All persons wishing to develop land for any purpose within the Planning Area shall apply to Council for permission on the prescribed application form(s) and shall submit a detailed plot/sketch plan of the proposal indicating the location and dimensions of the land and of the development. Council shall examine the application on the basis of the Development Regulations, which reflect the policy of this Plan, may approve the application, approve it with conditions, or refuse it.
An applicant who receives a refusal decision from Council on a development application may appeal that decision to the Eastern Regional Appeal Board.
Development in areas under the control of Council as well as other government departments will be referred to the concerned departments for review.
For further information, please consult the House of Assembly of Newfoundland and Labrador’s Municipalities Act and the Urban and Rural Planning Act.