Submit an application form to confirm the use of a property for compliance with the Zoning By-law(s), without the need for plans to be submitted.

The Zoning Use Review provides an assessment of whether the following uses are permitted for a specific location, under the current applicable Zoning By-law:

  • Animal Care
  • Auto/Vehicle
  • Child Care
  • Commercial
  • Restaurant
  • Institutional
  • Manufacturing
  • Medical/Dental/Drugless Practitioner/Holistic
  • Parking Lot
  • Personal Services
  • Office

The review will not include parking, loading, built form standards, or any other qualifications or conditions related to that use.

A Zoning Applicable Law Certificate review is required for:

  • Recycling uses;
  • Transfer stations;
  • Drive-thrus;
  • Patios and any use not indicated on the application form.

No plans are required to make an application.

To submit an application by email, please complete the form and email to, or use the ‘Email’ button on top of the Application Form.

The review of a proposal to determine its compliance with the City’s Zoning By-law. The fees for the program are as follows:

Type of Request Per Registered Lot Fee Effective Mar. 1, 2024 Per Request (Non-refundable)
Zoning Use Review $198.59