Provincial Policies

May 29, 2015 VIA E-MAIL: Hon. Ted McMeekin Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing Government of Ontario 777 Bay Street, 17th Floor Toronto Ontario M5G 2E5 Bill 73: Smart Growth For Our Communities Act, 2015 Dear Minister McMeekin: The Federation of North Toronto Residents’ Associations (FoNTRA) is an umbrella organization currently representing 32 residents’ […]

Land use planning and appeals Review –share comments at workshops in regional location (for more information –submit comments online –email a submission to planning –write to Land USe Planning Appeal System Review, Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Provincial Planning Policy Branch, 777 Bay Street, 14th floor, Toronto, ON M5G 2E5 Developmenrt Charges […]


Planning Reform / Ontario Municipal Board 1. Issue: Municipal Official Plans are frequently subject to amendment, even though they are provincially approved. FoNTRA has proposed two Planning Act changes to improve the stability of Official Plans: 1) the Official Plan should be required to provide population densities and land-use intensities which would provide guidance for […]