Monday, August 24, 2009

Places to Sprawl

The Ontario Greenbelt Alliance has issued a report card on how municipalities are addressing sprawl in their official plans. See page 9 for the report on Brant County. [Download a copy]

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Ontario's Greenbelt

For information on Ontario's Greenbelt please click here.

To visit the Ontario Greenbelt Alliance website click here.
To visit the Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation website click here.

Learn about the Ontario Greenbelt Alliance's call to expand the greenbelt.

Saturday, August 15, 2009

Brant County Official Plan

The County of Brant is currently working on finalizing the revised draft of the Official Plan.
More information and working draft maps can be found on the county website under Official Plan Review.

Draft Maps of Proposed Land Use Designations
County-wide Map of Designations
Map of Paris
Map of St. George
Map of Burford
Map of Cainsville
Map of Mt. Pleasant
Map of Tutela Heights
Map of Oakhill/Airport
Map of Oakland/Scotland
Map of Hamlets and Villages

Click here to view the draft Official Plan created in Jan. 2009. Please note that there have been several changes to this draft that are not currently available online.
Click here to view the former Official Plan created in 2000.
Appendices of the 2000 OP included maps of Natural Heritage and Soil Capability.

Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Democracy in Action

As citizens in Canada we have the responsibility to participate in the democratic system. There are a number of ways that you can choose to do this. One way is to communicate with elected officials whose job it is to represent your interests.

Based on where you live, determine who your elected official is. Click where you live on the map below and you find out who your elected official is.

City of Brantford

County of Brant