Due to the current COVID-19 situation, alterations have been made to our day-to-day work operations of the Development Services Department (Planning & Building). All Municipal offices are still closed to the public until further notice. Please see the information below for our up to date protocols. Building and Planning staff will remain available to respond to inquiries and assist in the processing of applications via phone and email.


Building Permit applications, continue to be accepted and reviewed for all types of construction. 

Building inspection requests are to be booked through the Building Administrative Assistant at building@southfrontenac.net or 613-376-3027 X2226.

All inspections will be undertaken in accordance with the Township’s current protocol in order to maintain the health and safety of our Building Inspectors, contractors, and the general public:

  • Building Inspectors will not enter occupied buildings
  • Inspectors will not engage in interpersonal contact at sites
  • Prior to attending sites, staff will inquire if any persons on the site or that have been accessing the site, are exhibiting symptoms associated with the COVID-19 virus, have been exposed to a probable case of the virus, or are in self-isolation

We are accepting Building Permit applications by;

  • Mail to PO Box 100, 4432 George Street, Sydenham, ON K0H 2T0 or
  • Drop-box, located at the front door of the Township Office, 4432 George Street, Sydenham or
  • Email to building@southfrontenac.net

Please contact us at building@southfrontenac.net if you have any questions about Building Services.


  • Zoning By-law Mapping has been released on Frontenac Maps and can be viewed from home.  This mapping is available to assist real estate agents and the public with real estate inquiries:  www.frontenacmaps.ca

We are accepting Planning Applications by;

  • Mail to PO Box 100, 4432 George Street, Sydenham, ON K0H 2T0
  • Drop-box, located at the Township Office at 4432 George Street, Sydenham 
  • Email to planning@southfrontenac.net (payment must be dropped off in the Township drop box or mail).

NOTE: Planning Applications must be commissioned off-site.

  • Payments accepted by cheque ONLY; payable to the Township of South Frontenac. Separate cheques are required for agencies
  • “In-person” public meetings are not able to be held due to the restrictions in place under the Provincial Emergency Order. As a result, the April and May Committee of Adjustment meetings have been cancelled. Planning staff continue to review applications for completeness and complete technical review of applications until public meetings on planning applications can move ahead in a way that balances public health and safety with the Township’s obligations under the Planning Act.

Please contact us at planning@southfrontenac.net if you have any questions about the delivery of Planning Services at this time.

If you need to reach a member of our Development Services Department (Building & Planning), please call 613-376-3027 and you will be directed to the appropriate staff member.

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