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Land Development budget

Land Development services make up 3% of the City’s total budget. In 2020, the City did not change the Land Development budget.

Download a copy of the Land Development budget.


To provide strategic, long-term planning and high-quality customer service to ensure the health, safety and well-being of the public. We will do this by facilitating legislated approval processes, creating policies and plans, processing development applications and building permits and carrying out building inspections.

The services we provide

  • Develop strategic land use plans
  • Undertake long-range and community land use planning
  • Forecast population and employment
  • Conduct development and design studies
  • Create urban design and built-form visions for the city
  • Provide planning opinions and customer information
  • Review and approve development applications
  • Review building permit applications and issue permits
  • Undertake building permit inspections and enforcement
  • Engage with the community in the strategic and land use
    planning process

Interesting facts about this service

  • The Land Development Services (LDS) Area coordinates
    planning efforts across the Corporation to ensure alignment
    with the Provincial Growth Plan, Strategic Plan, Mississauga
    Official Plan and Zoning By-law
  • Approximately 4,000 building permit applications are
    processed annually
  • Approximately 79,000 building, plumbing, heating and sign
    inspections are carried out annually
  • Fifty-five community meetings were held in 2018
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