Planning Division Fees

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All fees are effective January 1, 2022.

Zoning By-law Amendment Applications
TypeFeeORCA Fee
Residential Base Fee: $2,000 + $50.00 per dwelling unit  Otonabee Conservation Plan Review Fee applicable
Commercial or Industrial Base Fee: $2,000 + $1.50 per square metre of building floor area Otonabee Conservation Plan Review Fee applicable
Other Base Fee: $2,000 + $0.60 per square metre of building floor area Otonabee Conservation Plan Review Fee applicable
Official Plan Amendment Applications
TypeFeeORCA Fee
Schedule A (Commercial or Industrial designations),
Schedule I, Schedule J, Schedule O changes
$8,000 Otonabee Conservation Plan Review Fee applicable
Commercial or Industrial policy changes $8,000 Otonabee Conservation Plan Review Fee applicable
Amendments to the remaining Schedules $5,000 Otonabee Conservation Plan Review Fee applicable

Note: A subsection fee will be applied only once, but the fees from each subsection are cumulative. 

Draft Plan of Subdivision or Condominium (Including Condominium Exemption)
TypeFeeORCA Fee
Draft Plan of Subdivision or Condominium Base Fee: $8,000 + $50.00 per hectare of lot area Otonabee Conservation Plan Review Fee applicable
Subdivision Compliance Letter $150.00 Not Applicable
Extensions to Draft Approval $3,000 Otonabee Conservation Plan Review Fee applicable
Condominium Exemption from Draft Approval $1,500 not applicable
Amendments to Approved Plans and/or Draft Conditions, Notice Required $3,000 Otonabee Conservation Plan Review Fee applicable 
Amendments to Approved Plans and/or Draft Conditions, No Notice Required $1,500 Not Applicable
Site Plans
TypeFeeORCA Fee
Residential Base Fee: $1,500 + $45.00 per unit Otonabee Conservation Plan Review Fee applicable
Non-Residential and Mixed Use Base Fee: $2,000 + $1.00 per square metre of new building area Otonabee Conservation Plan Review Fee applicable
Condition of a Committee of Adjustment Application or Zoning By-law Amendment and otherwise exempt, Residential Base Fee: $700 + $45.00 per unit Otonabee Conservation Plan Review Fee applicable
Condition of a Committee of Adjustment Application or Zoning By-law Amendment and otherwise exempt, Non-Residential and Mixed Use Base Fee: $1,000 + $1.00 per square metre of new building area Otonabee Conservation Plan Review Fee applicable
Amendment to Approved Site Plan, Minor $800 Otonabee Conservation Plan Review Fee applicable
Amendment to Approved Site Plan, Major Residential $1,500 Otonabee Conservation Plan Review Fee applicable
Amendment to Approved Site Plan, Major All Other $2,000 Otonabee Conservation Plan Review Fee applicable
Roof Top Patios $500 Not Applicable
Outdoor Cafés $300 Not Applicable
Extensions to Site Plan Approval Period $700 Not Applicable
Site Plan Compliance Letter $150 Not Applicable
Committee of Adjustment
TypeFeeORCA Fee
Minor Variance, single and two-unit residential properties $800 Otonabee Conservation Plan Review Fee applicable
Minor Variance, all others $1,000 Otonabee Conservation Plan Review Fee applicable
Consent, creation of a new building lot $1,000 +$200 per each additional lot Otonabee Conservation Plan Review Fee applicable
Consent, all others (e.g. lot addition, easement) $1,000 Otonabee Conservation Plan Review Fee applicable
Request to change of conditions of a Consent $100 + advertising and circulation cost Not Applicable
Re-issuance of a Consent Certificate $100 Not Applicable
Recirculation of a Notice of Hearing $400 Not Applicable
Request to apply for a Minor Variance within two years of a Zoning By-law Amendment $400 Not Applicable
Other Fees
TypeFeeORCA Fee
Pre-consultation $400 Not Applicable
Part Lot Control Exemption $2,500 + $50 per lot Not Applicable
Removal of Holding Provision $700 Not Applicable
Sign By-law Amendments $1,200 Not Applicable
Other Agency Circulations $300 Not Applicable

Development Charges

See Development Charges By-law

Notes

  1. All fees are payable to the City of Peterborough. 
  2. Any expenses incurred by the City pursuant to Municipal Plan Review on behalf of the Province of Ontario may be recovered from the Applicant at actual cost.
  3. If an application is deferred at the Applicant’s request, the costs of re-advertising for the Public Notice under the Planning Act will be assessed to the Applicant.
  4. The Otonabee Conservation (ORCA) fees referred to above should be confirmed with the City of Peterborough Planning Division prior to submission of applications. ORCA may charge additional fees for review of supporting documents, if required. Please note that all ORCA fees are payable to the City of Peterborough.