The Town of Oromocto's development services team provides customer service to residents, developers, builders and others involved in the planning, design and construction of our Town.
As the Town's Development Officer, the Director of Planning and Compliance has been appointed by Council resolution as per the Community Planning Act for the Province of New Brunswick to administer the land-use by-laws within the Town. The Development Officer also:
Reviews any land development agreement entered into by the Town of Oromocto.
Administers the Town's Subdivision By-Law.
Submits approved plans of subdivision to the Province’s Land Registry in compliance with a Municipal Development Officer’s responsibilities pursuant to the Municipalities Act and Regulations under the Provincial Land Registry system.
The Development Officer advises Council, the Chief Administrative Officer, Department Heads and other municipal officials on matters of community development.
The Development Officer serves as technical advisor to the Planning Advisory Committee.
He maintains a working knowledge of the New Brunswick Community Planning Act, the National Building Codes, the Provincial Electrical and Plumbing Codes and the requirements of the New Brunswick Department of Environment and Local Government with regard to environmental programs and policies relating to land development.
A plan of subdivision provides for a parcel of land to be legally divided to establish new public streets as well as to divide land into multiple lots or blocks.
The Town of Oromocto has the authority to review and approve plans of subdivision. The municipality has been delegated this responsibility by the Province of New Brunswick under the Community Planning Act.Zoning By-Law
If the Development Officer does not approve a development, the applicant may have the right to appeal to the Planning Advisory Committee and/or the Provincial Planning Appeal Board. Plese contact the Planning and Compliance Office for further clarification.
4 Doyle Drive, Oromocto NB E2V 2V3