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The Development Approvals division is part of Planning and Development Services and is responsible for the approval of Plans of Subdivisions, Plans of Condominiums, Site Plans, Official Plan Amendments, Zoning By-law Amendments, Deeming By-laws, Part Lot Control By-laws, Minor Variances, Consents, Zoning Compliance Letters, and Municipal Land Sales as well as overseeing the clearance and coordination of conditions of development.

Proper planning assures and facilitates orderly development and the designation of appropriate areas for housing, shops, parks, public facilities, industry and a supporting system of roads, water mains and sewers. Good planning also takes into consideration the need to protect our cultural and natural heritage. Since planning affects the life for all residents within Fort Erie in some way, it is important to remain informed and to participate when possible in the planning proce


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Development in Fort Erie Development Incentive Programs

Major Planning Initatives,
Zoning By-Laws
& Policy Plans

Active Developments Applications

Applications, Fees, Guidelines

How is Fort Erie Growing?

Building Permit Applications

Building Permit Fees

Municipal Land Sale  Requests

Development Charges

Brownfields Improvement Plan

Gateway Improvement Plan

CIP Incentive Program 

Other Incentives 

Major Planning Initatives

Zoning Information

Official Plan

Neighbourhood & Secondary Plan


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Committee of Adjustment Related External Agencies Contacts

Minor Variance Application

Minor Variance Brochure

Current Minor Variance

Minor Variance FAQ's

Consent and Severance

Consent and Severance

Current Consent  Applications

Consent and
Severance FAQ's

American Planning Association

Canadian Association
of Certified  Planning

Canadian institute of Planners Canadian Urban Institute

Ministry of Municipal
and Housing

Niagara Parks Commission

Niagara Penninsula

Conservation Authority

Ontario Professional

Planners Institute

Peace Bridge Authority

Region of Niagara Planning
Development Department