Regional Official Plan Update
The decision regarding the Waterloo Region Official Plan update “ROPA 6” by the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing was released on April 11, 2023. The Ministry made several changes to the plan. See the ERO entry 019-5952 for details on the response and the modifications and below for media coverage.
ROP Related Statements and Media
Statement on provincially-imposed Official Plans in Waterloo, Peterborough and four other municipalities – Environmental Defence
Hold The Line statement at holdthelinewr.org
ROP Related Media
Region forced to make more land available for development | Woolwich Observer
Province opens more land for housing in Waterloo Region | TheRecord.com
Hundreds of hectares in Waterloo Region have been made available for housing | CityNews Kitchener
Ontario orders Waterloo to sprawl into farmland | The Narwhal
Green Party calls for co-ops and non-profit housing not ‘sprawl agenda’ | TheRecord.com
Opening up more land for housing is a ‘no-brainer,’: Ford | TheRecord.com
(OpEd) There are hidden time bombs in Ford’s call for more housing development | TheRecord.com
For more information on the approval of other Regional Official Plans see our Bill 23 information page (click the tab to show the content).