Building / Development Permit Process

Step 1:

Visit the Town of Mono Planning Map to determine the zoning information for your property.

If property is in the Niagara Escarpment Commission (NEC) Control Zone or is regulated by a Conservation Authority, please contact them directly for more information:

Niagara Escarpment Commission (NEC)

Tel: 519-371-1001 (Owen Sound Office)
E-mail: necowensound@ontario.ca
Website: https://www.escarpment.org/

Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority (NVCA)

Tel: 705-424-1479
E-mail: admin@nvca.on.ca
Website: https://www.nvca.on.ca/planning-permits

Credit Valley Conservation Authority (CVC)

Tel: 905-670-1615 ext. 0
E-mail: planning@cvc.ca
Website: https://cvc.ca/planning-permits/property-inquiries/

Toronto and Region Conservation Authority

Tel: 416-661-6688 or 416-661-6600 ext. 6447
E-mail: planning&permits@trca.ca
Website: https://trca.ca/planning-permits/contact-information/

Step 2:

Consult the Town’s Official Plan and Zoning Bylaw to determine permitted uses, setbacks, and lot coverage information.

Step 3:

Visit the Dufferin County Building Services website to create a CityView profile. Please contact building@dufferincounty.ca or 519-941-2816 x 2700 for assistance.

Step 4:

Upload the Municipal Approval Application, Public Works Entrance/Road Occupancy Permit Application (if located on Town of Mono Roads) and a detailed site plan.

The site plan should clearly show:

  1. Property lines and distances to existing and proposed structures;
  2. Dimensions, including height, and location of all existing and proposed structures;
  3. Location of existing and proposed entrance/driveway/roadways;
  4. Location of all existing and proposed utilities;
  5. Location of all existing and proposed landscape elements.
  6. If property is zoned Suburban Residential a grading review may be required (fee $250). Please include existing and proposed grades;
  7. If possible, a Zoning Chart showing required and provided setbacks and lot coverage.

Please note: All measurements should be clearly shown in metric units. Applications without an attached site plan which includes the information listed above will not be reviewed.

Step 5:

Upload all other documents as required by Dufferin County Building Services. Applications will be reviewed by staff to ensure construction complies with all laws, including the Ontario Building Code.

Step 6:

If everything is approved and fees are paid (see below), your permit will be issued through the CityView Portal. Print your permit card and your approved plans.

Fees

  1. Municipal Approval: $80
    Pay through Dufferin County Building Services

  2. Public Works Entrance Permit and/or Road Occupancy Permit Application, if required:
    Application: https://townofmono.com/public-works
    Submit to: publicworks@townofmono.com
    Permit: $200
    Deposit: $2000
    Pay via Debit/Credit/Cheque:
    Town of Mono
    347209 Mono Centre Road
    Mono, ON L9W 6S3
    519-941-3599 ext. 225

  3. Grading Review Fee, if required: $250
    Pay online or via Debit/Credit/Cheque at Town Hall:
    Town of Mono
    347209 Mono Centre Road
    Mono, ON L9W 6S3
    519-941-3599 ext. 224

  4. Town of Mono Development Fee, if required (new development)

  5. Dufferin County Fees

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You can also download the form as a .pdf, fill it out, and submit it by email to planning@townofmono.com or mail it:

ATTN: Planning Department
Town of Mono
347209 Mono Centre Road
Mono, ON
L9W 6S3

Contact Information

Property

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Zoning Confirmation Fee Payment

Pay the fee for a Zoning Confirmation Letter. The letter can be used if the property is being sold and the buyer wants information about the land uses and zoning of the property.

Grading Review Fee Payment

Pay the fee for a Grading Review. A grading review may be required during the development permit process if the property is zoned Suburban Residential. This fee can be paid online or in-person at Town Hall.

Self-Identification

Please self-identify your familiarity with and understanding of the Planning Process. Completing this section will help staff deliver comments on your proposal in the most effective way.

  • No Experience:
  • Not familiar with the Town's policies and guidelines
  • No previous experience with the Planning application process
  • Not aware of what drawings or reports would be required to support a development proposal or why they are needed Somewhat Experienced
  • Some Experience
  • Some previous experience with the Planning application process
  • Have an understanding that drawings or reports may be required to support a development proposal but not sure how to identify which ones
  • Experienced
  • Professional understanding of the Town's policies and guidelines
  • Extensive experience with the Planning application process
  • Working technical knowledge of which drawings or reports are typically required to support a development proposal
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1. Location of Property

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2. Registered Property Owner - Mailing Address

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3. Applicant/Authorized Agent - Mailing Address (if different than Owner)

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4. Description of Existing Property

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5. Proposal

Lot Creation

Zoning

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6. Policy Framework

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7. Site Servicing

How is the existing property serviced? 

How is the proposed development intended to be serviced?

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8. Development Constraints

Describe any natural features and/or functions, including hydrogeological on or adjacent to the subject property (i.e. water courses, valleylands, wetlands, woodlands, ANSI, Provincial Parks, Town-owned lands, Dufferin county forests, CA lands).

Source Water Protection

 A. Salt Application & Storage  Yes
No
Yes
No
 B. Fuel Handling & Storage  Yes
No
 C. Waste Storage  Yes
No
 D. Chemical Handling & Storage  Yes
No
 E. Agricultural Material Application & Storage  Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
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9. Drawings

Drawings are required for all pre-consultation applications.

The personal information collected on this form is collected under the authority of the Planning Act as amended. The information is used for the purposes of scheduling and preparing a pre-consultation meeting. Questions regarding the collection of this information should be directed to the Towns Records/FOI Coordinator at 519-941-3599, ext. 230

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Official Plan Schedule Maps

Front Desk Access

A Town of Mono Natural Heritage binder is located at the Town of Mono Town Hall front desk, containing the draft Natural Heritage Atlas mapping, policies and methods, for review and comment. Additional copies of binder materials may be requested at the front desk.

All comments, additions or deletions would be gratefully appreciated. Please send by email to the Planning Department or leave written materials at the Town of Mono Municipal front desk. Thank you.

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