Planning, Building and By-Law Enforcement

Meaford's Planning and Building Department's role is to assist Council, the development community and the public in matters relating to land use planning, building construction and By-law enforcement.


Here you will find copies of the Official Plan, Zoning By-law and other related municipal policies and regulations.  Application Forms to seek approval can also be found in this Section.  Information is also available with regard to various municipal projects and development proposals.


Looking to construct a new building or addition, complete a renovation or change a use, install a septic or a pool, demolish a building, add a deck or accessory building.  This section will provide you with the necessary information on what approvals maybe required and related applications.

Bylaw Enforcement

This sections outlines the enforceable By-laws that may apply to your property and also outline a process if you have a complaint with regard to compliance by others. 

Animal Control

Dog Tags are mandatory for all dogs in the Municipality.  This Section provides options to obtaining your dog tag,  in addition to what to do for lost or found dogs, stoop and scoop, aggressive dogs, dog bites and the Meaford Cat program.   

Heritage Conservation District

The Municipality of Meaford recently approved a Heritage Conservation District Study and Plan for downtown area of the former Town of Meaford

Community Improvement Plan

The Municipality approved a Community Improvement Plan for the downtown area of the former Town of Meaford in 2008. 


  • 2015-11-26T14:24:56+0000
    The Municipality of Meaford shared Community Services Meaford's photo.
  • 2015-11-25T18:49:37+0000
    The Municipality of Meaford added 5 new photos.The submissions for the Jersey Day colouring contest are fantastic! Top three participants will be contacted , thank you to everyone who participated!

  • 2015-11-23T18:23:55+0000
    DOG LOST Date: Friday, November 20th (afternoon) Location: Bognor Breed: Griffon Gender: Male (neutered) Name: Orpheus Identification: Black and White, medium build, wearing collar with name and phone number. If you have found this dog or seen this dog, please call 519-538-1060 and/or email at so we may help to reunite with owners.


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