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Applications, Fees & Guidelines


Attached below is a list of Planning Department applications that can be accessed online.

Please note that all application forms are saved as Adobe .pdf documents and require Adobe Acrobat Reader to view.  Click Here to download Adobe Acrobat Reader

APPLICANTS: The Region of Niagara is pleased to announce that a new online credit card payment option (Visa or Mastercard) is now available on Niagara Region’s website at This is a temporary online payment solution that has been expedited to support business continuity while the Region continues work towards a more permanent solution. Before initiating any payment to the Region of Niagara for Development Applications, please speak Town of Fort Erie Planning Staff so they contact a Regional Development Planner or Development Engineering contact prior to making any online payment. 

Consent/Severance Application

Consent/Severance Brochure

Deeming By-Law Application

Draft Plan of Subdivision and/or Condominium Application

​Fence Variance Applications

Minor Variance Application

Minor Variance Brochure

Pre-consultation (or submit online at the following link

Removal of Environmental Conservation EC Overlay Zone

Removal of Part Lot Control Application

​Sign Variance Application

Site Plan Control Guidelines 

Site Plan Approval Application

Site Plan Process Pamphlet

Subdivision Application Procedure Brochure

​Subdivision Urban Design Checklist

Subdivision Control Guidelines

Subdivision Final Approval and Agreement Application 

Zoning By-law and/or Official Plan Amendment Application

Zoning By-law Amendment Procedures Brochure

2023 Consolidated Schedules of Fee's and Charge