Development Application Review Process

Front Cover of the Urban Design ManualDevelopment Review Documents

These documents are required to be extensively reviewed for the successful completion of development proposals submitted to the Planning Department.  

Urban Design Manual

Updated Planting Details

Urban Design Submission Terms of Reference

Pre-Consultation By-Law

Site Plan Control By-Law

Active Transportation

The Official Plan 

Zoning By-Law

Pre-Consultation Calendar & Development Review Team Meeting Calendar

Interim Control By-Law 2021-024 Water Capacity Shortage

Other Notable Links Pertinent to Development

Public Portal for On-line Submittal 

In-Lieu of Parkland By-Law

Council Meeting Calendar

Civic Web Portal


The Development Team Staff Review Meeting for pre-consultation meets approximately every 3 weeks to a pre-scheduled calendar. 

Please note the advent of our newest document the Urban Design Terms of Reference   It will guide all your submissions to Planning Services including Pre-Consultations.  

Pre-consultation meetings occur approximately every three weeks.  Planning Staff will attempt to schedule your item within the next 2 scheduled pre-consultation meetings and or seek additional information from the Agent regarding your proposed proposal.  Since the COVID 19 pandemic, pre-consultation meetings are held by Microsoft Teams video or teleconference. 

If you wish a preliminary meeting prior to submittal arrange a Microsoft Teams meeting or other electronic means with planning staff after completing your due diligence of the aforementioned documents please contact us. 

For  more information, please contact us using our preferred method at or

705-445-1290 Ext 3269