Type of Program:
The Site Readiness Program provides financial support to industrial landowners to complete a range of due diligence studies so site information is readily available for interested investors looking to invest or expand in Ontario.
Comments on Funding:
Funding will be in the form of reimbursement of 50% of eligible expenses, up to a maximum of $25,000 per application, upon completion of the program.
When It Ends:
March 1, 2022
must contact the program staff for their pre-application consultation.
must submit their application package through Transfer Payment Ontario.
will be notified if their site has been approved and will receive an email with their notification of acceptance.
must complete the site due diligence within one year (the list of eligible expenses is available in the Site Readiness Program Guide).
submit invoices and receive reimbursement of 50% of eligible expenses, up to a maximum of $25,000.
Applications must be submitted by the Registered owner(s) of the Site(s).
Applicants must submit the following supporting documents:
- 1an aerial photo of the Site with parcel boundary clearly shown.
- 2a context map of the Site(s) with parcel boundary clearly shown, including:
- 3a topographic map - a detailed, accurate graphic representation of features of the Site that appear on the Earth's surface, using contour lines at a scale of 1:50,000.
- 4Net Developable Area Map - a map showing the Net Developable Area of the Site(s) in accordance with the in-force Zoning By-Law.
- 5excerpts of the in-effect municipal Official Plan and applicable Zoning By-Law which include the date the Official Plan and Zoning By-law that came into effect.
- 6a property survey that includes all Lots that forms the Site.
- 7a parcel register report and the index map from the Ontario Land Registry Office.
- 8Utility Servicing Support Documents - supporting documents that confirms the Site’s utility servicing locations and serviceability as identified in pages 2-3, "Servicing and Utilities" section.
- 9Title Search Opinion/Certificate (If applicable, as directed by Program Staff) - Title Search or a Certificate of Title prepared by a solicitor for the Site. This should include any information for encumbrances, land claims and sub-surface/mineral rights if applicable as well as other legally relevant information such as encumbrances, encroachments and/or easements.
- 10Land and Division (for properties located in the Business/Industrial Parks) - a Draft Approved Plan of Subdivision that clearly identifies each Lot that forms part of the application.
Other Things to Note:
For program questions and advice on developing your application, please contact our office: