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Please join us at the administrative policies committee meeting tomorrow, Nov. 7, at 5:30 p.m. in Council Chambers to hear proposed recommendations for a City-wide Residential Licensing Program. See the report being presented here. The City has considered adopting a residential rental licensing program many times over the past 15 years and, in July of this year, staff began consultation on...


The City will be holding a public meeting on Nov. 1 to discuss proposed updates to Planning Act application fees. The proposed fee updates will apply to requests for: Zoning Bylaw amendments for developments in excess of 3,000 square meters of floor area or 50 dwelling units; consent applications (required for actions such as severing a lot, registering a mortgage or easement, or...


I previously wrote about the new Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) replacing the former Ontario Municipal Board (click here). Along with the creation of the LPAT, the Province also created a new, independent agency that is designed to help the public engage early in the planning process and, if necessary, navigate the appeal process. This new agency is called the Local Planning Appeal...


The City wants great businesses to thrive in Kingston.  City staff works every day to ensure that economic development and growth opportunities are available to everyone interested – and to help support current and future business owners get set up for success. The planning, building & licensing department works to help guide businesses through our system, which has been designed...


At the Sept. 20 planning committee meeting, staff presented a draft approach for adding an open house to the public consultation process for complex Planning Act applications. This is intended to complement and enhance the level of public participation in the planning process. There has been a great deal of interest in the planning process over the last few years and the planning team...


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<strong>Paige Agnew</strong>
Paige Agnew
Director of planning, building and licensing services
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