An amendment to the Niagara Escarpment Plan is required for policy or land use designation changes. An amendment can be initiated by the Niagara Escarpment Commission or the Minister.  

Any person or public body (with certain exceptions, such as urban uses) may apply to the Commission for an amendment. 

To assist with understanding the Plan Amendment process, read our NEP Amendment Guidelines

 Learn more about Active Plan amendments. 

 If you require information on a past Plan amendments, please contact our office at