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The main purpose of the department is to establish, co-ordinate and administer a comprehensive planning and development program in the County and its member municipalities to ensure orderly, socially and economically beneficial physical expansion and development,within the planning legislative framework. All staff provide, on an ongoing basis, comments and information on planning to government agencies, local politicians and the general public.

Grey County Council is also the approval authority for plans of subdivision/condominium as well as the approval authority for local official plans and local official plan amendments.

Planning Forms, Applications, Studies, and By-laws


Scott Taylor
Manager of Planning Services
Stephanie Lacey-Avon
Intermediate Planner / Forestry - Trails Coordinator
Monica Scribner
General Inquires - Administrative Assistant
Carolyn Bailey
Planning Technician


Planning Department
595 9th Avenue East
Owen Sound Ontario N4K 3E3
Phone: 519-376-2205
Hours: Monday - Friday (8:30 - 4:30)