Application for Community Planning Permit

Complete this form to request approval from the Town of Huntsville for approval of the physical layout of a development on a site within the Town of Huntsville.

Applicants are required to request and complete a pre-consultation with Planning Department Staff to gain preliminary planning review and direction prior to the submission of a Community Planning Permit Application. If you have not completed a pre-consultation, please do so here

Detailed information of the proposed development, lot characteristics, surrounding land uses and natural features are required at the pre-consultation stage. Delays in processing the application may result if the application is determined to be incomplete and/or inaccurate.

The Official Plan may be viewed here:

The Town of Huntsville's Community Planning Permit information may be found here:


Please ensure that your application contains the following information. Insufficient information will result in the application being returned to you

  • Completed application form, along with attachments
  • Record of pre-consultation
  • Commissioned signatures of Owner and/or Agent
  • Parcel Registry (or Title Abstract) from the Land Registry Office (dated within 14 days of submission of application)
  • Written description under separate attachment summarizing the proposal and planning justification
  • Fees:  
    • Class 1 Community Planning Permit (Conforms to CPP Bylaw) $881.00

    • Class 1 Community Planning Permit (Site Alteration, Vegetation Removal, and Minor Amendments) $518.00 

    • Class 1 - Major (See Note E) $3,523
    • Class 2 Community Planning Permit (Staff Variation) $1,311.00

    • Class 2 - Major (See Note E) $3,523
    • Class 3 Community Planning Permit (Council Variation) $2,228.00      


    • Class 3 - Major (See Note E) $3,523
  • Note E - Major CPP Applications
    • For residential applications a major CPP application involves development of more than 5 residential units on a lot.
    • For non-residential applications a major CPP application involves development of a vacant lot or an addition with a gross floor area greater than that of the existing building or structure to which it is being added.
  • One (1) copy of applicable drawings. Plans must be to scale and include:
    • The boundaries and dimensions of the lot;
    • The location, size and type of all existing and proposed buildings and structures;
    • Existing and proposed setbacks for all buildings and structures to front, side, and rear lot lines
    • Lot area
    • Existing and proposed vegetation
    • Septic field
    • Right-of-ways
    • Easements
    • Driveway
    • Parking area(s)
    • Natural features and building footprints within or adjacent to the lot
  • Written description summarizing the proposal
  • Financial Securities (as advised by staff – minimum $2,000.00)
  • An Authorization & Affidavit or Sworn Declaration. A copy of the Authorization & Affifavit can be found here.

Supplemental information may be requested upon further review of the application.

No land, building or structure may be used, erected, or altered and no vegetation shall be removed except in accordance with the provisions of the Community Planning Permit By-law (2022-97) (the “CPP” By-law”). 

The undersigned hereby applies to the Corporation of the Town of Huntsville to consider this Community Planning Permit Application pursuant to Section 34 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, as amended and O. Reg. 173/16.

Personal information on this form is collected under the authority of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, Chapter P.13, as amended, and will be used in processing this application. Questions regarding the collection of this information should be directed to: Manager of Planning, Corporation of the Town of Huntsville, 37 Main Street East, Huntsville, Ontario, P1H 1A1, (705) 789-1751 or


The Fees for this application are listed above. Please call the Planning department at 705-789-1751, option to process your payment over the phone. Please have a credit card ready. 

Please note we only accept VISA and MasterCard. 

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