The Brampton Parkland Dedication By-law is the principle means by which the City of Brampton acquires parkland and other forms of open space. The by-law sets out parkland dedication requirements for new development. Requirements are satisfied through:
- The conveyance of land for parks purposes, and/or
- Through the payment of cash in lieu of land (CIL)
Parkland Dedication By-law Review (2008-2013):
Phase 1 of the review was completed in March 2012 along with an update to the land values used in the calculation of CIL.
Phase 2 of the review was completed in Fall 2013. Council endorsed the recommendations in the report, and approved the OPA and the Brampton Parkland Dedication By-law, 2013. The new by-law has been in effect as of October 23, 2013.
Annual Update to City-wide Land Values (January 2014)
Per the 2013 By-law, staff commissioned a land valuation appraisal exercise to update the land values that will be used in the calculation of CIL for those applications that are processed under Sections 51.1 or 53 of the Planning Act. The values for 2014 can be found here
Any questions pertaining to the by-law or its administration can be directed to the Parks and Facility Planning Section in the Planning & Infrastructure Services Department at (905) 874-3954. Questions pertaining to cash-in-lieu of parkland (CIL) calculations can be directed to the Realty Services Section in the Public Services Department at (905) 874-2131.