Planning and Development

Planning & Building Services 

COVID-19 Update 

The Town of Newmarket's 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. Learn more about how we continue to offer services to the community


Planning Services, under the Development and Infrastructure Services Commission, has a mandate to assist and advise the public, land stakeholders, government agencies and Town Council on matters relating to land use planning matters.  Here, you will find documents and information related to land use and zoning.


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The department processes all forms of applications under the Planning Act, including Official Plan and Zoning By-law amendments, Subdivisions and CondominiumsSite Plan ApprovalsMinor Variances and Consents.

If you have received a Public Notice for a development application in the mail you can contact the Planning Department to have your say. Additional information about the application is available on the Current Applications page.

Director of Planning & Building Services

Jason Unger | | 905-953-5300 ext. 2450