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Land Use Planning - Northern Bruce Peninsula

The County provides professional planning advice, assistance and land use planning functions to Northern Bruce Peninsula (Eastnor, Lindsay, St Edmunds, Lions Head, Tobermory), on local development processes including applications for Minor Variance, Zoning By-law Amendment , Official Plan Amendment, Consent, and Plans of Subdivision and Condominium.

Active Applications

Learn more about active applications in the Municipality of Northern Bruce Peninsula by clicking "See Details" beside the application of interest below.


Please monitor the municipal website for notification of Public Meetings: https://www.northbrucepeninsula.ca/

 

Comprehensive Zoning By-law and Local Official Plan Review

Comprehensive Zoning By-law 2002.54

The Comprehensive Zoning By-law text can be viewed below under 'Attachments'. It manages land use within the Municipality. It states how land can be used, standards for use and location and use of buildings and structures. The Zoning By-law implements the goals and policies outlined in the Official Plans. To determine the zone of a particular property, please have a street address or Municipal Tax Roll number handy and use the County's Interactive Mapping program by clicking on the 'Explore More' link below under Planning Maps for Northern Bruce Peninsula. The Municipality undertook a review of its Comprehensive Zoning By-law in 2017 in accordance with the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, as amended. Open houses and/or public meetings were held on May 28, July 8, September 25, October 10 and December 2, 2017. On May 14, 2018, Council passed the following resolution: THAT Council defer consideration of passage of the draft Comprehensive Zoning By-law and Lion's Head, Ferndale and Tobermory Official Plans until 2019, at which point, Council will provide further direction to staff. < As such, all draft documentation has been removed.

Local and County Official Plans

The Local Official Plan text can be viewed below under 'Attachments'. It provides guidance in making decisions concerning future development and investment within Tobermory, Lion's Head and Ferndale while the Bruce County Official Plan regulates the remainder of the Municipality. A five year review of the Local Official Plan was undertaken in 2017 in accordance with the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, as amended and in concert with the Comprehensive Zoning By-law review. On May 14, 2018, Council passed the following resolution: THAT Council defer consideration of passage of the draft Comprehensive Zoning By-law and Lion's Head, Ferndale and Tobermory Official Plans until 2019, at which point, Council will provide further direction to staff. As such, all draft documentation has been removed.

Alternative Format

Bruce County is committed to providing accessible and inclusive services to people of all abilities in a timely manner. The information on this site is intended to provide the public with as much access as possible to information regarding planning applications. Documentation may be made available in an alternative format upon request. To request this information in an alternative format please contact us.

Attachment Size
File Icon nbp cbl 2002 54 w office consol january 2019-2 1.02 MB
File Icon nbp op office cons feb 2016 681.38 KB
Application Name Details
Z-2020-043 - Blue Heron
Z-2020-044 - Bruce Anchor
S-2023-002 Z-2023-010 Green Acres
B-2024-005 Z-2024-005 Sommer
B-2023-097 Z-2023-092 Ziolkoski
Z-2024-024 Levack