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  Preliminary Layout Review

Once all the information (zoning, health requirements, access, layout and other) on your application has been received and reviewed you will be notified of the decision on your preliminary subdivision application. If the Approving Officer considers that your application will conform to all the legislation, regulations, bylaws and policies concerning subdivision, and would not otherwise unreasonably affect the public interest, you will be issued a Preliminary Layout Review (PLR). If not, you will be issued a PLRS, with the reasons why your subdivision proposal can not be reviewed.

Although Preliminary Layout Review gives you a measure of assurance that the subdivision will receive final approval, it is not a guarantee of final approval.†