Provincial Offences Court Matters from March 16, 2020 to January 22, 2021 Rescheduled

All in-person Provincial Offences Act (POA) matters scheduled from March 16, 2020 to and including Friday, January 22, 2021 will be adjourned and rescheduled to a later date. If you have a matter scheduled in-person during this time, do not attend court. This applies to all POA courts in Ontario. All court locations will continue to hear matters remotely. A notice of a …

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First Pedestrian Master Plan

The City of Mississauga is creating its first Pedestrian Master Plan to help identify gaps in its pedestrian network. The City will seek community feedback through an online survey and a virtual public information session The Pedestrian Master Plan will: review the City’s existing pedestrian network (sidewalks, crosswalks, walkways, multi-use trails), and identify opportunities for future infrastructure projects identify …

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Virtual Community Meetings Planned to Discuss Mississauga’s Official Plan

The City of Mississauga will host three virtual community meetings to discuss its Official Plan update. The City is reviewing the Plan to ensure it reflects the changing needs of the community while conforming to updated provincial legislation. The meetings are designed to discuss city-wide priorities as well as key planning issues affecting individual wards. October 26 …

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Industry-Specific Economic Recovery Plans

General Committee endorsed two of five industry-specific plans to guide the City’s economic recovery from COVID-19. The Small Business and Broader Industry plans outline priorities and actions to reboot and grow these industries. The Small Business and Broader Industry Economic Recovery Plans are being led by the City’s Economic Development Office (EDO). The plans identify 42 unique actions to help …

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Budget Committee Considers New and Increased Fees and Charges for 2021

Budget Committee considered new and increased fees and charges for 2021 Changes include the following: Recreation fees have a proposed base increase of 3 per cent. Some programs, such as advanced aquatics leadership courses, have recommended an above average increase due to increased operating costs and certification fees. Transportation and Works has introduced two new …

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Reduction in Social Gathering Limits to 10 Indoors and 25 Outdoors

The City of Mississauga will be enforcing the reduction in social gathering limits to 10 people indoors and 25 people outdoors as announced by the Government of Ontario, in effect as of today. The amended provincial orders under the Reopening Ontario (A Flexible Response to COVID-19) Act, 2020 include: Functions Parties Dinners Gatherings BBQs wedding receptions held in private residences …

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Select City Services Now Open

As part of the City’s phased and controlled reopening plans, some limited City services are now available in-person, by appointment only: Marriage licenses – Book appointment online here. Service provided at Civic Centre (300 City Centre Dr.). Mobile licensing – Book appointment online here. Service provided at Mavis North Yard (3235 Mavis Rd.). Business licensing – Book appointment online …

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Council and Committee Schedules Resume

Council and Committee meetings resume a regular schedule effective September 8, 2020 as approved at the August 5, 2020 meeting of Council. Advisory Committees and Committee of Adjustment will be meeting virtually until further notice.Virtual or in-person participation will be available for the following meetings: Audit Committee Budget Committee Council General Committee Planning and Development Committee All Council and Committee …

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Mississauga Library Set to Reopen Locations for Limited Service

On September 15, most Mississauga Library locations will open to provide limited services. Frank McKechnie Library will continue to offer curbside holds pickup until its renovations are completed in mid-October.Hours of operation and select services are being made available in a way that protects public and staff health and safety. Library visits are limited to a one-hour maximum …

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New Amendments to Noise Control By-Law

The City of Mississauga is taking action to address vehicle noise after Council approved a proposed amendment to the Noise Control By-law. The amended by-law will prohibit anyone from making unnecessary noise in both stationary and moving motor vehicles. This includes unreasonable noise caused by sounding a horn, playing loud music from their vehicle, revving an engine …

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