Ontario. Ministry of Natural Resources & Forestry

Site: Thornbury

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.
Service Details
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Areas Served Bruce County ; Dufferin County ; Grey County ; Simcoe County
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call for information * Development Permit Application form
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Thornbury
Address & Map
Kings Court
99 King St E
Thornbury, ON N0H 2P0
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Intersection Hwy 26 and Elgin St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 519-599-3340
Fax 519-599-6326
E-Mail necthornbury@ontario.ca
Website www.escarpment.org
Social Media Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/escarpment_nec
Mailing Address PO Box 308 
Thornbury, ON N0H 2P0

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