This page contains links to background information related to the Baby Point Heritage Conservation District Study, including direction from City Council. relevant staff reports and reference documents that guide the study and evaluation of Heritage Conservation Districts in Toronto.
Review the Frequently Asked Questions document to learn more about Heritage Conservation Districts in general, and the Heritage Conservation District Study process.
On May 13, 2014, Etobicoke York Community Council adopted EY33.39, which nominated the Baby Point area for study as a potential Heritage Conservation District.
On March 31, April 1 and 2, 2015, City Council adopted PG2.8, which authorized and prioritized the Baby Point Heritage Conservation District for study.
On July 12th the Toronto Preservation Board received the Baby Point Heritage Conservation District Study, and endorsed the preparation of the baby Point Heritage Conservation District Plan, including any additional archaeological testing within City-owned lands as may be needed.
The Baby Point HCD Study is being completed in accordance with Heritage Conservation Districts in Toronto: Policies, Procedures and Terms of Reference as adopted by City Council.
Section 3.1.5 of the City of Toronto’s Official Plan includes policies that direct the City to identify, protect and conserve heritage conservation districts within the City.
The Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport created the Guide to District Designation under the Ontario Heritage Act to inform the identification, study and implementation of heritage conservation districts in Ontario.
Part V of the Ontario Heritage Act allows municipalities to designate heritage conservation districts.