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For Immediate Release:
October 5, 2011

Public Meeting on Proposed Policy Updates

BRAMPTON, ON. (Oct. 5, 2011) – As part of the Peel Region Official Plan Review, the Region of Peel will host a public meeting for residents and stakeholders for Regional Official Plan Amendment (ROPA) 26 on Oct. 13 at 9:30 a.m. 

The public meeting will discuss the proposed draft policies about:

  • incentives to support the development of sustainable and healthy communities
  • human-made hazards (oil, gas and salt hazards)
  • petroleum resources
  • natural hazards
  • compatible active recreation
  • transportation

Residents are invited to provide comment at the public meeting, however, Council will not be making a decision on ROPA 26 at that time. Written questions and comments following the public meeting will be taken into consideration, and can be submitted until Oct. 27, 2011.

If oral submissions are not made at this public meeting, or if written submissions are not received before this proposed Official Plan Amendment is adopted by Regional Council, then the person or public body is not entitled to appeal the decision of the Regional Council on this amendment to the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB). Also, those who do not make an oral submission at this meeting or a written submission to the Region before the adoption of the amendment may not be added as a party to the hearing of an appeal before the OMB, unless the Board feels that there are reasonable grounds to add the person or public body as a party to the hearing.

The public meeting will take place in Council Chambers at 10 Peel Centre Dr. in Brampton. For more information on the Peel Region Official Plan Review, visit peelregion.ca/officialplan.

The Regional Municipality of Peel was incorporated in 1974 on the principle that certain community and infrastructure services are most cost-effectively administered over a larger geographic area. The Region of Peel serves more than one million residents in the cities of Brampton and Mississauga and the town of Caledon.

For more information on the Region of Peel, please call 905-791-7800, or visit peelregion.ca.



Natalie Daniel
Public Affairs Associate
Region of Peel
905-791-7800, ext. 4478

Arvin Prasad
Director, Planning Policy and Research
Region of Peel
905-791-7800, ext. 4251

Communication Services, 10 Peel Centre Dr., Brampton, ON L6T 4B9
Phone: 905-791-7800, Fax: 905-791-0595, e-mail



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