Urban design development permits

The purpose of an Urban Design Development Permit is to:

  • provide clarity of objectives for form and character of developments (to be attractive and sensitive to the established neighbourhood);
  • and revitalize areas to ensure they are vibrant and dynamic for residents and visitors alike.

Urban Design Development Permits are used to review the following:

  • Landscaping
  • Siting
  • Exterior design
  • Building finishes
  • Sensitivity to existing buildings
  • Accessibility
  • Parking
  • Privacy
  • Neighbourhood context
  • Building massing

Farm Development Permits

If you are developing on your farm or agricultural property, you may require a Farm Development Permit.

Submitting an application

To apply, please complete one of the following application packages:

Applications can be submitted with the current fee to the application centre on the 2nd floor at City Hall. If you have questions, feel free to give us a call or send us an email and we can help.