Planning Resources

Here are some Planning resources,  By-laws, policies and guides to help you develop your property.

The Municipality offers a Community Improvement Grant for Commercial Façade Improvements  and Heritage Property Improvements.  (CIP Program) Download the  CIP Plan to see if your project is eligible. If it is, download, complete and submit the grant application

Please contact the Planning Coordinator for additional information about your development or the CIP Program at (519) 236-4351 x 235.

Planning Guides - click on the text for each item to access the document link: 
Consent Application 
Surplus Farm Severances
Official Plan Amendment
Zoning By-law Amendment
Minor Variance

Tools - click on the text for each item to access the document link: 
Subdivision & Condo Plans
GIS Mapping Tools
Consent/Severance Application
Consolidated Application Form - Minor Variance, Zoning By-law, Official Plan, Deeming, Part Lot Control 
Site Plan Control Application

By-laws & Policies - click on the text to access the document link: 
Municipality of Bluewater Zoning By-law
Official Plan - Plan, Maps & Appendices
Fees & Charges By-law
Site Plan Control By-law
Site Plan Control Policy 
Site Plan Control Application 

Agencies Websites & Guides - click on the text to access the sites:
Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority
Canada Post
Ministry of Environment, Conservation  & Parks
Ministry of Transportation