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Adjala Tosorontio > Municipal Services > Departments > Planning


The Planning Department processes​ applications made under the Planning Act, assists Council with developing policies to guide development, and responds to inquiries related to land use in the Township.

​Applications include: consents, minor variances, zoning amendments, official plan amendments, subdivisions, site plan agreements, and title validation.  Please note that in addition to application fees, security deposits are required for some applications (see the "Cost Acknowledgement Agreement" in the "Forms" section of the website).

For more information on how these applications are processed, the information we require, and general time frames for completing an application, please contact the Planning Department.  It is recommended that you consult with the Planning Department prior to submitting any applications. 

Please go to the "By-law" tab for copies of the local Official Plan and Comprehensive Zoning By-laws, the "Forms" tab for a complete list of planning application forms, the "Fees" tab for our current fee schedule, and the "Staff Directory"​ for contact information.