The Planning Department oversees all development applications and administers the Township's land use planning documents such as the Official Plan and Zoning By-law.
Applications to the Committee of Adjustment for land severance (consent) and minor variance to the Zoning By-law are processed by the Planning & Development Coordinator.
New and Ongoing Applications/Municipal Initiatives
The Planning Department processes of applications each year. In an attempt to keep the public informed of these projects, status reports are provided below and updated regularly.
Status Report - December 2015
Current and Potential Residential Growth Map
Snow Valley Development - EA Process Commencing
Eek Pit Appeal
County of Simcoe 20,000 Population Allocation
Organics Processing and Material Management Facility
Committee of Adjustment
The Springwater Committee of Adjustment is a quasi-judicial body of 5 members of the public, appointed by Council, to make decisions on consents (severances) and minor variances. The Committee relies on the planning documents adopted by Council such as the Official Plan and Zoning By-law to guide its decisions. The Committee meets monthly (as required) in the Council Chamber of the Springwater Administration Centre. Members of the public are welcome to attend.
Committee of Adjustment Agendas and Minutes
Committee of Adjustment 2017 Schedule