Planning and Building Services department manages both the growth and physical form of existing and future developments of the Town through the land use planning process, the Building Code review and issuance and inspections. Land use planning enables the Town to establish goals and objectives for future growth and development.
Planning and Building Services provides planning advice to Council, departments, the public and Council endorsed committees on a variety of policy and procedural issues and Planning Act applications. In addition, Planning and Building Services regulates and enforces the Ontario Building Code.
Through this process, interests and objectives of individual property owners are balanced with the greater interests and objectives of the Town.
The Planning and Building Services department is comprised of three divisions:
Development Planning Division
Long Range and Strategic Planning Division
- GIS (Geographic Information Systems)
- Economic Development
- Policy Development
- Zoning and Building Administration
- Building Code Review & Inspections