Blind River (Town of)

Site: Blind River - Hudson St

Service: Building and Planning

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Description & Services
Description (Service) Oversees and enforces municipal by laws including all building and demolition projects and proposals 
  • Enforces the Ontario Building Code Act 
  • Manages property zoning and acceptable property use 
  • Provides information for construction or renovation of a building 
  • Processes applications for consents and minor variances 
  • Provides information about planning and building fees 
  • Issues building permits 
  • Provides building inspections 
  • Receives and processes municipal land sales 
  • Oversees municipal development initiatives
  • Oversees the planning, designs and construction of Municipal Infrastructure, transportation and traffic engineering, investigations, and subdivision development control  
  • Provides information and guidance to the public relative to planning related issues  
  • Responsible for land use planning functions including updating the Official Plan and Zoning By-Law, and processing amendments to these documents, consents/severances 
  • Processes subdivision and condominium applications  
  • Prepares and negotiates Site Plan Agreements, Development Agreements and Notification Agreements
Hours Mon-Fri 9:30 am-4:30 pm, Jun 1-Aug 31 * Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm, Sep 1- May 31
Areas Served Blind River
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call or visit the website for building permit application forms
Languages English ; Staff person -- French
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-356-2251
Fax 705-356-7343
Primary Contact John Jones, Certified Building Official, Manager - Building and Planning; Phone: 705-356-2251 ext 209
Alternate Contact Rachel Kennepohl, Administrative Assistant; Phone: 705-356-2251 ext 206
Located In Community Blind River
Address Corporation of the Town of Blind River
11 Hudson St
Blind River, ON P0R 1B0
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Intersection Hudson St and Woodward Ave
Mailing Address PO Box 640 
Blind River, ON P0R 1B0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government
Funding City / Town ; Regional / Municipal