Municipal Development Team Office
5 Mill Street South
Port Hope, ON
Toll Free: 1.855.238.0948
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday
56 Queen Street
Port Hope, ON L1A 3Z9
Ken Andrus, Ext. 2508, firstname.lastname@example.org
Mark Perkin, Ext. 2509, email@example.com
Steve White, Ext. 2510, firstname.lastname@example.org
Jim Neilson, Ext. 2512, email@example.com
Planning Services is a division of the Works and Engineering Department. Planning oversees development control and zoning as well as long-range community planning.
To provide planning advice and guidance to Municipal Council, Municipal Staff, local property owners, residents of the Municipality of Port Hope and property developers on the use of land within the Municipality of Port Hope as affected by:
The Ontario Planning Act, Port Hope Official Plan and the Comprehensive Zoning By-Law including:
Policies issued by senior levels of government and outside agencies, land use related issues not covered by the Ontario Planning Act (e.g. signs and municipal land sales), to oversee the administration of the land use development process in accordance with the Ontario Planning Act including the processing of Applications to:
To establish and maintain current and relevant planning documents for the Municipality of Port Hope including:
Land Use planning means managing our land and resources. It helps each community to set goals about how it will grow and develop and to work out ways of reaching those goals while keeping important social, economic and environmental concerns in mind. It balances the interests of individual property owners with the wider interest and objectives of the whole community.
A series of of Citizen's Guides have been prepepared by the Ministry of Municipal Affairs Municipal Services Office to help you understand how the land use planning process works in Ontario. The Citizen's Guides are intended to give general information only and are not an interpretation of the Planning Act. For more information, visit the Ministry of Municipal Affairs website.
The Building Services function oversees permit applications and issuance, conducts inspections in accordance with the Ontario Building Code and the Municipality of Port Hope Comprehensive Zoning By-law, as well as other applicable laws and regulations to ensure the standards for construction and plumbing are consistent throughout the Province. Building Services also oversees property standards and zoning by-law compliance.