Land Use Planning Application Forms

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

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 staff of the Corporation of the Town of Collingwood in the event that the amount of the initial contingency deposit taken is insufficient.   


Notification of the Planning Act and Freedom of Information  


Tree Destruction

Planning Application for Site Plan Control and Plan and Radio Communication

Planning Application Form for Official Plan Amendment,  Zoning By-Law Amendment,  Removal of a Holding Provision from a zone,  and Temporary Use Amendments 

Planning Application Form for Draft Plan of Subdivision, Registration of Plan Subdivision & Condominium Plan Approval

Planning Application Form for Land Sales, Easements, and Encroachments

Planning Application Form for Deeming By-Law, Part-Lot Control, and Parking Exemptions Deeming By-law

Minor Variance or Special Permission


Heritage Tax Refund Program 

Heritage Grant

Heritage Permit for a Building or Sign

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.     

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