If you are interested in developing properties or building structures in the Municipality of Red Lake this is the place to be. From here you can check property zoning, get information on applying for consent and minor variances, planning and building fees, building information, and find links to online forms and applications.


Notice of Decisions

View the Notice of Decision for an Official Plan and Zoning By-Law Amendment

  • File Number: D09-17-04 and D14-17-04
  • Purpose: housekeeping changes to revise errors and improve the clarity of the text and schedules; changes to the zoning of specific properties to revise errors and reevaluate holding zones; and changes to the Official Plan designation of specific properties to allow existing zones to comply with their designations
  • Last Date for filing an appeal: Wednesday, June 13th, 2018; 5:15 p.m.

View the Notice of Decision for an amendment to the Community Improvement Plan

  • File Number: N/A
  • Purpose: To change the boundaries of the Primary Community Improvement Project Areas to include the entire Townsites of Red Lake and Balmertown.
  • Last Date for filing an appeal: Wednesday, June 13th, 2018; 5:15 p.m.

View the Notice of Decision for an Official Plan Amendment

  • File Number: D10-18-01
  • Purpose: To change the designation of a portion of the site to Townsite Employment and the zoning of that portion to Townsite Commercial (C1)
  • Last Date for filing an appeal: 14th day of March, 2018; 5:15 p.m.

View the Notice of Decision for Cameron (Howey) Island

  • File Number: D14-17-03
  • Purpose and Effect: To change the regulated zoning to Recreational Residential (R5) Zone.
  • Last Date for filing an appeal: Monday, November 6, 2017

View the Notice of Decision for 220 Howey St.

  • File Number: D14-17-02
  • Purpose and Effect: To change the zoning to Institutional with a Site Specific Provision to allow for an emergency shelter and apartment unit for transitional housing, in an existing building.
  • Last Date for filing an appeal: Monday, August 10, 2017

Planning Fees

For information on planning fees please refer to Schedule L of the Fees By-Law

Contact Building and Planning

If you have a question regarding construction of a building or renovation; Contact the Chief Building Inspector:

  • In person: 2 Fifth Street, Balmertown, ON
  • Email: noel.dumontier@redlake.ca
  • Phone: (807)-735-2096 ext. 226
  • Fax: (807)735-2286

If you have a question regarding zoning or acceptable property use; Contact the Planner:

  • In person: 2 Fifth Street, Balmertown, ON
  • Email: mark.vermette@redlake.ca
  • Phone: (807)-735-2096 ext. 229
  • Fax: (866) 681-2954

If you think a property is being used in an unacceptable way; Contact the By-Law Enforcement Officer:

  • In person: 2 Fifth Street, Balmertown, ON
  • Email: beth.sullivan@redlake.ca
  • Phone: (807)-735-2096 ext. 225
  • Fax: (807)735-2286