Cochrane (Town of)

Site: Protective Services

Service: Protective Services Department

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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  
  • Processes subdivision and condominium applications  
  • Prepares and negotiates Site Plan Agreements, Development Agreements and Notification Agreements
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Cochrane
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call or visit website for building permit application forms
Languages English
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-272-4262
Fax 705-272-4507
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Contact Richard Vallée, Director of Protective Services; Email:
Site Location Fire Hall
Located In Community Cochrane
Address 23 Fifth St
Cochrane, ON P0L 1C0
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Intersection Fifth St and First Ave
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government
Funding City / Town