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COVID-19 UPDATE

If you would like to meet with planning staff, please schedule an appointment as no walk-in services are available at this time.


 

Planning Documents


 

Planning Applications


Consent to Sever (Severance)

This process pertains to an application for consent pursuant to Section 53 of the Planning Act

  • Please see our 1-page What is a Consent? guide for an overview of the consent to sever application process.
  • If you are looking to sever a surplus farm dwelling property, please see our Surplus Farm Dwelling Severance guide.
  • Prior to the Municipality processing the application, it is required that a copy of the attached application form be completed including the required sketch and processing fee of $1750 and $700 for each additional application on the same lot.
  • Instructions on the Consent Application are included on the first two pages of this application.

Consent Application

Minor Variance

This process pertains to an application for minor variance pursuant to Section 45 of the Planning Act

  • Please see our 1-page What is a Minor Variance guide for an overview of the minor variance application process.
  • Prior to the Municipality processing the application, it is required that a copy of the attached application form be completed including the required sketch and processing fee of $800.
  • Instructions on the Minor Variance Application process are included on the first to pages of this application.

Minor Variance Application

Zoning By-Law Amendment

This process pertains to an application for zoning by-law amendment pursuant to Section 34 of the Planning Act

  • Please see our 1-page What is a Zoning By-law Amendment guide for an overview of the zoning by-law amendment application process.
  • Prior to the Municipality processing the application, it is required that a copy of the attached application form be completed including the required sketch and processing fee of $2500.
  • The application fee for a temporary use by-law is $700 and the fee for a renewal of a temporary use by-law is $500.
  • Instructions of the Zoning By-Law Amendment process are included on the first two pages of this application.

Zoning By-Law Amendment Application

Site Plan Approval Application

This process pertains to an application for site plan approval pursuant to Section 41 of the Planning Act

  • Please see our 1-page What is a Site Plan Approval guide for an overview of the site plan approval application process.
  • Prior to the Municipality processing the application, it is required that a copy of the attached application form be completed including five (5) copies of the site plan submission package detailing the requirements of Section 15 of this application and the processing fee of $1350 (or $700 for an amendment to an existing agreement).
  • Please also note that the Municipality requires an electronic submission of all drawings that form part of the application.
  • Instructions on the Site Plan Approval process are included on the first two pages of the application.

Site Plan Approval Application

Official Plan Amendment

This process pertains to an application for official plan amendment pursuant to Section 22 of the Planning Act

  • Please see our 1-page What is an Official Plan Amendment guide for an overview of the official plan amendment application process.
  • Prior to the Municipality processing the application, it is required that a copy of the attached application form be completed including the processing fee of $3000.
  • Instructions for an Official Plan Amendment process are included on the first two pages of the application.

Official Plan Amendment Application

Plan of Subdivision

This process pertains to an application for plan of subdivision/condominium pursuant to Section 51 of the Planning Act

  • Please see our 1-page What is a Plan of Subdivision/Condominium guide for an overview of the application process.
  • This application form is to be used when submitted a proposed plan of subdivision or condominium to the County of Middlesex as the Approval Authority.
  • The County encourages those considering making an application to pre-consult.
  • The County will organize and host a pre-consultation meeting where an applicant has an opportunity to discuss a proposal with staff from the County, the local municipality and affected agencies.

Plan of Subdivision/Condominium Application

(also required Declaration regarding Municipal Costs)

 

Official Plan Review


An Official Plan is a legal document containing goals, objectives and policies to guide land use, development and growth in a municipality. 

In 2020 - 2021, Middlesex Centre is undertaking a review of our Official Plan. See our Official Plan Review page to learn more about the process and how you can be involved.

 

Related Links


Ministry of Municipal Affairs & Housing (MMAH) - Planning

Ministry of Municipal Affairs & Housing (MMAH) - Provincial Policy Statement

Ontario e-Laws - Planning Act 

Tribunals Ontario (combining the former Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT), Environmental Review Tribunal, Board of Negotiation, Conservation Review Board, the Mining and Lands Tribunal, and the Assessment Review Board)

Middlesex County Planning Services

 

For Questions Contact:

Dan FitzGerald

Job Title
Planner (for minor variances, consent applications & site plan applications)
Department
Planning Services
Telephone

Marion-Frances Cabral

Job Title
Planner (for zoning by-law amendments, Official Plan amendments & plans of subdivision/condominium)
Department
Planning Services
Telephone