Cornell Rouge National Urban Park Gateway Study— The purpose of this study is to prepare a Streetscape Concept Plan that will address public realm improvements to connect and transition between Cornell Centre, the Rouge National Urban Park welcome area, and the hamlet of Locust Hill.
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.
Cycling Master Plan— The Plan recommends a strategy for addressing cycling in Markham for the next 15 years and beyond.
Development Review Process Assessment — As part of the Provincial Audit and Accountability Fund, the City undertook an assessment of the City’s development review process roles and responsibilities for site plan, plan of subdivision, official plan amendment, and zoning by-law amendment applications to identify opportunities for improvement and recommendations to facilitate improved review and approval processes.
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.
Growth Management— Council endorsed a growth alternative for Markham to guide future residential and employment growth to 2031.
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— 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.
Main Street Unionville Community Vision Plan— a strategic master plan and bold new vision for historic Unionville which seeks to protect this unique heritage environment while ensuring its economic vitality and prosperity.
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.
Parkland Dedication— 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 Suites— 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 Study Final Report— The purpose of this study is to provide a realistic and focused prescription for change, with a primary emphasis on improving the mix of development types to take advantage of the planned rapid transit corridor along Yonge Street.
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