Bill 108: Changes to Ontario’s Planning System

The Province’s Bill 108, the More Homes, More Choice Act Opens in new window, passed First Reading in the Ontario Legislature on May 2, 2019. This Bill seeks to amend 13 different statutes Opens in new window that impact municipalities and land use planning processes.

Some of the changes proposed through Bill 108 will affect the planning and financial tools to support new development in communities across Toronto (growth pays for growth) that the City uses to provide:

  • parks
  • recreation centres
  • childcare centres
  • libraries
  • subsidized housing
  • paramedic services and
  • other community infrastructure
It will also change where the City can require new affordable housing, how heritage buildings are conserved and how development applications are reviewed by the City and at the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT).

There will be two public meetings on the proposed Bill 108 on Monday, May 27, 2019. City Councillors and City staff will be in attendance at both of these meetings.

Monday, May 27, 2019 Earl Haig Secondary School 100 Princess Ave 7 to 9 p.m.

Monday, May 27, 2019 City Hall Council Chambers 100 Queen Street W 7 to 9 p.m.

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