Planning & Development

Fort Erie experiences record-breaking year for building permits in 2020

FORT ERIE (March 2, 2021) Recently, Town staff published information pertaining to Fort Erie’s subdivision status, building permit activity and by-law statistics for the fourth quarter (Q4) and overall year-end performance in 2020. Despite the number of permits decreasing from 644…

Public open house for cannabis legislation and policy study

FORT ERIE (February 26, 2021) Since cannabis was legalized by the Federal Government in 2018, Town Council has been discussing how cannabis production could be managed by the municipality through the introduction of a Fort Erie Cannabis Legislation and Policy…

New Short-Term Rentals Pilot Program Starting in 2020

MEDIA RELEASE (July 10, 2019) During Monday night’s Council-in-Committee meeting, Town Council directed staff to implement a revised Short-Term Rentals pilot program starting January 1, 2020 for one year. The pilot program includes by-law enforcement and a modified licensing program.…

Town Staff Investigates Options for Affordable Housing Action Plan in Fort Erie

On January 22, 2018, Town Council asked staff to provide them with recommendations regarding policies and procedures that could be considered in the creation of a Housing Action Plan, in cooperation with the Niagara Region and other not-for-profit organizations in…