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Development Approvals

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/Severances,  Zoning Compliance Letters, and Municipal Land Sales, as well as overseeing the clearance and coordination of conditions of development.



Development in                                   Fort Erie


Development Incentive  Programs


Major Planning Initiatives,
Zoning By-Laws
& Policy Plans

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

Downtown Core CIP Incentive Program 

Other Incentives 


Major Planning Initiatives

Zoning Information

Official Plan

Neighbourhood & Secondary Plan


Committee of Adjustment

Related External Agencies

Municipal Contacts

Minor Variance Application

Minor Variance Brochure

Current Minor Variance Applications

Minor Variance FAQ's

Consent and Severance Application

Consent and Severance                       Brochure

Current Consent  Applications

Consent and
Severance FAQ's

Canadian institute of Planners

Canadian Urban Institute

Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing

Niagara Parks Commission 

Niagara Peninsula  Conservation Authority

Peace Bridge Authority

Region of Niagara
Planning and Development Department

Ontario Professional Planners Institute

LPAT (Local Planning Appeal Tribunal)