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Planning Notices

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The Town of Paradise regularly issues a variety of Planning Notices (Variance Use Applications, Discretionary Use Notices, and others).

The Town Discretionary Use Policy and Accessory Building Permit Policy outline applicable guidelines, requirements and procedures.

Notice of Discretionary use Application: Civic # 20 Jonesberry Crescent (Comments Due: October 26)

The Town of Paradise has received an application for the construction of an accessory building to provide a new maximum height of 4.4m at Civic # 20 Jonesberry Crescent. The maximum height for an accessory building on lots less than 1860m2 is 4.0m. In order to permit the proposed 4.4m height, a 10% variance approval is required. The Urban and Rural Planning Act permits Council to consider a variance to the Regulations up to a maximum of 10%.

This Notice is advertised in accordance with Section 3.8 of the Town of Paradise Development Regulations, 2016.  Any person who wishes to comment on the proposed development is asked to contact the Town of Paradise in writing by 4:00 p.m., Friday, October 26, 2018.  

Please submit all correspondence to:

Jason L Slade, Development Technician
Planning & Protective Services
Telephone: (709) 782 - 1400
Facsimile: (709) 782 - 3603
Public Consultation: Development Regulations Amendment No. 2, 2018 (Comments Due: October 31, 2018)

The general public is invited to view a copy of the proposed Town of Paradise Development Regulations Amendment No. 2, 2018.

The amendment proposes to rezone lands located east of Ravenwood Crescent and south of Alma Avenue from “Open Space Recreation (OSR)” and “Public Use (PU)” to “Residential Medium Density (RMD)”. This amendment will accommodate Phase 2 of the Neil’s Pond residential subdivision.

This Public Consultation Notice is advertised in accordance with the Urban and Rural Planning Act, 2000. The proposed amendment is available for the public to review here, or at the Town Hall, from Wednesday, October 17, 2018 to Wednesday, October 31st, 2018. Copies of the proposed amendment will be available for the public to obtain at the Paradise Town Hall, 28 McNamara Drive, during normal hours of operation.

The public may provide any comments or concerns on the proposed amendment to the Town, in writing, before Council considers adoption of the proposed amendment. The deadline for written comments is 4:30 pm, Wednesday, October 31, 2018.

More information may be obtained by contacting:

Lindsay Church, MCIP, Planner
Department of Planning & Protective Services
Tel: 709-782-1536
Fax: 709-782-3601

Take notice that the Town of Paradise Municipal Plan and Development Regulations 2016, adopted on the 11th day of July 2017 and approved, as amended on the 19 day of September 2017, have been registered by the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Environment.

In general terms, the Municipal Plan and Development Regulations 2016 introduces a new municipal land use plan and accompanying regulations, comprised of text and maps, for the Town of Paradise.

Created through a comprehensive public review process known as “Imagine Paradise”, the new Municipal Plan contains a vision for Paradise based on the key themes of healthy livable neighbourhoods, quality connected design, economic prosperity, environmental quality, investment in transportation and services and regional cooperation.

The Town of Paradise Municipal Plan and Development Regulations 2016 come into effect on the day that this notice is published in the Newfoundland and Labrador Gazette, and are now legally binding on the Town and all persons.  Anyone wishing to inspect a copy of the Town of Paradise Municipal Plan and Development Regulations 2016 may do so at the Town Hall, 28 McNamara Drive, Paradise, during normal working hours. A digital copy of the documents may be found on the Municipal Plan page.


Alton Glenn, MCIP
Director, Planning and Protective Services
Town of Paradise