There is a fee for GRCA permits. 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 fee can be paid by credit card over the phone or cheque.

PLAN REVIEW & PERMIT FEES

FEES FOR REVIEW OF APPLICATIONS MADE UNDER (Ontario Reg. 168/06)
Inquiry / Pre-Consultation (fee deducted from permit review fee – if required) $300
Permit Review Fees:  
      Routine $250
      Small Scale – Development / Interference & Alteration $500 / $750
      Medium Scale – Development / Interference & Alteration $1,500 / $2,500
      Large Scale – Development / Interference & Alteration $3,000 / $5,000
Application to Permit or Resolve Unauthorized Works Double Original Fee
Permit Amendment 50% of Original Fee
(Maximum $500)
Additional or Requested Site Visit $200 / $400
Additional Technical Review Fee $150 / hr
Large Fill Site (greater than 500m3) $5,000 + $1.50/m3
Additional Technical Review / Support Not Covered Above $150 / hr
Clearance / No Objections $100
Legal Inquiry / Solicitor Letter $350
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 $300
Minor Variance $650
Consent (Severance) $1,000
Rezoning / Zoning Amendment $1,000
Official Plan Amendment $1,000
Site Plan:  
      Initial Review Fee (Minor) $1,000
      Initial Review Fee (Major) $2,500
      Detailed Review Fee (Minor) $1,500
      Detailed Review Fee (Major) $3,000
Plans of Subdivision:  
      Initial Review Fee $10,000
      Detailed Review Fee (Phased Subdivisions) $5,000 / phases
      Detailed Review Fee (3 Submissions) $3,000 / ha
      Additional submissions (Beyond 3rd Submission) $2,000 / sub
Ministerial Zoning Order (MZO) $10,000 Deposit
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.