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Applications, Licenses & Permits

Updated: Oct 16, 2023

Information and access to municipal applications, licences, and permits required for various activities and services within the Township of Howick.

The following are the most frequently requested permit requirement and instruction forms for a variety of resident and business needs. Should you need further information on any one issue noted here, or any other issue that is not posted here, please contact the municipal office at 519-335-3208, or fax 519-335-6208.

Animal Control

Burn Permit Application

All Rural Open Air Burning in Howick Township requires a Permit.

Howick Open Air Burn Permit Application Form


Marriage Commissioner Booking Form File Size: 223.13 KB Download

Marriage Commissioner Booking Form

Marriage Licence Application

AGCO Application Forms & Guides

Lottery Applications and Reports (look under Charitable Gaming Lottery Licensing)

Building/Sewage Permits

Electronic Notice of Project - Link to Service Ontario 


Tax Forms

Pre-authorized Payment Plan Authorization Form

Sec 357 358 Application Form File Size: 172.99 KB Download
Vacancy Rebate Application File Size: 41.47 KB Download

Filing a Request for Reconsideration - Forms 

Tile Drain

Tile Loan Program Infomation

Tile Drain Loan Application File Size: 950.24 KB Download


Planning Applications include Official Plan Amendments, Zoning By-law Amendments, Minor Variances, Subdivisions/Condominiums and Consents (Severances).  Other types of planning applications include removal of Holding (H) symbol, renewal of Temporary Use Zoning By-law, Deeming By-law, Part Lot Control Exemption, Agreements and Draft Approval Extension.

Huron County Planning Application Forms

Request for Access to Municipal Records

Request for Access to Municipal Records Form

Reporting Infractions

Submit our complaint form to report an incidence of non-compliance with the Township of Howick's by-laws to the Municipal Law Enforcement Officer.

Report an Incidence of Non-Compliance


The Township of Howick Adopt-a-Road Program has been established as a public service program for volunteers to pick up litter along certain municipal right of ways. Under the program, groups or individuals agree to adopt a section of road right-of-way and keep it clean. In addition to a cleaner environment, the volunteer(s) are recognized by a sign erected by the Township acknowledging their efforts. 

Adopt-A-Road Application

Adopt-A-Road Record of Participation

Barrier Report

Do you have an Accessibility Concern? Please Submit a Barrier Report Form



The Township of Howick tries to keep its web pages up to date, however it cannot always guarantee all by-laws and forms are the most recent copies of these documents. Please contact the Township of Howick office at 519.335-3208 for further information.