant Street

  • Share your written comments by November 7, 2023

Written comments can be emailed to the MTSA General Mailbox ( or mailed to Community Planning Department, P.O. Box 5013, 426 Brant Street, Burlington, ON L7R 3Z6

  • Speak with City Planning staff

The MTSA team have set aside time every Tuesday and Thursday from 2-3 p.m. to accommodate any one-on-one meeting requests. Email to schedule a meeting.

More information about the upcoming Virtual Open House, Public Meeting and Drop-In Information Sessions can be found on the City’s Calendar of Public Engagement and Events.

A formal Notice of Statutory Open House and Public Meeting has been mailed to all owners and tenants within 120 m of the MTSAs, The notice contains a general overview of the proposed amendment and by-law.

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