Applications, Licences and Permits

911 Civic Address Application & Naming a New Private Lane

To receive a 911 civic address or replacement, you must complete the 911 Civic Address Application form and return to the Township Office with the applicable fee(s). Once processed, a 911 civic address sign will be installed or ready for pick up (if water access). 

To name a new private lane, you must complete a New Private Lane Application to be returned to the Township Office for Processing with the appropriate fee(s). Once approved, a Private Lane Name sign will be installed. 

View the 911 Civic Addressing Policy and Fees and Charges By-law on the Township's Civic Web Portal where all Township By-laws are e-published.

Adopt-A-Road Program Application

To adopt a section of roadway with the intention of keeping it free of litter and debris, volunteer group(s) shall complete an Adopt-A-Road Program Application and return to the Township Office attention the Public Works Manager for adoption.

Burn Permits (Commercial Only)

A Burn Permit is only required for Qualified Commercial Operators; however, burning rules and bans apply to all residents. Outdoor fires are allowed between the hours of 7 pm and 7 am from April 1st to October 31st in any calendar year, in compliance with the current burning rules and bans.

View our Burning By-law for more information on the Township's Civic Web Portal where all Township By-laws are e-published.

Building Permits

The North Frontenac Building By-law outlines the rules and regulations for any building and development in the Township of North Frontenac.

View our Building By-law and Fees and Charges By-law for more information on the Township's Civic Web Portal where all Township By-laws are e-published.

 Accessory Buildings
Applications for accessory buildings can be a complicated procedure for those that have never applied before. As the complexity of accessory structures can vary greatly, some of the items listed below may or may not be required. Any changes to the structure during construction may require a revision or re-submission of any required documents or plans. Please note that any garage designed on a floating slab over 55 square metres (592 square feet) or 2 storeys in height will require an engineer's design for the slab.

The Township's Zoning By-law is one of the laws that your proposed building will be reviewed against. In many circumstances (particularly with waterfront lots) a pre consultation with the Township's Planning and Building Departments can answer any questions you may have and avoid costly mistakes prior to construction.

The items in the list below may be required for a complete permit application. Upon review of the Application, the Building Department may require further documentation or clarification.

Download our Accessory Building Permit Checklist and Application.

Demolition 
Applications for a demolition are generally simpler than new structures and some of the items listed below may or may not be required. A demolition permit is required for any existing structure that are to be removed and prior to a Building Permit being issued for the new structure if applicable.

In many circumstances (particularly with waterfront lots) a pre consultation with the Township's Planning and Building Departments can answer any questions you may have and avoid costly mistakes prior to demolition.

Upon review of the Application, the Building Department may require further documentation or clarification.

Download our Demolitions Permit Checklist and Application. 

Decks 
Applications for decks are generally simpler than structures and some of the items listed below may or may not be required.

The Township's Zoning By-law is one of the laws that your proposed deck will be reviewed against. In many circumstances (particularly with waterfront lots) a pre-consultation with the Township's Planning and Building Departments can answer any questions you may have and avoid costly mistakes prior to construction.

Upon review of the Application, the Building Department may require further documentation or clarification.

Download our Deck Permit Checklist and Application

Dwellings, Additions, and Renovations 
Applications for a new home can be a complicated procedure for those that have never applied before. Some important items to consider when applying are as follows:
  • If you are not designing the home yourself, you will have to use the services of a qualified designer.
  • If you are not acting as the General Contractor yourself, then the home must be enrolled in the Tarion New Home Warranty Program.
  • Any changes to the structure during construction may require a revision or re-submission of any required documents or plans.

The Township's Zoning By-law is one of the laws that your proposed structure will be reviewed against. In many circumstances (particularly with waterfront lots) a pre consultation with the Township's Planning and Building Departments can answer any questions you may have and avoid costly mistakes prior to construction.

Upon review of the Application, the Building Department may require further documentation or clarification.

Download our Dwellings Additions and Major Renovations Checklist and Application.

Farm Building
If the purpose of the structure is to house livestock or manure, you will likely need to supply proof of the completion of a Nutrient Management strategy or plan from the Ministry of Agriculture and Food.

All buildings and structures to house livestock and manure must also meet the Minimum Distance Separation formula calculations (MDSII).

