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Development Approval and Planning Policy

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 Website EmailPhone Counter 
ZoningYes Yes x. 4104Yes 
Official PlanYes Yes x. 7338 Yes 
Severances NoYes x. 7338 Yes 
Maps Yes Yes x. 7338 Yes 
Development Charges Yes Yes x. 4216 Yes 
Building Permits Yes Yes x. 2233 Yes 
Heritage Yes Yes x. 4243 Yes 
PlanningYes Yes x. 7338 Yes 
Development Applications Yes Yes x. 7338Yes 

The Development Approval and Planning Policy (DAPP) Department consists of the following sections which are involved in different components of the planning, development and building processes:

Development Planning

This section is responsible for the review, processing and commenting on development applications including urban design, landscape and engineering review. This section also manages and interprets the Zoning By-laws and provides information on development activity.

Heritage Resource Office

This office is responsible for promoting and developing heritage initiatives. This includes the creation and maintenance of the Heritage Register which is a list of heritage properties within the Town. This office is a liaison with "Heritage Caledon".

Planning Law

This office is responsible for providing legal services to the Town throughout the development process.

Policy and Sustainability

This section is responsible for the policy development and direction for major issues within the Town of Caledon, such as growth management, environment, mineral resources, transportation, agricultural and rural lands.

This section also manages the Official Plan and related amendments and ensures conformity with the Provincial Planning Documents and Legislation.


  • General Planning Inquiries: x. 7338 | email
  • General Zoning Inquiries: x. 4104 | email
  • General Building Inquiries:  x. 2233 | email