Planning Applications


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:

  1. Zoning By-Law Amendment
  2. Draft Plans
  3. Consent
  4. Part-Lot Control
  5. Site Plan

Local Initiatives Potentially of County Interest:

  1. Minor Variance Applications
  2. Environmental Assessments
  3. Other Infrastructure

Current planning and development applications for which the County is the approval authority:

Planning Application Purpose Municipality Documents
1. East Garafraxa Official Plan Amendment #8 To ensure the Township of East Garafraxa Official Plan is consistent with the Provincial Policy Statement, 2020 (PPS 2020) and to bring the Plan into conformity with the County of Dufferin Official Plan, the Credit Valley-Toronto and Region - Central Lake Ontario (CTC) Source Protection Plan; and the Grand River Source Protection Plan. Township of East Garafraxa

Notice of Adoption Package


The Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing (MMAH) is the approval authority for all County Official Plan Amendments.

For information on other applications and local initiatives, contact your local municipality