Building permits are required for the construction of new buildings or structures, building additions, pools, decks, sheds and structural alterations and must comply with the provisions of the Township By-Laws. A building permit application can be obtained from the Municipal Office or the County of Dufferin Building Department.
The Residential Development Charge imposed under By-Law 23-2014,and indexed Ferbruary 14, 2017 is $10,793.60. Development Charge for Wind Turbine $7,940.68.
Please note that Building permits are required for all renovations and/or building on your property. Please contact the Administration Office for further information.
The Township is responsible for applications for Severances or Consents. Please contact our Planner to set an appointment to review the policies applicable to your property.
Please visit our Applications,Licences and Permits webpage for the Consent Application and Agent Authorization Form.
The Official Plans contain objectives and policies established primarily to provide guidance or the development of a municipality. Official Plan Amendments may be obtained from time to time by following the applicable amendment process. Information can be obtained at the Municipal Office and forms available below.
To review Schedule A Map
To review Schedule A1 Map
To review Schedule A2 Map
To review Schedule B Map Map
The Township Zoning By-Law is a legal document, which is used to control the development of properties and buildings. Zoning Classifies properties into zones such Agricultural, Rural, Estate Residential, etc. Each of these zones has legally enforceable regulations attached to them such as the location and size of building.
Changes to the Zoning By-Law may be required. The Planning Advisory Committee review Zoning By-Law Amendments Applications and forwards recommendations to Council. Information regarding these processes and applications forms can be obtained at the Municipality or by using the links below.
The Site Plan Approval is an essential component of the development review process. It is intended to: