Every property within Gillies Township is subject to policies in the Zoning By-law. A zoning by-law contains provisions that regulate the use, size, height, density and location of buildings on properties. The by-law consists of maps to show what zone each property is in and the permitted uses for each zone.  

The Official Plan  sets out the general vision, goals and objectives for the municipality. It describes the policies on how land should be used. The Official Plan provides a framework for the municipal zoning by-law and ensures that future growth meets the needs of our community.

 Compliance letter
A zoning compliance letter is normally requested by a law office on behalf of a property owner for mortgage or property sales purposes. These letters provide information on the Official Plan and Zoning applicable to a specific property as well as comments on any outstanding building permits. 
 Official Plan amendments
The Official Plan sets out the general vision, goals and objectives for the municipality. It describes the policies on how land should be used. The Official Plan provides a framework for the municipal zoning by-law and ensures that future growth meets the needs of our community.An Official Plan application is required to change the designation of lands for a specific use.
 Zoning By-law amendments
Every property within Gillies Township is subject to policies in the Zoning By-law. A zoning by-law contains provisions that regulate the use, size, height, density and location of buildings on properties. The by-law consists of maps to show what zone each property is in and the permitted uses for each zone. Property owners are advised to consult with Planning staff prior to submitting a Zoning By-law Amendment application.
Lakehead Rural Planning Board

The Lakehead Rural Planning Board provides planning services for the Township of Gillies, Municipality of Oliver Paipoonge, the Municipality of Neebing, Conmee Township, O’Connor Township, and the unincorporated Townships of Gorham, Ware and Dawson Road Lots 1-20.

Contact the Lakehead Rural Planning Board for more information.