Planning and Development

The Town of New Glasgow’s planning and development staff manage a wide range of planning and development processes including:

  • Rezoning applications
  • Development agreement applications
  • Subdivision applications
  • Variance applications
  • Zoning confirmations
  • Administration of building and development permits applications
  • Civic number coordination

Additional duties include advising Council, Committees of Council as well as other Town Departments on planning and development related topics that are important to growing our community.

Planning & development staff include a Building Inspector and a Planner/Development Officer with additional supports provided through Public Works and Engineering staff.  Both Mike Thompson, CBO II, Building Inspector and Jeffrey Turnbull MCIP/LPP, Planner/Development Officer have been with the Town since 2013.


Planning & Development Documents

Land Use Policies

Land Use Provision

Land Subdivision

Documents included here are prepared for convenience only. To ensure accurate referencing, original documents are available by contacting the Town of New Glasgow Public Works and Engineering Office at

Building & Development Permit Applications

Inquiries regarding Planning and Development can be submitted to