Urban design is a process of shaping a city’s physical form. In doing so, urban design plays a pivotal role in creating healthy communities, people-first environments, vibrant neighbourhoods, enriched public spaces, well preserved natural areas and economically successful development projects.
The Urban Design Awards recognizes, celebrates and inspires design excellence and showcases a variety of innovative projects in the City.
Urban design and the planning process
Urban design is incorporated into a variety of planning processes, including:
- Official plan and zoning by-law amendment applications
- Site plan applications
- Minor variance & consent applications
- Subdivision applications
Urban Design Guidelines
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