Planning 101

​The planning process can be confusing. Sometimes it can be tough to interpret the technical language and complex policy documents and understand how decisions are really made.

But planning doesn’t need to be so complicated. This page aims to help demystify the planning process, one topic at a time.

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How are density and intensification targets set for Brampton? And what’s the difference between the two?

Density and Intensification 

What is a Major Transportation Station Area (MTSA)?​​

Major Transportation Area (MTSA)​