Development Services - Planning
County of Lanark
The Official Plan
The Development Permit Bylaw
All development that takes place in the Town is required to conform to the Town’s Development Permit By-law. This document controls the use of land in the community by defining how land may be used, where buildings and structures can be located, what types of buildings and structures are permitted and how they can be used. In addition, the Development Permit By-law regulates such things as lot sizes and dimensions, parking requirements, building heights and setbacks from the street. The Town is divided into different land use designations, representing residential, commercial, industrial and other land uses. The Development Permit By-law also includes design criteria that is geared towards protecting and enhancing the existing beauty of our town.
You are invited to submit your comments regarding proposed developments, when available. Your comments will be reviewed by the Planning Department and the applicant. Comments are due 15 days after the development proposal has been posted.
The applicant is required to consider all received comments and submit adjustments, if any, along with all other required supporting documents or technical studies prior to the application being deemed complete. Status updates are available online when received. If you require further information this can be obtained at the Planning Department of the Town of
Carleton Place at 175 Bridge Street.
(Properties that have applications within the commenting period are highlighted in red)
Comments can be provided at this link. PLEASE NOTE: Comments made by letter, email or through the website commenting page, including commentors name and address, will be shared with Town staff, the developer, the applicant, the property owner and are part of public record.
Current Planning Applications:
SUB-01-2018 / 09-T-18002 - An application for a plan of subdivision approval has been submitted to the County of Lanark, the subdivision approval authority, for 0.568 hectares of land located at Part of Lot 16, Concession 10, geographic Township of Beckwith, now in the town of Carleton Place. The lands are located east of Rona and Miller's Crossing Subdivision. The subdivision application proposes 24 townhouse units along Rathwell Street. A Public Meeting was held on June 19, 2018 in the Council Chambers of the Carleton Place Town Hall.
SUB-02-2018 / 09-T-18003 - An application for a plan of subdivision approval has been submitted to the County of Lanark, the subdivision approval authority, for 17.33 hectares of land located at Part of Lot 16, Concession 10, geographic Township of Beckwith, now in the town of Carleton Place. The lands are located east of Rona and Miller's Crossing Subdivision. The subdivision application proposes to construct 323 single, semi-detached and townhouse units. A Public Meeting was held on June 19, 2018 in the Council Chambers of the Carleton Place Town Hall.
DP3-05-2018 - An application for a Class III Development Permit has been received for the lands locally known as 575 and 579 McNeely Avenue, located south of the TD Bank and Staples. The property is designated Highway District. The proposed development involves the construction of two commercial buildings, one being a 619 square metre Beer Store and the second being a 150 square metre Pro Oil Change shop. Access will be gained via an existing commercial roadway from McNeely Avenue. No variances are requested by the applicant. The last day for commenting is October 19, 2018. Comments can be made at this link.
DP2-03-2018 - An application for a Class II Development Permit has been received for the southeast corner of the intersection of Highway #15 and #7, locally known as 7350 Highway #15 and 10521 Highway #7. The property is designated Highway District. The proposed development involves a change of use to permit a recreational vehicle sales and storage business, the expansion of a paved outdoor vehicle display area and increased landscaped space. Existing buildings and concrete pad will remain. Existing setbacks will be recognized. All new development will be compliant with Development Permit By-law 15-2015. The last day for commenting is October 9, 2018. Comments can be made at this link.
DP3-01-2018 - An application for a Class III Development Permit has been received for 50 Allan Street (former curling rink property). The property is designated Mississippi Residential Sector. The applicant is proposing to construct a four storey, 33 unit condominium building which will be comprised of one to three bedroom residential units. A total of 50 parking spaces are proposed through surface and underground parking. Three units are to be handicap accessible. Please see the links below for further details.
THIS APPLICATION WAS DENIED BY THE PLANNING AND PROTECTION COMMITTEE ON SEPTEMBER 4, 2018.
DP3-04-2017 - An application for a Class III Development Permit has been received for 150 Mill St (McArthur Island). The property is designated Strategic Property in the Development Permit By-law and Official Plan. The applicant is proposing to re-develop the existing building (the McArthur Woolen Mill) into 58 residential units as the first phase of a multi-phased project. As per Section 2.19 of the Development Permit By-law this application is being circulated for preliminary comments to assist the developer in finalizing drawings, technical studies and reports prior to providing a complete application for re-circulation to those parties who provided comment and the scheduling of a public meeting. Please see the links below for further information.
THE COMMENTING PERIOD HAS ENDED FOR THIS APPLICATION.
DP2-05-2017 - An application for a Class II Development Permit has been received for the vacant lot at the corner of Townline Road East and Carleton Street, locally known as 175 Townline Road East. The property is designated Residential District in the Development Permit By-law and the Official Plan. The applicant is proposing to construct a three storey residential building to include nine residential stacked townhouse units. The developer is requesting a variance to recognize the existing frontage of 30.48m as well as a variance to the required usable landscaped open space in the rear yard from 20% to 6.8%. Please see the links below for further information.
THE COMMENTING PERIOD HAS ENDED FOR THIS APPLICATION.
Submitting an Application
Fillable Development Permit Applications
Accessible Development Permit Applications
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A subdivision or condominium is a process through which a parcel or parcels of land are divided into lots or blocks. The County of Lanark is the approval authority for subdivision plans. To access the application please click the link to the Lanark County page.
Part Lot Control
Part Lot Control is a means of severing land within a registered subdivision. The approval authority for removing part lot control is Lanark County. To access the application please click the link to the Lanark County page.
A Severance is a process through which an existing parcel of land is divided into two or more parcels of land (with a maximum of 4 lots, 1 retained, 3 severed)