Current Development

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Mill Street in Angus was zoned as Core Commercial (C2) way back in 1963.

The Province prohibits Municipal Zoning By-laws from discriminating between uses.  This means that owners of properties zoned as Core Commercial can open/operate any of the businesses listed, regardless of how many of the same businesses that are already open on Mill Street.

In accordance with the Township’s Zoning By-law 2003-50, the owners of properties that are zoned as Core Commercial are permitted to place any of the following businesses on their property in the C2 Zone along Mill Street:

  • Retail stores
  • Personal service shops
  • Service shops
  • Restaurants
  • Nursery or commercial schools, including day cares
  • Parking lots or structures
  • Theatres
  • Hotels/motels
  • Antique dealers
  • Auto service stations (gas stations)
  • Auto sales
  • Places of amusement
  • Business or professional offices
  • Artist studios
  • Funeral parlors
  • Vet clinics
  • Call centres I offices for distribution of calls 
  • Apartment(s) above any of the above listed uses in accordance with the appropriate Section
  • Accessory buildings or structures subsidiary to any of the

Want More Information?

For more information on zoning in the Township of Essa please contact our Planning and Development Department at (705) 424-9917 ext 111.

Current Development in Essa

The following is a listing of current active development in the Township of Essa:

Site Plan Control Applications:

Plan Details
  Description & Images Site Plan
128 Cecil Street 128 Cecil Street Description/Image 128 Cecil Street Site Plan
150 Mill Street 150 Mill Street Description/Image 150 Mill Street Site Plan
495 Greenwood Drive 495 Greenwood Drive Description 495 Greenwood Drive Site Plan
5983 County Road 10    
5714 30th Sideroad    


Subdivision & Condominium Applications:

  • 6275 County Road 90 (Green Acres Subdivision)
  • 68 Gold Park Gate (Block 13)
  • 34 Mill Street
  • Blocks 142 & 143
  • 365 Centre Street (Briarwood)

Official Plan Amendment Applications:

  • 170 Mill Street
  • 3 Massey Street
  • 6237 Browns Line (Bush Properties)
  • 14 & 18 Margaret Street

Zoning By-law Amendments

  • 28 Brentwood Drive
  • 62 Centre Street
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