When undertaking any land use planning process it is important to give consideration to the natural environment and natural hazards. Quinte Conservation comments on applications circulated under the Planning Act with regards to natural hazards (i.e. flooding and erosion). All Conservation Authorities have been assigned commenting responsibility for natural hazards by the Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry.

Planning Act applications

Please contact your local municipality to apply for any of the following planning activities:

  • Minor Variance
  • Zoning By-law Amendment
  • Consent/Severance
  • Site Plan Approval
  • Official Plan Amendment
  • Plan of Subdivision or Condominium

Your municipality will circulate your application to Quinte Conservation for comments as required.

Fees for Plan Review

There is a fee for all Planning Act reviews. This fee is separate from any subsequent required permit fee.

Our review fees are based on the type of application circulated.

Plan review application fees

Our fees can be paid by cash, debit, Visa, Mastercard or cheque.


Application TypeFee

Property clearance / Screening fee


Technical Study Review (cost per study)


Consent to sever / Zoning by-law amendment


Minor variance


Official plan amendment


Standard site plan review


Minor site plan review


Subdivision review


Subdivision Phase review - minor


Subdivision Phase review - complex


Additional Information

If you would like to know more about the Regulated Area and our role in protecting people and the environment visit the Apply for a Permit page.

You can learn more about our plan review process and policies here

If you would like to speak directly to staff please visit the Contact Us page.