Before submitting an application, property owners/developers are required to meet with Planning staff.
They will help you understand the standards & expectations for Planning Act applications.
Request a Formal Consultation
To request a Formal Consultation for an Official Plan Amendment, Zoning By-law Amendment, Draft Plan of Subdivision and/or Condominium:
To request a Formal Consultation for a Site Plan Control Application:
For submission requirements and applicable fees, refer to the applicable Application Form.
All applications are required to be submitted in electronic format (PDF) via the CitySHARE link or on a USB stick.
To initiate a digital application submission, email [email protected] to obtain a CitySHARE link to upload the completed application form, supporting information and materials. To complete the digital submission process, email [email protected] with subject line “NEW SUBMISSION – [Insert File Type] – [Insert Address]” to confirm that the upload to CitySHARE is complete.
Alternatively, the application can be mailed or delivered in person to:
City of Hamilton
71 Main Street West, 5th Floor
Hamilton, Ontario, L8P 4Y5
Attention: Planning Division
Application Fees can be paid by cheque or credit card to The City of Hamilton. If the Application Fee is being paid by cheque, please note that a photocopy of the cheque is to accompany the electronic submission.