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Introduction to land use planning in Ontario

The Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing has put together a series of guides to help understand how the land use planning process works in Ontario. These guides cover items such as relevant terminology, the role of the policy being described, how the province and the municipality are involved, and how citizens can become involved with part of the process.

The following Guides provide a detailed overview (as prepared by the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing) of these facets of the planning system:

  1. The Planning Act + Provincial Policy Statement
  2. Official Plans
  3. Zoning By-Laws
  4. Subdivisions
  5. Land Severances
  6. Ontario Municipal Board
  7. Northern Ontario
  8. Building Permits
  9. The Plan Review + Approval Process
  10. Making mediation work for you

From the Citizens’ Guide to Land-Use Planning, from the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing (MMAH)


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Introduction to land use planning in Ontario

The Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing has put together a series of guides to help understand how the land use planning process works in Ontario. These guides cover items such as relevant terminology, the role of the policy being described, how the province and the municipality are involved, and how citizens can become involved with part of the process.

The following Guides provide a detailed overview (as prepared by the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing) of these facets of the planning system:

  1. The Planning Act + Provincial Policy Statement
  2. Official Plans
  3. Zoning By-Laws
  4. Subdivisions
  5. Land Severances
  6. Ontario Municipal Board
  7. Northern Ontario
  8. Building Permits
  9. The Plan Review + Approval Process
  10. Making mediation work for you

From the Citizens’ Guide to Land-Use Planning, from the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing (MMAH)