Planning and Regulations staff are working remotely and continue to provide service to the public, our municipalities and other stakeholders. We are still processing and reviewing applications and can issue some permits and planning comments at this time. However, site inspections for planning and permit applications will be delayed for the time being and may require a deferral of a decision to a later date.
Please expect service delays as staff do not have continual or speedy access to many of our databases and files. However, we will endeavor to respond to inquiries, request for comments, and permit application submissions in a timely fashion.
How to Contact us
The best way to contact staff at this time is through our Planning and Permits inquiry form.
Municipalities should continue to use previously assigned emails for their respective municipality to submit planning applications and follow up correspondence
***SERVICE INTERRUPTION ADVISORY***
Please note that we are currently operating at a temporarily reduced capacity while also experiencing a high number of applications and inquiries at this time. Please anticipate delays in processing and response times as applications and inquiries are being handled on a first-come first-served basis.
If you have questions about whether or not your property is regulated by GSCA or are in the process of submitting a permit application, please utilize the online resources below to assist you in the meantime:
The following mapping resources are available to assist you in determining if a property is regulated by GSCA under Ontario Regulation 151/06. You can also review other mapping relevant to a property, such as Zoning By-law mapping and Official Plan mapping, through Grey County and Bruce County GIS portals.
Please contact the local Municipality the property is located within to determine any Zoning and/or building requirements. Depending on the property and project location other approvals may also be required such as:
We appreciate your patience during this time.
Application Submission and Fee Payment
Permit applications, regulatory compliance letters, and planning act application reviews can be submitted electronically or by regular mail.
For permit applications, please contact our staff to confirm the fee and requirements for a complete application prior to submitting payment.
For landowner, developer and/or real estate inquires, fees can be accepted, however, the required site visit may be delayed pending future Provincial and Health Authorities’ directives. Again, it is best to discuss with one of our staff prior to submitting a fee. Fees can be paid by mailing a cheque, e-transfer or paying online through the Amilia payment system.
Planning & Regulations
Downloads / Links
- Property Clearance/Inquiry Letters
- Shoreline Permit FAQ
- Nearshore Permit Process
- Great Lakes System, Flood Levels, & Water Related Hazards
- Regulations Permit Application
- Regulations Permit Guide
- Grey Sauble Policies Document
- Grey Sauble Interactive Regulation Map Viewer
- Ontario Regulation 151/06
- Ontario Regulation 58/13
- Procedures for Planning & Permitting Review