Dufferin County is the approval authority for local Official Plan Amendments, except for those for the Town of Orangeville and the Town of Mono (subject to conditions). By-Law 2015-16 contains detailed information on the conditions which Orangeville and Mono are exempt from the approval of the County.
Planning and Development Applications of County Interests:
- Zoning By-Law Amendment
- Draft Plans
- Part-Lot Control
- Site Plan
Local Initiatives Potentially of County Interest:
- Minor Variance Applications
- Environmental Assessments
- Other Infrastructure
Current planning and development applications for which the County is the approval authority:
|East Garafraxa Official Plan Amendment No. 9||
Purpose: To assist the Township in its ability to process planning applications in a timely manner to enable the Township to provide decisions within the statutory timelines of the Planning Act as amended by the More Homes for Everyone Act, 2022
|Township of East Garafraxa|
|Mulmur Official Plan Amendment No. 4||
Purpose: To assist the Township in its ability to implement a number of its Strategic Plan Actions through adopting new and improved Official Plan Policies in compliance with the Planning Act and as amended by the More Homes for Everyone Act, 2022.
|Township of Mulmur|
The Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing (MMAH) is the approval authority for all County Official Plan Amendments.
County Official Plan Amendment Applications
|Planning Application||Purpose||Subject Lands||Documents|
|County Official Plan Amendment No. 2||To expand the Urban Settlement Area boundary of the Town of Shelburne as identified on Schedules B and B1 to the County's Official Plan||West Shelburne Main Street and 4th Line, Town of Shelburne||Click here for Documents|
For information on other applications and local initiatives, contact your local municipality.