The City of Pickering and the Waterfront Coordinating Committee are dedicated to seeing the waterfront become a place that achieves a wide range of objectives including public use and recreation, environmental sustainability, enhanced tourism and commercial linkages.

map of Frenchman's Bay WatershedA Stormwater Management Master Plan for Frenchman's Bay and its' contributing watersheds was initiated by the City of Pickering and its' consultant MMM Group in 2006 as it was identified as a priority project in the five-year implementation plan for Pickering's waterfront. The recommended Master Plan consists of a group of projects, programs and policies designed to address issues related to flooding, erosion and poor water quality as well as a comprehensive restoration plan that will increase and improve the habitat function of the Provincially Significant Wetlands located within Frenchman's Bay and Hydro Marsh.

Notice of Study Completion

The Master Plan was developed by the City in cooperation with Toronto and Region Conservation in accordance with the Master Planning component of the Municipal Class Environmental Assessment, October 2000, as amended in 2007.

The Master Plan is available for review at the following locations:

City of Pickering
Clerk's Office
One The Esplanade
Mon. to Fri.
8:30 am to 4:30 pm Pickering Public Library

Main Branch
One The Esplanade
Mon. to Fri. 9:30 am to 9:00 pm
Sat. 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

This notice issued June 3, 2009.  Please forward any comments to the study contacts, listed below, by Friday, July 3, 2009.

Mr. Rob Bishop, P.Eng.
Manager, Water Resources
MMM Group
100 Commerce Valley Dr. W.
Thornhill, Ontario, L3T 0A1
T. 905.882.7210
F. 905.882.1857 


Ms. Marilee Gadzovski, P.Eng.
Stormwater & Environmental Engineer
City of Pickering
One The Esplanade
Pickering, ON, L1V 6K7
T: 905.420.4660 ext. 2067
TTY: 905.420.1739