How long is the approval process?

See below

Type of Approval                                                 Duration
Residential (single lot)                                          At least 8 weeks
Residential (multiple lots)                                      3 - 6 months 
Commercial development                                      3 - 6 months 
Subdivision                                                          3 - 6 months 
Change of Use                                                      3 - 6 months 

Approval time may vary depending on the number of agencies that need to give their recommendations. Also approval time is stopped once discrepancies are found with the application and is restarted once the necessary changes have been made and presented to the Council.