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Services will begin relocating in late spring 2020 to 17150 Yonge Street


A York Region facility at 17150 Yonge Street is set to open this year. Located at the corner of Yonge and Eagle streets in the Town of Newmarket, this new building will offer a variety of public services, such as:

  • Public Health Clinics
  • Social Services
  • Children Services
  • Ontario Works
  • Housing Services
  • Provincial Offences Act Courts
  • York Small Business Enterprise Centre
  • Access York Contact Centre

The relocation of select public health and social services from other locations in Newmarket will be moving to 17150 Yonge Street throughout May, June, July and August.

The Provincial Offences Courts will be moving from 465 Davis Drive (the Tannery) to the second floor of 17150 Yonge Street in August.

Important note: Details pertaining to specific programs and services will be provided to clients and residents in advance of relocations

Approved by Regional Council in 2012, the construction of 17150 Yonge Street will realize York Region’s long-term plan to consolidate a variety of community, health and courts services into one central, fully-accessible, modern facility.

Over a 30-year period, the Region expects to realize significant savings by consolidating a variety of satellite locations throughout Newmarket to 17150 Yonge Street, rather than continuing to lease or invest in aged owned facilities.


17150 Yonge Street highlights:

  • Eight storey modern facility designed by WZMH Architects
  • Connected to the Administrative Centre with an enclosed bridge
  • 422,000-square-feet of office, courts and clinic space with ample parking for visitors
  • Environmentally-sustainable design (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Silver)
  • Located along a major transit corridor (Yonge and Eagle Streets) with easy access to amenities and services
  • Aligned with the Ontario Places to Grow Act, York Region Official Plan and the Town of Newmarket’s Secondary Plan for increased density along Yonge Street
  • Improved local access to services in one fully-accessible location

Visual graphic that portrays 17150 Yonge Street construction schedule, indicating key milestones and timelines for achievement between 2017 and 2020. Schedule subject to change.


Frequently Asked Questions

What is “17150 Yonge Street?”

Once complete in 2020, 17150 Yonge Street will be a new eight-storey Regional facility connected to York Region’s headquarters – the Administrative Centre – on Yonge Street in Newmarket. Featuring 422,000-square-feet of court, clinic and office space, this facility will offer a variety of public services, such as:

  • Public Health Clinics
  • Social Services
  • Children Services
  • Ontario Works
  • Housing Services
  • Provincial Offences Act Courts (8 courtrooms)
  • York Small Business Enterprise Centre
  • Access York Contact Centre
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When did construction of 17150 Yonge Street begin, and how long will it take to build?

Construction of 17150 Yonge Street began in early 2017 at the corner of Yonge and Eagle Streets in the Town of Newmarket. Construction will occur over three years with the building opening to the public in 2020.

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What efficiencies are expected by locating 17150 Yonge Street next to the Administrative Centre?

While each building is intended to be separate and distinct, they will be connected by an enclosed, climate-controlled bridge. This connection is expected to improve business synergies, and will create operational efficiencies. Once constructed, for example, 17150 Yonge Street will contain a cafeteria to support both facilities and the one at Administrative Centre will close. Meeting space will be optimized between the two facilities, and parking will increase to support both the community and onsite staff.

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Why did the Region build 17150 Yonge Street?

The construction of 17150 Yonge Street will realize York Region’s long-term plan to consolidate a variety of community, health and courts services facilities from a variety of aged satellite locations throughout Newmarket into one centrally-located, fully accessible modern facility. Once complete in 2020, 17150 Yonge Street will offer a variety of public services, such as: Provincial Offences Courts, Ontario Works, Social Services, Children Services, Public Health Clinics, Housing Services, York Small Business Enterprise Centre and Access York Contact Centre.

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How does the development of 17150 Yonge Street support local or provincial planning goals?

The development of 17150 Yonge Street supports Ontario’s Places to Grow Act, York Region’s Official Plan and Newmarket’s Secondary Plan by locating the facility on the Yonge Street Rapid Transit Corridor. Once built, 17150 Yonge Street and its grounds will create a civic campus within an established government district.

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Who designed the 17150 Yonge Street building?

17150 Yonge Street was designed by WZMH Architects, an award-winning international architectural firm from Toronto.

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Who is building 17150 Yonge Street?

EllisDon Corporation, a world-leading construction and building services company, is building 17150 Yonge Street for $172,084,354. EllisDon was awarded the contract in October 2016 and started construction in early 2017.

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What are the features of 17150 Yonge Street?

First and foremost, 17150 Yonge Street is designed to better serve the public by consolidating a variety of aged satellite locations throughout Newmarket to one centrally-located, fully accessible modern facility. Much like the Administrative Centre, 17150 Yonge Street will include an abundance of windows to provide ample daylight throughout the facility. The eight-storey atrium will feature a green “living wall” facing Yonge Street – an ever-present reminder of the building’s environmentally-sustainable design. Located next to the Administrative Centre and across from the Newmarket Courthouse, 17150 Yonge Street will create a civic campus within an established government district.

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Will 17150 Yonge Street feature an environmentally-sustainable design?

Yes. In accordance with Regional Council’s direction, 17150 Yonge Street is designed to achieve a LEED (Leadership in Energy Efficient Design) Silver designation – a very high standard of sustainability and energy efficiency. The design of 17150 Yonge Street will also feature green roofs, a green living wall and many other energy efficient features. The surrounding grounds will include landscaped gardens, tree preservation and planting, and increased site vegetation.

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How much will it cost to build 17150 Yonge Street?

EllisDon Corporation is building 17150 Yonge Street for $172,084,354 – the Council-approved project budget is $212.8 million. Over a 30-year period, however, the Region expects to realize a $26 million savings by consolidating a variety of satellite locations throughout Newmarket, rather than continuing to lease or invest in aged owned facilities.

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Will construction cause traffic delays?

You can expect to see an increase of trucks arriving and leaving the construction area, primarily during the first 18 months of construction. On occasion, traffic control staff may stop vehicles and pedestrians for a brief period of time, to allow a truck to safely enter or exit the site. Please be mindful of your surroundings when driving or walking through the area.

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