Official Plan

This document represents the consolidated Official Plan for the Town of Mono Planning Area.  It consists of both text and schedules.

This consolidation has been prepared as of November 2018 for reference purposes only, and does not include any amendments approved subsequent thereto. If necessary, reference should be made to the Official Plan and amendments thereto in the Town of Mono Clerk’s  Department.

The Town of Mono has endeavoured to ensure accuracy of this consolidated document, however, please contact the Town Office immediately to report any concerns or inaccuracies with the document.

Due to the size of this document it is available both as a single document and in sections.

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

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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


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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
 B. Fuel Handling & Storage  Yes
 C. Waste Storage  Yes
 D. Chemical Handling & Storage  Yes
 E. Agricultural Material Application & Storage  Yes
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9. Drawings

Drawings are required for all pre-consultation applications.

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» Sections 1 to 5

  • Introduction
  • Purpose and Scope
  • Interpretation
  • Basis of Plan
  • General Goals and Policies

» Sections 6 to 10

  • Suburban Areas
  • Hamlet Areas
  • Resort Areas
  • Major Institutional Areas
  • Special Institutional Areas
  • Commercial Areas

» Sections 11 to 15

  • Industrial Areas
  • Extractive Areas
  • Major Open Space Areas
  • Natural Heritage
  • Environmental Hazard
  • Rural Areas

» Sections 16 and 17

  • Niagara Escarpment Policies
  • Niagara Escarpment Development Criteria

» Sections 18 and 19

  • Niagara Escarpment Parks System
  • Escarpment Plan Definitions

» Sections 20 and 21

  • Oak Ridges Moraine
  • Groundwater Resources

» Sections 22 to 25

  • Greenbelt
  • Prime Agricultural Areas
  • General Development Policies
  • Implementation

» Schedules

  • Land-use
  • Specific Policy Areas
  • Secondary Plans
  • Route of the Bruce Trail & Public Lands in the Niagara Escarpment Parks & Open Space System
  • Oak Ridges Moraine Mapping
  • Well Head Protection Areas
  • Greenbelt Area
  • Natural Heritage

» Figures

  • Sand and Gravel Resources
  • Bedrock Resources
  • Agricultural Capability
  • Sourcewater Protection Area and Groundwater Vulnerability

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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