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Frequently Asked Questions

What is land use planning?

Land use planning is a means of ensuring that land and resources are managed and that growth occurs in a manner in which the community desires. Planning guides development while guarding against negative impacts. The Official Plan and Zoning By-law are daily tools that the municipality uses to implement its land use planning goals.

What is the Planning Advisory Committee?

For more information on the Planning Advisory Committee’s role in the Planning Process.

What is the Committee of Adjustment?

For more information about the Committee of Adjustment and their role in the Planning Process.

The Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing website contains considerable information on the planning process in the province of Ontario. To access the online Citizen’s Guide To Land Use Planning go to their website at www.mah.gov.on.ca.

Additionally you may wish to review the Ontario Municipal Board’s website at www.omb.gov.on.ca. The OMB hears appeals on planning matters.

Contact the Planning Department

For information on any of these subjects, please contact the Planning and Development Department:

Township of Elizabethtown-Kitley
6544 New Dublin Rd
RR 2 Addison, ON K0E 1A0

613-345-7480 or 1-800-492-3175 (within the 613 area code)