Affordable and Special Needs Housing
Reports and presentations outlining the findings and recommendations of an Affordable and Special Needs Strategy Study undertaken by the City's consultant SHS Consulting.
Bird Friendly Guidelines
Bird Friendly Guidelines offer design based solutions to make glass on buildings more visible to birds, in an effort to reduce bird-window collisions.
Cornell Secondary Plan Review
The purpose of the Secondary Plan review was to update the land use policies which guide development in Cornell, while continuing to build upon the original Secondary Plan.
Eastern Markham Strategic Review
The Eastern Markham Strategic Review was initiated by Markham Council in November 2002. It met 14 times and held 4 Public Forums, and was assisted by City staff and consultants with environment, legal and agricultural expertise.
Employment Land Strategy
Employment Lands are areas of land designated in an official plan for clusters of business and economic uses. Types of uses include: manufacturing, warehouse, office and retail.
Council endorsed a growth alternative for Markham to guide future residential and employment growth to 2031.
Highway 48 Urban Design Study
A Brook McIlroy Planning & Urban Design Consultants study establishing a design vision, and recommending principles and guidelines for the the section of Highway 48, between 16th Ave and Major Mackenzie Drive East, Markham.
Housing Stock Analysis
The purpose of the housing stock analysis is to determine how much change in the housing stock the City can reasonably plan for within the Provincial and Regional planning framework and residential market context.
Intensification within the City’s current settlement area is a key component of the City’s endorsed growth alternative, which focuses on containing growth within the current settlement area.
Langstaff Master Plan Project
With changes to land uses in the surrounding area, the evolution of the policy context, the advancement of landowner and developer interest, as well as the announcement of proposed extensions to the Yonge Subway.
North Markham Future Urban Area
The City of Markham is undertaking a comprehensive planning process to guide development of the Future Urban Area lands in north Markham.
Review of existing parkland dedication policies as they relate to the direction currently being developed for Markham's new Official Plan.
Pathways & Trails Master Plan
The City has conducted a Pathways and Trails study to meet an important strategic priority of the City's Parks, Recreation, Culture and Library Master Plan 2005-2021.
Second suite is a common name for a basement apartment, an accessory apartment or another form of secondary residential unit in a house that contains no more than one other residential unit.
Yonge-Steeles Corridor Transportation Study
This study will address the existing transportation issues and determine the future transportation vision, transportation strategies and infrastructure to support growth and redevelopment within the proposed Yonge-Steeles Corridor Secondary Plan