Grand Niagara Secondary Plan Study

Official Plan Amendment No. 118 for the Grand Niagara Secondary Plan was adopted and approved by the City of Niagara Falls on June 19, 2018 and is now in effect.  The Secondary Plan has been added to Part 5, Section 3 of the Official Plan. 


A Secondary Plan Study has been initiated for the Grand Niagara area bounded by the Welland River to the north, the QEW to the east, Biggar Road to the south and Crowland Avenue to the west.

Grand Niagara Secondary Plan Area

Grand Niagara Secondary Plan Area

The Secondary Plan is a land use, transportation and servicing policy plan for a sub-area of a city. It contains a more detailed policy framework for the future development of a specific area within the City.

The Grand Niagara Secondary Plan, when completed, will be approved under the Planning Act as an amendment to the Official Plan.

 Environmental Impact Study - Savanta Inc, February 2017

 Public Meeting  - July 11, 2017

You may obtain a copy of the Revised Secondary Plan for Grand Niagara by contacting the Planning Division at 905-356-7521 or at [email protected].

 Open House #3 - January 17, 2017


Open House #2 – June 15, 2016

This Open House was held to update the public on the progress of the secondary plan study to date, to provide information on the background studies and to receive public comments.

Background Studies:

Open House #1 - December 2, 2015

This Open House was held to:

  • introduce the public to the Secondary Plan Area and process;
  • inform the public of the study objectives and time lines; and
  • to obtain input, views and comments.