Niagara Region is undertaking a review of settlement area boundaries as part of its new Official Plan.
Reports PDS 41-2021 and PDS 42-2021, from December 2021, set out staff's recommendations for boundary changes. The full reports with appendices are provided below. The version provided as part of the Council agenda did not contain all appendices due to size.
|PDS 41-2021||Settlement Area Boundary Review - Urban Recommendations|
|Appendix 1||Map of All Requests Received as part of Settlement Area Boundary Review|
|Appendix 2||Map of Recommended Urban Settlement Area Expansions|
|Appendix 3||2051 Land Needs Assessment (December 2021)|
|Appendix 4||Niagara Falls and Fort Erie Expansion Area-Wide Context Review|
|Appendix 5||Boundary Changes from Technical Adjustments to Urban Settlement Areas|
|Appendix 6||Boundary Changes from Rationalizations|
|Appendix 7||Provincial Policy Review|
|Appendix 8||Public Comments|
|Appendix 9||Urban Settlement Area Assessment Review|
|PDS 42-2021||Settlement Area Boundary Review - Rural Recommendations|
|Appendix 1||Map of Recommended Rural (Hamlet) Settlement Area Expansions|
|Appendix 2||2051 Rural Land Needs Assessment (December 2021)|
|Appendix 3||Rural (Hamlet) Settlement Area Assessment Review
|Appendix 4||Boundary Changes from Technical Adjustments to Rural (Hamlet) Settlement Areas|
|Appendix 5||Provincial Policy and Plan Review|
Comments will be received until Friday, Feb. 7, 2022.