How To Submit A Development Permit

A development permit approves the use of a site, as well as the size and location of any buildings or structures. Development permit approvals must be obtained for new construction, renovations, businesses, and changes of use to existing buildings. A development permit is written approval from the Village that confirms your plans meet requirements of the LUB.

Step 1: Prepare a Development Permit application – fill out the application in its entirety. Regularly refer to the LUB to ensure the development meets all requirements (ie. use, parking, landscaping, drainage, etc.).

Step 2: Submit the completed Development Permit Application along with the respective application fees to the Village Office

Step 3: Familiarize yourself with additional Superior Safety Codes permit disciples (building, plumbing, electrical, gas, etc.)

Step 4: Once the Development Permit application has been approved in writing, complete additional Safety Codes permit disciplines necessary for your development. To apply for additional permits, a development permit number is required. The development permit number can be located on the top of the approved development permit application.

Step 5: Submit the completed Safety Codes permit disciplines to Superior Safety Codes along with the respective application fees.

Step 6: Wait for permit discipline approval. Once approved, you are permitted to begin construction.

Filling Out A Development Permit Application

As per section 27 in the Village of Milo's Land Use Bylaw, an application for a development permit shall be made to the Development Officer (the CAO) by submitting:

  • a completed development permit application, signed by the registered owner or authorized by the owner pursuant to subsection 26.2;
  • the prescribed fee, in accordance wit the Village’s fee schedule;
  • a description of the existing and proposed use of the land, building(s) and/or structures and whether it is a new development, an alteration/addition, relocation or change of use and whether the use is temporary in nature;
  • a site plan acceptable to the Development Officer indicating:
  • the location of all existing and proposed buildings and structures and registered
    easements or rights‐of‐way, dimensioned to property lines and drawn to a satisfactory
  • existing and proposed parking and loading areas, driveways, abutting streets, avenues
    and lanes, and surface drainage patterns;
  • where applicable, the location of existing and proposed wells, septic tanks, disposal
    fields, culverts and crossings;
  • any additional information as may be stipulated in the standards of development;
  • any such other information as may be required by the Development Officer or Municipal Planning Commission to evaluate an application including but not limited to: conceptual design schemes, landscaping plans, building plans, drainage plans, servicing and infrastructure plans, soil analysis, geotechnical reports and/or other reports
    regarding site suitability; Real Property Report; or a surveyors sketch.

27.2 An application for a development permit must be made by the registered owner of the land on which the development is proposed. An application may be made by a person who is not the registered owner of the land only with written consent of the owner. The Development Officer may request a current title documenting ownership and copies of any registered encumbrance, lien or interest registered on title.

Additional Info

  • For more information on the Development permit application process, the decision-making process, as well as the appeals process, please familiarize yourself with our Land Use Bylaw, which outlines all of the information regarding development permits and the use of land within the village. 
  • For more information on safety codes development permits, please visit their website.
  • To view more information on the development process in Milo, click here.