September 26, 2020
by Mike Robinson.
Updated local growth forecasts could be adopted by Wellington County before summer.
Mark Paoli, Wellington County’s manager of policy planning spoke to council regarding amendments to Wellington County’s official plan and its growth forecasts.
The amendments combine growth forecasts and second unit policy updates.
He said that in 2013, the province updated growth forecasts in the Greater Golden Horseshoe including Wellington County.
While the 2036 numbers remain the same, Paoli said the numbers changed for 2041.
He noted the firm Watson and Associates prepared a household forecast using Places to Grow numbers.
Paoli said one of the main objectives is to have enough land designated to accommodate growth for the next 20 years…
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