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​​Policies & Guidelines

Our policies are under constant review to ensure they are up to date with provincial legislation and policies as well as contemporary environmental management approaches.

Policies & Regulations

Conservation Authorities Act

Policies and Procedures for Conservation Authority Plan Review and Permitting Activities​ (CALC Report)​

NVCA Planning and Regulation Guidelines

NVCA Planning and Regulatory Roles Chart

NVCA Policy to Charge Fees for Services Related to Planning and Permit Applications (March 2016)

Watershed & Subwatershed Plans​

Issue-Specific Guidelines & Documents

Procedural Guideline for the Placement of Large Quantities of Fill

Ponds Policy

Development Interference with Wetlands and Alterations to Shorelines Ontario Reg 172 06

Procedures for the Implementation of Ontario Regulation 172 06

For technical guidance documents on engineering related issues like stormwater management, natural hazards management, etc., please see Engineering and Technical Guidelines.


Agreements & MOUs

Consent Minor Variance Agreement

MNRF​ MMAH Conservation Authority Planning MOU

Adjala-Tosorontio & NVCA Planning Services Agreement

Barrie & NVCA Planning Services Agreement

Bradford West Gwillimbury & NVCA Planning Protocol Agreement

Caledon & NVCA Planning Protocol Agreement

Clearview & NVCA Planning Services Agreement

Collingwood & NVCA Municipal Partnership & ​Service Agreement

Essa & NVCA Municipal Partnership & Service Agreement

Innisfil & NVCA Planning Protocol Agreement

Mono & ​NVCA Planning Service Agreement

Mulmur & NVCA Low Risk Screening Protocol

New Tecumseth & NVCA Planning Protocol Agreement

New Tecumseth & NVCA Large Fill Project Protocol

Oro Medonte & NVCA Planning Protocol Agreement

Peel & NVCA Planning Protocol Agreement

Shelburne & NVCA Planning Services Agreement

Simcoe & NVCA Planning Protocol Agreement

Springwater NVCA Planning Services Protocol

Wasaga Beach & NVCA Planning Protocol Agreement


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