Public Information Session on how to 'Grow the Sault'

Tuesday, November 7, 2023

The City of Sault Ste. Marie presents ‘Grow the Sault’, a strategic initiative aimed at ensuring the City’s growth takes place in a sustainable and thriving manner. This project includes a comprehensive set of strategies designed to elevate the community’s quality of life while addressing the ever-evolving needs of the City. The ‘Grow the Sault’ initiative comprises of the following components: 
  • Housing Affordability: Focusing on enhancing housing affordability and housing supply growth.
  • Strategic Growth Nodes: Directing growth towards strategic and well-suited areas throughout the city.
  • Gentle Density: Streamlining the approvals process and reducing barriers to residential development.
  • Parking Reform: Reducing parking requirements to unlock new development opportunities.
  • Active Transportation: Enhancing the transportation network to accommodate all road users, including pedestrian and cyclists. 
Peter Tonazzo, Director of Planning, underscores the importance of the ‘Grow the Sault’ initiative: “As a thriving, growing community, we face new challenges and opportunities. The City of Sault Ste. Marie is working to unveil a vision that ensures our community continues to thrive in a fiscally and environmentally sustainable manner.” 
Residents are invited to take part in upcoming information sessions. This is an opportunity to actively engage, share ideas and provide valuable feedback on the ‘Grow the Sault’ initiative. 
Residents are encouraged to attend one of the three public come and go information sessions:

Date: November 14
Time: 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Location: Northern Community Centre – Atrium Common Space
Date: November 15 
Time: 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Location: Ronald A Irwin Civic Centre (City Hall) – Lobby
Date: November 16
Time: 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Location: John Rhodes – Meeting Room 3
Everyone is encouraged to attend these sessions and engage in discussions with City staff.

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