South Huron's planning department provides services in land use planning in conjunction with the Huron County Planning and Development Department. For more information about the community of South Huron, you can view our Community Profile.


Application Status Report- As of April 10th, 2018. This status report will be updated monthly, no later then the 10th of every month.

For planning applications click Planning Applications .

Official Plan
Zoning By-laws
Exeter Community Improvement & Streetscape Plan
Public Meetings - Upcoming planning meetings and recent decisions
Planning Fees - Increase effective January 1, 2017
Planning Application Forms
Site Plan Control Application

Universal Design and Accessibility Site Plan Guidelines

Thames Road Corridor Study-DRAFT *Open House held July 19th more info here

Guide to the Minor Variance Process (PDF)
Guide to the Official Plan Amendment Process (PDF)
Guide to the Temporary Zoning By-law Amendment Process (PDF)
Guide to Surplus Dwelling Severances (PDF)
Guide to the Zoning By-law Amendment Process (PDF)
Plan of Subdivision - Applicant's Guide

Have a question regarding planning? Check out our frequently asked questions (FAQ). If you can't find the answer to your question, please planning [at] (subject: Planning%20Question) (contact us).

Links of Interest:
Huron County Planning & Development Department
Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990
Provincial Policy Statement, 2005
Ontario's Planning and Application Resource Centre
Ministry of Municipal Affairs & Housing
Ontario Municipal Board (OMB)    
Huron County Interactive WebGIS - aerial mapping of Huron County properties