Amount:

No Fixed Amount

Type of Program:

Grant


Description:

Through the Planning and Building Fee Grant Program the city refunds the fees for a planning approval or a building permit in order to to stimulate investment by business property owners or tenants in the Port lands.

Comments on Funding:

Funding is a grant equal to 100% of the fees paid for most planning approvals and building permits.


When It Ends:

Ongoing

Deadline:

December 31, 2021

Eligibility:

Applicants must:

  • Applicants must be business property owners or tenants in the Port lands. 
  • The property must be located within the boundaries designated by by-law as Community Improvement Plan project area. 
  • The subject property shall not be in a position of property tax arrears. 

Applications Steps:

1

Any property owner or tenant may apply to the City’s Development Services Department at the time of making an application(s) for a planning or building permit approval.

Other Things to Note:

  1. 1
    This program is part of the Port Authority Community Improvement Plan that will be in effect until December 31, 2021.
  2. 2
    The grant would apply to most municipal fees associated with planning applications (Official Plan and Zoning By-law Amendments, Minor Variances, Consent to Sever, Site Plan Control and Development Agreements) and to building permit applications.

About the author 

Maurice

Maurice (Moe) Muise learned the ins-and-outs of government while an employee of the Government of Canada in Ottawa for 10 years. His current focus is helping small businesses in Ontario to identify and maximize government grants to grow their business.
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