Notice of Passing for Zoning By-law Amendment File No. Z2017 03

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. 2017-03-012 on the 21st day of March, 2017 under Sections 34 and 36 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.P.13.

PURPOSE AND EFFECT OF ZONING BY-LAW AMENDMENT (File No. Z-2017-03)

The purpose of the amendment is to permit the construction of a single detached dwelling on an existing lot of record where it is not possible for a dwelling to meet the minimum required setbacks in the General Provisions of the Zoning By-law of 150 metres from lands operated as a gravel pit and lands zoned Extractive Industrial (EM), and 60 metres from lands zoned General Industrial (GM).

The effect of the amendment is to rezone the subject lands from Residential One (R1) to Residential One-Exception Thirty-Four-holding (R1-E34-h) and establish special provisions in the R1-E34 zone to: establish minimum setbacks for a dwelling from an EM zone and gravel pit of 8 metres and from a GM zone of 45 metres; establish a minimum front yard depth of 13 metres; require buffering in the form of a minimum 2 metre high solid wood fence along the northern side lot line and the rear lot line; and require a 10 metre wide vegetated buffer along the rear lot line.

The rezoning is also subject to a holding zone where the principle of development would be established but a building permit would not be able to be issued until certain matters are addressed through the site plan agreement related to the location of the dwelling, construction requirements, buffering and notice regarding the gravel pit and industrial uses. The holding zone would remain in place until such time as a site plan agreement is registered on title and any the required conditions as identified in the resolution passed by Council establishing the conditions for removal of te holding symbol are met.

EFFECT OF PUBLIC CONSULTATION ON DECISION

All written and oral submissions received on the application were considered in the decision-making process and no changes were made to the By-law as originally proposed.

LOCATION OF SUBJECT LANDS

The lot affected by the Amendment is located on TV Tower Road within Part Lot 33, Concession 1, geographic Township of Stafford, in the Township of Laurentian Valley, as shown on the Key Map.

AND TAKE NOTICE that any person or agency may appeal to the Ontario Municipal Board in respect of the By-law by filing no later than 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday the 12th day of April 2017, 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 OMB appeal form. If you wish to appeal to the Ontario Municipal Board, a copy of an appeal form is available from the OMB website at www.omb.gov.on.ca or by contacting the Township.

A COPY of the amendment and any additional information relating to the Zoning By-law Amendment, is available for inspection during office hours at the Township Office. Any questions related to the By-law should be directed to Lauree Armstrong, Township Planner.

Only individuals, corporations and public bodies may appeal a by-law to the Ontario Municipal Board. 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 Ontario Municipal Board, 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.

PLEASE NOTE: A FULL COPY OF THIS NOTICE IS AVAILABLE FROM THE TOWNSHIP OFFICE OR BY DOWNLOAD FROM THIS WEBSITE.