People around a table planning a project on development
The Planning Act contains standard provisions for circulation requirements that municipal planning staff must follow. They vary based on application type and are shown in the table below:
Planning Act Circulation Requirements
Type of ApplicationsNotice RequiredCirculation Distance (m)Number of Days Notice RequiredAppealable
Consent Yes 60 14 Yes
Minor Variance Yes 60 10 Yes
Zoning By-law Amendment Yes 120 20 Yes
Official Plan Amendment Yes 120 20 Yes
Site Plan Control No N/A N/A By Applicant Only
Removal of Hold To Applicant 120 N/A By Applicant Only
Plan of Subdivision Yes 120 20 Yes
Part Lot Control Exemption No N/A N/A No
Site Plan Amendments No N/A N/A By Applicant Only
Development Agreements No N/A N/A No