The Town of Newmarket Planning & Building Services has adapted its processes to be able to continue to provide services during the COVID-19 pandemic while respecting the health and safety of customers and staff. Please see details here.
The application process for any development starts with a pre-consultation meeting. Applicants are encouraged to contact the Planning Department prior to submitting an application for a pre-consultation meeting.
Applicants are required to pre-consult with the Planning Department under By-law 2007-46 before they file an application. Any application of the following types must pre-consult with the Planning Department.
- Official Plan amendment
- Plan of condominium
- Plan of subdivision
- Site plan control
- Zoning by-law amendment
This will ensure that the Town understands the purpose of the application and that the applicant knows what information to provide to support the application, and what to expect from the planning process in Newmarket. In order to request a pre-consultation meeting, please fill out the Pre-Consultation Form and submit to the Planning Department.
What is a complete application?
All applications must be submitted in full, including the application form, fees and drawings prior to processing by the Town of Newmarket. To be considered a complete application under the Planning Act, specific documentation, information and/or reports are required to be submitted with the completed application form and the receipt of applicable fees for Official Plan Amendment, Zoning By-law Amendment or Draft Plan of Subdivision approval. This information will be determined at the pre-consultation meeting.
Application fees are set by Council yearly through the Fees and Charges By-law.
Our map of current application is found here.