Municipal Services

Planning Application Forms

 Applications and sketches must be submitted in metric units. 

In order to help you with your development, the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing has developed a number of resources.

Official Plan Amendment: 

An Official Plan Amendment is required when you do not meet the policies contained within the Official Plan.  Applications for an Official Plan Amendment are heard by the Planning Advisory Committee. This Committee makes recommendations to Council. Please contact the Planning Department for further information. 

Official Plan Amendment Application Form 

Plan of Subdivision/Condominium:

An application for Plan of Subdivision/Condominium is required when applying for multiple lots on a parcel of land.  Applications for a Plan of Subdivision/Condominium are heard by the Planning Advisory Committee. This Committee makes recommendations to Council. Please contact the Planning Department for further information. 

Plan of Subdivision/Condominium Application Form 

Zoning By-law Amendment: 

A Zoning By-law Amendment is typically applied when a change in use or larger setback changes are required.  Zoning By-law Amendments are heard by the Planning Advisory Committee. The Planning Advisory Committee

Zoning By-law Amendment Application   

Information Sheet

Minor Variance: 

Minor Variances are typically for minor changes to the Zoning By-law. Applications for Minor Variances are heard by the Committee of Adjustment.  The Committee of Adjustment is an independent Committee appointed by Council that has been delegated the power to make decisions on minor variance applications. 

Minor Variance Application

Information Sheet 

Site Plan Control: 

Through Site Plan Control, the Municipality of East Ferris can enter into agreements with land owners to address on site development such as: 

  1. The look and placement of the property and natural features; 
  1. Development adjacent to environmental constraints; 
  1. The implementation of natural visual barriers (e.g. implementation of vegetative buffers) and; 
  1. The type of materials that can be used on the property. 

Site Plan Control Agreement Application

Information Sheet 

Typical site plan control agreement sketch and checklist