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

Development Review Process, Documents, and Planning Application Forms Front Cover of the Urban Design Manual

Please review the following prior to submitting proposals to the Planning division.  

Pre-Consultation Development Review Team Meetings (DRT) are conducted virtually via Microsoft Teams. Attendees will receive a meeting request with a link to access the meeting.  Attendees are invited to discuss their proposals with internal and external review agencies.  Click the button below to access the pre-consultation development review meeting information. 

Pre-Consultation Development Review Team Meetings (DRT)

Links to Policy Documents and other Planning Resources 

Planning Policy Documents for Development Review 

Interim Control By-law 2021-024 Water Capacity Shortage

Use the links below to access planning application forms. Please read the disclaimers. 

Pre-Consultation

Tree Destruction

Site Plan and Radio Communication

Amendments to the Official Plan, Zoning By-Law, Removal of a Holding Provision, and Temporary Use

Draft Plan of Subdivision, Registration of Plan Subdivision & Condominium Plan Approval

Land Sales, Easements, and Encroachments

Deeming By-law, Part Lot-Control, and Parking Exemption

Minor Variance or Special Permission

Consent 

Heritage Tax Refund Program (including Schedule A)

Heritage Grant

Heritage Building or Sign

Planning Application Forms

 


Other Notable Links Pertinent to Development

How to Register for the Public Portal

 Public Portal

The Public Portal for online submissions is the preferred method for providing planning application forms, pertinent plans, and related documents. Upon registration, the Public Portal accepts credit card payments.  Planning Services must set the status to "Under Review and this will enable the user to Pay"  and you will be able to retrieve the receipt from the portal.   If paying for a proposal by cheque, be sure to include pertinent info for your transactions such as the address of the development proposal, and project number and mail it to:

Town of Collingwood
Attention: Accounts Payable and Treasury
P.O. Box 157, 97 Hurontario Street
Collingwood, Ontario L9Y 3Z5

Please, do not mail or courier to our physical address. 

Planning Application Forms will be updated this year.  Please note the Town does not require paper copies of documents or reports but may request them at any point in the process. 

The planning application flat fee is non-refundable and payable upon project submission(s). A contingency deposit fee is reconciled and the balance is returned at the request of the payor.  An additional contingency deposit fee is required at the time of agreement finalization.  

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