Development Permit Application

To ensure that the Escarpment's natural resources, health and ecosystems are protected, Niagara Escarpment landowners are required to get an Escarpment Development Permit for certain types of development. Visit this page to view and print the Niagara Escarpment Development Permit Application or to e-mail an online version of the application.

Forms & Process Charts

Application to Amend the Niagara Escarpment Plan; Application to Amend the Niagara Escarpment Plan Mineral Resource Extraction Area; and Proposal Application for a Radio or Telecommunications Facility or Undertaking in the Niagara Escarpment Plan Area. Process charts for Plan Amendments and Development Permit Applications.

Search Development Permit Applications

SEARCH NOW! The Niagara Escarpment Commission is pleased to announce the addition of the Development Permits Database. The database allows users to search the status of development permit applications backdated to January 1, 2000. However, some Staff Reports may be not be available at this time. Remember to check back frequently as more staff reports and files from previous years will be added over the coming months.

Search Plan Amendments

SEARCH NOW! Visitors can search for all plan amendments and outstanding plan amendment applications with the new Plan Amendments Database.

Proposed Plan Amendments

This webpage outlines current proposed amendments to the Niagara Escarpment Plan. Visit this page to obtain background information on currently proposed amendments.


Niagara Escarpment Commission
232 Guelph Street, Georgetown, ON L7G 4B1
Tel: (905) 877-5191 Fax: (905) 873-7452
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Last Modified on Nov. 13/07