Hearst (Town of)

Site: Town Hall

Service: Building and Planning

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
 
Planning 
  • 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 9 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Hearst
Eligibility No restrictions
Application
  • Call for more information 
  • Forms are available on the website
Languages English ; French
Fees Service - Building permits
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-372-2818
Fax 705-362-5902
E-Mail townofhearst@hearst.ca
Website www.hearst.ca
Primary Executive Janice Newsome, Planning and Building Director; Email: jnewsome@hearst.ca
Located In Community Hearst
Address 925 Alexandra St
Hearst, ON P0L 1N0
 
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Intersection Alexandra St and 10th St
Mailing Address Bag 5000 
Hearst, ON P0L 1N0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government
Funding City / Town