Planning and Development Services

Planning and Development Services

Welcome to on-line information about The Blue Mountains Planning and Development Services Department (formerly known as the Planning, Building and By-law Services Department), now consisting of the Planning Services, Development Engineering Services and Building Services and By-law Services Divisions.  We are dedicated to providing our residents and community partners with excellent technical support and customer service on issues relating to the development of lands and building within The Blue Mountains.

Not Sure Who To Call? First Point of Contact

Planning and Development Services, along with our other Departments, offer many services for the residents of our community.  The following is a list of services you may be seeking, internally and externally, plus contact information for your convenience.

Municipal Government Numbers

 

DESCRIPTION
CONTACT
EXTENSION
911 Numbering
Building Services (build@thebluemountains.ca)
239
Building Code Information
Building Inspectors (build@thebluemountains.ca)
239
Building Inspections: Scheduling
Building Services (build@thebluemountains.ca)
239
Building Permits: Inquiries, Status
Building Services (build@thebluemountains.ca)
239
Burning (Open)
Fire Department
519-599-5411
By-law Enforcement Inquiries
243 or 256 or 249
Civic Addressing
Building Services (build@thebluemountains.ca)
239
Commissioner for Oaths & Affidavits
 
 
 
 
283 or 263
 
 
232
 
237
 
Committee of Adjustment
263
Compliance Letters: Zoning
Building Services (build@thebluemountains.ca)
239
Customer Service: Complaints
Chief Administrative Officer (cao@thebluemountains.ca)
234
Debris Complaints
243 or 256
Demolition Permit Inquiries
Building Services (build@thebluemountains.ca)
239
Development Applications
263
Development Charge Inquiries
Finance & IT Inquiries, Planning Services and Building Services

230, 283 or 239

Dogs at Large Complaints
256
Dog Licences
256
Dogs Lost
256
Emergencies: Buildings
Chief Bulding Official (cbo@thebluemountains.ca)
261
Entrance Permits (Town)
Infrastructure & Public Works (ipwinfo@thebluemountains.ca)
276
Farm Buildings
Building Services (build@thebluemountains.ca)
261
Fence By-law
243 or 256 or 249
Fill Complaints
243 or 256 or 249
Fill Permits
Building Services (build@thebluemountains.ca)
239
Fire Number Assignment
Building Services (build@thebluemountains.ca)
239
Fire Department
Craigleith
Thornbury
705-444-2244
519-599-5411
Garbage & Recycling Collection
Infrastructure & Public Works (ipwinfo@thebluemountains.ca)
276
Grading and Drainage Complaints
By-Law Services
243 or 256 or 249
Holding Tanks
Chief Building Official (cbo@thebluemountains.ca)
261
Inspections (Building)
Building Services (build@thebluemountains.ca)
239
Inspections (Water & Sewer, Plumbing)
Building Services (build@thebluemountains.ca)
239
Landfill
Infrastructure & Public Works (ipwinfo@thebluemountains.ca)
276
Landscape Watering Permits
Infrastructure & Public Works (ipwinfo@thebluemountains.ca)
276
Lawyer’s Inquiries (Compliance Letters)
Building Services (build@thebluemountains.ca)
239
Line Fences Act Inquiries
232
Livestock Claims
283
Locates (Water & Sewer)
284
Load Restrictions
Infrastructure & Public Works (ipwinfo@thebluemountains.ca)
276
Long Grass
243 or 256 or 249
Lottery Licenses
232
Mailbox inquires
Infrastructure & Public Works (ipwinfo@thebluemountains.ca)
276
 
 
 
Marriage Licenses
232
Minor Variance Inquiries
263
Municipal Works Permit
Infrastructure & Public Works (ipwinfo@thebluemountains.ca)
276
Noise Complaints
243 or 256 or 249
Noxious Weeds
243 or 256 or 249
Numbering (Civic)
Building Services (build@thebluemountains.ca
239
Official Plan Inquiries
263
Parking Tickets
243 or 256 or 249
Parking Tickets: Cancellations
Manager of By-Law Services
261
Permit Fees
Building Services (build@thebluemountains.ca)
239
Permit Status
Building Services (build@thebluemountains.ca)
239
Patio Permits
Building Services (build@thebluemountains.ca)
239 or 249
Planning Inquiries
263
Planning Act Pre-Consultations
283 or 263
Public Pool Permits
Building Services (build@thebluemountains.ca)
239
Property Standards
243 or 256 or 249
Rezoning Inquiries
263
Right-of-Way Permits Inquiries
Infrastructure & Public Works (ipwinfo@thebluemountains.ca)
276
Roads & Drainage Inquiries
Infrastructure & Public Works (ipwinfo@thebluemountains.ca)
276
Setbacks (Zoning)
Building Services (build@thebluemountains.ca)
239
Sewer Connection Permits
Building Services (build@thebluemountains.ca)
239
Security Alarm Registrations
239
Septic Systems (Private On-Site)
Building Services (build@thebluemountains.ca)
261 or 267

 

Short Term Accommodation & Short Term Licences

 

Short Term Licencing (stalicences@thebluemountains.ca)
240
Sign Permit / Sign Variance Inquiries
239
Site Plan Applications
263
Street Names
283
Swimming Pool Fence Permits (Private)
Building Services (build@thebluemountains.ca
239
Tent Permits
Building Services (build@thebluemountains.ca)
239
Tree Preservation
Building Services (build@thebluemountains.ca)
239
Water Connection Permit
Building Services (build@thebluemountains.ca)
239
Watering Permits
Infrastructure & Public Works (ipwinfo@thebluemountains.ca)
276
Watering Restrictions
243 or 256 or 249
Weeds
243 or 256 or 249
Zoning By-law Amendment Applications
263
Zoning By-law Inquiries
Building Services (build@thebluemountains.ca)
239

 External Numbers

 

DESCRIPTION
CONTACT
PHONE NO.
Electrical Permits
Electrical Safety Authority
1-800-ESA-SAFE
Entrance Permit (County)
Grey County Transportation
519-376-7337
Entrance Permit (Highway 26)
MTO
519-376-7350
Gas/Oil Spills
Spills Action Centre
1-800-268-6060
Grey County
Grey County
519-376-3470
Health Unit
Grey-Bruce Health Unit
1-800-263-3456
519-376-9420
Locates - COLLUS
COLLUS
705-445-1800 Ext. 2233
Locates - Bell Aliant
Bell Aliant
1-800-400-2255
Locates - Hydro One
Hydro One
1-888-664-9376
Locates – Rogers Cable
Rogers Cable
1-800-738-7893
Health and Safety Act
Ontario Ministry of Labour
1-800-268-8013
Niagara Escarpment Commission
NEC
519-599-3340
Ontario New Home Warranty
TARION
1-888-364-0096
Shore Front/Shore Line
Grey Sauble Conservation Authority
Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority
519-376-3076
705-424-1479
Tax Assessment Office
MPAC
1-866-296-6722
Utilities Locates – Ontario 1 Call
Ontario 1 Call
1-800-400-2255
Water Wells
MOE, Water Resources Act
1-800-565-4923
Water Quality
MOE
1-800-265-3783
 

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Contacts

Director Planning and Development Services

Director Planning and Development Services
519-599-3131 x246
directorplanningdevelopment@thebluemountains.ca

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