Projects & Initiatives 

The Projects and Initiatives area provides information about City of Brantford on-going or recently completed projects, plans and strategies.

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The list below features recent updates to the City's ongoing projects and initiatives.

UPDATE: The Official Plan Review – Envisioning Our City: 2041 process has now resumed
The Official Plan Review is now underway, to establish a new, updated City of Brantford Official Plan. It will include a master planning process to add the Boundary Expansion Lands into the Official Plan.
Downtown Brantford: Partnership Driven Revitalization Video
Downtown Brantford is an ongoing success story. As one of 25 Ontario “Urban Growth Centres”, the City of Brantford has proven that strategic partnerships are an excellent way of revitalizing a downtown core.
Municipal Class Environmental Assessment for the Colborne Street - East Slope Stabilization
UPDATE: Public Consultation Thursday, September 13, 2018
Ballantyne Drive Cycle Lane Improvements - PIC June 20, 2018
The Public Works and Parks Departments are working to redesign Ballanyne Drive to improve the user experience for all users of the road.
Healthy Kids Community Challenge
Our community is one of 45 across Ontario proudly taking part in the Healthy Kids Community Challenge to promote children’s health through physical activity and healthy eating.
DATE CHANGE: Pre-Construction PIC For Improvements to Shellard Lane - Phase 2 - Thursday, March 22, 2018
Due to state of emergency for the City of Brantford this PIC will be rescheduled for a later date.
Design and Construction Manual
The manual is intended to aid in the planning, design and construction and maintenance and operation activities of linear infrastructure for new subdivision developments and the retrofit of existing infrastructure.
UPDATE: The soil remediation program is completed! In total, 148,900 cubic metres of contaminated soil was excavated.
Thank you to everyone who lives and works in the neighbourhood for your patience and support throughout the project. It's thanks to the support of the neighbourhood that many of the unique challenges were sucesssfully overcome.
UPDATE: Phase 1 of The Southwest Sports Complex Project North of Shellard Lane underway
Work is now beginning on the detailed design for Phase 1.
The City of Brantford updated its Economic Development Strategy in 2016.
The revised strategy reflects both current state and future direction of the City’s economic development efforts based upon a comprehensive review.