June → December 2023

Phase 1: Visioning

  • Background Information Review
  • Engagement 1: Visioning
    • The feedback from this phase, alongside background research and analysis will inform the plan’s vision and draft policy direction
September 27 2023

Pop-up Engagement Event - Library 12 pm to 3pm

Drop by the library at 18 Carnegie Lane from 12 pm to 3 pm to learn more and provide your feedback on the Official Plan review.

September 28 2023

Pop-up Engagement Event - Farmer's Market

Drop by the Farmer's Market on Thursday, September 28th to learn more about the Official Plan review and to provide your feedback.

September 29 2023

Pop-up Engagement Event - Peach King Centre 6 pm - 8 pm

Drop by the Peach King Centre at 160 Livingston Avenue from 6 pm to 8 pm to learn more about the Official Plan review and to provide your feedback.

October 24 2023

Special Meeting of Council - Review of the Grimsby Official Plan

This public meeting to initiate the New Official Plan is being held under provision of Section 26 of the Planning Act. To learn more, read the Special Meeting of Council - Public Meeting for the New Official Plan.

January → May 2024

Phase 2: Policy Directions

  • Prepare Policy Direction Reports
  • Engagement #2: Policy Directions
    • This feedback will inform a complete draft Official Plan


January 24 2024

Housing and Affordability - Town Talks Panel Discussion

Join us at Town Hall (160 Livingston Avenue) on January 24th at 6:00pm for the first Town Talks discussion panel about Housing and Affordability.

February 06 2024

Work and Workplaces - Town Talks Panel Discussion

Let’s talk about working in Grimsby at Southward Community Park Building (84 Mud Street West) on February 6th at 6:00pm.

February 08 2024

Neighbourhoods - Town Talks Panel Discussion

Join us for a panel discussion about Neighbourhoods at the Peach King Centre Auditorium (162 Livingston Avenue) on February 8th at 6:00pm. This event will also include a mapping activity!

January → July 2024

Phase 3: Preparing the Plan

  • Prepare Draft Official Plan
June → October 2024

Phase 4: Draft Official Plan

  • Engagement #3: Draft Official Plan
    • This feedback will inform final revisions to the Official Plan


October 01 2024 → January 31 2025

Phase 5: Official Plan Approval

  • Finalize Official Plan
  • Council Approval Early 2025