Applications & Fees 

The Development Application Fee Schedule is listed in the table below. Applications submitted in January 2018 should use the 2018 Development Application Fee Schedule (PDF).

Cheques should be made payable to the City of Brantford. Fees are not subject to the Harmonized Sales Tax (HST), except for the Letter of Compliance.

The applications for Plans of Subdivison, Condominium, and Part Lot Control are currently under review to ensure conformity with the Planning Act.

For questions relating to fees or to the completion of the applications, please contact the Planning Department at (519) 759-4150 or

Under the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.p. 14 s. 1.0.1 all information and material that is required to be provided to the City of Brantford respecting planning applications shall be made available to the public.

Development Application Fee Schedule, 2017
Application Fee   Form
Official Plan Amendment  PDF
  Major  $10,055  
  Minor  $7,296  
Zoning Bylaw Amendment  PDF
  Major  $10,044  
  Minor  $7,292  
Combined Official Plan and Zoning Amendment  PDF
  Major  $15,074  
  Minor  $10,941  
Extension to Temporary Use Bylaw  $3,646   
Plan of Subdivision / Condominium  PDF
Plan of Subdivision $21,777   
  Plus amount per hectare or part $681   
Subdivision Agreement Preparation $2,000  
Engineering Review of Subdivision 4% of const. cost   
Plan of Condominium $19,196   
  Engineering Review of Condominiums    
    Up to and including 10 units $5,000   
    Between 11 and 25 units $7,500   
    Greater than 25 units $10,000   
Redlining (amending) a draft approved plan of subdivision / condominium $3,000   
Revision to conditions of draft plan approval for subdivision / condominium $1,000   
Site Plan Control Approval  PDF
  Major $8,127   
  Minor $3,051  
  Plus Engineering Review (fee may be reduced depending on application) $1,710   
Site Plan Control (per additional circulation beyond 2)  $250   
Site Plan Agreement (per additional agreement) $750   
Site Plan Inspections for Release of Securities (per site visit beyond two visits) $125   
Amendment to an Approved Site Plan $1,525   PDF
Relief from Part Lot Control  $1,500 + $50 per lot or unit  PDF
Consent (Severance) - Includes $250 for Engineering Review $2,507.80   PDF
Minor Variance - Includes $250 for Engineering Review $1,757.80  PDF
Combined Consent and Minor Variance - Includes $250 for Engineering Review $3,074.20  
Other Fees:  
  Preconsultation Meeting (Not applicable to severance and minor variance applications. Refundable if development application submitted within 1 year of meeting) $400  PDF
  Amendement to Application (requiring additional technical circulation) $250  
  Recirculation of Public Notice of Application for Official Plan or Zoning Amendment $536   
  Cancellation of Public meeting (at applicant's request) $125 per mailout and/or $200 per newspaper notice  
  Letter of Compliance  $70 + HST