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Key dates you need to know in Vaughan: From preserving Kleinburg’s heritage to zoning review

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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

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.