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Planning and Development Services

Planning and Development Services is responsible for the urban planning, development, building and engineering of Ajax. It also has the responsibility of assisting business and industry in entering new markets and remaining competitive.

The Department is made up of the following sections:

Building Approvals ensures public health and safety, accessibility, and fire protection through the review of building design and construction in compliance with the Ontario Building Code Act.

Engineering Services reviews site plan and subdivision development applications and is responsible for capital projects including infrastructure planning and management, engineering design review and construction inspection.

Planning Services is responsible for the review of all planning and development applications, review and maintenance of the Official Plan and Zoning By-law, and the management and administration of special projects.

Ajax's Business Development team provides site selection services, business workshops and seminars, and process facilitation for businesses looking to locate or expand within Ajax.

Annual Planning & Development Reports and Resources