Official plan

The Official Plan is our city's long-term planning guide for land use and development. Adopted in 2012 after extensive public input, it sets out policies that direct growth and change until 2031. It will be reviewed and updated periodically to ensure it reflects changing conditions in the city.

If you have questions about the plan, or require it in an alternate format, contact Janice Mitchell, policy planner, at 519-747-8546 or janice.mitchell@waterloo.ca.

Accessing the plan

The official plan is a long and detailed document. It can be downloaded in individual PDF sections below. A zip file of all sections and an all-in-one consolidated version (PDF) are also available.

Official plan (updated August 2018)

Additional materials

Maps that help illustrate policies laid out in the official plan.