On June 29, 2020, Town Council directed Town staff to begin the Planning Act process for considering amendments to the Official Plan and the Zoning Bylaw. This process will enable Council and the community to explore development of attainable housing on the former Thornbury Foodland up to a maximum of 5 storeys. No decision has been made on this matter. The process will include release of technical information as it is generated, as well as public engagement and consultation, including both a public open house and a statutory public meeting. After the public process and review of development options, Council will make a decision on the amendment(s). Please feel free to check out the Blue Mountains Attainable Housing website https://www.thebluemountainshousing.ca/developments/gateway-attainable-housing-project for additional information on the Gateway proposal, including concept plans and other information that has been prepared to explore the site potential. Please note that concept plans are strictly conceptual renderings and no decisions have been made on height, massing, density, or architectural design.
Updates will be posted as the process unfolds and additional information becomes available.