Kenora (City of)

Site: Operations Centre

Service: Planning and Development

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Description & Services
Description (Service) Responsible for the implementation of the City's Official Plan and zoning by laws, and all aspects of land use planning, building and residential, commercial and industrial development
Carries out following duties: 
  • Manages land use planning documents 
  • Provides information about consents and minor variances and processes applications  
  • Enforces property standards by laws and investigates complaints 
  • Processes site plan applications and development agreements  
  • Reviews requests for subdivisions of land 
  • Investigates violations of by laws
Acts as a resource for various groups including: 
  • Kenora Planning Advisory Committee 
  • Downtown revitalization 
  • Heritage Committee 
  • Lake of the Woods Development Commission
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Kenora
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Required applications available at City Hall or in printable form online
Languages English
Fees Service
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-467-2059
After Hours Phone 807-467-2080
Fax 807-467-2246
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Contact Melissa Shaw, Planning Assistant; Phone: 807-467-2292; Email:
Alternate Contact Devon McCloskey, Planner; Phone: 807-467-2059; Email:
Site Location Barsky's Hill
Located In Community Kenora
Address 60 14th St N
Kenora, ON P9N 4M9
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Intersection 14th St N and Veteran's Dr
Mailing Address c/o Planning and Development 
1 Main St 
Kenora, ON P9N 3X2
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government
Funding City / Town