Building & Development Services
Building and Development services fall under Portugal Cove-St. Philip’s Planning and Development department. This department facilitates the following:
- The administration of the Town’s Municipal Plan and Development Regulations
- Zoning and public regulations
- Building permits
- Occupancy permits
- Development control
- Town plan review and updating of the plan
- Environmental monitoring
To speak with someone in the Planning & Development Department, call 895-5650
For a list of frequently asked Planning & Development questions click here.
Please click on the appropriate section to view and download the Town’s Land Use Zoning, Future Land Use and Environmental Protection maps:
Flood Zone Information and Maps
1:20 and 1:100 AEP Floodlines
1:20 and 1:100 AEP Climate Change Floodlines
1:20 and 1:100 AEP Inundation Floodlines
1:20 and 1:100 AEP Velocity Distribution Floodlines
1:20 and 1:100 AEP Flood Hazard Floodlines
Municipal Plan and Regulations
Please be advised that periodically Council may make amendments to the Town’s Municipal Plan and Development Regulations 2014-2024. Below, for your convenience, are working copies of the planning documents with amendments which have been registered and published in the Newfoundland and Labrador Gazette. The original amendment documents can be found at the Town Office.
- Development Regulations 2014-2024 (with amendments identified in red)
In accordance with Part VI (APPEALS) of the Urban and Rural Planning Act, 2000, a person(s) aggrieved of certain decisions of Council may appeal that decision to the Eastern Newfoundland Regional Appeal Board. Information regarding appeals (i.e. what can be appealed, filing and appeal, and results of appeal hearings) can be found here
The Town has received the Commissioners Report (please see below: Part A, B and C) resulting from a Public Hearing held September 28, 2016 for Municipal Plan Amendment No. 1, 2015, Development Regulations Amendment No. 1, 2015, and St. John’s Urban Region Regional Plan Amendment No. 1, 2015 which proposes to redesignate and rezone an area of land located east of Bugden Drive from Agriculture to Residential.
Council has adopted the Commissioners Report prepared by Commissioner Tom Strickland, dated October 12th, 2016 and approved Municipal Plan Amendment No. 1, 2015 and Development Regulations Amendment No. 1, 2015 at the November 1st, 2016 Public Council Meeting.
The adopted Municipal Plan Amendment No. 1, 2015 and Development Regulations Amendment No. 1, 2015 will be forwarded to the Department of Municipal Affairs for Registration, as per Section 24 of the Urban and Rural Planning Act, 2000.
Permits issued 2017
- Permits Issued – 2016
- Permits Issued – 2015
- Permits Issued – 2014
- Permits Issued – 2013
- Permits Issued – 2012
- Permits Issued – 2011
- Permits Issued – 2010
For the Planning and Development page, please click here.