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Request a pre-consultation meeting with City Staff. Pre-consultation is required prior to the submission of certain development applications (e.g., Zoning By-Law Amendment and Site Plan Approval).

Single-detached dwellings

Committee of Adjustment

Learn about how to make a request to the Committee of Adjustment and submit an application for Minor variance, permission and Consent/Severance.

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Interactive Zoning Map

View Peterborough's interactive map website to view Official Plan and zoning information.

Aerial view of Lansdowne Street West

Urban Design Guidelines

View the Council-adopted Urban Design Guidelines for the Central Area and Mixed-Use Corridors.


Plan-Build Kiosk

Plan-Build Peterborough is customer service desk for planning and building services inquiries. On Planning Wednesdays, planning staff will be at the kiosk to discuss land use planning processes and requirements.

The kiosk is located in the north wing of City Hall, in the Building Services Division.

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Apply for a Permit

Use our new Online Application Portal to apply for the following types of building permits:

  • Additions, renovations or alterations to a house or Part 9 dwelling, and
  • New Industrial, Commercial, Institutional Building (Part 3)

Also available

  • Curb Cut Permit

Apply Now

Contact Building or Planning

Building Services
500 George Street North
Peterborough, ON
Canada K9H 3R9

Planning, Development & Urban Design
500 George Street North
Peterborough, ON
Canada K9H 3R9