How long does the subdivision process take?

Generally, a subdivision takes approximately 3 to 6 months to complete. Some of the mandated timelines include:  

  • Deeming an application complete – 20 days 
  • Referrals to agencies & adjacent landowners – 21 days 
  • Review of complete subdivision application to condition approval – 30 days 
  • Appeal period – 21 days 

Fulfilment of subdivision conditions – subdivision approvals are valid for 1 year. All conditions of a subdivision must be completed within that year. Extensions for an additional year may be granted but the request and fee must be submitted before the file expires.  

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1. Can I subdivide my property?
2. How long does the subdivision process take?
3. Where do I send my application?
4. What are the application requirements?
5. How much does subdivision cost?
6. What is a Developer's Agreement for Multi-Lot Subdivisions?
7. Is Design & Engineering always necessary for subdivisions?
8. Are water tests required for subdivisions?
9. When is road building required for subdivisions?
10. What are the registration costs for a subdivision?
11. What are the requirements for approaches to each lot?
12. What are the survey requirements after subdivision approval?
13. What are Municipal Reserves, and when are they applicable?
14. What are the endorsement fees for subdivision plans?