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COMMUNITY INFORMATION SESSION #2

Virtual Meeting using ZOOM

Saturday, September 26, 2020 | 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Join us to learn more about the Markham Road - Mount Joy Secondary Plan Study and share your ideas to shape how this community will grow, move and change over time. The second Virtual Community Information Session will present the draft vision, guiding principles and concept plans for the secondary plan area through an interactive meeting.

Links to join the Session via video conference (Zoom) or view the livestream (YouTube) will be posted here, on Your Voice Markham, one hour before the meeting starts.

In the meantime, you can learn more about the Study and Secondary Plan area through the information and tools on this webpage.



What are we doing and why?

The City of Markham's Official Plan 2014 identifies the need for a new secondary plan for the Markham Road - Mount Joy local corridor. The area is imagined to become:

“a mixed-use local corridor that functions as a main street integrating a range of housing, employment, shopping and recreation opportunities, at transit-supportive densities adjacent to the GO station, to serve the adjacent communities of Berczy Village, Wismer Commons, Greensborough and Swan Lake.”

The Markham Road - Mount Joy Secondary Plan Study was started in November 2019 as a first step to preparing a new secondary plan. The Study will address land use and urban design, transportation, and municipal servicing to support the development of a sustainable and complete community.

The Secondary Plan area is located in the northeast portion of the City’s urban area and includes lands along both sides of Markham Road from 16th Avenue in the south to Major Mackenzie Drive East in the north, between the Stouffville GO rail line to the east and the westerly limit of properties fronting Markham Road to the west. The study area extends slightly beyond the Secondary Plan area as shown in the map to the left.

This is YOUR Markham Road - Mount Joy! We want to hear from you to make sure the Secondary Plan reflects the needs and ideas of the people who live, work, shop and play in the community.



Virtual Community Information Session (Recording)

Wednesday, July 29, 2020 | 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM


Thank you for joining us at our first virtual Community Information Session about the Markham Road – Mount Joy Secondary Plan Study. The Session introduced the study and work completed to date, and included multiple opportunities for questions and feedback.

We want to hear from you! Send us your feedback about the Markham Road – Mount Joy Secondary Plan area to the contacts listed under “Who’s Listening”. Please also complete the survey below.

Missed the Session? You can watch a video recording of the meeting (below) or download the presentation.




COMMUNITY INFORMATION SESSION #2

Virtual Meeting using ZOOM

Saturday, September 26, 2020 | 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Join us to learn more about the Markham Road - Mount Joy Secondary Plan Study and share your ideas to shape how this community will grow, move and change over time. The second Virtual Community Information Session will present the draft vision, guiding principles and concept plans for the secondary plan area through an interactive meeting.

Links to join the Session via video conference (Zoom) or view the livestream (YouTube) will be posted here, on Your Voice Markham, one hour before the meeting starts.

In the meantime, you can learn more about the Study and Secondary Plan area through the information and tools on this webpage.



What are we doing and why?

The City of Markham's Official Plan 2014 identifies the need for a new secondary plan for the Markham Road - Mount Joy local corridor. The area is imagined to become:

“a mixed-use local corridor that functions as a main street integrating a range of housing, employment, shopping and recreation opportunities, at transit-supportive densities adjacent to the GO station, to serve the adjacent communities of Berczy Village, Wismer Commons, Greensborough and Swan Lake.”

The Markham Road - Mount Joy Secondary Plan Study was started in November 2019 as a first step to preparing a new secondary plan. The Study will address land use and urban design, transportation, and municipal servicing to support the development of a sustainable and complete community.

The Secondary Plan area is located in the northeast portion of the City’s urban area and includes lands along both sides of Markham Road from 16th Avenue in the south to Major Mackenzie Drive East in the north, between the Stouffville GO rail line to the east and the westerly limit of properties fronting Markham Road to the west. The study area extends slightly beyond the Secondary Plan area as shown in the map to the left.

This is YOUR Markham Road - Mount Joy! We want to hear from you to make sure the Secondary Plan reflects the needs and ideas of the people who live, work, shop and play in the community.



Virtual Community Information Session (Recording)

Wednesday, July 29, 2020 | 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM


Thank you for joining us at our first virtual Community Information Session about the Markham Road – Mount Joy Secondary Plan Study. The Session introduced the study and work completed to date, and included multiple opportunities for questions and feedback.

We want to hear from you! Send us your feedback about the Markham Road – Mount Joy Secondary Plan area to the contacts listed under “Who’s Listening”. Please also complete the survey below.

Missed the Session? You can watch a video recording of the meeting (below) or download the presentation.




  • The questions in this survey are based on the presentation from the Virtual Community Information Session held on July 29, 2020. If you were unable to attend the session you can watch a video recording of the meeting or download the presentation.

    Your input will help make sure the needs and ideas of the people who live, work, shop and visit the Markham Road - Mount Joy community are reflected in the Secondary Plan.

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