Our objective is to implement the vision and associated policy framework by employing processes that allow Town staff to expedite decisions or to make recommendations to Council for decision, on land development applications, in a manner so as to support the vision and policy framework of the Town, and provide superior customer service.
We provide a customer focused Pre-Consultation Service for those persons intending to submit planning applications to the Town.
We administer the Town's Development Review Committee (Staff) that oversee the processing and approval of all Town Planning Applications.
We prepare reports to Council regarding proposed Town Official Plan and/or Zoning By-law Amendments, Plans of Subdivision, Plans of Condominium, Part Lot Control By-laws, as well as various other development planning applications that require Council's consideration and/or approval.
We make approval decisions, in accordance with Council Delegation By-laws regarding uncontested Site Plans, Consents, and Draft Approval, Revision and Extension of Subdivisions, Condominiums, and Consent applications.
We review and provide comments on a wide range of other types of development planning applications submitted to the Region of Halton, Niagara Escarpment Commission, various Provincial Ministries, and other special purpose government bodies and agencies.
We organize and hold public meetings, makes presentations, and defends Council/Town decisions before the Ontario Municipal Board, the Joint Board, and other such approval bodies.
For answers to questions please call Planning Administration at 905-873-2601 Ext. 2298