The Development Services Department is comprised of two Divisions –Building and Planning.
The Building Division provides building advice and enforcement of both Provincial and Municipal regulations. Provincially, the division enforces the Ontario Building Code to ensure that all construction within the municipality meets the minimum standard required ensuring life safety for all residents, businesses, and workers that choose to live and/or work in Oro-Medonte. The division also provides front-counter support and assistance in regards to building permit submission, inspections, and enforcement.
The Planning Division provides professional planning, development, and policy services and advice, establishes long-term planning policy through the creation and maintenance of the Township’s Official Plan, evaluates current development applications to determine consistency within the Township’s policy context and based upon good planning principles, provides advice to residents and developers regarding conformity to the Township’s planning policies and zone provisions.
This division administers all forms of development applications from initial application, to Council approval, to Plan registration, and final Council acceptance for assumption of the public infrastructure.
Links for Development Services
The Development Services provides activities through following services
- Long Range and Current Planning
- Planning and Subdivision Review Services
- Committee of Adjustment
- Inspection Services