Implement the policies of Markham’s Official Plan, the Regional Municipality of York’s Official Plan, the Planning Act and, amongst other Provincial plans and polices, the Provincial Policy Statement (PPS);
Respond to emerging planning and development trends;
Establish development standards that produce predictable outcomes that are appropriate for each area of the City;
Reflect the diversity of Markham and allow neighbourhoods to maintain a distinct sense of place;
Protect the built form of existing, established residential neighbourhoods, particularly for communities in transition; and,
Develop a web-based GIS zoning system and Zoning By-law webpage that is interactive, and user friendly.
Why are we undertaking this project?
Key Objectives (Project Charter)
The key objectives which formed the project charter of the Zoning By-law Consolidation Project are to: