The town is now in Stage 3 of the province’s reopening framework. More town amenities, programs and services are becoming available. Provincial orders remain in effect and we must all follow public health guidelines.
This town-initiated official plan amendment (OPA) to the Livable Oakville Plan affects all lands south of Dundas Street. However, the primary purpose was to update the planned transportation network to support the long-term redevelopment of the lands in Midtown Oakville.
The Midtown Oakville Urban Growth Centre covers an area of about 100 hectares surrounding the Oakville GO Station – the lands bounded by the QEW, Chartwell Road, Cornwall Road and Sixteen Mile Creek.
The Livable Oakville Plan sets out a long-term vision and policies for Midtown Oakville in conformity with the 2006 Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe. The policies enable the area to transform into an urban mixed use community for about 12,000 people and 8,000 jobs by 2031 – a density of about 200 people and jobs combined per hectare. The 2017 Growth Plan maintains the requirement that Midtown Oakville be planned to achieve a minimum density of 200 people and jobs combined per hectare by 2031.
The existing Midtown Oakville policies were based on a conceptual transportation network pending further study. The 2014 Midtown Oakville Class Environmental Assessment Study provides the basis for a new transportation network within and surrounding Midtown Oakville to support the planned growth, as shown in OPA 14.
Lesley E. Gill Woods, Senior Planner
905-845-6601, ext. 3261