The Township's Zoning By-law is one of the laws that your proposed building will be reviewed against. In many circumstances (particularly with waterfront lots) a pre consultation with the Township's Planning and Building Departments can answer any questions you may have and avoid costly mistakes prior to construction.

Upon review of the Application, the Building Department may require further documentation or clarification.

Download our Farm Buildings Permit Checklist and Application.

Pools 
Applications for pools and decks are generally simpler than structures and some of the items listed below may or may not be required.

The Township's Zoning By-law is one of the laws that your proposed deck will be reviewed against. In many circumstances (particularly with waterfront lots) a pre consultation with the Township's Planning and Building Departments can answer any questions you may have and avoid costly mistakes prior to construction.

Upon review of the Application, the Building Department may require further documentation or clarification.

Download our Pool Permit Checklist and Application.

Roof Mounted Solar Panels 
Applications for roof mounted solar panels are generally simpler than structures and some of the items listed below may or may not be required.

The Township's Zoning By-law is one of the laws that your proposed solar panel installation will be reviewed against. In many circumstances (particularly with waterfront lots) a pre consultation with the Township's Planning and Building Departments can answer any questions you may have and avoid costly mistakes prior to construction.

Upon review of the Application, the Building Department may require further documentation or clarification.

Download our Roof Mounted Solar Panels Permit Checklist and Application. 

Solid Fuel Fire 

Applications for Solid Fuel Fire Appliances require some additional information that must be provided by the appliance and chimney manufacturers. Please note that outdoor solid fuel fired appliances also require a permit. The Township's Zoning By-law is one of the laws that your proposed structure will be reviewed against. In many circumstances (particularly with waterfront lots) a pre-consultation with the townships planning and building departments can answer any questions you may have and avoid costly mistakes prior to construction.

Upon review of the Application, the Building Department may require further documentation or clarification.

Download our Solid Fuel Fire Appliance Permit Checklist and Application.

Change your Address

If you have changed your address, please complete the Change of Address Confirmation Form, and return to the Township Office. This ensures you receive all your correspondence accordingly.

Community Hall Rental Agreement

To reserve a Community Hall see Facilities and Community Halls.

Dog Licences

What is a dog license?
A dog license assists in the fast and safe return of the dog if it gets lost. Along with the license, a Dog Tag is issued to affix to the dog's collar. This dog tag has a serial number and the year in which it was issued. The serial number, along with the owner's name and address are recorded and kept by the Township.  
What dogs require a dog license?
All dogs 6 months of age and older which are owned by a permanent or seasonal resident of the Township.
How is a license obtained?
Owners can apply for a dog licence by completing the Application for Dog Licence and returning the form to the Township Office with the applicable fee.
What is the cost for a dog license?
A yearly license which is purchased prior to March 31st cost $15.00, after March 31st costs $25.00.

A lifetime dog license costs $100.00.

Replacement tags cost $7.50.
When do annual dog licenses expire?
Annual licenses expire on December 31st of the year purchased.
Where can I find more information?
View our Animal Control By-Law and Fees and Charges By-Law for more information on the Township's Civic Web Portal where all Township By-laws are e-published.

 

Entrance Permit Application

If your driveway enters from a Township road then an Entrance Permit must be completed and returned to the Township Office with the applicable fee for approval by the Public Works Department. All other driveways that enter from a laneway, or private lane, should be made sufficiently accessible for emergency vehicles.

View our Construction of Entrances By-law and Fees and Charges By-law for more information on the Township's Civic Web Portal where all Township By-laws are e-published.

Freedom of Information Application

To make a formal request for records, you must fill out a Freedom of Information Request Form to be returned to the Township Office with the applicable fee. For more information view Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario website.

Lottery Licence Application

Use the Lottery Quick Guide to help you answer some basic questions about Lottery Licencing.

Applications and other forms are available at the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) Applications must be completed and submitted to the Township of North Frontenac.

View our Lottery Licencing By-law for more information on the Township's Civic Web Portal where all Township By-laws are e-published.

