PLAN REVIEW & PERMIT FEES
There is a fee for GRCA permit. This fee may be in addition to fees collected for Planning Act applications.
Our permit fees are based on the scope of the work being proposed. GRCA collects this fee directly.
GRCA fees can be paid by credit card over the phone or cheque.
- FEES FOR REVIEW OF APPLICATIONS MADE UNDER (Ontario Reg. 168/06)
Inquiry / Pre-Consultation (fee deducted from permit review fee – if required) $200 Permit Review Fees: Minor (minor works, outside hazard) $200 Moderate (outside hazard) $300 Moderate (within hazard) $600 Major (major works, within hazard) $1500 Application to Permit or Resolve Unauthorized Works $500 Permit Amendment $75 Site Inspections outside of application review $100/hr Technical Review Fee (if applicable) $100/hr Large Fill Site (greater than 500m3) $300 + $1.50/m3 Additional Technical Review/Support not covered above $100/hr Full Authority Hearings (Administrative Fee), (Pursuant to Section 28, subsection 12, Conservation Authorities Act) $480 All permits are valid for a period of two years from the date of issue unless otherwise noted.
- FEES FOR REVIEW OF MUNICIPALLY CIRCULATED PLANNING ACT APPLICATIONS
Inquiry/Pre-consultation- deducted from other review fees if applicable $200 Minor Variance $350 Consent (Severence) $500 Rezoning / Zoning Amendment $500 Official Plan Amendment $500 Detailed Review Fee (Minor) $1500 Detailed Review Fee (Major) $3000 Site Plan Application: Initial Review Fee (Minor) $500 Initial Review Fee (Major) $1500 Detailed Review Fee $3000 Plans of Subdivision: Initial Review Fee $4500 Detailed Review Fee (3 Submissions) $1500/ha Additional submissions $1500/sub For contiguous or concurrent applications received within the same calendar year, only the highest fee is charged. For plans of subdivision, fees will not be charged for environmental or hazard lands. For phased subdivisions, fees will be charged per phase upon request for clearance.
GANARAKA FOREST CENTRE PROGRAM FEES
- EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS
Overnight Experience (up to 30 students) From $3031 + hst Day Experience (up to 30 students) From $475 Outdoor Education On-A-Roll From $195 / class SHSM Day Experience - 1 Certification From $50 + hst / student SHSM Day Experience - 2 Certification From $75 + hst / student SHSM Overnight From $150 + hst / student
- WEDDING RATES
Wedding - Full Weekend Rates From $7604 + hst Pop-Up Weddings (Available Monday-Thursday) From $3000 + hst
- NON-PROFITS/ORGANIZED GROUPS
Nestled in the 11,000-acre Ganaraska Forest, the Ganaraska Forest Centre (GFC) offers a scenic and relaxing venue for your group’s next weekend retreat or camping experience. The forest and its many trails along with our facility rentals offer a unique opportunity for your group to explore and enjoy the natural world.
Throughout the year, we provide various groups, like Girl Guides, Cadets and Scouts, use of our campsite and rental facilities on weekends. Please see our Availability Calendar to choose your next weekend getaway.
GANARASKA FOREST PROGRAM FEES
- RECREATIONAL USE
Every person visiting Ganaraska Forest requires a Ganaraska Forest Day Pass or Membership PERMITTED USES YOUTH: 11 Years of Age & Under HIKING SNOW SHOEING CROSS-COUNTRY SKIING MOUNTAIN BIKING HORSEBACK RIDING HUNTING MOTORIZED PASSENGER MOTORIZED OPERATOR MEMBERSHIP DAY PASSES MEMBERSHIP ADULT YOUTH ADULT YOUTH Hiking / Snowshoeing yes yes $32 $0 $7 0$ Cross Country Skiing yes yes yes $80 $40 $16 $8 Mountain Biking, Horseback Riding, Hunting yes yes yes yes yes yes $80 $40 $16 $8 Motorized Use (Operator) yes yes yes yes yes yes yes $190 $95 $32 $16 Motorized Use (Passenger) yes yes yes yes yes yes $80 $40 $16 $8 *fees subject to change
- GANARASKA FOREST SPECIAL GROUP EVENTS
Special Event (maximum group limit: 100 Participants) From $ 125 + hst * *Required for groups over 25 participants