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Muskoka's New Official Plan Guides Development For Next 20 Years

Posted: 2019-07-04 09:13:03 By: hbr

On Friday, the Province approved the updated Muskoka Official Plan (MOP), a document that provides the roadmap for growth and physical change in Muskoka for the next 20 years.

Samantha Hastings, Commissioner of Community and Planning Services with the District says “The plan provides framework for not only area municipalities but for landowners, developers and community members, and will play an integral role in achieving our community goals of protecting Muskoka’s natural assets, increasing the supply of affordable housing, building healthy communities and promoting a vibrant economy.”

Over the last several years the Official Plan review has engaged a variety of stakeholders including Muskoka’s six area municipalities, Indigenous communities, lake associations, service clubs, special interest associations, community and business groups, and others.