2021 Plan Review Fees

Application – Collected by Municipality


Minor Variance $310
Consents (Severances) Minor – $725
Major – $3,100
Site Plan (Residential) $625
Site Plan (Commercial, Industrial, Institutional) Minor – $1,550
Intermediate – $4,150
Major – $7,250
Site Plan Multi-unit Building and Condominiums Minor – $6,200
Intermediate – $12,425
Major – $31,050
Clearances – $2,075
Site Plan Water Balance Review Only
(WHPA Q2 Area)
Official Plan Amendment Minor – $1,225
Intermediate – $3,100
Major – $6,200
Zoning By-law Amendment Minor – $1,035
Intermediate – $2,575
Major – $6,200
Review of Repeat Submissions Small Scale: 25% of current fee
Others: 50% of current fee

*Fees include HST

Application – Collected by CVC


Subdivisions $4,000 per net ha
50% at EIR or EMP submission**
25% at draft plan submission
25% at draft plan approval
Clearances Minor – $5,000
Major – $12,000
Golf Course $15,750
Aggregate Operations Minor – $6,200
Intermediate – $20,700
Major – $62,000
Class EA review-Schedule A N/A Permit Fee Only
Class EA review-Schedule B $2,500 plus permit fee
Class EA review-Schedule C $5,000 plus permit fee
Individual EA/Master Plan $15,000

*Fees include HST

**EIR refers to Environmental Implementation Report and EMP refers to Environmental Master Plan


  1. The application fee must be paid at the time of filing an application and/or within 30 days of CVC notification in writing. For outstanding payments, CVC may place the application on hold upon review until satisfactory arrangements are established.
  2. When processing and reviewing consolidated applications (ZBA/OPA applications), the highest rate of fees will apply.
  3. Separate fees will apply for the processing of CVC permit approvals, with the exception of Subdivision applications.
  4. CVC reserves the right to adjust fees should the review require a substantially greater or lower level of review including applicant-driven revisions to an approved plan/application.
  5. Fees related to review of repeat submissions (more than 3 submissions) will be determined by CVC depending on the number, completeness and quality of the repeat submissions.
  6. CVC reserves the right to reassess fee requirements after two years of receipt of the application, based on timing and receipt of required technical information.


  1. Minor: an application is determined to be “Minor” where no technical studies are required.
    Minor for the purposes of administering clearance fees is a subdivision clearance of draft plan conditions that is administrative in nature with no technical studies (e.g. preparation of a letter after confirming that CVC is satisfied with the registration of the subdivision and review is limited to grading and sediment and erosion control plans, etc.).
  2. Intermediate: an application is determined to be “Intermediate” where, as an example, a scoped Environmental Impact Study (EIS) is required.
  3. Major: an application is determined to be “Major” where technical studies (e.g. EIS, stormwater management, geotechnical) are required.
    Major for the purposes of administering clearance fees is a subdivision clearance of draft plan conditions prior to registration which requires significant work to review and clear conditions and requires the review of technical information (stormwater management ponds, natural heritage system design, etc.).


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