Subdivision Process

Step 1 - Pre-Application

Before submitting your written application, confirm the feasibility of the subdivision with the Planning staff in Development Services.

Step 2 - Submit Application

Please note: There are new fees and rates for 2023

Submit application with application fee, all required documentation and plans to the Engineering Department.

Step 3 - Application Review

The application is circulated to various City departments and Provincial Ministries where applicable and the servicing requirements are identified.

Step 4 - Preliminary Layout Approval (PLA)

A preliminary approval letter is issued by the Approving Officer outlining the servicing requirements if the subdivision is supported. Requirements may include entering into a Works & Services Agreement with the City for construction of the site servicing.

Step 5 - Works & Services Agreement

If a Works & Services Agreement is required, an Engineering Consultant must be retained to prepare detailed site servicing drawings and provide inspections during construction.

Step 6 - Final Approval

Once all conditions for servicing the subdivision have been met, including payment of all fees, deposits and entering into a Works & Services Agreement the final subdivision plan will be considered for approval by the Approving Officer.

Step 7 - Registration with Land Title Office

Subdivision is registered with the Land Title Office and the Works and Services are completed.

For more information, please call 604-527-4592 if you would like to set up an appointment to discuss your application.