COVID-19 Update:

Our Administrative Office remains closed to the public due to COVID-19, but we are still open to serve you remotely. Please note that the Planning & Regulations department is receiving a higher than normal volume of planning applications and is working as quickly as possible to respond to all of them.

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Forms and Fees

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Please note that the Planning & Regulations department is receiving a higher than normal volume of planning applications and is working as quickly as possible to respond to them all.

Once you have confirmed with MVCA that a permit is required, the permit application form can be submitted online and emailed to info@mvc.on.ca.

Timelines:  A complete application package is normally processed and a permit issued within 30 business days.

Fees:  Fees vary depending upon the complexity of works and type of permit required.  Check the fee schedule. Fees can be paid over the phone by credit card or by mailing a cheque to our office - 10970 Highway 7 Carleton Place, ON K7C 3P1.

Validity:  Permits are valid up to a maximum of two years from the date of issuance.

Local planning approval:  If you are submitting applications to your local municipality under the Planning Act, MVCA may be required to comment on behalf of the province, or to provide technical advice to the municipality.  MVCA fees for planning reviews are collected directly by the municipality or county.  Check the fee schedule.

General Inquiry Property Form

Looking to understand some basics about a property? Complete our General Property Inquiry Form below. Please allow for 48 to 72 hour response time. More complex requests may take longer.

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