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Land Use Planning

NEW: Your Opinion Counts!

Please join us as we review the Municipality's Official Plan and Zoning By-law. Public input into these key planning documents is vital to ensuring the Municipality's growth meets local needs.

The Municipality invites you to attend a Public Open House to review the Second Draft of the Official Plan and Zoning By-law on Monday, June 25th, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Rainforest Room, Forest Inn and Conference Centre.

The purpose of the Open House is to provide members of the public and stakeholders an opportunity to review the proposed modifications of the Official Plan and Zoning By-law and provide any comments prior to the Public Meeting which is scheduled for July 18, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. in the municipal Council Chambers.

You may review the current draft documents by clicking on the following links:

  Comments on the Offical Plan will be accepted until August 18th, 2018 and may be made by contacting the Planning Department, in person, by phone at 737-2700 or by Email at 

 Planning Division

The Planning Division administers matters as required under the Planning Act, the Municipal Act, the Official Plan and the Zoning By-law including lots created by consents and plans of subdivisions, and condominium applications.

Processing various applications for:

  • Minor Variance Applications
  • Zoning By-Law Amendments
  • Oversee the Sale and Purchase of Land Transactions

You are encouraged to schedule a pre-consultation meeting with the Manager of Development Services to discuss your plans.

Zoning By-Law Amendment Application

Consent Application

Minor Variance Application

Site Plan Control Application

Application Fees



Planning Division

Email: Karen Costello, Planning Coordinator

Phone: (807) 737-2700 ext. 2234


Development Services Department

Email: Jody Brinkman, Development Services Manager

Phone: (807) 737-2700 ext. 2244 

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