Planning Documents and Application Forms

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Below you can find a list of relevant planning documents. You can download the documents directly or visit the website that corresponds with the document under "More information".

​​Planning Documents

Municipal Documents                       ​              Description

More information

Official Plan

Guiding policy for growth & development in Newmarket. Strategies and Plans/Official Plan
Zoning By-Law 2010-40Regulations governing land uses that implement the Official Plan. Zoning By-law
Community Improvement PlanRevitalization plan for the downtown area.
Woodlot Bylaw 2007-71Protects small urban woodlots on private property. Tree Policy and Woodlot By-law
Tree Preservation Protection Replacement & Enhancement Policy​

Protects significant trees in Newmarket during the development approval process.

Tree Policy and Woodlot By-law
Secondary PlanGuiding policies for Urban Centre Corridors (Yonge Street & Davis Drive). Strategies and Plans/Secondary Plan
Visualization StudyDocument showing conceptual imaginations of how the urban centeres could ultimately look and be characterized.

Site Plan Approval Process Manual​

Explains Newmarket's site plan process and submission requirements. Includes the Development Standards Checklists.  Site Plans/Site Plan Approval Process
Heritage Conservation District PlanDocument guiding development in the Heritage Conservation District Heritage Conservation Planning/Heritage Conservation District Plan
Planning Fees​Fees of the Planning Department under the Town's Fees and Charges By-law​Fees and Charges
Properties Designated under Part IV of the Heritage Act​​List of properties are designated due to their cultural and architectural heritage value.​ Heritage Conservation Planning/Heritage Registry

​​Application Forms​​

Municipal Documents                                    Description

More information

Add​r​ess Change Form​​​A form for requests to change municipal addresses.​Address Changes
Fence and Sign Variance​Application form for variances related to the height of fences and related to signs.
​​​​​​Pre-Consultation ​​Form​
Application form for a Pre-Consultation meeting with Staff regarding a proposed development application.Planning Applications/Planning Process
Planning Ap​plication Form
Application form for Official Plan Amendments, Zoning By-law Amendments, Draft Plan of Subdivision, Draft Plan of Condominium, Site Plan Approval, Amendment to Site Plan Approval and Part Lot Control.Planning Applications/Planning Process
Consent Application Form​​
Application form to fill for a consent to sever (i.e. creating a new lot or easement).Committees and Boards/Committee of Adjustment
Minor Variance Application Form​Application form to fill out to apply for a small variance to the Zoning By-law.Committees and Boards/Committee of Adjustment

Site Plan Approval Process Manual​

Explains Newmarket's site plan process and submission requirements. Includes the Development Standards Checklists. Site Plans/Site Plan Approval Process