Planning Application Fees

Planning Applications include Official Plan Amendments, Zoning By-law Amendments, Minor Variances, Subdivisions/Condominiums and Consents (Severances).

Other types of planning applications include removal of Holding (H) symbol, renewal of Temporary Use Zoning By-law, Deeming By-law, Part Lot Control Exemption, Agreements and Draft Approval Extension.

There is an application form (available online here) and fee associated with each type of planning application.

The following fee schedules were approved by County Council.

Types of Applications 2018 Fees – Effective January 1, 2018 2019 Fees – Effective January 1, 2019 2020 Fees – Effective January 1, 2020
Total Total Total
Official Plan Amendment (OPA): County OPA, local OPA $3,641 $3,714 $3,788
Zoning By-law Amendment (ZBLA) $1,872 $1,909 $1,947
Minor Variance
  • 1 or 2 variances
$1,456 $1,484 $1,514
  • 3 or more variances
$1,872 $1,909 $1,947
Consent $2,080 $2,121 $2,164
Plan of Subdivision/Condominium
  • 1 to 10 lots/blocks/units
$6,242 $6,366 $6,493
  • 11 or more lots/blocks/units
$6,242+ $6,366+ $6,493+
+ $156 per lot, unit or block over 10 to a max of $15,300 + $159 per lot, unit or block over 10 to a max of $15,606 +162 per lot, unit or block over 10 to a max of $15,918
Draft Approval Extension $520 $530 $540
Phasing Final Approval $1,040 for phases over 2 $1,060 for phases over 2 $1,081 for phases over 2
Changes following Draft Approval
– to Plan
– to Conditions
$520

$520

$530

$530

$540

$540

 

Combined Applications 2018 Fees – Effective January 1, 2018 2019 Fees – Effective January 1, 2019 2020 Fees – Effective January 1, 2020
Total Total Total
Local OPA & ZBLA $4,578 $4,669 $4,762
County OPA & local OPA $6,034 $6,154 $6,277
County OPA, local OPA & ZBLA $7,023 $7,163 $7,306

 

Other Types of Applications 2018 Fees – Effective January 1, 2018 2019 Fees – Effective January 1, 2019 2020 Fees – Effective January 1, 2020
Total Total Total
Removal of Holding (H) Symbol $520 $530 $540
  • where combined with or following a related planning application, or when the H was imposed by the municipality
$0 $0 $0
Renewal of Temporary Use Zoning By-law $1,404 $1,432 $1,461
By-law to Deem Lots not in a Plan of Subdivision, or the repeal of such By-law * $416 $424 $432
  • Where combined with any other planning application *
    (* in both cases, applicants cover all legal costs & by-law prep)
$208 $212 $216
Part Lot Control Exemption * $2,080 $2,122 $2,164
  • Following a related planning application
    (* applicants cover all legal costs & by-law prep)
$1,040 $1,060 $1,082
Agreements: site plan control, subdivision, condominium, development, lot grading & drainage – (Planning costs to be reimbursed like legal and engineering costs). Cost recovery for legal, engineering and planning costs. Application fee determined by the local municipality. Cost recovery for legal, engineering and planning costs. Application fee determined by the local municipality. Cost recovery for legal, engineering and planning costs. Application fee determined by the local municipality.
Natural Heritage Review by County Biologist: (if development proposed within 120 m of a Natural Heritage feature)

  • comments on planning application
  • Review of Terms of Reference and EIS
 

 

$204

Variable

 

 

$208

Variable

 

 

$212

Variable