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Inquiries & Permits

Development projects that include construction of new or enlarged structures of any kind, additional dwelling units or uses, the placement of fill, alteration of grades, are close to, or within, a stream, or an activity that may interfere with a wetland, may require a permit issued by the Central Lake Ontario Conservation (Under Ontario Regulation 42/06) prior to the activity taking place.  This regulation is actively enforced for the protection of our watershed and community. 


To understand and confirm your obligations before undertaking any development, please:

1. check the regulated area map


2. contact our Planning and Regulations staff to confirm whether or not permits are required. 

Inquiries and complete applications may be submitted by fax, mail, or in person to the staff member who participated in the pre-application consultation process. Inquiry Forms may be submitted with Application forms to save time.


Construction site with dumptrucks and piles of dirt
Ariel view of Cranberry Marsh and part of Lake Ontario

Cranberry Marsh, Lynde Shores Conservation Area

Regulation Area Search Tool

To be directed to the appropriate staff member, please contact:

Erin Dick, Service, Information & Records Coordinator

100 Whiting Ave, Oshawa L1H 3T3

Phone: (905) 579 0411 ext. 154

Fax: (905) 579 0994


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