Milton continues to prioritize sustainability in its plans for the future.

Sustainability planning

Learn what we're doing to reduce our impact on the environment with our community planning and education for residents.

Community Energy Plan

The Community Energy Plan provides an overview of energy consumption within the Town across all sectors.

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  • Town wide 

Corporate Energy Plan 

The Corporate Energy Plan is a 5 year plan that reports on Town owned facilities energy profiles.

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  • Town facilities   

Encourage "green buildings"

Green buildings will be a consideration during the site plan approval process for future projects in Milton.

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  • Town wide

Implementation of energy efficiency in new construction and renovations 

In accordance with Ontario Building Code, energy efficiencies will be utilized in new construction and renovations in Milton.

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  • Town wide 

Land use planning 

Policy documents encourage and implement transit supportive development.

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  • Town wide 

Policies supporting urban forestry 

These policies will include requirements for landscaping and street trees implemented through development applications.

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  • Town wide 

Subwatershed planning

These new development areas are designed to protect and sustain natural heritage features and functions which improves water quality and supports a robust natural environment.

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  • Town wide

Trails & Cycling Master Plan 

This plan includes intends to provide an active transportation network for residents that allows for pedestrians and cyclists to navigate Milton efficiently.

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  • Town wide

Urban development standards 

Ensure compact and efficient built form, reducing the overall consumption of land and the unnecessary extension of roads and other infrastructure.

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  • Town wide

Woodlot acquisition

Through development, the Town has acquired and maintains a number of urban woodlots in order to protect urban tree cover.

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  • Town wide

Get involved

Learn more about how you can make your home more energy efficient.