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:
Download Request a Formal Consultation Form
To request a Formal Consultation for a Site Plan Control Application:
Download Request a Formal Consultation Form for Site Plan Control
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.