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Permits, Applications & Licences

This page provides a directory for the Town's various Permits, Applications and Licences. Please review the category list below for more information.

To apply for the following licences, please visit our Animal Control page:

  • Dog Licence Application
  • Dog Kennel Licence Application

For information about Building Permits and Inspections, please visit our Building Services page.

To apply for the following permits, please visit our Monuments & Memorials page:

  • Monument Permit
  • Niche Permit

To apply for the following, please visit our Development Applications page.

  • Pre-consultation
  • Site Plan Review/Subdivision/Condominium

To obtain a permit application for the following permits, please vist the Roads and Drainage Webpage for more information.

- Entrance Permits
- Muncipal Lands Use Permits
- Muncipal Lands Occupancy Permits 

If you require assistance please contact Infrastructure & Public Works.

To apply for a Special Event Permit, please visit our Special Event Permits page.

The following Facility Rental applications are available on our Facilites page:

  • Arena
  • Beaver Valley Community Centre
  • Ravenna Hall
  • Craigleith Community Centre
  • Parks & Pavilions

To obtain a permit application for a private stationary Garbage Bin, please visit the Roads and Drainage Webpage for more information. 

If you require assistance please contact Infrastructure & Public Works.

To obtain a permit application for Lawn Watering or to find out details about the Towns Watering Restrictions please vist the Water Services Webpage for more information.

If you require assistance please contact Infrastructure & Public Works.

To apply for a Lottery licence, please visit our Licences page.

To obtain an application for a Rural Mail Box Permit, please visit the Roads and Drainage Webpage for more information. 

If you require assistance please contact Infrastructure & Public Works.

To apply for a Marriage licence, please visit our Licences page.

To apply for a Memorial Bench or Tree, please visit our Parks & Trails page.

To apply for any of the following, please contact Planning Services.

  • Consents (severances)
  • Minor Variance

To obtain a permit application for Moving Heavy Vehicles please vist the Roads and Drainage Webpage for more information.

If you require assistance please contact Infrastructure & Public Works

To obtain a permit application for a Municipal Lands Occupancy Permit, please visit the Roads and Drainage Webpage for more information. 

If you require assistance please contact Infrastructure & Public Works.

To apply for a Noise By-law Exemption, please visit our Noise Control page.

To apply for any of the following, please contact Planning Services.

  • Official Plan Amendment

For more information about permits, applications, licences, incentives, and approvals please visit the following agency websites:

Conservation Authorities & Commissions

These agencies need to be involved with building permit approvals and source water protection issues.

Other Agencies

Ministry of Transportation 
Building approvals, sign and encroachment permits, and source water protection issues
Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry
Hunting and fishing permits, tax incentives and fish ladder information
Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change
Private well records
Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs
Agricultural tax incentives and livestock claims 
Grey County
Road, encroachment, sign and entrance/driveway and oversize/overweight vehicle permits, and special event application approvals
Department of Fisheries and Oceans
Building approvals, shoreline works permits, and source water protection issues 
Grey Bruce Health Unit
Septic records (before 2010) and well water testing
Land Registry Office - Grey County
Legal property surveys
Municipal Property Assessment Corporation
Requests for reconsiderations for property assessments

To apply for a Temporary Access Permit, please contact Parks & Trails Staff.

Park and Pavilion rental applications are available from our Facilites page.

The Town maintains a list of qualified contractors approved to perform cross connection surveys and backflow prevention device testing. The Approved Qualified Contractor Registry is available for review and download under the Backflow Prevention section of the Water Services Webpage.  

If you are interested in being included on the Approved Qualified Contractor Registry, please visit the the Backflow Prevention section of the Water Services Webpage or contact the Backflow Prevention Coordinator. 

To register a Security Alarm, please contact By-law Enforcement.

To apply for a Short Term Accommodation Licence, please contact the Short Term Accommodations Licensing Officer.

To apply for a Sign Permit, please contact By-law Enforcement.

To apply for the following, please visit our Zoning Information page:

  • Zoning Information Requests 
  • Zoning By-law Amendments


Contacts

Backflow Prevention Coordinator
519-599-3131 x286

Building Services
519-599-3131 x239

Clerk's Office
519-599-3131 x232

Finance Enquiries
519-599-3131 x227

Infrastructure & Public Works
519-599-3131 x276

Planning Services
519-599-3131 x263