Notice of Passing of Zoning By-Law Amendment Z2020-06

FORM 1
PLANNING ACT, R.S.O. 1990, c.P.13, AS AMENDED
NOTICE OF THE PASSING OF A ZONING BY-LAW BY
THE CORPORATION OF THE TOWNSHIP OF LAURENTIAN VALLEY
 
TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the Corporation of the Township of Laurentian Valley passed
By-Law No. 2020-07-032 on the 21st day of July, 2020, under Section 34 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.P.13.
 
PURPOSE, EFFECT & LOCATION OF ZONING BY-LAW AMENDMENT (Application File No. Z-2020-06)

The purpose of the amendment is to permit the construction of an approximately 114.5 square metre (1232 square feet) carport attached to an existing residential dwelling that would be closer to an interior side lot line than 3.0 metres and would result in a lot coverage on the approximately 728.43 square metre (0.18 acre) lot, of greater than 33%. 

The effect of the amendment is to establish a Residential One-Exception Thirty-Eight (R1-E38) Zone with special provisions to establish a minimum interior side yard width for a carport width snow storage of 1.3 metres to be added to an existing dwelling and a maximum lot coverage of 42%. The subject property will also be rezoned from Residential One (R1) to Residential One-Exception Thirty-Eight (R1-E38).
 
The lands affected by the Amendment are located at 566 Boundary Road East, being Lot 20, Plan 401, within Part Lot 31, Concession 1, geographic Township of Stafford, in the Township of Laurentian Valley as shown on the Key Map.
 
EFFECT OF PUBLIC CONSULTATION ON DECISION
Council considered the comments received in submissions made by during the public consultation process and at the Public Meeting when making a decision.  In response to a concern related to snow storage, the minimum setback was increased to 1.3 metres for a carport with roof snow guards in the By-law passed by Council, from the original 1.0 metre that was proposed in the application.
 
AND TAKE NOTICE that any individual, corporation or public body may appeal to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) in respect of the By-law by filing no later than 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday August 11th, 2020, a notice of appeal with the Clerk of the Corporation of the Township of Laurentian Valley, which must set out the reasons for the appeal and must be accompanied by the prescribed fee of $300.00 payable to the Minister of Finance by certified cheque or money order.  The appeal must also be accompanied by the completed LPAT appeal form.  If you wish to appeal to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT), a copy of an appeal form is available from the Tribunal website at http://elto.gov.on.ca/tribunals/lpat/forms/ or by contacting the Township.
 
A COPY of the proposed amendment, material provided under Section 34 (10.1) of the Planning Act and any additional information relating to the proposed Zoning By-law Amendment (Application File No. Z-2020-06), is available for inspection by contacting the Township office at 613-735-6291 during regular office hours or by emailing nsargent@lvtownship.ca quoting File No. Z2020-06 and arrangements will be made to provide you with a copy of any requested materials by mail or email.  Questions related to the application should be directed to Lauree Armstrong, Township Planner or Navada Sargent, Planning Administrative Clerk.  Please note, at the time of issuance of this notice, the Township Office remains closed to the Public due to COVID-19 restrictions, however staff are working and available by telephone or email to address any questions.
 
Only individuals, corporations and public bodies may appeal a by-law to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT).  A notice of appeal may not be filed by an unincorporated association or group.  However, a notice of appeal may be filed in the name of an individual who is a member of the association or the group on its behalf.
 
No person or public body shall be added as a party to the hearing of the appeal unless, before the by-law was passed, the person or public body made oral submissions at a public meeting or written submissions to the council or, in the opinion of the Tribunal, there are reasonable grounds to add the person or public body as a party.
 
Privacy Disclosure: As one of the purposes of the Planning Act is to provide for planning processes that are open and accessible, all written submissions, documents, correspondence, e-mails or other communications (including your name and address) form part of the public record and will be disclosed/made available by the Township to such persons as the Township deems appropriate, including anyone requesting such information.  Please note that by submitting any of this information, you are providing the Township with your consent to use and disclose this information as part of the planning process.
 
DATED at the Township of Laurentian Valley this 22nd day of July, 2020.