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Preparing a Site Sketch for a Planning Act Application

Preparing a Site Sketch for a Planning Act Application

As a Planning Consultant, I often prepare Site Sketches to accompany several different types of applications that are filed with the Planning Department of municipalities across Ontario. Applications such as Minor Variances, Consent Applications, and Zoning Amendments all require property sketches with various types of information added to them to assist the Planning Staff, members of Council, Committee members, the public or any other approval authority with the processing of the application and for making a decision on the matter. Here are the different steps I go through when preparing a sketch for an application.
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Top 10 Questions Asked to Planning Consultants

Top 10 Questions Asked to Planning Consultants

As a Planning Consultant and Registered Professional Planner in Ontario, I often get asked several different general questions, particularly when I first meet with a new client. These questions are usually questions that will help my client understand what it is I will do for them, what process they need to go through and what other information they’ll need to gather for their project. Here you will find ten of the most frequently asked questions I receive and their answers.
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