Zoning by-laws are passed by the Town under the authority of the Ontario Planning Act and are intended to restrict land use and buildings.
The Zoning section administers the Zoning By-laws and participates in the approval process of building permits and development applications. Staff ensures that all applicable law listed in the Ontario Building Code, including municipal zoning by-laws are complied with prior to the issuance of Building Permits.
Other duties include:
- the issuance of building and zoning compliance letters requested by lawyers and various agencies
- assignment of municipal numbers