Mississauga's Downtown 21 Official Plan (20 MB file size) provides a new policy framework to direct growth to where it will benefit the urban form, support a strong public transportation system and address the long term sustainability of the city.
Mississauga waterfront is unique and a valuable asset that is being strategically planned, developed and maintained. Mississauga's 22 waterfront parks vary in size, use and features. To ensure a sustainable waterfront parks system, the City of Mississauga's "Waterfront Parks Strategy" gives clear direction on how to improve upon existing links, amenities, features and uses of Mississauga waterfront parks.
Mississauga is nearing the end of its life for suburban residential development. Housing in the Churchill Meadows is the only big project that is nearing with the exception of many condominiums in Mississauga Square One , that will be the next big thing.
Mississauga has limited supply of land and this is one of the major reasons why our real estate prices continue to grow year after year. The City estimates that the population of Mississauga will increase to 274,000 households by 2031. And 1/3rd of population will be 55 years old by 2031. 1 in 10 Mississauga residents are new immigrants.
Mississauga needs high density housing forms (like high rise condominiums), affordable rental housing (rental apartment buildings), emergency shelters and supportive housing. There are many nice neighbourhoods in Mississauga that are popular with people of all cultures and age groups.