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Planning Services Centre

In order to serve our clients better, the Development and Design Division has created the Planning Services Centre (PSC). The planners in the PSC are the first point of contact providing:
  • Direction regarding the appropriate development application stream.
  • Submission requirements for potential development applications.
  • Information and direction concerning City policies and procedures related to development.
Development Application Review Committee (DARC)

DARC meetings are held on Wednesday afternoons for Official Plan/Zoning By-law Amendment and Draft Plan of Subdivision applications. The requirements for DARC submissions are outlined in both the Official Plan/Zoning By-law Amendment application forms, found online at our Forms Centre.

To submit a DARC package and schedule a DARC meeting, contact Shaesta Mitha at 905-615-3200 ext.5532 or by email at

Consents (Land Division)

For information on requirements for pre-application meetings for Consent Applications (Land Division) only, contact David Martin at 905-615-3200 ext. 5433 or by email at

Site Plan Preliminary Meeting

For Site Plan Applications, a preliminary meeting is required. The purpose of the meeting is to provide the applicant with feedback at an early stage in the Site Plan process. The requirements for a site plan application preliminary meeting are outlined in the Pre-Application Meeting requirements for Site Plan Applications.

To book a preliminary site plan application meeting, contact Stacey Ballan at 905-615-3200 ext. 5513 or by email at