The Development Services Department is responsible for the review and administration of applications for Planning Approvals and Building Approvals.
Here we have provided a link to each of our various applications. You may fill out the application (s), include all applicable fees and required information, and mail by post, addressed to the Development Services Department, or drop it by our Department at 1000 Taylor Court.
We have included the fee schedule below, as well as application guidelines and timelines. Please take the time to read carefully the requirements for the application you will be submitting.
In addition, please refer to the application timelines, which indicates the dates which applications must be submitted to be dealt with at the certain Committee or Council Meetings.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Development Services Department.
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Official Plan Amendment - Official Plan Application Guide, Official Plan Amendment Application Form, Cost Acknowledgement Agreement, Submission Dates for Official Plan
Zoning By-law Amendement - Rezoning Procedures, Rezoning Application Form, Cost Acknowledgement Agreement, Submission Dates for Zoning Amendment
Consent/Severance Application- Consent Application Procedures, Consent Application, Submission Dates for Consent Application, Cost Recovery Agreement
Minor Variance Application - Minor Variance Procedures, Minor Variance Application, Submission Dates for Minor Variance Application, Cost Recovery Agreement
Site Plan Application - Site Plan Guidelines, Site Plan Application (High Res, Non-Res), Site Plan Application (Low Res), Cost Recovery Agreement, Submission Dates for Site Plan Application
Deeming Application - Deeming By-law Application Form
Submission dates for other applications to be considered by Development Services Committee (for example Sign Variances, Deeming Applications, Removal of Holding Application)
Part Lot Control - Exemption for Part Lot Control Guidelines, Application
Fire Route Application
Tree Cutting Application Permit
Site Alteration Permit
Outdoor Patio Policy and Outdoor Patio Application
Fee Schedule for Planning Related Matters
BIA Community Improvement Plan- The BIA Community Improvement Plan establishes a framework for the Town's financial support and implementation of loan and/or grant programs to encourage the maintenance and rehabilitation of building facades and associated signage in downtown Bracebridge. Such support will enhance the role of the downtown core as a commercial, administrative and cultural centre. Further, the plan provides the framework for the review and evaluation for facade and signage improvement applications. The BIA Community Improvement Plan was approved by the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing on July 28, 2005 and applications are available from the Town.
BIA Community Improvement Plan
CIP July 28 2005 , Appendix A , Appendix B , Figure 1 , Figure 2 , Figure 3, Information Package, Application Form, Sign Design Guidelines, Architectural Facade Design Guidelines
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