Service: Niagara Escarpment Commission
|Description (Service)||Maintains the Niagara Escarpment as a continuous natural environment.
The Niagara Escarpment is a protected area governed by Canada's first large-scale environmental land use plan. The Niagara Escarpment Plan outlines land use designations, development criteria and related permitted uses, including farming, forestry and mineral resource extraction. It also provides for a string of 141 Niagara Escarpment Parks and Open Spaces (NEPOSS) linked by the Bruce Trail, Canada's oldest and longest continuous footpath.
The Niagara Escarpment is a designated a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve.
|Hours||Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm|
|Areas Served||Bruce County ; Dufferin County ; Grey County ; Simcoe County ; Dufferin County - (East Garafraxa Twp; Amaranth Twp; Melancthon Twp; Mono Twp; Mulmur Twp)|
|Application||Call for information. Development Permit Application form.|
Address and Location
|Located In Community||Blue Mountains|
|Address & Map||
Kings Court; 99 King St E
The Blue Mountains, ON
Canada N0H 2P0
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|Intersection||Hwy 26 and Elgin St|
|Physical Access||Fully Accessible|