Municipal Affairs and Environment

Land Use Planning


The Land Use Planning Section administers the Urban and Rural Planning Act, 2000 External Link Icon and related sections of the Municipalities Act, 1999 External Link Icon with respect to:

  • the review and registration of municipal planning documents;
  • development of provincial zoning plans and associated amendments;
  • maintaining the official Registry for plans and regulations; and,
  • providing advice and support to the department and government on matters related to land use planning, municipal planning, expropriations by municipal councils, purchase notices, etc.


  • assisting municipal councils, interested parties, and the public in interpreting municipal plans and development regulations;
  • making municipal plans and development regulations accessible to the public at:
  • facilitating the development of regional land use plans.


Telephone: 709-729-3090

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