Fee Policy and Schedule

The Conservation Authorities Act, provides conservation authorities with the authority  to collect fees for services approved by the Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry. Section 21(m.1) of the Act allows for the collection of fees for services such as plan review, permitting, and public and legal inquires, as well as other fees.

Otonabee Conservation’s Plan Review and Permitting Services Fee Policy and Schedule is based upon the following principles:

  • User pay
  • Adequate consultation and notification
  • Right to appeal

The Board of Directors of Otonabee Conservation has approved changes to the Plan Review and Permitting Services Fee Policy and Schedule, with an effective date of January 1, 2022.

The Permit Fee Schedule (for applications made under Ontario Regulation 167/06 – Development, Interference with Wetlands and Alterations to Shorelines and Watercourses) and  Plan Review Fee Schedule (for applications made under the Planning Act) are provided for your reference by clicking on the images at the top of this page.

Fees may be paid by cash, cheque, or credit card (VISA, MasterCard, American Express) at the Otonabee Conservation administration office at 250 Milroy Drive, Peterborough ON.

We have provided answers to questions often asked about planning and development fees in this Frequently Asked Questions document.