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Notice of Passing of Zoning By-Law Amendment Z2019-05

TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the Corporation of the Township of Laurentian Valley passed
By-Law No 2019-09-043 on the 17th day of September 2019, under Section 34 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.P.13.
The purpose of the amendment is to rezone lands to permit the construction of a single detached residential dwelling closer to potential aggregate resources than 150 metres and to more accurately reflect the location of an existing creek/wetland and potential aggregate resources on the property.
The effect of this amendment is described as follows:
Item 1:  To rezone the lands from Extractive Industrial Reserve (EMR) and Rural (RU) to Environmental Protection (EP) as shown as Item 1 on the proposed Zoning Map Schedule, to better reflect the location of the existing creek/wetland.
Item 2:  To rezone lands from Extractive Industrial Reserve (EMR), Environmental Protection (EP) and Rural (RU) to Rural-Exception Seventy-Six (RU-E76) as shown as Item 2 on the proposed Zoning Map Schedule and establish a Rural-Exception Seventy-Six (RU-E76) Zone with special provisions that include the following: (i) a minimum setback of 50 metres for a new residential dwelling from lands in an Extractive Industrial Reserve (EMR) Zone and a minimum setback of 50 metres for a gravel pit from lands zoned RU-E76; and (ii) a 30 metre buffer area adjacent to the Environmental (EP) Zone to be maintained substantially in a natural vegetated state.
Item 3: To rezone lands from Environmental Protection (EP) to Extractive Industrial Reserve (EMR) as shown as Item 3 on the proposed Zoning Map Schedule to better reflect the location of the potential aggregate resources.
The lands affected by the Amendment are known municipally as 918 Lubitz Road, and are located in Part 2 on 49R-2700, Part 1 on 49R-4152, and within Part Lot 14, Concession 12, and part of (former) road allowance in Lot 14 between Concessions 12 and 13, in the geographic Township of Alice, in the Township of Laurentian Valley.
No oral submissions were made at the Public Meeting by members of the Public and no written submissions were received from the public. 
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 the October 9th, 2019, 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 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 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 19th day of September, 2019