Planning

Council Representative: Reeve Debbie Robinson 613-638-4133

Lauree Armstrong
Planner/EDO/CEMC
Telephone:613-735-6291
Official Plan of the Township of Laurentian Valley

The purpose of the Official Plan is to provide a general guide for growth and development in the Municipality and govern the type and form of development which may take place over the next ten years. According to data released by the Ontario Property Assessment Corporation, in the Renfrew County Population Report - 2000, in the year 2000, the Township had a permanent population of 8,726. Projections of population and household growth to the year 2011 are contained in the Background Study which is summarized for information purposes in Appendix II to this Plan.

Zoning By-law

Comprehensive Zoning By-law 08-04-391, being a By-law to regulate the use of lands and the character, location and use of buildings and structures within the Township of Laurentian Valley pursuant to Section 34 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.P.13.

Plans of Subdivision and Condominium

The County of Renfrew is the Approval Authority for Plans of Subdivision and Plans of Condominium in the Township of Laurentian Valley. Prior to filing an application, it is recommended that developers should first pre-consult with the Township of Laurentian Valley and then the County of Renfrew, to identify any potential issues and to ensure that the application will be a complete application when filed.

Consents (Severances, Lot Additions and Easements)

The County of Renfrew Land Division Committee is the Approval Authority for Applications for Consent in the Township of Laurentian Valley. A consent can be granted for the severance of a new lot, a lot addition/lot line adjustment, a right-of-way, an easement, for mortgage/charge purposes or for a lease.

Prior to filing an application, it is recommended that property owners and developers pre-consult with the Township of Laurentian Valley first and then the County of Renfrew.  The purpose of the pre-consultation is to identify any potential issues with the proposal and to ensure that the application will be a complete application when filed. A copy of the application is available from the County of Renfrew’s website at the following link.

http://www.countyofrenfrew.on.ca/_documents/online-forms/ConsentApplicationGuide-Form.pdf

Committee of Adjustment (Minor Variances)

The Township of Laurentian Valley Committee of Adjustment is the Approval Authority for applications for minor variance.

Mapping

A variety of mapping products are available for the Township of Laurentian Valley.  Some products are available for download directly from the Township website while others can be created using tools available through the County of Renfrew's online GIS mapping or through various Province of Ontario Ministry websites.

General Information

In this section you will find information on various planning and building related topics, such as development in areas affected by the Ottawa River Flood Plain.

You may also find information sheets prepared by other provincial agencies that may be of interest.