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The Town of Georgina Planning Applications and Services – Fee Review Study

The Study

The Town of Georgina has completed a review of the fees currently charged in relation to the processing of Planning applications and the provision of related services, as permitted under legislation pursuant to the Planning Act and the Municipal Act.

NEW Fee By-law

On September 19, 2018, Council considered Staff Report DS-2018-0126 and passed By-law Number 2018-0074 (PL-7) to approve the new fee structure associated with the processing of Planning applications and the provision of related services.  Pursuant to the By-law, the new fees will come into effect on January 1, 2019.  A copy of the approved By-law is available for viewing in the Clerk’s Division during regular office hours.


PDF icon August 22, 2018 - Public Open House - HEMSON Presentation - Planning Fee By-law Review
PDF icon September 19, 2018 - Council Meeting - Report DS-2018-0126 - Planning Fee By-law Review


Private Open Storage of Leisure Vehicles

Council adopts zoning by-law amendments regarding the private open storage of leisure vehicles on residential lots


The Council of the Corporation of the Town of Georgina passed By-law No. 500-2017-0002 and By-law 500-2017-0003 on May 17, 2017 pursuant to Section 34 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.13 as amended.

Through the public consultation process undertaken in relation to the proposed amendments to Zoning By-law 500, including the holding of a Public Information Meeting on October 17, 2016 and two public meetings in front of Council held on February 27, 2017 and May 3, 2017, the Town received numerous verbal and written submissions that were analysed and discussed in several staff reports including Report No. DS-2016-0089 presented to Council on December 14, 2016, Report No. DS-2017-0011 presented to Council at the Statutory Public Meeting held on February 27, 2017, and Report No. DS-2017-0045 presented to Council at a further Public Meeting held on May 3, 2017.  Council considered all public submissions received on this matter, the effect of which helped Council to make an informed decision.

Related reports are provided below:


Many development applications are subject to public participation.  For current development applications with high public interest, the Town will provide ongoing updates on our web page.
Please view our active applications locator list here. 


The Town provides various notices throughout the life of a development application.  Should an application be subject to an appeal, a hearing before the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) will be scheduled.

Planning Public Notices

To view our current planning public notices, please visit the Planning Public Notices web-page.

Planning Hearings

For more information, view the full list of case items before the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT).


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