Strategic Projects & Initiatives

The strategic projects and initiatives listed below are currently underway and in various stages of development. Many are open for public engagement. 

Cars in parking lot
Topic: Transportation
Status: In Progress

Exploring automated licence plate recognition (ALPR) technology.
Topic: Transportation
Status: In Progress

We're building a blueprint for growing our existing transit system to best meet the needs and goals of today’s city, while developing a long-term plan for a future network.
Topic: Planning
Status: In Progress

The new comprehensive Zoning By-Law will be designed to implement the vision and policies of Barrie’s recently adopted Official Plan.
North Shore Trail
Topic: Environment
Status: In Progress

We're looking for your feedback on the updated North Shore Trail Vegetation Management Plan.
Barrie waterfront and skyline during Kempenfest
Topic: Planning
Status: In Progress

Update to the 2015 Waterfront and Marina Strategic Plan (excluding the marina portion of the plan).
Feet with directional arrows
Topic: Transportation
Status: In Progress

The City of Barrie is working with Cygnus Design Group to improve the city’s wayfinding signage system.
Topic: Parks & Recreation
Status: On hold

The City of Barrie is updating the Wyman Jacques Arboretum Master Plan.The selected design will be used to update the Master Plan which will be a long-term planning guide to protect and enhance its natural heritage features.