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Planning Applications

The Pre Consultation Application can start the process of making changes to your property.  Staff will provide information about feasiblity and required next steps.

Use our Minor Variance Application if you need to make small changes to zoning requirements. It applies when there is a need for a building to exceed height or size requirements, or to be closer to a property line.

Please complete a Development Inquiry Form to direct your inquiry to the Planning Department.

 Find the road and entrance permits you need, including:

  • Entrance permits
  • Road cut permits
  • Road occupancy permits
  • 911 sign permit
  • Temporary road closure
  • Close a municipal road allowance

Use our Consent Application if you need to modify a single lot. A consent application, or a severance, may create a new lot, an addition to an existing lot or a right to use part of a lot.

Site plans ensure that development proceeds as approved and minimize impacts. It is a detailed plan of development that shows the location of buildings, services, driveways, walkways, parking, landscaping and how these relate to the surrounding uses.  Contact us to book an appointment to discuss the requirements of your site plan. 

Review the Site Plan Application

Please complete a Development Inquiry Form to direct your inquiry to the Planning Department if you’d like to apply for the creation of lots on a larger piece of property.


Council and citizens can consider the need for your development, the status of water, sewer, roads as well as environmental factors and features.

Use our Zoning Amendment Application to apply for site specific changes to your property's zoning.

Land Acknowledgement

We recognize the traditional keepers of this land and, specifically our neighbours of the Alderville First Nation, with a formal territorial acknowledgement.

Welcome to the Gunshot Treaty Lands of 1788. It is on these lands and on the shores of the big lake, the Mississauga Anishinabeg met with the Crown to facilitate the opening of these lands for

Let us be reminded of the responsibility we all have in making sure that we respect these lands and waters that give us life and sustain our livelihoods.

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