The Town of New Tecumseth's Engineering department oversees our roads, water and wastewater systems, and storm water drainage.

Our Engineering department's practices include:

  • Assessing and designing municipal infrastructure
  • Commenting on municipal service issues
  • Preparing site plans and agreements
  • Managing engineering studies and assessments
  • Developing budgets for long-term and short-term development
  • Managing Site Alteration Applications and Permits

Engineering Design Criteria and Standards


The Town of New Tecumseth Engineering Design Criteria and Standards are intended as a guideline to provide a good engineering basis for subdivision design, to establish a uniform criteria of minimum standards, and to improve processing of subdivision plans and agreements in the Town. 

Changes and revisions will be made to these standards from time to time and it the responsibility of the Developer or the Developer’s Consulting Engineer to obtain and make use of the latest version available at the time of engineering design.

Engineering Design Criteria and Standards 


Submitting your site plan


Please use our Site Plan Submission Guidelines to help you through completing your Site Plan Agreement Application. The Guidelines explain our submission procedure, different drawing requirements, and includes a full copy of our Site Plan By-law. It's helpful to address each point in order to speed up your approval process. It is recommended to set up a pre-consultation meeting with the Town Staff to understand the submission requirements.

Please refer to the Planning and Engineering Fees By-Law for fees schedule.

Get Your Site Plan Agreement Application Here 


Traffic counts

Traffic Counts can be referenced from Appendix A and Appendix B of the 2018 Roads Needs Study report. Depending on the size and scope of your study / project, the traffic count may need to be updated. We recommend contacting the Engineering Department to verify the counts.

Street naming policy

 View our street naming policy and procedure

Site Alterations


As defined in the Site Alteration and Fill By-law 2020-007, a Site Alteration, is any activity that involves the dumping, grading, removing, movement or excavating of fill or soil. 

To help you better understand the Site Alteration and Fill Permit procedures please visit the Site Alterations page for additional information.


Plans, Studies and Reports

View the Town of New Tecumseth's plans, studies and reports that improve our community and guide us toward our future goals.

 Moving to a new subdivision? 

 Get answers to frequently asked questions.