Notice of Passing of Zoning By-Law Amendment Z2020-07

TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the Corporation of the Township of Laurentian Valley passed
By-Law No. 2020-07-033 on the 21st day of July, 2020, under Section 34 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.P.13.
The purpose of the amendment is to permit the construction of a secondary dwelling unit within a proposed primary dwelling on a lot to be serviced an individual private well and septic system that is less than 0.8 hectares in area and that is also located within the Natural Heritage Feature (NHF) overlay zone due to the lot being within 120 metres of a Provincially Significant Wetland (PSW).   In support of the application, a Hydrogeological Investigation was provided that supports the construction of a 134.7 square metre (1450 square feet) residential dwelling that includes a three-bedroom primary residential unit and a two-bedroom secondary dwelling unit on the approximately 0.55 hectares (1.39 acre) lot.
The effect of the amendment is to establish a Residential One-Exception Thirty-Nine (R1-E39) Zone with special provisions as follows: to establish a minimum lot area for a secondary dwelling within a primary dwelling of 0.55 hectares; to limit the maximum total number of bedrooms contained in the primary and secondary dwelling unit to five (5) bedrooms; to carry forward any relevant provisions of the R1-E2 zone and to allow a secondary dwelling unit in an NHF overlay zone. The subject property will also be rezoned from Residential One-Exception Two (R1-E2) to Residential One-Exception Thirty-Nine (R1-E39).
The lands affected by the Amendment are located on Hazley Bay Drive, being Lot 17, Plan 565, within Part Lot 4, Concession 3, FAL. geographic Township of Pembroke, Township of Laurentian Valley as shown on the Key Map.
No oral submissions were made at the Public Meeting and no written submissions were received from members of the public prior to the Public Meeting.  Written submissions received by Public Bodies were considered by Council prior to a decision being made and did not change the content of the by-law as originally proposed.
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 12th, 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 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-2020-07), is available for inspection by contacting the Township office at 613-735-6291 during regular office hours or by emailing quoting File No. Z2020-07 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.