Fort Frances (Town of)

Site: Town Office

Service: Planning and Development Division

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Description & Services
Description (Service) Planning Department 
  • Administers and enforces Zoning By-Laws 
  • Provides information and guidance to the public regarding planning related issues 
  • Processes planning applications 
  • Receives and processes municipal land sales
By-Law Department 
  • Investigates and enforces violations to applicable municipal by-laws 
  • Provides animal control services; enforces property standards
Building Department 
  • Issues Building Permits 
  • Issues sign permits
Hours Sep-Jun Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm 
Jul-Aug Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Areas Served Fort Frances
Boundaries West to Oakwood Road, East to Couchiching First Nations, North to Frog Creek Road, South to Rainy River
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call for information
Languages English
Fees Service
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone Planning and Development 807-274-5323 
Animal Control 807-274-2854
Fax 807-274-8479
Primary Contact Patrick Briere, By-Law Enforcement and Animal Control; Phone: 807-274-5323 ext 1218; Email:
Alternate Contact Arlene Byrnes, By-Law Enforcement and Animal Control; Phone: 807-274-5323 ext 1217; Email:
Located In Community Fort Frances
Address 320 Portage Ave
Fort Frances, ON P9A 3P9
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Intersection Portage Ave and Church St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government
Funding City / Town