Deeming By-law (DEEM)

A Deeming By-law (DEEM) application deems areas of land to no longer be part of a registered Plan of Subdivision. This type of by-law permits certain lots, or parts of lots, on a Plan of Subdivision to merge. This process has similar results to a lot addition. The Planning Act requires a Deeming By-law for Plans of Subdivision registered at least eight years before a DEEM application.

The DEEM application process takes two to three months on average to complete.

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