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Virtual Town Hall Session - Growth Management
October 7, 2020
The New Official Plan for the County of BrantWe're creating a simply grand official plan. Will you join us?
Building Healthy and Complete CommunitiesWhen communities are built to facilitate healthy lifestyles, they can meet the day-to-day needs of people throughout all stages of life. The County of Brant is preparing a new Official Plan and includes long-term policies that will guide our growth and promote health, wellness and equitable access to services. #SimplyGrandPlan
Protecting What We ValueThe County of Brant is rich in natural resources like water, forests, wetlands, rivers, fish and wildlife habitats, agriculture, aggregates and cultural heritage. The County of Brant is preparing a new Official Plan and long term policies to protect what we value and outline a sustainable approach for future generations. #SimplyGrandPlan
How We GreenThe County of Brant is committed to building a sustainable, carbon-neutral municipality by 2050 and has taken steps towards accomplishing this goal. These first steps include solar installations, LED lighting retrofits, sustainable building designs and long-term energy planning. The County of Brant is preparing a new official plan and long term policies to protect the environment and the community from climate change. #SimplyGrandPlan
Economic Development and ProsperityThe County of Brant has designated employment land areas and includes land for manufacturing, warehousing, offices, and associated retail and other facilities. The County of Brant is preparing a new Official Plan and includes long term policies about employment land areas. #SimplyGrandPlan
Planning for InfrastructureThe County of Brant is responsible to maintain safe and reliable infrastructure such as water services, waste water services, roads, bridges, sidewalks, buildings and transit, for example. The County of Brant is preparing a new Official Plan and includes long-term policies that ensure our future infrastructure needs are met and well-planned to accommodate future growth. Given the vast scale and extent of the County’s infrastructure, a range of studies, plans, and processes have been undertaken. #SimplyGrandPlan
Transportation and MobilityTransportation is part of everyone’s life – whether visiting family, traveling to school, a medical appointment or the arena or shipping goods for your business. The County of Brant is preparing a new Official Plan and includes long-term policies that ensure our future transportation system supports continued prosperity and quality of life. #SimplyGrandPlan