Planning Resources

Here are some Planning resources,  By-laws, policies and guides to help you develop your property.

The Municipality offers a Community Improvement Grant for Commercial Façade Improvements  and Heritage Property Improvements.  (CIP Program) Access the CIP Plan here to see if your project is eligible. If it is, the application for a grant can be found here.

Please contact the Planning Coordinator for additional information about your development or the CIP Program at (519) 236-4351 x 235.

Planning Guides - click on the text to access the document link: 
From Idea to Occupancy
Consent Application 
Surplus Farm Severances
Official Plan Amendment
Zoning By-law Amendment
Minor Variance

Tools - click on the text to access the document link: 
Subdivision & Condo Plans
GIS Mapping Tools
Property Zone Lookup
Consent Application
Official Plan/Zoning By-law Amendment Application
Minor Variance Application 
Site Plan Control Application

By-laws & Policies - click on the text to access the document link: 
Municipality of Bluewater Zoning By-law
Official Plan - Plan Maps & Appendices
Fees & Charges By-law
Site Plan Control By-law & Policy 
Accessibility Standards

Agencies Websites & Guides - click on the text to access the sites:
Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority
Canada Post
Ministry of Environment, Conservation  & Parks
Ministry of Transportation