Promote Healthy and Age-Friendly Built Environments
Area of Focus: Thriving
Outcome: Increased proportion of development applications that meet the healthy development criteria
Measurement: Number of approved development applications that meet or exceed a pass score on the local health assessment tool
The design of our communities has a major impact on the physical and mental health of residents at all stages of life.
- Launched a Healthy Development Assessment Tool to support local municipalities and developers in building more walkable, healthy and age-friendly communities.
- Updated our Official Plan to emphasize healthy and age-friendly design principles in the Regional Official Plan Amendment 27.