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Aggregate Rehabilitation Master Plan

Aggregate Rehabilitation Master Plan for Caledon

caledon.ca/arp 

What's New

Public Meeting #2

You are invited to the second of three meetings with residents on the preparation of a Rehabilitation Master Plan for aggregate pits in Caledon.

Meeting details

Wednesday, April 17, 2019
6 – 9 p.m.

Knox United Church
2976 Charleston Sideroad
Caledon Village, ON
L7K 0V8
(Read the full public notice) 

Frequently Asked Questions

Learn more about the Aggregate Rehabilitation Master Plan (RMP) including current status, how the RMP is being developed, how to share issues or concerns, and more.

Frequently Asked Questions

Background

The Town of Caledon Official Plan calls for the preparation of a Rehabilitation Master Plan (RMP) for areas with a high concentration of mineral aggregate operations.

There are 10 such areas in the Town:

 

1. Alton West

6. Orangeville

2. Mono Mills

7. Melville

3. Belfountain
a. Sand & Gravel
b. Bedrock Resource

8. Caledon
a. Sand & Gravel
b. Bedrock Resource

4. The Grange

9. Caledon East/Centreville

5. Inglewood

10. Humber

 

mapThe Belfountain and Caledon sand and gravel resource areas have been chosen as the first areas to undergo the RMP process (see Areas 5a and 6a in the map below). There are 15 licensed pits within Areas 5a (3 licenses) and 6a (12 licenses), each having a Site Plan that defines its rehabilitation requirements approved under the Aggregate Resources Act (ARA). As the Town is proposing a geographically broad and comprehensive approach to the rehabilitation of these pits, lands adjacent to Areas 5a and 6a will be fully considered to explore opportunities for compatibility of land uses, linkages and connectivity to both natural and manmade amenities.

How the RMP Will be PreparedPhases

The Town commenced work to prepare the RMP for Areas 5a and 6a in 2016 in a two-phased process.

  • Phase 1 involves engagement activities with key stakeholders to obtain information and to develop a Terms of Reference for the preparation of the model Rehabilitation Master Plan.
  • Phase 2 includes the development of the actual Rehabilitation Master Plan for Areas 5a and 6a.

The RMP process will include a range of consultations as detaild below. The consultation process is organized into three parts with each meeting building on the information and feedback shared from the previous phase.

Consultation 

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Community Liaison Committee (CLC)

The CLC is a non-political advisory group that provides feedback, guidance and advice to the Project Team at key points in the RMP process. Members of the CLC will include representatives of a variety of background, balance of views and interests in the Master Plan development.

A CLC Terms of Reference and application form was developed and shared with approximately 40 organizations prior to the first CLC meeting held on November 29, 2018. Two additional CLC meetings are planned for 2019.

If you are a member of an organization that is interested in joining the CLC please review the Terms of Reference and contact the Senior Project Planner.

Meeting Documents

Public Meeting

A public meeting was held on January 23, 2019 for residents to meet the project team, learn more about the study, and share feedback on the preparation of the first Aggregate Rehabilitation Master Plan in the Town of Caledon. You can view the presentation materials below:

Meeting Minutes

Project Documents

These documents will help guide the overall study.

Project Outcomes

The following documents are expected upon completion of the study:

  • Conceptual RMP
  • Strategic Plan for the implementation of the RMP

Contact 

For more information about this study, please contact:

Ohi Izirein
Senior Policy Planner/Project Manager
905.584.2272 x. 4271
Ohi.Izirein@caledon.ca