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 34-2014, and indexed February 1, 2017 is $10,874.67, Development Charge for Wind Turbine $9,478.27.
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 note that the 2014 Provincial Policy Statement Section 2.3.4 Lot Creation and Lot Adjustments supersedes the Township Official Plan policies.
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.
Application for Amendment to Official Plan.
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 buildings, etc. The December 2010 Consolidation includes any amendments to date.
Changes to the Zoning By-Law may be required. Information regarding these processes and applications forms can be obtained at the Municipality or by using the links below:
Please visit our Applications,Licences and Permits webpage for the Application for Zoning By-law Amendment.