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Celebrating Greenbelt's 10th Anniversary
The Greenbelt protects environmentally sensitive land and farmlands in Ontario’s Golden Horseshoe area from urban development. These lands will serve as a legacy for all Ontarians by preserving and enhancing our natural and cultural heritage.

Co-ordinated Land Use Planning Review

Co-ordinated Land Use Planning Review 
The four provincial land use plans for the Greater Golden Horseshoe are now under review.  The plans work together to manage growth, protect the natural environment and support economic development.  Your input can help to inform changes to the plans.

The Ontario Disaster Relief Assistance Program (ODRAP) 

Bill 73 – proposed Smart Growth for Our Communities Act 

Municipal Councillor's Guide

Places to Grow

The Provincial Policy Statement

Ontario Building Code

List of Ontario Municipalities


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Major Programs and Initiatives

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Affordable Housing

The Ontario government has made affordable housing a priority. Access to affordable housing is key to reducing child poverty and developing a decent standard of living for all Ontarians.

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Greenbelt Protection

By protecting nearly 2 million acres of sensitive land from development, the Greenbelt protects the water we drink and the air we breathe.

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Brownfields Ontario

Brownfields are former industrial lands, now vacant or underused. Learn how we are clearing the way for brownfield redevelopment.