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

Notice of Public Open House

The Study

The Town of Georgina is undertaking a review of the fees currently charged pursuant to Schedule ‘A’ to By-law No. 2011-0015 (PL-7) as amended, in relation to the processing of Planning applications and the provision of related services.  The intent of this review is to establish the full cost of providing services and determine appropriate fee rates for recovering the costs as permitted under legislation pursuant to the Planning Act and the Municipal Act.

Public Open House

A Public Open House will be held on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 between 7 pm and 9 pm at The ROC Chalet, 26479 Civic Centre Road, Keswick.  The session will include a formal presentation as well as an opportunity to view information and speak directly with staff.

Public Comments Invited

The Study Team is interested in receiving any comments that you may have about the Fee Review.  Should you have any questions or comments, or require further information, please submit them on or before August 22, 2018 to one of the following Study Team members:

Andrew Mirabella    Velvet Ross
Senior Consultant   Manager of Planning
Hemson Consulting Ltd.     Town of Georgina
30 St. Patrick Street, Suite 1000   26557 Civic Centre Road
Toronto, Ontario M5T 3A3            Keswick, Ontario L4P 3G1
Tel: (416) 593-5090     Tel: 905-476-4301
Email: Email:

 Please note that information related to this Study will be collected in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.  With the exception of personal information, all comments received will become part of the public record and may be included in Study documentation prepared for public review.  Thank you for your interest in this Study.



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. 

Notices & Hearings

The Town provides various notices throughout the life of a development application.  Should an application be subject to an appeal, a hearing before the Ontario Municipal Board 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).