• Bill 73 Amendments to the Planning Act
  • January 7, 2016 | Author: Patrick Harrington
  • Law Firm: Aird & Berlis LLP - Toronto Office
  • On December 3, 2015, Ontario passed Bill 73, the Smart Growth for Our Communities Act, 2015. Bill 73 proposes significant amendments to the Planning Act and the Development Charges Act, 1997. This update will focus on the changes to the Planning Act that will alter, and in some areas restrict, the current planning approval process.