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Planning and Development

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The City of Waterloo's Integrated Planning and Public Works team provides customer service to residents, developers, builders and others involved in the planning, design and construction of our city.

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Our professional team of building inspectors, engineers, landscape architects and urban designers is here to assist you.

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Policies in the Grand River Source Protection Plan apply in the City of Waterloo and may impact planning and building permit applications in vulnerable areas beginning July 1, 2016. These policies can apply to applications regardless of the current zoning on the site. Check the Region of Waterloo's website:  for more information about how the new policies may affect your project.