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519-837-5615, (revised March 2015)
Property information form
for law offices and consultants only
Send completed form with cheque payment to:
City of Guelph Building Services
1 Carden Street
Guelph ON N1H 3A1
Step 1. Applicant information
Corporation or company:
Contact name:
Mailing address:
Phone number:
Fax number:
Step 2. Property information
Property address:
Current property owner:
Legal description of property:
Step 3. Records requested select all that apply
A. Zoning information report $50.00
a survey was submitted with this request
a survey was not submitted with this request
Zoning information report contains: zoning designation, uses permitted under
zoning by-law, zoning comments related to submitted survey plan, official plan
designation, committee of adjustment decisions applicable to property, zoning by-
law active complaints, confirmation of site plans (section 41 of the Planning Act).
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B. General inquiry report $50.00
General inquiry report contains: outstanding local improvement charges and
outstanding City invoices (Finance); advises if a grading certificate is required prior
to release from the subdivision agreement (Engineering); advises if a grading
certificate has been received for this lot/block (Engineering).
C. Building information report $50.00
Building information report indicates if violations or outstanding items exist under
the following by-laws: Guelph Building By-Law, Ontario Building Code, Property
Standards By-Law, Sign By-Law, Termite Control By-Law, Swimming Pool By-Law,
Yard Maintenance By-Law, Backflow Prevention By-Law, Standing Water By-Law.
Select all items in the following list that exist on the property:
exterior hot tub
accessory apartment
swimming pool
other (specify):
D. Zoning - use of property letter $100.00
Describe the use for which an opinion is being requested and indicate if the use is
existing or proposed.
For legal non-conforming status, provide supporting documentation with
this form.
Description of existing use:
Description of proposed use:
E. Environmental records inquiry $80.00
Environmental records inquiry contains historic land use information including
landfill site or cemetery and environmental records.
A letter of authorization from the property owner must be submitted with
this form.
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F. Other property information requests
Forward other property requests to the appropriate address provided below:
Compliance and release with respect to agreements. A title search should be done to
determine the agreements on title for the property.
City of Guelph Legal & Realty Services
1 Carden Street
Guelph ON N1H 3A1
Fire Prevention By-law compliance
Guelph Fire Department
50 Wyndham Street South
Guelph ON N1H 4E1
Tax Certificates
City of Guelph Tax Services
1 Carden Street
Guelph ON N1H 3A1
Collection of Personal Information
Personal information is being collected and will be used for the purposes of verifying
ownership, communicating search results, and issuing letters.
Personal information, as defined by Section 2 of the Municipal Freedom of
Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA), is collected under the authority
of the Municipal Act, 2001, and in accordance with the provisions of MFIPPA.
If you have questions about the collection, use or disclosure of this personal
information please call 519-822-1260 extension 2349 or email
Alternate formats of this document are available as per the Accessibility for
Ontarians with Disabilities Act by contacting Building Services at 519-837-5615 or