File Number: SPA.23.03

Applicant Name: The Regional Municipality of York

The applicant is proposing to construct of a 50-vehicle gravel parking lot to provide public parking for residents who wish to partake in passive recreation on the trails. 

The Regional Municipality of York acquired the Queensville properties in the Town of East Gwillimbury located at 20753 McCowan Road and 4762 Queensville Sideroad in September 2021 to expand the existing York Regional Forest network by 142 hectares. The proposed property will help protect and restore natural habitats and provide more outdoor recreation opportunities for the public. The reforestation has already begun and is planned to be complete in 2027. Trails will be progressively built until 2026. A portion of the trail network is planned to be open to the public next year requiring the construction of the proposed parking lot. The proposed parking lot is to be located at 4762 Queensville Sideroad.

Current status

This application has been approved and the agreement has been executed. 

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