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Pre-Consultation Requirements

Effective July 1, 2023, all property owners seeking to apply for an Official Plan Amendment, Zoning By-law Amendment, Plan of Subdivision/Condominium or a Site Plan Control Agreement must submit their proposal for mandatory consultation with the City, it's various departments and partner agencies. The mandatory consultation process will allow City staff to determine what information, reports and technical studies are required to constitute a complete application under the Planning Act.

The mandatory consultation process is administered by a group of employees known as the Development Application Review Team (DART). DART meets on a bi-weekly basis on Mondays at 1:30 via Zoom.

To fulfill your mandatory consultation requirements and to have your proposal reviewed by DART, please complete the application form by clicking below and submit it to, along with the necessary attachments. To be included on the DART agenda, all documents must be submitted no later than 12:00PM the Wednesday prior to a DART meeting.

For meeting dates or for further information regarding the consultation process, please contact Peter Carello by email ( or by phone (705-474-0400, ext. 2409).

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