Urban Design Guidelines and Streetscape Plans
Vaughan's Official Plan sets out clear intentions and expectations to promote great streets and public spaces, high quality architecture, and sustainable development that respects our heritage while anticipating future needs.
The liveability of Vaughan is directly related to our natural systems, the public realm, and walkable and bikeable streets. The Urban Design and Cultural Heritage Division advances the vision, goals and objectives of the City's Official Plan with an emphasis on people and the experience of place. The following urban design policies and guidelines are applied during the urban design evaluation of proposals through the development application process