TAKE NOTICE that the Corporation of the Township of Manitouwadge will be holding an Open House to review and comment on the Township of Manitouwadge Draft New Official Plan under Section 17 (15-17) and Section 26 of the Planning Act. A Public Meeting to receive comments on the Draft New Official Plan under Section 17 (17-19) and to ADOPT the Official Plan under Section 17 (22) of the Planning Act and a Public Meeting to receive comments on the Draft Comprehensive Zoning Bylaw under Section 34 of the Planning Act.
An Official Plan (OP) is a general land use and planning document, which outlines broad policy statements established by the Township and the province to guide the development of the Township.
The Comprehensive Zoning Bylaw (CZBL) implements the Official Plan policies and regulates the use of land and buildings using zones. Both the OP and CZBL are considered to be legal documents.
ANY PERSON may attend the Open House and/or make written or verbal representations at the Public Meeting. The OPEN HOUSE is scheduled for September 8th, 2022 between 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. The PUBLIC MEETINGS are scheduled concurrently for September 22nd, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. The OPEN HOUSE and PUBLIC MEETINGS will be held at the Town Hall Council Chambers, 1 Mississauga Drive.
Deadline for comments on both documents is September 15th, 2022.
For more information about this matter, including information about appeal rights, and/or if you wish to be notified of the decision of Council on the proposed Official Plan and Comprehensive Zoning Bylaw, you must make a written request to Joleen Keough, Clerk/Planning Administrator, through the contact information provided.
If a person or public body would otherwise have an ability to appeal the decision of Council to the Ontario Land Tribunal but the person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make written submissions to Council before the proposed Official Plan is adopted, the person or public body is not entitled to appeal the decision.
If a person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make written submissions to Council before the proposed Official Plan is adopted, the person or public body may not be added as a party to the hearing of an appeal before the Ontario Land Tribunal unless, in the opinion of the Tribunal, there are reasonable grounds to add the person or public body as a party.
CONTACT & ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
Mail: Joleen Keough, Clerk/Planning Administrator
P.O. Box 910, Manitouwadge, ON P0T 2C0
The Draft New Official Plan and Draft New Comprehensive Zoning Bylaw will be available for public review on our website and MyManitouwadge, approximately mid July, 2022.