Visioning & Policy Papers

March 29, 2018

Aggregate resources include naturally occurring deposits of sand, gravel, clay, earth and bedrock. These natural resources are needed to build roads, houses, bridges, schools and hospitals. Bill 39, Aggregate Resources and Mining Modernization Act 2017, recently amende...

March 29, 2018

Prime agricultural land means specialty crop areas and/or Canada Land Inventory Class, 1, 2 and 3 lands. Prime agricultural areas are areas where prime agricultural lands predominate and where there is a local concentration of farms which exhibit characteristics of ong...

March 29, 2018

The Township has a strong attachment to its rural character. In settlement areas, there are opportunities to promote well-designed built form. Efficient land use and development patterns can support strong, livable, healthy and safe communities, within settlement areas...

March 29, 2018

Climate change adaptation, energy conservation, improved air quality, and reduced greenhouse gas emissions can be achieved through efficient land use and development patterns. Development and land use patterns which conserve biodiversity and consider the impacts of a c...

March 29, 2018

Community Improvement Plans (CIPs) and policies are tools that municipalities can use to plan and finance development activities which reuse, revitalize, and restore lands, buildings, and infrastructure. Community Improvement Plan Areas (CIPAs) can be identified so tha...

March 29, 2018

In heritage and archaeology, “conserved” means that heritage resources are identified and protected so that their cultural heritage value is maintained. The Ontario Heritage Act contains policies to evaluate and designate heritage resources.

Provincial & County Policy


March 29, 2018

Economic development and diversification are important goals for the Township of Oro-Medonte. Support for new and existing businesses and agricultural operations, as well as the economic well-being of residents, can be encouraged through Official Plan policies.


March 29, 2018

It is important to minimize public health and safety risks, by protecting people and property from hazards such as flooding and erosion. A number of environmentally significant landforms, natural heritage, and water resource areas are present in the Township. These fea...

March 29, 2018

Planning for healthy, active communities that serve residents over the course of their lifespans, from childhood through senior ages, enhances quality of life for all. Accessibility is a prime concern in creating safe, equitable communities where people can “age in pla...

March 29, 2018

It is a key goal of the Province and County to support a range and mix of housing options, including second units and affordable housing, to serve all sizes, incomes, and ages of households. In Oro-Medonte, a significant proportion of housing exists in the form of sing...

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Township of Oro-Medonte

Administration Centre
148 Line 7 South

Oro-Medonte, ON L0L 2E0

Phone: (705) 487-2171

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