Various County plans, by-laws and procedures/guidelines relevant to land use are listed here
The County of Oxford Official Plan
The contents of the Official Plan reflect the latest consolidation of Official Plan amendments, as of December 31, 2016. For up to date information on a specific property, please contact the Planner for the area municipality.
Water & Wastewater Projects and Studies
Transportation Master Plan Study
Oxford County Trails Master Plan
Woodland Conservation By-Law
Oxford County Community Improvement Plan
Note: There has been an increase in the fees for 2017. Please check the current fee schedule prior to submission of your application.
Forms are available for the various types of development regulated by the Planning Act
The Area Municipalities are the approval authority for zoning by-law amendments, site plan control and minor variances. Please choose the appropriate link from the Municipal map found here.
All active development applications are listed here, along with their associated notices and reports
In addition to the County Development Charges, most area municipalities in Oxford County also have Development Charges by-laws which can be found on the individual Municipal pages or listed below.
Development Charges Annual Report 2016
Development Charges Fact Sheet, updated April 2017
5578-2014 County Wide Development Charge Bylaw
5586-2014 Drumbo Area Specific Development Charge Bylaw
5585-2014 Plattsville Area Specific Development Charge Bylaw
5584-2014 Tavistock Area Specific Development Charge Bylaw
5583-2014 Norwich Area Specific Development Charge Bylaw
5582-2014 Thamesford Area Specific Development Charge Bylaw
5581-2014 Ingersoll Area Specific Development Charge Bylaw
5580-2014 Tillsonburg Area Specific Development Charge Bylaw
5579-2014 Woodstock Area Specific Development Charge Bylaw
The Development Charges Background Study provides the basis and background required to update the County's development charges to accurately reflect the future servicing needs of new development. The analysis assesses the development-related costs associated with the following County services:
Community Planning involves reviewing development proposals and using planning tools to help balance social and economic interests while preserving and protecting the natural assets of our community.
Severing a property
LDC Minutes & Agendas
Official Plan Review
Development Application Forms
Application Notices and Reports
Contact a planner
21 Reeve Street, P.O. Box 1614
Woodstock, Ontario, N4S 7Y3