Land Use Planning & Notices

The Planning Department provides advise to property owners, developers, Council and staff with respect to land use, building and planning matters. 

Every land transaction has some planning involvement. Zoning compliance and confirmation of status of site plan and or subdivision agreements to working order information. 

The Planning Department is responsible for complying with Hastings County's Official Plan which provides policy and guidelines. The Committee of Adjustment is given powers under the Planning Act and by town council to deal with minor variance to certain town by-laws. mainly the town's Zoning by-law or to allow changes to non-conforming uses. 

Reach out to our Planning & Development Coordinator for pre-consultation meeting request for land use changes:
- Zoning By-Law Amendment
- Minor Variance
- Site Plan Control

Robin Tait, Planning & Development Coordinator
8 Hastings Heritage Way
Bancroft, Ontario K0L 1C0
E: [email protected]

T: 613-332-3331 ext: 201
F: 613-332-0384

 The Ontario Municipal Councillor's Guide for Land Use Planning.

Notices of Virtual Public Meetings

Intention to Remove Holding:

Zoning By-Law Amendment Applications:

Draft Plan of Subdivision & Zoning By-Law Amendment Application

Minor Variance Applications:


Notice of Passing

TAKE NOTICE THAT the Council of the Corporation of the Town of Bancroft passed By-Law No.76-2023 on the 14th day of November, 2023 under Section 34 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, as amended. 

The subject lands are legally described as Part Lot 15, Concession 8, PARTS 1,2, &3, Plan 21R-22071, Geographic Township of Dungannon, now Town of Bancroft, County of Hastings, municipally known as 1079 Detlor Rd.

Town of Bancroft Comprehensive Zoning By-Law

To view the Corporation of the Town of Bancroft's Comprehensive Zoning By-Law, No. 27-2006, please click the following link: 


Zoning By-Law No. 27-2006 Map 1 - Bancroft Ward

Zoning By-Law No.27 2006 Map 2 - Dungannon Ward

County of Hastings Official Plan 2018

To view the County of Hastings Official Plan, please click here.

Hastings County Geographic Information System (GIS)

To access the Hastings County GIS application, please click here.