Panhandle: A long, narrow portion of
a lot whose principal function is to provide access to the lot. It generally
touches a road.
Plan examination fee: Fee charged for
processing of final subdivision plans and reapprovals.
Postponement agreement: An agreement
allowing an easement to be registered with priority over the financial
charge. Also known as priority agreement.
Preliminary Layout Approval (PLA): A
preliminary ruling issued by an Approving Officer stating either that
the layout is acceptable as submitted or that it is acceptable in principle
but needs modifications in order to get final approval.
Preliminary Layout Non-Approval (PLNA):
Preliminary Layout Non-Approval: a document which lays out the reasons
for refusing to give development approval at this time.
Primary and secondary highways: Roads
that allow high-speed movement of inter- and intra-provincial traffic.
Provincial Approving Officer: An approving
officer appointed by Order-In-Council under the Land Title Act to assess and either
approve or reject subdivision applications.