Land Use Planning Application Forms
All planning application proposal support materials must conform to the W3C’s WCAG 2.0 Level AA. This includes all submission materials for technical review including documents, plans, and multimedia content, for all statutory public meetings of Council and Open Houses.
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 should be aware that their submission and any personal information in their correspondence will become part of the public record and made available to the Applicant, Committee, and Council.
- Committee of Adjustment Minor Variance or Special Permission and Consent Forms
- Tree Cutting Application
- 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
- Heritage Tax Refund Program
- Heritage Grant Program
- Heritage Permit for a Building or Sign
- Planning Application Refund Request Form, Bill 109
Questions about these procedures should be directed to Planning Services by email at email@example.com or by phone at 705-445-1030.
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.
Planning Services administers Compliance Letters or Report letters for land use zoning, Heritiage Designation both site specific and designated area, Absolute Title, as well as confirmation of use for propane tanks.
No application form is required when submitting through our registered secure portal, you will also be enabled to pay via credit if your registered portal user contact is attached. You will need to provide the civic address of the subject property or roll number.
Commonly referred to as a compliance letter the Zoning Use Report provides the current uses permitted for a specific location, under the current applicable Zoning By-law. No site visit is made. Our Zoning Administer will prepare a report letter, to confirm the present use of the subject property and provide the associated table regarding the uses within that zone.
If a survey is provided we will speak to construction coverage conformity.
For structures and uses established before October 26, 1987, it may be deemed to be lawful, and non-conforming unless known otherwise.
The comments will not purport to mean that the current standards are be met on site. You are advised to conduct your due-diligence and make examination of applicable Town of Collingwood Zoning By-Law, and the Official Plan, and confirm that your property is not.
If you are unable to implement the secure, registered Cityview portal into your processes, please do not send paper, provide electronic documents to, firstname.lastname@example.org. Please send payment under separate cover to the attention of: Treasury and Accounts Payable, P.O. Box 157, 97 Hurontario Street, Collingwood, Ontario L9Y 3Z5
Planning Services and Treasury Department
The comments above are made to the best of our knowledge using all of the information and resources available at the posting time. The information contained herein is believed to be correct, however, the Town assumes no liability for negligence, inaccuracies, or omissions. You are welcome to make a personal examination of the applicable information by request via Microsoft Teams or by emailing email@example.com
Individuals who make written submissions with respect to a Planning Act application should be aware that their submission and any personal information in their correspondence will become part of the public record and made available to the Applicant, Committee, and Council.