City Council adopted Official Plan Amendment (OPA) 453 – Policies to Address the Loss of Dwelling Rooms
at its meeting on June 18, 2019. Read the Notice of Adoption
. As of October 25, 2021, OPA 453 is in full force and effect for all lands in the City where dwelling rooms are permitted, except for one site-specific appeal. Read the Ontario Land Tribunal’s Final Decision
Official Plan Amendment 453 addresses the loss of dwelling rooms across the city by creating new policies that require dwelling rooms lost to redevelopment to be replaced as rental housing and require the provision of assistance to displaced tenants.