Development Application Review Process - (Planning Services Documents, Urban Design, Pre-Consultation, Planning Application Forms)

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.  The first step is a pre-consultation proposal with 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

2022 Development Review Calendar Dates

Interim Control By-Law 2021-024 Water Capacity Shortage


Other Notable Links Pertinent to Development

Public Portal for Online Submittal is our preferred method of providing your planning application forms, and all pertinent plans and related documents.   Upon registration, the Public Portal provides the online credit card payment service up to $5,000.00 upon Planning Services staff confirming receipt.   If you need to pay for your proposal by cheque (include pertinent information such as the address of the development proposal) mail it to the Town of Collingwood and the attention of Finance, P.O. Box 157, 97 Hurontario Street
Collingwood, Ontario L9Y 3Z5 

Planning Application Forms We will be updating our applications this year.  Please note we do not require paper copies of documents or reports but may at some point in the process. 

Fees and Services 

In-Lieu of Parkland By-Law                                                            

Council Meeting Calendar

Civic Web Portal

Engage Collingwood engagement platform for residents to learn, participate and get involved in various Town of Collingwood initiatives, programs, and decision making. Register today and receive emails directly into your electronic mail account.  

The Development Review Team Staff meets once a month for pre-consultation via Microsoft Teams.    Upon receipt of your proposal and related planning application form and documents planning staff will confirm the targeted team meeting date or request more information in support of your proposal. 

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, contact us using using our preferred method at or 705-445-1290

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