News & Updates
Update August 22, 2013
The City has issued a draft Official Plan Amendment and draft Zoning Bylaw Amendment to bring forward the recommendations made in the Intensification Strategy that will help the City achieve its growth and density targets.
A Public Information Session to discuss the amendments is schedule for:
September 12, 2013
173 Colborne Street - Brantford Public Library (3rd Floor)
7:00pm - 9:00pm
For your reference please see a copy of the draft Official Plan Amendment and draft Zoning Bylaw Amendment linked below:
draft Official Plan Amendment (OP-07-13)
draft Zoning Bylaw Amendment (PZ-17-13)
Update March 28, 2013
The Citizens' Guide to Intensification is now available. The document is intended to be an educational tool to help residents and developers understand intensification in the City.
Citizens' Guide to Intensification
Update September 7, 2012
The Intensification Strategy project is complete. The final strategy will be presented to Council on September 10, 2012 for approval. Please select the link below to access the final strategy.
Intensification Strategy and Implementation Plan
Update June 13, 2012
On June 13, 2012 the City of Brantford held its third and final public meeting regarding the Intensification Strategy. During the meeting the public/stakeholders were presented with a project update and an overview of the implementation directions for Official Plan Amendments, Zoning Bylaw Amendments, and Urban Design Guidelines. To review the information presented at the public meeting, see the links below:
Intensification Strategy - Public Meeting #3 - Presentation
Intensification Strategy - Public Meeting #3 - Display Boards
Update June 1, 2012
The Intensification Strategy team has finalized the Phase C (Intensification Directions) stage of the process. The following documents are available for viewing:
Intensification Directions and Implementation Strategy
Water, Wastewater, and Stormwater Management - Opportunities and Constraints Report
Transportation Background Report and Assessment of Intensification Scenarios
Transportation Background Report (appendices)
Update March 8, 2012
On March 7, 2012 the City of Brantford held its second public meeting regarding the Intensification Strategy. During the meeting the public/stakeholders were presented with a project update, draft intensification scenario's, and draft criteria for reviewing intensification proposals. To review the information presented at the public meeting see the links below.
Intensification Strategy - Public Meeting #2 - Presentation
Intensification Strategy - Public Meeting #2 - Display Boards
Update March 7, 2012
The Intensification Strategy team has finalized the Phase B (data analysis) stage of the process. The Intensification Opportunities Analysis Report is now available for review. Click link to view report.
Update February 24, 2012
The second public meeting for the Intensification Strategy will be held on March 7, 2012 at 103 Darling Street – WLU Student Centre Multipurpose Room. Click link for more details.
Update December 6, 2011
The City of Brantford held its first open house for the intensification strategy on December 6, 2011. Please see the link attached to view the powerpoint presentation shown at the open house. Intensification Strategy - Open House - Dec 6, 2011.