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Implementation Guidelines for Section 37

Implementation Guidelines for Section 37 of the Planning Act and Protocol for Negotiating Section 37 Community Benefits

Below are important excerpts from “Implementation Guidelines for Section 37 of the Planning Act and Protocol for Negotiating Section 37 Community Benefits”
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Section 37 of the Planning Act permits the City to authorize increases in permitted height and/or density through the zoning bylaw in return for community benefits, provided that there are related Official Plan policies in place (section 5.1.1 of the Official Plan as well as certain area-specific policies).

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