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The Planning Division is responsible for providing planning services and advice on all planning matters to local municipalities, and includes the preparation of comprehensive planning documents (Official Plans and Zoning By-laws) and subsequent reviews and amendments. It is also responsible for advising and administering the land division function. Other functions undertaken include the preparation of special studies for the County and the provision of technical advice on planning matters to developers, lawyers and the general public. In addition, the division gives educational seminars at both the County and local municipal level on such topics as legislation, provincial policy and general land use planning issues. The following is a summary of current Planning Division responsibilities.
The County, on June 2, 1997, was delegated the approval authority for plans of subdivision/condominium and part-lot control by the Province. The County has implemented a user-friendly subdivision approval process.