The Proposed New CITY OF PETERBOROUGH OFFICIAL PLAN

Draft, July 2021, and Key Supporting Documents

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Appendix I: Natural Heritage System Background Report

September 2020
(released July 2021)

City of Peterborough Land Needs Assessment Report

June 2021

A Reimagine Guide to KEY THEMES in the Draft Official Plan

To focus on one or more specific themes in the Draft OP, review these essential pages.

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Vision Statement

p. 9

Guiding Principles

pp. 10-15

Land Use Designations

pp. 35-103

Especially note references to “Cultural Heritage” throughout for the various land use designations.

See also The Central Area, Downtown Neighborhood Designation, Major Open Space Designation and Mixed-Use Corridors.

Public Consultation

pp. 214-217

Comprehensive Zoning Bylaw

p. 223

Community Improvement Plans

pp. 242-245

Pre-Consultation

pp. 249-253

Interpretation

p. 261

See definitions of of “Archeological Resources” and “Built Heritage Resources.”

Lily Lake Secondary Plan

p. 285

Liftlock Secondary Plan

p. 286

Vision Statement

p. 9

Guiding Principles

pp. 10-15

Financial Planning Tools

p. 22

Land Use Designations

pp. 35-120

Especially note the references to “Green Infrastructure,” “Green Buildings” and “Natural Heritage System” throughout the various land use designations.

Parkland and Open Spaces

pp. 139-155

Urban Design Sustainability

pp. 159-60

Urban Forest

pp. 162-163

Climate Change

pp. 165-166

Infrastructure (General Policies)

p. 171

Water Resources

pp. 175-185

Railways

p, 205

Public Consultation

pp. 214-217

Comprehensive Zoning Bylaw

p. 223

Site Plan Approval

p. 231-233

Plan of Subdivision

p. 233-235

Community Improvement Plans

pp. 242-245

Pre-Consultation

pp. 249-253

Interpretation

p. 261

Numerous definitions relating to climate change and the environment including “Community Energy Plan,” “Complete Communities,” “Developable Land Area,” etc.

Lily Lake Secondary Plan

p. 285

Liftlock Secondary Plan

p. 286

Vision Statement

p. 9

Guiding Principles

pp. 10-15

Financial and Planning Tools

p. 22

Land Use Designations

pp. 35-103. Particularly: “Employment Districts,” pg. 95, “Prestige Employment Designation,” pg. 99, and “General Employment Designation,” pg. 101.

Infrastructure Policies

p. 169-187, including Servicing, Utilities and Transportation

Public Consultation

pp. 214-217

Comprehensive Zoning Bylaw

p. 223

Interpretation

p. 261

Includes definitions of “Business Service Establishment,” “Employment Land,” “Major Office,” Major Institutional,” “Personal Service Commercial,” “Petroleum Resource Operations,” and “Population Related Employment.”

Vision Statement

p. 9

Guiding Principles

pp. 10-15

Land Use Designations

pp. 35-103

Especially note references to Community Gardens throughout the various land use designations.

See also Food Store Distribution, p. 40, and Rural Transitional Area Designation, p. 115.

Local Food Production

p. 164

Public Consultation

pp. 214-217

Comprehensive Zoning Bylaw

p. 223

Community Improvement Plans

pp. 242-245

Pre-Consultation

pp. 249-253

Interpretation

p. 261Includes definitions of “Large Scale Food Store” and “Small Scale Food Store.”

Lily Lake Secondary Plan

p. 285

Liftlock Secondary Plan

p. 296

Vision Statement

p. 9

Guiding Principles

pp. 10-15

Planning for Future Growth

p. 19

Land Use Designations

pp. 35-120

Urban Design

pp. 156-160

Infrastructure Policies

pp. 169-187

Implementation

pp. 213-257

Lily Lake Secondary Plan

p. 285

Liftlock Secondary Plan

p. 296

Vision Statement

p. 9

Guiding Principles

pp. 10-15

Financial and Planning Tools

p. 22

Land Use Designations

pp. 35-120

Cultural Heritage

pp. 123-131

Parkland and Open Spaces

pp. 139-155

Urban Forest

pp. 162-163

Climate Change

pp. 165-166

Infrastructure (General Policies)

p. 171

Water Resources

pp. 175-185

Navigable Waterways

p. 209

Indigenous Peoples & Duty to Consult

p. 213

Public Consultation

p. 214

Comprehensive Zoning Bylaw

p. 223

Site Plan Approval

p. 231

Plan of Subdivision

p. 233

Community Improvement Plans

pp. 242-245

Parkland Dedication

p. 238

Settlement of Lands Within the NHS

p. 239

Pre-Consultation

pp. 249-253

Interpretation

p. 261

Includes definitions of “Archeological Resources,” “Built Heritage Resources,” “Cultural Heritage Landscape,” “Cultural Heritage Resources,” and “Placemaking.”

Lily Lake Secondary Plan

p. 285

Liftlock Secondary Plan

p. 286

Vision Statement

p. 9

Guiding Principles

pp. 10-15

Financial Planning Tools

p. 22

Land Use Designations

pp. 35-103

Especially note the references to “Natural Heritage System” throughout the various land use designations.

Parkland and Open Spaces

pp. 139-155

Urban Forest

pp. 162-163

Climate Change

pp. 165-166

Infrastructure (General Policies)

p. 171

Water Resources

pp. 175-185

Navigable Waterways

p. 209

Public Consultation

pp. 214-217

Comprehensive Zoning Bylaw

p. 223

Site Plan Approval

p. 231-233

Plan of Subdivision

p. 233-235

Community Improvement Plans

pp. 242-245

Parkland Dedication

pp. 239-239

Securement of Lands within the Natural Heritage System (NHS)

pp. 239-241

Pre-Consultation

pp. 249-253

Interpretation

p. 261

Numerous definitions relating to Natural Areas.

Lily Lake Secondary Plan

p. 285

Liftlock Secondary Plan

p. 286

Vision Statement

p. 9

Guiding Principles

pp. 10-15

Land Use Designations

pp. 35-103

Especially note references to Affordable Housing and Special Needs throughout for the various land use designations.

See also: Housing, pp. 132-138, Communal Housing Policy, p. 48, and Special Needs Housing Policy p. 49.

Public Consultation

pp. 214-217

Comprehensive Zoning Bylaw

p. 223

Community Improvement Plans

pp. 242-245

Pre-Consultation

pp. 249-253

Interpretation

p. 261

See definitions of “Affordable,” “Affordable Housing” and “Special Needs.

Lily Lake Secondary Plan

p. 285

Liftlock Secondary Plan

p. 286

Vision Statement

p. 9

Guiding Principles

pp. 10-15

Land Use Designations

pp. 35-103

Especially note references to transportation throughout for the various land use designations.

Public Consultation

pp. 214-217

Comprehensive Zoning Bylaw

p. 223

Community Improvement Plans

pp. 242-245

Pre-Consultation

pp. 249-253

Interpretation

p. 261

See definitions of “Active Transportation,”, “Complete Communities,” “Complete Streets,” “Infrastructure,” “Major Transit Station Area (MTSA),”, “Multi Modal,” “Neighborhood Supportive Uses,” “Transit-Oriented,” and “Transit-Supported.

Lily Lake Secondary Plan

p. 285

Liftlock Secondary Plan

p. 286

Public Input on the June 2019 Draft of the Official Plan

These summary reports were released to the public by the City in July 2021, with comments from staff.