Category Archives: Planning and Building

2023 Development Charge rates

January 4, 2023

Please be advised that the current Development Charge (DC) rates will increase as of March 2, 2023.  This is part of the annual indexing process which increases DC rates based on the StatsCan Q3 Non-Residential Construction Price Index (NRCPI). Continue reading 2023 Development Charge rates


Council approves City’s recommendations in preparation for changes stemming from Bill 109 and Bill 23

November 22, 2022

Continue reading Council approves City’s recommendations in preparation for changes stemming from Bill 109 and Bill 23


Development charges rates changing September 18

September 16, 2022

Guelph’s development charges (DC) rates will decrease by about 3 per cent for residential rates and 5 per cent for non-residential rates on September 18, 2022. Continue reading Development charges rates changing September 18


Notice of Study Completion: Municipal Class Environment Assessment Emma Street to Earl Street Bridge over the Speed River

August 18, 2022

Continue reading Notice of Study Completion: Municipal Class Environment Assessment Emma Street to Earl Street Bridge over the Speed River


Clythe Creek subwatershed study update will inform planning for land use, water supply, stormwater management and infrastructure

August 12, 2022

Continue reading Clythe Creek subwatershed study update will inform planning for land use, water supply, stormwater management and infrastructure


Notice of intention to designate: 50-60 Fife Road

August 4, 2022

Guelph City Council intends to designate 50-60 Fife Road as a property of cultural heritage value or interest. Continue reading Notice of intention to designate: 50-60 Fife Road


Made-in-Guelph growth strategy to be presented to Council

July 7, 2022

Continue reading Made-in-Guelph growth strategy to be presented to Council


Guelph Council approves Clair-Maltby Secondary Plan Official Plan Amendment

May 17, 2022

Continue reading Guelph Council approves Clair-Maltby Secondary Plan Official Plan Amendment


Council approves York and Elizabeth neighbourhood design concepts

May 10, 2022

Guelph’s urban design concept, informed by the land use study, for the York Road and Elizabeth Street neighbourhood was unanimously approved by City Council. Continue reading Council approves York and Elizabeth neighbourhood design concepts


Online submission requirements

February 11, 2022

Starting March 1, 2022, all submission requirements, including for older building permits, shall be uploaded through GPAS. This includes documents, reports and drawings related to both permit applications and inspections. Continue reading Online submission requirements


Guelph receives $1.75 million to streamline development approval process

January 26, 2022

The City of Guelph is receiving $1.75 million under the new Streamline Development Approval Fund announced by Ontario Premier Doug Ford at the Ontario-Municipal Summit on January 19. Continue reading Guelph receives $1.75 million to streamline development approval process


Notice of study commencement: Macdonell and Allan Structures Municipal Class Environmental Assessment

August 12, 2021

The City of Guelph has initiated a Municipal Class EA (Class EA) for improvements and modifications to the Macdonell and Allan structures. Continue reading Notice of study commencement: Macdonell and Allan Structures Municipal Class Environmental Assessment


Notice of study commencement: Wyndham Street Municipal Class Environmental Assessment

August 12, 2021

The City of Guelph has initiated a Municipal Class EA (Class EA) to confirm the required improvements to Wyndham Street North. Continue reading Notice of study commencement: Wyndham Street Municipal Class Environmental Assessment


Council unanimously approves urban design plan for Baker District redevelopment

July 21, 2021

Continue reading Council unanimously approves urban design plan for Baker District redevelopment