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City of Waterloo
100 Regina St. S.
PO Box 337, Station Waterloo
Waterloo, Ont.
N2J 4A8

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T. 519-747-8752

TTY. 1-866-786-3941

F. 519-747-8523


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Site Plan Review Committee

The City of Waterloo's site plan review committee evaluates site plan applications based on our guidelines and policies.

Applications

Submit all site plan applications and drawings to: siteplan@waterloo.ca as per submission requirements

Major and standard site plan application form

Submit all pre-consultation applications and drawings to preconsultation@waterloo.ca as per submission requirements

Pre-consultation site plan application form

New - source water protection

Starting July 1, 2016, the policies in the Grand River Source Protection Plan apply in the City of Waterloo and may impact the following planning applications if the property is in a vulnerable area. 

  • Site plan
  • Committee of adjustment
    • Consent applications
    • Minor variance applications requiring site plan approval (note: minor variance applications that do not require site plan approval are exempt)
  • Zone change/official plan amendment
  • Draft plan of subdivision
  • Demolition control

Check the Region of Waterloo's website: www.regionofwaterloo.ca/sourceprotection for more information about how the new policies may affect your project

Before submitting your planning application:

  1. Go to the TAPS online tool
  2. Click on "I need a document to attach to a building permit or planning approval application"
  3. Enter the property location
  4. Answer questions as prompted
  5. Follow instructions on how to proceed
  6. Include the City of Waterloo source protection plan - screening form with your application form

Fees:

Item

Current fee

Major site plan application $8,055
Standard site plan application $5,369
Standard site plan - second and subsequent submissions  $1,072
Pre-consultation fee  $346
Site plan addendum  $1,072
Telecommunication tower applications  $3,974
Incomplete application fee  $121

Region of Waterloo fee:

The Region of Waterloo now charges a "Regional review fee" for applications relating to site plan applications.

Regional review fee

Meeting schedule 2018

Major site plan applications:

Submission deadline Meeting date
Jan 10, 2018 Jan 30, 2018
Feb 7, 2018 Feb 27, 2018
Mar 7, 2018 Mar 27, 2018

Apr 4, 2018

Apr 24, 2018
May 9, 2018 May 29, 2018
Jun 6, 2018 Jun 26, 2018
Jul 11, 2018 Jul 31, 2018
Aug 8, 2018 Aug. 28, 2018
Sep 5, 2018 Sep 25, 2018
Oct 3, 2018 Oct 30, 2018
Nov 7, 2018 Nov 27, 2018

 

Standard site plan applications:

Submission date Meeting Date
Jan 10, 2018 Jan 22, 2018
Feb 14, 2018 Feb 26, 2018
Mar 7, 2018 Mar 19, 2018
Apr 11, 2018 Apr 23, 2018
May 2, 2018 May 14, 2018
Jun 6, 2018 Jun 18, 2018
Jul 11, 2018 Jul 23, 2018
Aug 8, 2018 Aug 20, 2018
Sep 12, 2018 Sep 24, 2018
Oct 3, 2018 Oct 15, 2018
Oct 31, 2018 Nov 12, 2018
Nov 28, 2018 Dec 10, 2018

 

Pre-consultation meetings must be completed prior to Site Plan Application:

Submission deadline Meeting date
Dec 6, 2017 Jan 10, 2018
Jan 10, 2018 Jan 24, 2018
Jan 24, 2018 Feb 7, 2018
Feb 7, 2018 Feb 21, 2018
Feb 21, 2018 Mar 14, 2018 
Mar 14, 2018 Mar 28, 2018 
Mar 28, 2018 Apr 11, 2018
Apr 11, 2018 Apr 25, 2018
April 25, 2018 May 9, 2018 
May 9, 2018 May 23,  2018
May 23, 2018 Jun 6, 2018
Jun 6, 2018 Jun 20, 2018
Jun 20, 2018 Jul 18, 2018
Jul 18, 2018 Aug 1, 2018
Aug 1, 2018 Aug 15, 2018
Aug 15, 2018 Sep 5, 2018
Sep 5, 2018 Sep 19, 2018
Sep 19, 2018 Oct 3, 2018 
Oct 3, 2018 Oct 17, 2018
Oct 17, 2018 Nov 7, 2018
Nov 7, 2018 Nov 21, 2018
Nov 21, 2018 Dec  5, 2018
Dec 5, 2018 To be determinted

 

Site plan control documents: