Strategic Plans

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Collingwood Community Based Strategic Plan (2020-2023)
The Community Based Strategic Plan was approved by Council on June 15, 2020.

Collingwood Community Based Strategic Plan (2015)
The Community Based Strategic Plan was approved by Council on September 21, 2015.

Parks, Recreation, & Culture Master Plan (2019)
The Parks, Recreation and Culture Master Plan identifies needs and priorities for the Town of Collingwood to the year 2028. This is a framework for well-being.

Waterfront Master Plan (2016)
The Waterfront Master Plan provides a long-term, comprehensive plan for the Town of Collingwood’s waterfront, focusing on the area from Hen and Chickens Island to Sunset Point Park, where the majority of public spaces and mixed-use activity is located.

Active Transportation Framework (2017)
This framework looks towards expanding and enhancing the active transportation network; helping and encouraging more people to use active transportation; building community engagement and support for active transportation; and, improving the layout and design of the community to be more supportive of active transportation and pedestrians in general.

Energy Conservation & Demand Management Plan (2019)
The Town of Collingwood has met the challenges of monitoring and reporting of its energy consumption, as required by Ontario Regulation 507/18, and is driven to improve the energy efficiency of our operations due to rising energy costs, energy security, and environmental concerns.

Official Plan
The Official Plan establishes goals, objectives, land use, transportation, servicing and community improvement policies to direct the physical growth of the Town of Collingwood, within a context of relevant social, economic and environmental constraints, in order to obtain the most desirable living environment for present and future residents, and those citizens from the surrounding area who are utilizing the regional facilities within the Town.

Fire Protection Services Master Plan (2017)
To ensure that the Town is meeting the needs of the community and its staff, the Fire Chief recognizes the necessity to update and maintain a Fire Services Master Plan (FMP) for the purposes of providing high-quality fire services to the residents of the Town and its visitors. This Plan allows for prudent operating and capital budget forecasting, and assists neighbouring municipalities through the provision of Automatic Aid and Fire Service Agreements.

Urban Forest Management Plan
The Town of Collingwood values the urban forest and its contribution to the liveability of our community. In addition to the environmental, social, aesthetic and economic benefits of the urban forest, the Town recognizes the importance trees have on health, quality of life, tourism, recreation, and green infrastructure. The Town is committed to sustainable management of the urban forest as well as supporting community action and stewardship to maintain, renew, and enhance this natural resource for future generations.

Cycling Plan (2019)
The Town of Collingwood Cycling Plan provides a long-term vision, strategy and implementation plan to develop, strengthen and support a cycling culture in Collingwood. The plan identifies policies, programs and facilities needed to help make cycling an attractive everyday mobility option for residents ranging from 8 to 80 years old with a wide range of abilities. Existing and potential cycling tourism opportunities in Collingwood and surrounding areas are also explored.

Collingwood Museum Strategic Plan (2020)
The Collingwood Museum Strategic Plan is a guiding document for the Museum to achieve its mission to be a relevant and engaging resource of Collingwood’s heritage and collective memory.

Economic Development Action Plan (2020)
The Economic Development Action Plan is intended to help guide Collingwood’s economic development activities and priorities for five year periods, with a focus on those action items over which the Town of Collingwood has direct control.

South Georgian Bay and Springwater Community Safety and Well-Being Plan (2021-2025)
The Community Safety and Well-Being Plan presents a sustainable community where everyone is safe, has a sense of belonging, opportunities to participate, and where individuals and families are able to meet their needs for education, health care, food, housing, income, and social and cultural expression

Asset Management Plan
Strategic Financial Plan
Master Servicing Study (Pending)
Master Traffic Study (Pending)