Provincial Policy Statement, 2014

  • March 27, 2014

The information below can be found on the Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing website.


The Provincial Policy Statement, 2014 is issued under section 3 of the Planning Act.  It is effective April 30, 2014 and applies to planning decisions made on or after that date. It replaces the Provincial Policy Statement, 2005.

The Provincial Policy Statement, 2014 applies province-wide.  Its policies set out the government’s land use vision for how we settle our landscape, create our built environment, and manage our land and resources over the long term to achieve livable and resilient communities. 

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For highlights of the new policies and an overview of the key changes, please visit the “Highlights of New Policies: Provincial Policy Statement, 2014” page.