Town Dock Secondary Plan Study

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The Town of Penetanguishene was successful in obtaining $40,000 through the County of Simcoe’s Economic Development Program 2019 to complete a Town Dock Secondary Plan in 2020. An extension to the required completion date for the Town Dock Study was granted to June 2021 by the Council of the County of Simcoe on November 10, 2020, as a result of the pandemic.

The purpose of the study is to examine potential new uses, direct high-level land use planning policies to guide development, and assist with future investment decisions. The goals of the study are as follows:

  • maximize potential land uses
  • establish a framework for future private sector investment
  • prepare for future capital infrastructure projects.

The Town of Penetanguishene was successful in obtaining $40,000 through the County of Simcoe’s Economic Development Program 2019 to complete a Town Dock Secondary Plan in 2020. An extension to the required completion date for the Town Dock Study was granted to June 2021 by the Council of the County of Simcoe on November 10, 2020, as a result of the pandemic.

The purpose of the study is to examine potential new uses, direct high-level land use planning policies to guide development, and assist with future investment decisions. The goals of the study are as follows:

  • maximize potential land uses
  • establish a framework for future private sector investment
  • prepare for future capital infrastructure projects.
  • Master Plan Workshop

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    05 Mar 2021

    The Master Plan Workshop will seek feedback on the locations and types of public spaces, opportunities for new uses, and access to the Town Dock.

    The workshop will be held virtually through the Town’s corporate Zoom account. Residents are encouraged to register for this workshop so that the Town has an idea of how many people will attend and can properly plan for break-out sessions.

    When: Wednesday, March 24th, 2021 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM.

    Where: Virtual Meeting using Zoom

    How to Register: Contact Andrea Betty at abetty@penetanguishene.ca or by telephone at 705-549-7453

    Websites: ConnectPenetanguishene.ca OR penetanguishene.ca

    Previously residents have had the opportunity to participate in the Town Dock Visioning Workshop, held February 3rd, 2021. An online survey titled “Looking Ahead” was then made available to allow for any final thoughts on the visioning portion of the project before the consultation team moved into more clearly defined policy alternatives and recommendations.

    Questions or concerns regarding the Town Dock Secondary Study can be directed to Andrea Betty at abetty@penetanguishene.ca or by telephone at 705-549-7453.

  • Public Visioning Workshop

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    26 Jan 2021
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    The Town of Penetanguishene is undertaking a Town Dock Secondary Study to examine potential new uses in the Town Dock area to help guide development and assist in making future investment decisions. The workshop was held virtually through the Town’s corporate Zoom account.

  • Volunteer Call Out: Town Dock Secondary Plan, Technical Advisory Committee

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    15 Dec 2020

    Update: These positions have been filled. Thank you to everyone that applied.

    In late 2019, the Town was successful in obtaining $40,000 through the County of Simcoe’s Economic Development Program to complete a Town Dock Secondary Plan in 2020. An extension to the required completion date for the Town Dock Study was granted to June 2021 by the Council of the County of Simcoe as a result of the pandemic.

    On December 8,2020, Council approved the created of a Town Dock Secondary Plan Technical Advisory Committee to provide guidance to the consulting team and to provide local input pertaining the project.

    The purpose of the study is to examine potential new uses, direct high level land use planning policies to guide development and assist with future investment decisions. The goals of the study are as follows:

    • maximize potential land uses
    • establish a framework for future private sector investment
    • prepare for future capital infrastructure projects.

    If you are interested in being a part of the Town Dock Secondary Plan Technical Advisory Committee, please submit the application form to Andrea Betty, contact information below, before January 6, 2021 to be considered. The application form is are visible on the right side panel, under Committee Application Form.


    Staff Contact and Resource for the Project:

    Andrea Betty, MCIP, RPP

    Director of Planning and Community Development

    abetty@penetanguishene.ca

    705-549-7453 ext. 215.