Planning & Development Services
The Planning Department is responsible for providing assistance to residents respecting development - big and small.
Whether its a question about permitted uses on your property or an inquiry about setbacks, we're available to answer your questions.
Interactive Mapping Program
Development Charges Background Study
At least 60 days prior to passing the proposed Development Charges by-law, the Town is required to make the background study available on the Town’s website in accordance with Section 10 (4) of the Act.
Notice of Public Meeting - On Tuesday, February 9th, 2021 the Council of the Town of Carleton Place will hold a public meeting, pursuant to section 12 of the Development Charges Act, 1997, as amended, to present and obtain public input on the Town’s proposed Development Charges By-law and underlying background study.
All interested parties are invited to attend the Virtual Public Meeting of Council and any person who attends the meeting may make representations relating to the proposed Development Charges By-law and background study.
PUBLIC MEETING - Persons interested in actively participating in the virtual Public Meeting are required to notify the Clerk of the Municipality at email@example.com by 2:00 p.m. on Monday, February 8th, 2021.
The meeting is to be held: Tuesday, February 9th, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. via Zoom.
In order that sufficient information is made available to the public, the background study was made available online at the Town’s website on December 9th, 2020. Copies of the proposed Development Charges By-law and the background study are available from the municipal Clerk at 175 Bridge Street, Carleton Place K7C 2V8 by phone at 613-257-6212 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Interested persons may express their comments at the public meeting or in writing, addressed to the municipal Clerk, at the above address prior to Wednesday, February 3rd, 2021 and such written submissions will be placed before Council at the February 9th, 2021 meeting. Following the public meeting, additional comments will be accepted until Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021.
Notice of Passing - TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the Town of Carleton Place passed Development Charges By-law No. 41-2021 on the 9th day of March, 2021 under Section 2 (1) of the Development Charges Act, 1997, S.O., 1997 c. 27, as amended;
AND TAKE NOTICE that any person or organization may appeal to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal under Section 14 of the Act, in respect of the Development Charges By-law, by filing with the Clerk of the Town of Carleton Place on or before the 19th day of April, 2021 a notice of appeal setting out the objection to the by-law and the reasons supporting the objection.
The schedule of development charges imposed by the by-law, which came into effect on March 9th, 2021, is as follows:
SCHEDULE “B” TO BY-LAW 41-2021 - Schedule of Development Charges
No key map has been provided as the by-law applies to all lands located within the Town of Carleton Place.
A copy of the complete by-law is available for examination at the Town of Carleton Place Town Hall, 175 Bridge Street, Carleton Place, Ontario K7C 2V8 during regular business hours (Monday-Thursday from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM and Fridays from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM) excluding statutory holidays.
DATED at the Town of Carleton Place Town Hall, Ontario, this 10th day of March, 2021.
County of Lanark
The Official Plan
The vision of the Official Plan is to "maintain and celebrate our heritage through balanced and sustainable growth which will support a sense of place respectful of our unique historical, cultural and natural heritage where citizens can enjoy an unparalleled quality of life."
Development Permit By-law
Similar to a Zoning Bylaw, the Development Permit Bylaw provides permitted uses and setbacks for properties in different "designated areas" in Town.
The Bylaw also includes prescriptive Design Guidelines for each area of Town.
Notices and Public Meetings
Notice of Adoption - Amendment No. 6 of Official Plan - TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the Corporation of the Town of Carleton Place passed Bylaw 84-2021 on the 25th day of May, 2021, under Section 21 of the Ontario Planning Act, to adopt Amendment No. 6 of the Official Plan for the Town of Carleton Place.
Residents are encouraged to provide comments on any open application listed below. Comments can be provided using our website form, or by contacting the planner responsible for the review. interested in renovating, developing or redeveloping their properties are encouraged to contact the Planning Department to confirm if a development application is required. If you have confirmed that an application is indeed necessary, fillable forms can be found below.
124 Moore St. – DP3-04-2021 - An application for a Class III Development Permit has been received for lands locally known as 124 Moore Street and described legally as: PLAN 376 PT LOT 10 LOT 11; SAVE AND EXCEPT RP 26R2368; PART 8; Town of Carleton Place
The property is designated Mississippi Transitional Sector in both the Development Permit By-law and the Official Plan. The application is to permit an Automobile Sales and Service Establishment use on the subject property for a Used Car Corner and Car Star Appraisal Centre. The proposal would re-purpose the existing building on site.
Carleton Landing North
Builder: Olympia Homes
Number of Dwellings: 450https://olympiahomes.ca/carleton-place/
Developer: Cardel Homes
Builder: Cardel Homes
Number of Dwellings: 275https://www.cardelhomes.com/ottawa/communities/millers-crossing-in-carleton-place
Developer: Cavanagh Developments Ltd.
Builders: Grizzley Homes, Doyle Homes, Landrick Homes, Longwood Builders
Number of Dwellings: 300http://cavanaghdevelopments.ca/
Developer: Cavanagh Developments Ltd.
Builder: Patten Homes, Cardel Homes, NeilCorp
Number of Dwellings: 560http://cavanaghdevelopments.ca/
Taber Street (Jackson Ridge)
Developer: Cavanagh Developments Ltd.
Builder: Patten Homes
Number of Dwellings: 20https://www.pattenhomes2000.com/taber-street-towns.
Living In A New Subdivision
We have created a guide that is directed toward residents who have moved into a new home, and into a new development within the Town of Carleton Place. In this guide you will information about Subdivision Assumption, making changes to your property, site alterations and grading, rear yard catch basins, fences and decks and street and sidewalk maintenance.
Filing an Application
Residents interested in renovating, developing or redeveloping their properties are encouraged to contact the Planning Department to confirm if a development application is required. If you have confirmed that an application is indeed necessary, fillable forms can be found below:
Development Permit Applications
- Class 1-3 Printable Development Permit Approval Form
- Class 1-3 Fillable Development Permit Approval Form
- Fillable Official Plan Amendment Form
- Fillable Development Permit Amendment Form
- Subdivision/Condominium - County of Lanark
- Part Lot Control - County of Lanark
- Severance - County of Lanark
Affordable Housing Initiatives
The Town of Carleton Place is committed to doing its part to regulate and incentivize the creation and stabilization of affordable housing in the community. As with many communities across Canada, Carleton Place has seen a significant inflation in ownership and rental housing prices within the community. At this time, Council has provided direction to staff to take a deep look at policies and programs that the Town can offer to create affordable housing locally. PDF - Carleton Place Affordable Housing Initiatives.