Contact Information
Office Phone Planning Division 905-335-7642; 
Building Division 905-335-7731; 
Arts and Culture Division 905-335-7600 ext 7352
Toll Free Phone 1-877-213-3609
Fax Building Division 905-335-7876
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Agency Information
Description (Agency) A department of the City of Burlington, which manages: 
* Planning Division 
* Building Division 
* Committee of Adjustment 
* Culture Division
Legal Status (10) Local Government
Funding City / Town
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Planning Division  
Responsibilities include: 
* Official Plan and planning policy intended to provide guidance for the development of the City 
* rezoning applications  
* subdivision and condominium applications  
* parkway belt applications  
* Niagara Escarpment Commission application  
* site plan applications 
Building Division: 
* primary function is to receive, review and issue building permit applications in conformance with the Ontario Building Code and the City of Burlington's Zoning By-law 2020 
* responsible for bylaw enforcement (for more information see separate listing here)  
* responsible for issuing permits and licences (for more information see separate listing here
* oversees the animal control functions of the Burlington Animal Shelter (for more information see separate listing here
Committee of Adjustment  
Considers applications for:  
* minor variances and permissions to the Zoning Bylaw  
* applications severing land  
* laying down easements  
* long-term leases  
For more information see separate listing here 
Arts and Culture Division: 
* acquires and maintains public art through the public art development implementation team 
* manages public art promotions and donations 
* implements the Public Art Master Plan and its related policies (Art in Public Spaces, Private Sector Public Art and Community Initiated Public Art) 
* raises the cultural profile in Burlington by collaborating with local artists  
* serves as Community Organizer for Culture Days 
* develops relationships and engages with the arts and cultural community 
* supports the arts and cultural community through the Burlington Arts and Culture Fund Program 
* maintains a database of cultural resources in Burlington
Hours City Hall: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Burlington
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Contact for information
Languages English
Fees Service - administrative fees may apply
Site Information
Site Location Downtown Burlington
Located In Community Burlington
Address & Map
Burlington City Hall
426 Brant St
Burlington, ON L7R 3Z6
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Intersection Brant St and James St
Mailing Address c/o The Corporation of the City of Burlington, City Building - Planning, Building and Culture 
PO Box 5013 
Burlington City Hall 
426 Brant St 
Burlington, ON L7R 3Z6
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Building and Safety ; City Government Departments/Offices ; Land Development Services

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