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 and fee associated with each type of planning application.

The following fee schedules were approved by County Council.

Types of Applications 2016 Fees – Effective January 1, 20162017 Fees – Effective January 1, 2017
 TotalTotal
Official Plan Amendment (OPA): County OPA, local OPA $3,500$3,570
Zoning By-law Amendment (ZBLA) $1,800$1,836
Minor Variance
  • 1 or 2 variances
 $1,400$1,428
  • 3 or more variances
 $1,800$1,836
Consent $2,000$2,040
Plan of Subdivision/Condominium
  • 1 to 10 lots/blocks/units
 $6,000$6,120
  • 11 or more lots/blocks/units
 $6,000+$6,120+
 + $150 per lot, unit or block over 10 to a max. of $9,000+ $153 per lot, unit or block over 10 to a max. of $15,000
Draft Approval Extension $500$510
Phasing Final Approval$1,000 for phases over 2$1,020 for phases over 2
Changes following Draft Approval
– to Plan
– to Conditions
$500

$500

 

$510

$510

 

Combined Applications 2016 Fees – Effective January 1, 20162017 Fees Effective January 1, 2017
 TotalTotal
Local OPA & ZBLA $4,400$4,488
County OPA & local OPA $5,800$5,916
County OPA, local OPA & ZBLA $6,750$6,885

 

Other Types of Applications 2016 Fees – Effective January 1, 20162017 Fees Effective January 1, 2017
 TotalTotal
Removal of Holding (H) Symbol $500$510
  • where combined with or following a related planning application, or when the H was imposed by the municipality
 $0$0
Renewal of Temporary Use Zoning By-law $1,350$1,377
By-law to Deem Lots not in a Plan of Subdivision, or the repeal of such By-law * $400$408
  • Where combined with any other planning application *
    (* in both cases, applicants cover all legal costs & by-law prep)
 $200$204
Part Lot Control Exemption * $2,000$2,040
  • Following a related planning application
    (* applicants cover all legal costs & by-law prep)
 $1,000$1,020
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.
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
 

N/A

 

 

$200

Variable