Planning Committee

The Planning Committee of the Township of Douro-Dummer makes recommendations to Council on severance proposals and consent applications. As part of the process, the Committee provides recommendations to property owners and the Peterborough County Land Division Committee about whether or not the Township supports the severance application and if there are any conditions to be imposed.

Apply for a severance

Learn how to apply for a severance in the Township of Douro-Dummer.

Committee meetings

The Planning Committee meets once per month and meetings will be held on the same day as Committee of Adjustment meetings. View our Committee Calendar for upcoming meeting dates.


The Planning Committee consists of one member of Council and four citizen members. Citizen members are appointed for a four-year term which runs with Council. The current members are:

  • Deputy Mayor Harold Nelson
  • Jim Patterson - Citizen Appointee
  • Rod Manley - Citizen Appointee
  • Robert Lamarre - Citizen Appointee
  • Mark Porter - Citizen Appointee