Before you can submit a development application to the Town of East Gwillimbury (EG), you will need to have a pre-consultation meeting with Town staff.

Which application require a pre-consultation meeting?

  • Official Plan Amendment
  • Zoning by-law Amendment
  • Site Plan
  • Draft Plan of Subdivision
  • Draft Plan of Condominium

What is the purpose of the pre-consultation meeting?

  • To get a better understanding of the proposed development
  • Identify key issues and provide preliminary feedback from Town staff
  • Provide a checklist of supporting documents required for the proposed application
  • Town staff to explain the development process

What is the fee for this meeting?

There is a pre-consultation fee of $306 with the Lake Simcoe Conservation Authority (LSRCA). There is no fees associated with pre-consultation meeting with the Town. The Town collects the $306 fee on behalf of the LSRCA. This fee is not refundable. 

You must pay the pre-consultation fee prior to the pre-consultation meeting with the Town. 

The LSRCA accepts the follow method of payment: 

  1. By cheque sent via post or Purolator to the LSRCA office location 120 Bayview Parkway, Newmarket Ontario L3Y 3W3. For all other courier services, please send to 15 Brunton Place, Newmarket, Ontario L3Y 6B5; or,
  2. By credit card – Contact Julie Gerrard (LSRCA) at 905-716-4762 to process your credit card payment over the phone (please provide the property address, indicate the amount of $306, and that the payment is for a pre-consultation).

Which departments from the Town attend this meeting?

Representatives from each of the following departments will attend the meeting:

  • Planning
  • Engineering
  • Parks
  • Legal Services
  • Financial Services
  • By-law Services
  • Emergency Services
  • Economic Development

When does this meeting happen?

Pre-consultation meetings occur twice a month and are held from 9:30 am to Noon.

Each item (proposal) will have approximately 50 mins of discussion time.

Pre-consultation schedule
Pre-Consultation DeadlinePre-Consultation Meeting

Dec 24, 2020

January 14, 2021

January 21, 2021

January 28, 2021

February 4, 2021

February 11, 2021

February 18, 2021

February 25, 2021

March 4, 2021

March 11, 2021

March 18, 2021

March 25, 2021

April 1, 2021

April 8, 2021

April 15, 2021

April 22, 2021

May 6, 2021

May 13, 2021

May 20, 2021

May 27, 2021

June 3, 2021

June 10, 2021

June 17, 2021

June 24, 2021

July 1, 2021

July 8, 2021

July 15, 2021

July 22, 2021

August 5, 2021

August 12, 2021

August 19, 2021

August 26, 2021

September 2, 2021

September 9, 2021

September 16, 2021

September 23, 2021

October 7, 2021

October 14, 2021

October 21, 2021

October 28, 2021

November 4, 2021

November 11, 2021

November 18, 2021

November 25, 2021

December 2, 2021

December 9, 2021

December 16, 2021

December 23, 2021

What to expect at the pre-consultation meeting?

The pre-consultation meeting is an informal meeting with Town Staff

  • Applicant will introduce the proposal
  • Staff from each department will have about 5 mins to provide feedback
  • Questions from Applicant can be asked throughout the meeting and at the end
  • A complete application checklist will be provided approximately 2 weeks after the meeting

What do I need to submit?

To book a pre-consultation meeting with staff, you will need to prepare the following:

  • Complete the Pre-Consultation Meeting Request Form (This form is available in other formats, please contact the Planning Department to request).
  • Select 3 meeting dates you are available for
  • Concept Site Plan – fully dimensioned in metric showing all setback and sizes, parking area, landscaped and hard surfaces, existing vegetation and structures
  • Concept Elevations – if available
  • Any additional information to help us understand your proposal

Who do I submit the required documents to?

Before you submit a request for pre-consultation, you are encouraged to consult with Planning staff. To request for a pre-consultation meeting please email the Planning Branch.