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Application for Official Plan Amendment, Plan of Subdivision
and Plan of Condominium
Under Sections 17 and 53 of The Planning Act

City of Kawartha Lakes
Development Services - Planning Division
180 Kent Street West, Lindsay, ON K9V 5R8
Telephone: 705-324-9411 ext. 1331

Note to Applicants:

The City of Kawartha Lakes has approval authority. In this form, the term "subject land" means the land to be subdivided.

Completeness of the Application:

This application form sets out the information that must be provided by the applicant, as prescribed in the Schedules to Ontario Regulations 196/96 and 198/96 made under the Planning Act. It also sets out other information (e.g. technical information or reports) that will assist the City and others in their planning evaluation of the application.  To ensure the quickest and most complete review, this information should be submitted at the time of application. In the absence of this information, it may not be possible to do a complete review within the legislated time frame for making a decision. If the requested information, including the sketch and fee, is not provided, the City will return the application or refuse to further consider the application until the information, sketch, plan and fee have been provided. A File Number will be issued for complete applications and should be used in all communications with the City.

Submission of the Application:

For All Applications the City needs:

  • 10 copies of the completed application form;

  • Copies of the information/reports if indicated as needed when completing the sections of the application. The nature of the information/reports varies with the type of land uses proposed and the existing land use and on-site features. The following minimums will apply to each type of report: hydrogeological study (5 copies); storm water management (5 copies); servicing options (5 copies); environmental impact assessment (5 copies); archeological investigation (5 copies); aggregate potential (5 copies).

  • The applicable fee as indicated by the City's Tariff of Fees By-law.

 For an Official Plan Amendment the City also needs:

  • 1 hard copy and 1 electronic version (Microsoft Word format) working copy of the proposed official plan amendment text and schedules on 8 1/2” by 11” paper;

For a Subdivision or Condominium Application the City also needs:

  • 20 copies of the draft plan, folded with title block showing;

  • 20 copies of the draft plan reduced to fit on 11" by 17" paper;

  • An electronic (digital) copy of the draft plan (AutoCad).

  • 1 copy of the Parcel Register for each lot(s) and/or block(s) to be affected by the application.

Applicants are required to submit the applicable fees as indicated by the City’s Fees By-Law. Please refer to the City of Kawartha Lakes “Planning Application Fees” list.

Applicants are also required to pay a Conservation Authority environmental assessment fee. Staff will assist you in determining which Conservation Authority is involved.

Applications to the Planning Committee are processed in accordance with Provincial Legislation and information provided by the applicant(s). It is, therefore, the responsibility of the applicant(s) to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the application prior to its submission to this office to avoid any misunderstandings at the meeting or in the future.

All initial and revised background reports and drawings associated with this application must be submitted to the Planning Division for circulation to agencies for review.  Agencies have been asked to not review materials associated with this application unless they are received from the Planning Division.

The application fees include all mileage costs for site inspections within the City's limits.  In remote areas where site access is only possible through an adjacent municipality, the applicant will be responsible for that portion of necessary mileage incurred by Staff outside of the City's municipal boundaries.

The attached Official Plan Policy and Zoning By-law Checklist must be completed by the applicant and/or owner. Multiple copies of the checklist should be completed where policy and zoning provisions differ between lot and/or blocks for which the application is being considered.  Please contact staff if assistance is required to complete the form.

Dark blue or black ink only – Do not use pencil. If submitting photocopies of your application, the original copy must also be filed.

Measurements on the sketch shall correspond to those identified in the application. Photocopies of your survey, if you have one, should be used.  If no survey is available, a detailed hand-drawn sketch to scale is acceptable.

In some cases, it may be appropriate to obtain professional services to determine the accuracy of your property dimensions.

On occasion, background studies, such as traffic and hydrogeological studies, submited by an applicant will require peer review. Applicants are responsible for all costs associated with municipal peer reviews of background reports. Deposits are required for peer review in accordance with the City’s Fees By-law.

Applicants are responsible for all costs associated with thrid party OMB appeals. Deposits are required upon receipt of an appeal in accordance with the City’s Fees By-law.

For Assistance: You may call the City of Kawartha Lakes Development Services Department – Planning Division at 705-324-9411, Ext 1331, for further information concerning completion and processing of an application.

Section 1: Application Type

Section 2: Applicant Information

Note: An owner's authorization is required if the applicant is not the owner.

If you selected "other" please provide additional detail below:

Section 3: Description of Subject Land (Complete the Applicable Lines)

Section 4: Proposed and Current Land Use
Please complete the applicable fields.

Detached Residential:

If you selected "Yes", please note that the notice of public meeting for this application will be modified to state that the public meeting will address the requirements of both the Planning Act and the Environmental Assessment Act.

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