Oshawa (City of). Development Services Department

Location, Telephone & Internet
Office Phone 905-436-3311
Toll Free Phone 1-800-667-4292
TTY Phone 905-436-5627
E-Mail planning@oshawa.ca
Website www.oshawa.ca
Located In Community Oshawa
Address & Map
City Hall
50 Centre St S
Oshawa, ON L1H 3Z7
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Intersection Centre St S and King St E
Contact Information
Primary Executive Warren Munro, Commissioner, Development Services
Description & Services
Description (Service) Responsible for municipal land use planning including, development and maintenance of City's Official Plan and Zoning By-laws and amendments * process development applications, long range land use policy and planning * plans examination, issue building permits, building permit inspection * overall engineering management of the City's municipal infrastructure inclusive of roads, structures, storm sewers and facilities, creek erosion protection works * corporate infrastructure management, economic and business development and real estate services * administers the Oshawa Executive Airport * coordinate accessibility and environmental policy and oversee the operation of the Oshawa Executive Airport
Sup. Description Administration and Accessibility Services Branch 
Coordinate and manage services and activities provided by Branches within the Department * manage administrative activities, manage and coordinate the Oshawa Accessibility Advisory Committee * provide input on emerging Accessiblity for Ontarians with Disabilities Act accessibility standards * responsible for business planning, GIS functions and Strategic Initiatives 
Building Services Branch 
Building Services 905-436-5658 
Ensure compliance with building standards and Ontario Building Code, other applicable laws * examine plans and make inspections * zoning, building code information and technical advice * offer assistance during construction process 
Planning Services Branch 
Planning Services 905-436-3311 
Responsible for all land use, policy and development planning activities for the City, including the Official Plan and Part II Plan policy formulation * updating the zoning by-law, processing zoning amendments * subdivision processing and approval, minor variance review, land division review, site plan processing, and undertaking urban design projects * administers City's Real Estate activities 
Engineering Services Branch 
Engineering Services 905-436-3311 
Management of the City's municipal infrastructure and environmental features * responsibilities include the establishment of design and construction engineering standards and policies * the development and maintenance of inventories, the assessment of infrastructure and creek condition, the determination of improvement needs * development of capital budgets and programs 
Economic Development Services 
Responsible for implementing City Council's commitment to local economic growth * implement the Economic Development Strategy, business retention and expansion, tourism, advocacy and education and assistance programs * administer Downtown Shoulder Area and Simcoe Street South Community Improvement Programs
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Oshawa
Application Call for information
Languages English
Fees None
Other Details
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Entrance, Washroom Fully Accessible , Parking
Service Categories Air Transportation ; Building and Safety ; Business Recruitment and Attraction ; Water Supply System

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