 Bingo Lottery

Bingo Terms and Conditions

(6002) Application to Manage and Conduct a Bingo Lottery

(6348) Bingo Lottery Report

 Break Open Ticket Lottery

(4016) Break Open Ticket Licence Terms and Conditions

(6140) Application to Manage and Conduct a Break Open Ticket Lottery

(4218) Break Open Ticket Lottery Report

 Raffle Lottery

(6004A) Raffle Licence Terms and Conditions

(3155) Application to Manage and Conduct a Blanket Raffle Lottery

(3156) Blanket Raffle Lottery Report

(6347) Lottery Report

 

Municipal Consent/Right-of-Way Permit

Application for Municipal Consent

Planning Process Applications

View our Planning Process By-law and Planning Fees for more information on the Township's Civic Web Portal where all Township By-laws are e-published.

 Minor Variance 
A minor variance is permission to allow a small variation from the requirements of the Zoning By-law. 
  1. Review the Minor Variance Process estimated time periods below
    1. Complete a Minor Variance Application.
    2. Contact the Clerk/Planning Manager at clerkplanning@northfrontenac.ca or the Deputy Clerk at depuytclerk@northfrontenac.ca or by phone (613) 479-2231 for further information.
 Severance Process
A land severance is the authorized reconfiguration or separation of a piece of land to form two or more new properties.
  1. Complete an Application for Consent. 
  2. Contact the Clerk/Planning Manager at clerkplanning@northfrontenac.ca or the Deputy Clerk at depuytclerk@northfrontenac.ca or by phone (613) 479-2231 for further information.
Site Plan Control  
 Some developments are subject to Site Plan Control as set out in the Site Plan Control By-law. 
  1. The Site Plan Control By-Law can be found on the Township's Civic Web Portal where all Township By-laws are e-published.
  2. Complete an Amend Site Plan Control Application.
  3. Contact the Clerk/Planning Manager at clerkplanning@northfrontenac.ca or the Deputy Clerk at depuytclerk@northfrontenac.ca or by phone (613) 479-2231 for further information.
 Zoning By-law/Official Plan Amendment 
A Zoning By-law Amendment is a process to request permission to allow a use or a variation to the requirements of the Zoning By-law.  An Official Plan Amendment is a process to request permission to allow a land use that does not meet the Official Plan policies.
  1. Download a printable Zoning By-Law/ Official Plan Amendment Guide to refer to. 
  2. Complete an Amend Official Plan/ Amend Zoning By-Law Application. 
  3. Contact the Clerk/Planning Manager at clerkplanning@northfrontenac.ca or the Deputy Clerk at depuytclerk@northfrontenac.ca or by phone (613) 479-2231 for further information.

Recreational Vehicles (RV/Trailer) Placement Application

If you require a placement of a Recreation Vehicle, you must complete a Recreation Vehicle Placement Application to be returned to the Township Office with the applicable fee.

View our Recreational Vehicle By-law and Fees and Charges By-law for more information on the Township's Civic Web Portal where all Township By-laws are e-published.

For a breakdown and overview of the Recreational By-law please see our 'Overview of Recreational Vehicles'

Road Closings

  1. Review the Policy for the Closing and Sale of Municipal Road Allowances By-law on the Township's Civic Web Portal where all Township By-laws are e-published.
  2. Complete a Shore Road Closing Application or Concession/Lot/Reserve/Forced Road Closing Application
  3. Contact the Clerk/Planning Manager at clerkplanning@northfrontenac.ca or the Deputy Clerk at depuytclerk@northfrontenac.ca or by phone (613) 479-2231 for further information.

Shipping Container

If you require a placement of a Shipping Container, you must complete a Shipping Container Placement Application to be returned to the Township Office with the applicable fee.

View our Shipping Container By-law and Fees and Charges By-law for more information on the Township's Civic Web Portal where all Township By-laws are e-published.

Special Event Permits – Liquor Licence

If you are holding a special event where alcohol is being served to your guests, a liquor licence must be purchased through the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario.

Waste Site Permit Application

Property owners may obtain additional Waste Site Permits for family members, renters and/or tenants residing on your property by completing a Waste Site Permit Application Form to return to the Township Office. Waste Site Permits are mailed or available for pick-up at the Township Office upon information validation. A Waste Site Permit is required to gain access into all of the Waste Sites within North Frontenac. Residents who are unable to show their permit or unable to validate their address, access into the waste site will be denied.

View our Waste, Recyclables and other Refuse By-law for more information on the Township's Civic Web Portal where all Township By-laws are e-published.

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