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Planning and Environment Committee

The Planning and Environment Committee is a standing committee that reports directly to the Municipal Council.  The Committee hears delegations from the public, present reports and recommendations to City Council.

The City Clerk shall direct the following general matters to the Planning and Environment Committee for consideration and report to the Council:

  • Area Plans
  • Building Approvals
  • Business Improvement Areas (BIA)
  • Community Planning and Community Improvement Plans
  • Condominium Approvals
  • Conservation Authorities
  • Development Approvals
  • Environmental Assessments (related to development)
  • Five-Year Official Plan Review
  • Growth Management
  • Heritage – Built
  • Land Use Planning
  • Natural Heritage (Environmentally Significant Areas)
  • Official Plan
  • Planning Approvals
  • Secondary Area Plans
  • Site Plans
  • Subdivision Approvals
  • Urban Design
  • Urban Forestry
  • Zoning

Any other matters related to the Planning Act, Ontario Heritage Act and Municipal Act, 2001 and other legislation applicable to planning and development and/or other matters the City Clerk identifies as relevant to the jurisdiction of the Committee.


Councillor A. Hopkins (Chair)
Councillor M. Cassidy
Councillor S. Turner
Councillor J. Helmer
Councillor P. Squire

The personal information contained in communications directed to City Council and its standing and advisory committees is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, 2001 as amended and will be used to assist Council and Committee Members in their deliberations. Questions about this collection should be addressed to the City Clerk at 300 Dufferin Avenue, London, ON N6A 4L9 or by telephone 519-661-CITY (2489) ext. 4937.

Communications addressed to City Council and to its Standing and Advisory Committees become part of the public record and will be published on a public agenda and made available electronically through the City of London public internet website. The City will not accept anonymous communications sent to Council or to its Committees.

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