Planning and Permits

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 applications may be submitted by fax, mail, or in person.  Inquiry Forms may be submitted with Application forms to save time.


Cranberry Marsh, Lynde Shores Conservation Area

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

Connie Ciulla, Service, Information & Records Coordinator

100 Whiting Ave, Oshawa L1H 3T3

Phone: (905) 579 0411 ext. 154

Fax: (905) 579 0994


Healthy watersheds for today and tomorrow.

Our watershed is located on the traditional territory of the Williams Treaties First Nations, the Chippewas of Beausoleil, Georgina Island and Rama and the Mississaugas of Alderville, Curve lake, Hiawatha, Scugog Island. 

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