Planning & Development

Department Overview

The Planning Department provides professional land use planning advice to Council and Committees relating to long range planning issues, planning policy, planning applications and land use regulation.

The Township of North Stormont’s Planning Department is responsible for ensuring compliance with the Official Plan for SDG, the Zoning By-law and Provincial Policy Statement. The Planning Department is also responsible for providing advice to developers and property owners with respect to site plan approvals, servicing agreements, zoning amendments, zoning compliance and plans of subdivision to name a few. The Planning Department advises Council on the appropriateness of proposed development through the extensive review of policy and all proposed developments.