Land Use Planning Application Forms

Acknowledgments of the Planning Act, Public Information, and Deposits on Account

Personal information on these planning application forms and Cityview  is collected under the authority of the Planning Act, R.S.O 1990, c. P.13, as amended, and will be used to contact the applicant regarding the progress of their application.  This information will be used by the Town and relevant agencies for processing this application and will also be available to members of the public inquiring about the application and is subject to the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. M.56, as amended.

The Owner, Applicant, and/or Agent acknowledges and agrees that all costs incurred by the Municipality processing applications will be borne by the payee/applicant as deemed fit by the Municipality. In addition, the Town may require further or other reports that it determines are necessary to address such exceptional circumstances which may or not be sent directly to the agency. As described and implemented by Official Plan Amendment #16, these may include but are not limited to, engaging peer review consultants to evaluate the proposal, and supporting submissions shall also be borne by the payee or applicant.

The Contingency Deposit will be utilized to cover costs associated with this application when deemed necessary by the Town of Collingwood, for example, professional consultants and legal advice.  The applicant further agrees to pay any additional costs and expenses beyond the initial contingency deposit on account, which shall be determined by the staff of the Corporation of the Town of Collingwood in the event that the amount of the initial contingency deposit taken is insufficient.   

Planning Act: Individuals who make written submissions with respect to a Planning Act application must be aware that their submission (comments) and any and all personal information provided in their correspondence will become part of the public record (file) which is available to the public and made available to the Applicant, Committee, and Council.

Notification of the Planning Act and Freedom of Information  

Questions about these procedures should be directed to Planning Services by email at or by phone at 705-445-1030.

Application Fees

The flat fee is non-refundable and payable upon submission of the application. The contingency deposit fee is reconciled and the balance is returned at the request of the payor. Consult the Treasury Department for the current fees & charges.