Key dates you need to know in Vaughan: From preserving Kleinburg’s heritage to zoning review
Check out surveys on transportation and areas for dogs
Jan. 31, 2020
Vaughan is a growing city with a lot of agendas to tackle. To keep yourself an engaged citizen of the second largest municipality in York Region, here are key dates and surveys you need to know about:
1- Public open house on Feb. 6, Feb. 26 to preserve Kleingburg heritage sites
So far, the city is updating the Kleinburg-Nashville Heritage Conservation District Plan to determine what is required to continue protecting the area’s heritage properties and landscapes.
In addition, the city is also undertaking a comprehensive study of the current challenges and opportunities within the area.
For residents, please mark these dates to attend open house to give your feedback.
When: Thursday, Feb. 6 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Wednesday, Feb. 26 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: At the Pierre Berton Heritage Centre, located at 10418 Islington Ave.
Click here for more information.
2- City-wide review of the zoning bylaw
Did you know that the city is undertaking a comprehensive city-wide review of the zoning bylaw?
“The purpose of this review is to implement Vaughan’s Official Plan in accordance with provincial legislation,” said a release from Coun. Marilyn Iafrate’s newsletter, adding “to create a more progressive Zoning Bylaw that continues to position the City as a vibrant and sustainable place to live, work and play; to respond to emerging urban issues related to land use; and to produce an accessible and inclusive bylaw that supports providing a high quality of life for residents while creating a barrier-free community.”
Public open houses will be held across the city and citizens are invited to review the second draft of the City-wide Comprehensive Zoning Bylaw.
When: Ward 1 -- Monday, Feb. 10 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: Vaughan City Hall, Multi-Purpose Room
3- Survey to drive less
How can the city help you drive less and consider alternative transportation options outside of the single-occupant vehicle? Participate in the online survey and help shape the future of transportation in Vaughan. For more information and to take the survey, visit vaughan.ca/TransportationPlan.
4- Survey on dog areas
The City of Vaughan is undertaking a study to help identify future local off-leash dog areas.Take the survey and have your say.