Development in Milton

Building Possibility

Milton Ontario is one of the fastest growing communities in North America. Using a number of studies and strategies the Town plans to achieve growth plan targets to 2031 and beyond, while ensuring development is done in a way that respects Milton's First Principles of Growth.

Find out how Milton is growing using these interactive development maps. A printable version of the full map is available here.

Online serviceFuture Urban Structure Map - Building Possibilty

Online serviceCurrent Development Map


Development Planning Resources 
Official Plan The Official Plan is a policy document that is intended to serve as Council's primary tool for making land use decisions and managing change in the Town of Milton.
Zoning By-law This document supports the general policies affecting land use found in the Town of Milton Official Plan. It also regulates building location, size and height as well as parking and landscaped areas.
Development Charges Residential and non-residential development charge rates.
Intensification Study Establishing a detailed planning framework for the Town's provincially designated Urban Growth Centre and its designated Built Boundary.
Growth Studies Milton has many new and exciting projects and initiatives underway that will positively impact our community.
Environmental Planning Managing the relationship between natural systems and human systems in the present and the future.
Maps Milton GIS mapping and printable pdf maps contain up-to-date addressing information.
Development Process Tools 
Development Applications Detailed information and application forms are available.
Site Plan Approvals The Site Plan review improves the function, design and appearance of proposed developments.
Compliance Requests Request assurance that a property is in compliance with Town of Milton by-laws.
Roadway Permits

Find information on Wide/Heavy Vehicle Loads and Road Cuts.

Sign Permits The Sign By-law regulates the size, use, location and maintenance of permanent signs and advertising on private property within the Town of Milton.
Solar Projects Detailed information and documents adopted by Council for solar projects are available.
Telecommunications Towers, Antennas Detailed information on the municipal consultation process, protocol, and application forms.
Zoning Apply for zoning variances and Zoning By-law amendments.

Town-Wide Planning Applications

Enhanced Public Notice (Town File:  LOPA-03/18)

Development Application: 

On May 7, 2018, Council received Executive Services Report ES-007-18 and endorsed the recommendation for enhanced public notice for development applications with the recommendation of increasing the circulation radius for public notices.  This proposed Official Plan Amendment is the first step to implement these recommendations.  The intent of the proposed amendment is to incorporate revisions to the public notice requirements contained in the Official Plan to further enhance public notifications/communications related to privately-initiated development applications at the request of Council.   

Public Consultation

A statutory public meeting has been scheduled for Monday, July 23, 2018 where members of the public are invited to obtain information, make a verbal presentation and/or written submissions to identify issues of concern and/or express views in support of, or in opposition to this application.  The notice was published in the Milton Champion on June 28, 2018.  A courtesy copy of the notice is below.

Contact Information:
Hugo Rincon, Planner
Policy Planning and Urban Design
905-878-7252, ext. 2398
Email:  Hugo Rincon