File Manager: Site Plan Approval Process
File Manager System for managing the Site Plan Approval Process defines how
site plan applications are processed in the City of London. The process is based
on the File Manager System for Subdivisions introduced in 2008, which allows for
streamlining and consistency within the two approval processes. The updated Site
Plan Approval Process is an efficient and business friendly system that
recognizes the broad range in scope and complexity of development proposals.
initiate a Site Plan application, Applicants should contact Development
Approvals Business Unit (DABU) to arrange an informal Initial Inquiry with a
File Manager to discuss the proposed application 519-930-3500 or via DABU.
Site Plan Approval Process Reference Manual
The File Manager Site
Plan Reference Manual provides an overview of the key stages of the Site Plan
Approval Process. Below are Chapters from the Reference Manual available for
viewing or download to help Applicants understand the process and the submission
requirements required for Site Plan Approval.
This chapter includes an overview of the Site Plan Approval
Process and provides information to explain the various terms and key roles and
functions involved in the Site Plan approval process. The approval process
streams and elements to keep in mind when considering a site plan application
are also discussed.
Stage 1: Consultation
Mandatory consultation is required for all Site
Plan Applications. Applicants are encouraged to meet with the City prior to
initiating consultation to discuss the concept for the site plan and potential
considerations or challenges for the site. The following guidelines assist
Applicants with the preparation of submission requirements required during the
Stage 2: Application Review
The documents below support the Applicant during the Application Review stage of
the Site Plan Approval Process.
Stage 3: Site Plan Approval
This Chapter explains the expectations required by the Applicant to complete any
necessary revised submissions and outlines the City’s commitment to review
revisions and facilitate efficient processing of Site Plan Applications.
Stage 4: Construction
Supplementary information about processes after the Site Plan Approval Process
is provided in this Chapter.
This final Chapter explains additional information that may be helpful to
Applicants progressing through the Site Plan Approval Process.
Other Resource Material and Application Forms