Development and Planning

Good planning leads to organized growth and the efficient delivery of services. The policies and regulations in the Lambton Shores planning documents ensure that lands are developed in a manner that meets the existing and future goals of our community.

Current applications

Council planning applications

Official Plan Amendment OPA01-2022
Zoning By-law Amendment Z01-2022
Northville Cres
Date:  To be determined

Committee of Adjustment planning applications

January 26, 2022 - APPLICATIONS
Minor Variance A01-22
Geoff Murray
8428 Goosemarsh Line
Notice and Map

Minor Variance A02-2022
Mark & Annie Stoneburgh
9 Dietrich Crescent
Notice and Map

Minor Variance A03-2022
Stewart & Sandra Plotnick
Authorized Agent:  Justine Nigro, The Hive Design Co.
10413 Grand Oaks Drive
Notice and Map

Consent Application B01-2022
Gilpin Funeral Chapel
Authorized Agent:  Jackie Mason
123 King Street E.
Notice and Map

February 23, 2022 - APPLICATIONS
Minor Variance A04-2022
Carey Budd
9675 Richardson Drive
Notice and Map - Not Available

Minor Variance A05-2022
Donald & Susan Edgar
10309 Riverside Drive
Notice and Map - Not Available

Minor Variance A06-2022
Gary & Shana Graham
21 Shady Lane
Notice and Map - Not Available


Other information

Consent (Severance) 

All division of land in Ontario is subject to subdivision control, either through a plan of subdivision or consent approval to ensure that the new lots are consistent with the planning policies set out in the Official Plan and Zoning By-Laws. 

Development charges 

The Municipality of Lambton Shores has established development charges to ensure there are necessary funds to provide infrastructure and services needed for the growing population 

Minor variance 

If a development proposal does not conform exactly to a Zoning By-law, but meets the general intent and purpose and complies with the Official Plan, an application may be made for a minor variance
Official plan
An official plan sets out the Municipality's general policies for future land use, and states the land use planning goals that guide development. 

Reports and publications 

Site plan 

Site plan control by-laws require certain types of buildings or developments to obtain “site plan approval” prior to construction. 



Zoning by-laws establish and regulate land use by implementing the general policies from the Official Plan.

Zoning Reports

To request a zoning report, complete the online request form. 

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