Join Us! In-Person and Virtual Public Meeting.
Share Your Comments on the Draft Official Plan Amendment and Built Form Standards
We will be presenting the draft Downtown Fairview, Cooksville and Hospital Policy Review - Proposed Official Plan Amendment and Built Form Standards. Community members can attend to ask questions and share further comments on the proposed changes to the Official Plan and built form standards. Please see the attached notice for further details on how to participate virtually, in person or provide written comments.
Public Meeting - Planning and Development Committee
Date: Monday, May 9, 2022
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Online and Mississauga Civic Centre, Council Chamber, 300 City Centre Drive
Public Meeting Notice can be found here
The report is available online here one week prior to the meeting. If you are unable to attend, have questions, or would like to share comments and concerns, you can also email Christian.Binette@mississauga.ca or post on our Q&A tool.
Thank you for your ongoing participation on the Downtown Fairview, Cooksville and Hospital Policy Review.
Downtown Fairview, Cooksville and Hospital Policy Review Team
Thank you for your comments on the draft policies and built form standards for the Downtown Fairview, Cooksville and Hospital areas and sharing what matters most to you. Your comments will help shape the direction of growth and development in these areas. If you have any further comments or questions, you can contact the project team by email or by phone.
A public meeting is planned for May 9th, 2022. More information will be posted on the project website over the next few weeks.
On February 16, 2022, the City of Mississauga held an online community meeting on managing anticipated growth in the Downtown Fairview, Cooksville and Hospital areas. Staff presented an overview of the draft Official Plan policies and built form standards and how they can help achieve vibrant, “15-minute” communities and guide new development. The meeting materials are now available online. Click on the links to review the presentation slides or meeting questions and to watch the video recording.
If you have comments on the draft policies and built form standards, we encourage you to use the interactive PDF tool above, which will be available until March 21. The project team is also available by email or phone if you have any questions or comments.
Thank you for your participation in the Downtown Fairview, Cooksville and Hospital Policy Review Project!
Join us for a community meeting on managing anticipated growth in the Downtown Fairview, Cooksville and Hospital areas! Staff will present an overview of the draft official plan policies and built form standards. Learn how these draft policies and built form standards can support the creation of “15-minute” communities and guide new development.
Date: Wednesday, February 16, 2022.
Time: 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Register here for the virtual community meeting!
On January 24th, 2022, draft official plan policies and built form standards will be presented at the Planning and Development Committee (PDC) meeting. Learn more about how these draft policies and built form standards can support the creation of “15-minute” communities. The PDC Information Report is available to view here.
Planning and Development Committee Meeting
Date: January 24, 2022
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Online, can be streamed live here
Advance registration is required to participate and/or make a comment in the meeting virtually. Please email email@example.com(External link) no later than Friday, January 21, 2022 at 4:00 p.m. and provide your name, phone number, and file number if you wish to speak to the Committee. Any materials you wish to show the Committee during your presentation must be provided as an attachment to the email. Links to cloud services will not be accepted. You will be provided with directions on how to participate from Clerks' staff.
Participate Via Telephone
Residents without access to the internet, via computer, smartphone or tablet, can participate and/or make comment in the meeting via telephone. To register, please call Megan Piercey at 905-615-3200 ext. 4915 no later than Friday, January 21, 2022 at 4:00 p.m. You must provide your name, phone number, and file number if you wish to speak to the Committee. You will be provided with directions on how to participate from Clerks' staff.
Thank you for your participation in the Downtown Fairview, Cooksville and Hospital Policy Review project!
On April 22, 2021 the City of Mississauga hosted the lively 15-Minute City Forum – Cooksville with special guests Cherise Burda, Executive Director at City Building Ryerson, Neluka Leanage, Founder and CEO of SafeGround, and Alex Bozikovic, architecture critic and journalist at the Globe and Mail.
If you were not able to attend or have more you would like to share, please let us know what you think:
- Watch the forum videos – Part One (panel discussion) and Part Two (planner presentation and Q&A)
- Review the presentation slides here
- Share your comments or questions in the survey by Monday, May 31, 2021
Alex Bozikovic, Architecture Critic and Journalist at the Globe and Mail (Panelist)
In his columns, Alex mixes reporting and critical analysis to reveal what is happening in the built environment and to advocate for buildings and better cities. Alex’s work spans a diverse range of urban topics including affordable housing, post-pandemic future, urban design and how architecture shapes our daily lives.
Alex’s work consistently situates architectural projects in a social context to give an understanding of why design matters and advocates for good architecture. He is the co-author of Toronto Architecture: A City Guide (2017). Alex has won a National Magazine Award and has also written for design publications such as Azure, Blueprint, Dwell, Spacing and Wallpaper.
Notably, Alex was a guest speaker on the Big Story podcast, which focused on how we can build 15-minute cities where we live and how to make changes for the future.
Neluka Leanage, Founder of an award-winning startup called SafeGround and Principal at groundSHIFT consulting. (Panelist)
Neluka is devoted to fostering vibrant, safe and inclusive places for pedestrians, cyclists and drivers. She brings together her expertise and passion to challenge current thinking with data-driven, equity and user-experience lenses to inform plans, strategies and frameworks.
She has led many active transportation and trails plans, walkability and safety audits, as well as, served on the Steering Committee for The Centre for Active Transportation for 4 years.
Neluka is a PhD candidate at the School of Planning at University of Waterloo with a focus on active transit, public spaces, liveability and transformational solutions to urban challenges. She has led research and published on the topics of future-proofing cities with pedestrian-oriented development, smart growth, uneven residential intensification and overcoming obstacles to sustainable urban development. She has led key research on downtowns and building active communities in indigenous and other urban settings. Notably, Neluka co-authored a discussion paper looking at how the 15-minute walking city can save intensification hubs in and beyond COVID-19.
Cherise Burda, Executive Director at City Building Ryerson, which is a university-wide collaborative to advance multidisciplinary urban research. (Moderator)
Cherise a strategic thinker that leverages her experience and leadership skills to bring together research, policy analysis and leaders from diverse backgrounds to tackle today’s critical urban challenges and advance sustainable solutions. Previously, Cherise Burda was the Ontario Director of the Pembina Institute, where she led the transportation, climate and clean energy policy in Ontario. She also held positions as senior researcher at University of Victoria’s Eco-Research Chair of Environmental Law and Policy and as program director with the David Suzuki Foundation. She holds a Masters in Environmental Policy from University of Victoria as well as a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science and a Bachelor of Education, both from University of Toronto.
Her expertise in engagement and communication is an asset to advance sustainable solutions for a better future.