Aerial photo shows how to recognize an unopened road allowance on Prince Edward County's municipal GIS.
Rules & Regulations

Unopened Road Allowances

If you are buying a rural home or vacant land in Prince Edward County, you may encounter unopened road allowances. Crown Survey History Before diving into unopened road allowances, a little early Loyalist history is […]

Image shows zoning in the hamlet of Bloomfield, Prince Edward County
Rules & Regulations

How Planning & Zoning Work

If you’re like most people, land use planning is somewhat of a mystery, so the purpose of this article is to explain how planning and zoning work. Provincial Policy Statement Planning in Ontario is based […]

Picton Harbour aerial view showing re-development potential
In Town

Bright Future for Picton Harbour

Picton Harbour is currently a “jewel in the rough”. The picturesque harbor is currently visually cut off and difficult to access for the public. There are new plans for Picton Harbour, however, which promise real […]

Weddings Special Events Prince Edward County
Rules & Regulations

Only One Wedding Per Season

Given the County’s natural beauty, it’s no surprise that lots of people would like to get married or host events here. Recognizing this, many entrepreneurial rural and farm property owners have seen an opportunity to […]

Prince Edward County limited subdivisions
Rural Properties

No Subdivision Next Door

“It’s a great house and we love the view of the farmland, but will there be a subdivision next door?” When people buy a home in a rural area of Prince Edward County, they’re often […]