Land Use Planning Services

Access the Public Portal 24/7 for submitting planning application forms and proposals. The portal accepts credit card payments.  Learn more about the Development Review Process

The Town of Collingwood (TOC) has an Interim Control By-law (ICBL) regarding water allocation

Engage Collingwood & ICBL Updates 

Development Community e-Newsletter

Interested in how Collingwood is growing? This e-newsletter is intended for those who work in the Development industry ie. Builders, Developers, Businesses, etc. but is also open to anyone who is interested in receiving updates with regards to Development in Collingwood.

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Land Use Planning

The Planning Division provides services regarding the Official Plan and Zoning By-law documents for the Town of Collingwood, exercising control over the subdivision of land, and indirectly by providing municipal services and pursuing municipal policies that support and reinforce the land use planning objectives of the Municipality and the County of Simcoe.

The Planning Division accepts, on behalf of the Council, proposed changes to land use and coordinates the review and approval process.    

Click the links below to access policy documents, forms, and information.

Public Portal/Online Application Submission  

Planning Application Forms

Collingwood Official Plan 

Collingwood Zoning By-law 

Mapping Information

Land Use Planning Interactive Map

This map provides Official Plan, Zoning By-Law, Development Activity and Heritage Properties information. 

Heritage Properties

Proposed Major Developments


The comments above are made to the best of our knowledge using all of the information and resources available at the posting time. The information contained herein is believed to be correct, however, the Town assumes no liability for negligence, inaccuracies, or omissions. You are welcome to make a personal examination of the applicable information by request via Microsoft teams or by email to

Planning Act

Individuals who make written submissions with respect to a Planning Act application should be aware that their submission and any personal information in their correspondence will become part of the public record and made available to the Applicant, Committee and Council.

The Town of Collingwood is updating its Official Plan.

The Official Plan is the overall policy framework for how land is used in Collingwood and sets out the vision for the community over the next 20 years.

The Plan is the guide for managing where, when, and how the Town should grow. Visit Engage Collingwood for details.