Planning & Zoning

The Planning and Zoning Department is responsible for City planning and zoning, property and building related bylaws, administration and enforcement of the Manitoba Building Code, Fire Code, and Plumbing Code, as well as the maintenance of all City-owned buildings. At times, this may include contracting out inspection services to other municipalities.

Land use applications, guides and permit fees.

Permits are now available online!

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The City continues to attract new commercial and industrial clients, resulting in greater employment opportunities. With this comes the need for additional housing and serviced commercial land. The City relies mainly on area developers to meet this need and works closely with them to ensure orderly and quality provision of livable and desirable neighbourhoods.

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The City of Steinbach has adopted a Dwelling Safety Standards By-Law. Its purpose is to ensure all Steinbach residents have safe housing. This by-law addresses minimum obligations property owners must provide within their residential dwellings. Minimum safety measures such as a proper egress, smoke detectors, and carbon monoxide alarms are required to be installed in all primary and secondary dwelling units.

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The City of Steinbach's Official Community Plan has been approved by the Province of Manitoba and was adopted by City Council in October 2018.  It is enacted as By-Law 2099 in Steinbach.

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Honourary Street Name Policy

The Honourary Street Name policy is to be used to name a street or a portion of street after noteworthy people who demonstrate excellence, courage, or exceptional dedication to service in ways that bring special credit to the City of Steinbach. Honourary streets may also be named after former Mayors, City Councillors, or other political representatives from the City of Steinbach. Honourary Street Name requests are subject to review and consideration by City Council at a regular council meeting and must be submitted to the City in writing. Required information that must be submitted as part of the request is identified in the Honourary Street Name policy.