can yall get rid of the parking minimum and let businesses decide how much parking they need? Continuing to have it discourages businesses to locate in the city because they have to build so much parking.
Also not allowing some form of residential development and not letting people choose to live near rapid transit makes the city's infra underused, Re: the Transitway, the fact that residential cannot be built in the airport corporate centre makes commutes longer rather it be on transit or car. The same thing can and will be said about Hurontario between mathenson and the 407 where again, residential cannot be built on rapid transit. The lack of mixed use zoning and development in the city will continue to prevent our city from its full potential and have a fighting chance to move from suburban development.
City of Mississauga Council
recently endorsed the Parking Master Plan and Implementation Strategy. One of its recommendations is to
develop an updated approach to off-street parking regulations that considers the
City’s urban structure, transit investments, development trends, proximity to
multi-modal transportation, and best practices. Staff is planning to initiate a
comprehensive review of the parking regulations in the Zoning Bylaw in the near
future. The review will strive to align with the City’s intensification,
affordable housing and urban design policies while supporting a balanced
The Region of Peel is presently
undertaking a study of all major transit station areas (MTSAs) in the City of
Mississauga in consultation with city planning staff. Information about the
study is found here.
MTSAs are areas within a 500 to
800-metre radius of a transit station (about a 10-minute walk). All stations
along the Mississauga Transitway and the Hurontario Light Rapid Transit (LRT)
line are considered MTSAs. The study will identify and delineate MTSA
boundaries across Peel Region and provide direction on the density of
development that should occur within each MTSA. The opportunity for mixed-use
including residential uses will be considered through this study; however, it
will recognize the existing City structure where residential uses area not
permitted. The Airport Corporate and Gateway Corporate Centre Character Areas
are intended for employment uses and do not permit residential uses. The
Corporate Centres are within the Toronto Pearson International Airport
Operating Area (AOA) and therefore do not permit residential development.
Mississauga Official Plan policies that pertain to Aircraft Noise and address
the AOA, are found here.
What is the Official Plan Review and why is it being done now?
A comprehensive review of the Official Plan is required to
take place every ten years. It is an
opportunity to ensure that the official plan continues to address local
priorities and changing community needs. Mississauga’s current Official Plan
came into effect in November 2012.
What is involved in the review?
We will review
key studies which impact land use planning. We will also review our current
policies and determine if they “conform and are consistent” with the
province, region and city. We will consult with our key stakeholders and the