Ontario's one-stop source to site selection services, tailored for investors looking to locate or expand their business in Ontario.

Through its Land Use Planning Services, the Ontario Investment Office has the answers to all of your questions, from zoning and site due diligence to determining potential costs. We are your valued partner, with you every step of the way, to get you from search to shovel – sooner.

Land use planning services include:

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Investment Ready Sites

  • Investment Ready: Certified Sites that are pre-qualified for investors and site consultants.
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Site Search

  • Confidential Province-wide property searches.
  • Request for Information (RFI) coordination.
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Site Evaluation

  • Multi-government technical evaluation of Ontario sites on your list.
  • Identification of key milestones for planning and development.
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Site Visits

  • Facilitation of site and community visits.
  • Introduction to municipal economic development and planning counterparts.
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Connections and Permitting Coordination

  • Dedicated Provincial project manager as a liaison to regulatory Ministries and municipalities.
  • Permitting and approvals identification and coordination between different levels and departments of government.
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