Environmental Assessment Studies

Environmental Assessment (EA) studies provide for the protection, conservation and wise management of Ontario's environment by evaluating the potential environmental effects of a project or undertaking before decisions are made about proceeding. 

Studies are ordered below as per the latest update. Archived EA studies include studies for which associated design/construction projects may be upcoming or in progress.

water tower
Status: In Progress
Estimated Completion: Spring 2026

Update of the 2019 Water Supply Master Plan and the 2019 Water Storage & Distribution Master Plan to accommodate the projected population and employment growth to the year 2051 and beyond. 
Status: In Progress
Estimated Completion: Spring 2026

Update of the 2019 Transportation Master Plan to accommodate the projected population and employment growth to the year 2051 and beyond. 
Wastewater Treatment Facility aerial photo
Status: In Progress
Estimated Completion: Fall 2025

Update of the 2019 Wastewater Treatment Master Plan and the 2019 Wastewater Collection Master Plan to accommodate the projected population and employment growth to the year 2051 and beyond. 
Status: In Progress
Estimated Completion: TBD

To identify multi-modal transportation and streetscape improvements on the Bradford Street corridor.
Status: In Progress
Estimated Completion: 2025

Aligning AMPs with the requirements for the 2025 regulatory deadline and continued compliance with Ontario Regulation 588/17: Asset Management Planning for Municipal Infrastructure.
Text: Bayfield Street Transportation Improvements | roadway with bicycle icon, car icon, pedestrian icon, bus icon
Status: In Progress
Estimated Completion: 2026

To plan for transportation improvements on Bayfield Street from Coulter Street to Cundles Road.
Bike Outline | Text: Cycle Barrie
Status: In Progress
Estimated Completion: 2025

The City has been implementing cycling infrastructure recommendations based on its first active-transportation-focused Transportation Master Plan completed in 2013, and based on updated recommendations contained within the City's updated Transportation Master Plan completed in 2019.
Status: Archived

Initiated in 2020, completed in 2021.
Status: Archived

Initiated in 2018, completed in 2019.
Status: Archived

Initiated & completed in 2017.