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Built Environment & Infrastructure

Hamilton is supported by state of the art infrastructure, transportation options, buildings and public spaces that create a dynamic City.

Our Future Hamilton is a people friendly place where...

  • The quality of life, well-being and enjoyment of its residents influences design and planning
  • It is easy to get around our city and Hamilton’s transportation systems are well-connected regionally.
  • Hamilton is connected to its rich history through architecture.
  • Public spaces are well maintained and vibrant, with greenspace and attractions for residents and visitors.
  • Neighbourhoods have a variety of homes and amenities.

Best fit' City services include:

  • Zoning By-Law Review
  • Cemeteries
  • Public Transportation
  • Traffic Flow & Roadway Safety
  • Engineering Services
  • Facilities Management
  • Fleet Management
  • Heritage Asset Management
  • Recreational Facility Booking & Access

Other Services that support Built Environment & Infrastructure include:

  • Business Development
  • Urban Renewal
  • Solid Waste Management
  • Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention
  • Cultural Development
  • Corporate Radio System
  • Emergency Management
  • Fire Services
  • Long-Term Care Accommodation
  • Directly Operated Child Care
  • Energy Management
  • Risk Management
  • Development Approvals
  • Growth Management
  • Land Use Planning
  • Forestry
  • Storm water Management
  • Wastewater Collection and Treatment
  • Water Supply and Distribution
  • Parks and Open Space Access
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Environmental Health
  • Museum and Heritage Presentation
  • Building Inspections
  • Building Permits
  • Housing Planning & Administration
  • Housing Supports
  • Parking Operations
  • Access and Equity
  • Building Services’ Customer Service

The BLAST system and Light Rail Transit – build an LRT vehicle

Light Rail Transit (LRT) is a transportation system based on electrically powered light rail vehicles (LRV) that operated on a track in a segregated, right of way.

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