How to Create a Site Plan

A DETAILED SITE PLAN is vital information for a plan review. There will be delays if you do not provide all of the following information:

  1. Property/lot shape and dimensions for the front, rear and side yards.
  2. North direction arrow.
  3. Municipal setbacks to all property lines.
  4. Proposed building or project dimensions and placement on the property.
  5. Distance to the property lines on all sides of the proposed building/project.
  6. Note the size and location of all windows and doors on each side of a proposed building.
  7. Distances to other buildings on the same property.
  8. Current use of existing building(s) on the same property.
  9. Street names and locations.
  10. Location of easements (indicate width), roads, lanes, driveway, parking areas, dugouts, etc. 
  11. Note what borders the front, rear and side yards (i.e. neighbour, street, municipal easement, park, lane, etc.)
  12. (Commercial - Part 9 & Part 3) - Must show the fire fighter access route.
  13. (Commercial - Part 3) - Must show the location of the nearest fire hydrant to the property.