Urban Planning

Moncton’s Urban Planning Department manages the growth and physical form of the city.

Planning and Development



655 Main St., Moncton, NB E1C 1E8

Zoning Map

The Urban Planning Department oversees land use planning and development, as well as policies and zoning by-laws. This includes deciding on whether land will be designated for residential, community or commercial use. The Department also manages approval processes for development applications. The City has both short-term and long-term plans for growth that reflect the environmental, social and economic needs of the community.

Fees - Urban Planning

By-law Z-213

Zoning By-law 

2023 Fees ($)

10(1)(a) & (b) Application to amend Zoning By-law 2995.00
  Application to amend Municipal Plan 3810.00
12(1) Temporary use application 490.00
14(a) Variance application for single, two unit dwelling & semi-detached 490.00
14(b) Variance application for multiple unit dwelling, commercial, industrial and all other uses 710.00
14(c) Rulling of similar or compatible permitted use 490.00
15(1) Zoning confirmation letter 140.00
15(2) Zoning compliance letter 140.00
17(1)(a) Development permit for single unit dwelling, two unit dwelling or semi-detached dwelling 55.00
17(1)(b) Development permit for manufactured dwelling, addition or renovations to a single unit dwelling, manufactured dwelling, two unit dwelling or semi-detached dwelling 40.00
17(1)(c) Development permit for secondary use, accessory building or structure, vending facility, temporary building or structure or a demolition of a building or structure 40.00
17(1)(d) Development permit for site preparation work related to an approved subdivision 115.00
17(1)(e) For other development with a construction value of:  
(i) under $10,000 55.00
(ii) equal to or greater than $10,000 and less than $500,000 165.00
(iii) equal to or greater than $500,000 and less than $1,000,000 280.00
(iv) equal to or greater than $1,000,000 and less than $5,000,000 490.00
(v) equal to or greater than $5,000,000 710.00
17(2) Terms and conditions application 490.00
17(3) Non-conforming use application 490.00
69 Application to injure or destroy a tree 115.00


By-law Z-302


2023 Fees ($)

7(1) Type 1 Subdivision Application 380.00
7(1) Type 2 Subdivision Application 600.00
7(2) Subdivision agreement 1090.00
7(3) Each lot or parcel created by subdivision 270.00
8 Instrument Approvals (per instrument) 115.00
8(1) Renewal of expired tentative plan approval 280.00




2023 Fees ($)

Application for of telecommunication towers 2715.00