Find out if you need a development permit from the Niagara Escarpment Commission.   

Use our interactive map to determine if your property is located within the Niagara Escarpment Plan Area and/or Area of Development Control.   

Interactive map

Notes 

  • This application and its content are made available by the Niagara Escarpment Commission as a public service without warranties of any kind, expressed or implied. 
  • The Niagara Escarpment Plan area and area of Development Control shown in the interactive map is for illustrative purposes only.  For accurate interpretation, refer to Niagara Escarpment Plan area and/or the Development Control Area. 
  • The Niagara Escarpment Plan Designation boundaries shown in the interactive map are approximate and subject to confirmation through site inspection and the application of the “Interpretation of Boundaries” section of the Niagara Escarpment Plan. 
  • The technology to convert the maps on this page to an accessible format is not currently available.  These maps may not be compatible with screen reader software.  If you are unable to access these maps, please contact necgeorgetown@ontario.ca