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Local Planning Appeal Support Centre

The Building Better Communities and Conserving Watersheds Act, 2017 (Bill 139) came into effect on April 3rd, 2018. The new legislation introduced numerous changes to the land use planning approvals process in Ontario, including significant amendments to the Planning Act, and replacing the Ontario Municipal Board with a new body called the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT).

The Province has also established a new independent provincial agency referred to as the Local Planning Appeal Support Centre (LPASC) in order to help people understand and navigate the land use planning and appeal process. The LPASC provides free services for individuals and groups who are, or wish to become, engaged in planning matters under the Planning Act and within the jurisdiction Pthe LPAT. The two categories of service which the Centre provides are:

  • Information Services – includes free information and guidance for all individuals and groups interested in understanding or participating in the land use planning and appeal process; and,

  • Professional Services – includes free professional planning and or legal services in response to a development application, policy amendment or in support of an LPAT appeal. The decision to provide professional services will be assessed by the LPASC on a case-by-case basis in accordance with eligibility criteria.

For more information outlining the specific services provided by the Centre, as well as the eligibility criteria for professional services, please contact the Local Planning Appeal Support Centre or visit their website. Their contact information can be found on the attachment below:


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 applicatiosn with high public interest, the Town will provide ongoing updates on our web page.

Please view our Current Development Applications list here and refer to Ward Boundary Maps for location of development: PDF icon Current Development Applications

To view location of development refer to Ward Boundary Maps here: PDF icon Ward Boundary Maps

View report here scheduled before Council on Janaury 16, 2019 regarding 2018 Development Applications Status Report: PDF icon Report # DS-2019-0004


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).