The government stands behind the announcement that the Lakeview site will no longer be used to locate an electricity generating station
Hon. Brad Duguid,
Ontario Minister of Energy
The Mississauga Official Plan provides the policy framework to guide and direct growth in the city. As directed by the Planning Act for the Province of Ontario, all municipalities are required to review their Official Plan on a regular basis and to establish policies for both publicly and privately owned lands that will guide cities through future stages of growth.
The overall goal is that Inspiration Lakeview will become a self-sustaining, business community with green initiatives and community enhancements. The area will become an innovative and eclectic neighbourhood with entrepreneurs driving the innovation of new business and must-locate area for artists and business leaders alike. This development is a solid, return-on-investment decision.
It’s about building a community
Inspiration Lakeview will guide the development of Mississauga’s waterfront to become a vibrant, sustainable, mixed-use community. The City of Mississauga, along with its residents and business leaders, recognize the enormous potential of these lands to become a regional, national and international model of sustainability and brownfield redevelopment. The City, Ontario Power Generation, and the Province of Ontario have been working with the community and stakeholders to advance the Inspiration Lakeview project by developing a shared vision and a Master Plan for the Inspiration Lakeview Study Area. The Master Plan provides a framework for future development of the Inspiration Lakeview lands following the community driven principles of the Inspiration Lakeview Vision. The Inspiration Lakeview site is roughly 245 acres (99 ha) in size, consisting of the former Ontario Power Generation (OPG) Lakeview Generating Station and the lands comprising the older Lakeview employment area located north of the OPG site.
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Since the fall of 2013, the City has engaged the community in the Master Planning process through various meetings and a workshop. The Master Plan was brought to the public in May 2014 for input prior to the plan being presented to Mississauga City Council at the Planning and Development Committee on June 23, 2014.
- Comments received on the Master Plan are being considered through future studies. These could include transportation studies, site servicing, coastal studies, legal agree
ments, economic development strategy, Serson Creek Environmental Assessment, Innovation Corridor, post-secondary institution.
- Studies will be completed by various parties as part of a statutory planning process to inform the preparation of an Official Plan Amendment.
- Undertake the formal Official Plan Amendment process to implement the Master Plan.