Notice of Public Consultation: Official Plan Update Phase 1 – Growth Strategy (Nov 18 to Dec 18)

Public Consultation is being held as part of the County’s Official Plan Review Project. Due to COVID-19 gathering restrictions, the consultation process is being hosted on-line.

Phase 1 objectives for the Official Plan Update are to:

  • Prepare growth strategies for each of the County’s six urban areas: Caledonia, Cayuga, Dunnville, Hagersville, Jarvis, and
  • Report on extending the water service corridor from the Nanticoke Water Treatment Plant to serve Caledonia and Cayuga.

Members of the public are encouraged to review the information available and provide feedback. Information available includes:

  • Public Consultation Information Boards;
  • Updated growth forecasts;
  • Community and employment land needs information; and
  • Proposed boundary changes for the County’s six urban areas.

Review the information at provide your comments by December 18.

Contact Information

 For more information about the Official Plan Update or to provide a specific comment, please contact either of the following:


By mail:

Shannon VanDalen, MCIP, RPP

Manager of Planning and Development

Haldimand County Administration Building

53 Thorburn Street South

Cayuga ON N0A 1E0

Matt Reniers, RPP

Project Manager

Matt Reniers & Associates 16 Steed Court

Brantford, ON N3S 0B7

By phone:905-318-5932, ext. 6339.519-717-3639


Notice of Public Consultation: Official Plan Update Facilitated Workshop #1 (Nov 30)

Facilitated Workshop # 1: November 30, 2020

6:15 to 9:00 pm (6:15-6:30 pm virtual connection)

Virtual Meeting (Zoom session)

A roundtable forum is being held as part of the Official Plan Review. The session will  be a facilitated workshop that will focus on:

  • Key trends impacting Haldimand County;
  • Your aspirations for the County; and
  • Two themes: Economy and Growth Management.

This is a virtual open house workshop that has been rescheduled from March 25, 2020, to seek public input regarding the key themes identified above. Facilitated Workshop #2, which will be held at a later date, will focus on the other policy themes, including Environment; Community Building; Leisure, Culture and Heritage; and Health and Social Services.

The Haldimand County Official Plan contains goals, objectives and policies that manage and direct physical change and its effects on the social, economic and natural environment of the County. It guides the installation of public infrastructure and the County’s Zoning By-law that development approvals must conform to.

Join us and have your say in shaping Haldimand’s future. All are welcome.

To help us prepare for the Workshop, please register by contacting Christina Botas – Haldimand County Planning Department at 905-318-5932 ext. 6209 or email: by November 24, 2020. Following registration, the virtual meeting details will be provided to participants.

Your ideas and insights are important!

Haldimand County Official Plan Update – Help Shape Haldimand’s Future