Planning Applications

Pre Consultation

The Town of Penetanguishene has passed By-law 2023-01, which requires a Pre-consultation Meeting prior to submitting applications for a Draft Plan of Subdivision, Draft Plan of Condominium, Zoning By-law Amendment, and Site Plan Approval.   If you are interested in meeting with staff to discuss the requirements of an application to the Town for the above types of applications, please fill out the application form (Pre-consultation Form) which also requires payment of $100.00.  Staff will contact you to coordinate a meeting as soon as can be scheduled following the submission of the application.

Although it is not required, it is recommended that you consult with Town staff prior to the submission of other types of applications such as a Minor Variance or Consent (severance).

Development Applications

The Planning and Community Development Department manages the processing and management of all development applications, including Official Plan Amendments, Zoning By-law Amendments, Applications for Site Plan Approval, Plans of Subdivision, and other. 

Committee of Adjustment

The Committee of Adjustment has delegated authority under the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990 to review and make decisions on applications regarding the subdivision of land (Consent) and minor variances to the Town's Zoning By-law.

Application Fees

Applicable fees are noted in the Town of Penetanguishene Composite Fee Schedule.

Zoning By-law 2022-17

The Zoning By-law provides provisions to implement the policies of the Official Plan. All lots, buildings, and structures must comply with the Zoning By-law. Please refer to section 2.0 of the Zoning By-law for instructions on how to use the By-law.

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