Proposed regulation under the Planning Act related to inclusionary zoning
Bill or Act:
Summary of Proposal:
The Promoting Affordable Housing Act, 2016 (Bill 7) was introduced on September 14, 2016 and received Royal Assent on December 8, 2016. Schedule 4 of Bill 7 amended the Planning Act to enable municipalities to adopt official plan policies and to pass zoning by-laws related to inclusionary zoning. Subsections 2(1) and (3) and 3(3) and Sections 7 and 8 of Schedule 4 of Bill 7 came into force on the day Royal Assent was given. Otherwise, Schedule 4 would come into force on a day to be named if proclaimed.
The legislation would, if proclaimed, also enable the Minister to make regulations under the Planning Act to provide direction on a variety of matters related to inclusionary zoning.
This summary sets out the proposed regulatory content related to inclusionary zoning if Schedule 4 is proclaimed.
December 18, 2017
Comments Due Date:
February 1, 2018