The following notices are the current Planning Applications in process with the Township of Laurentian Valley. They are provided on this website as a courtesy as an addition to meeting the statutory requirements for notice under the Planning Act.

Ongoing Notices

Notice of Approval by the County of Renfrew of Official Plan Amendment Number 16 to the Official Plan of the Township of Laurentian Valley

Notice of Decision by the County of Renfrew With Respect to an Official Plan Amendment No. 16 to the Official Plan of the Township of Laurentian Valley

Section 17 and Section 22 of the Planning Act

Municipality: Township of Laurentian Valley
Subject Lands: Part Lot 7, Concession B, Township of Alice

Date of Decision: May 17, 2021
Date of Notice: May 19, 2021
Last Date of Appeal: June 8, 2021

A decision was made by the County of Renfrew on the date noted above to approve all of proposed Amendment No. 16 for the Township of Laurentian Valley as adopted by By-law 2021-03-012.

Purpose and Effect of the Official Plan Amendment:

To redesignate the subject lands from “Rural” to “Rural-Exception One” to allow a land severance that will re-instate two previously existing lots being 1082 B Line Road (residential) and 1076 B Line Road (commercial).

When and How to File An Appeal:

Any appeal to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal must be filed with the County of Renfrew no later than 20 days from the date of this notice as shown above as the last date of appeal.

The appeal should be sent to the attention of the CAO/Clerk of the County of Renfrew, at the address shown below, and it must,

(1)       set out the specific part of the proposed official plan amendment to which the appeal applies,

(2)       set out the reasons for the request for the appeal, and

(3)       be accompanied by the fee prescribed under the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal in the amount of $1,100.00 payable by certified cheque to the Minister of Finance, Province of Ontario.

Who Can File An Appeal:

Only individuals, corporations or public bodies may appeal a decision of the County of Renfrew to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal. 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 group on its behalf.

No person or public body shall be added as a party to the hearing of the appeal unless, before the plan was adopted, the person or public body made oral submissions at a public meeting or written submissions to the council or, in the opinion of the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal, there are reasonable grounds to add the person or public body as a party.

When the Decision is Final:

The decision of the County of Renfrew is final if a Notice of Appeal is not received on or before the last date of appeal noted above.

Other Related Applications:

Consent File B18/21

Getting Additional Information:

A copy of the Decision and additional information about the application is available for public inspection at the County of Renfrew Administration Building at the address noted below or from the Township of Laurentian Valley Municipal Office.

Mailing Address for Filing a Notice of Appeal:

Mr. Paul Moreau, CAO/Clerk Clerk’s Office
County of Renfrew
9 International Drive Pembroke, ON K8A 6W5

 

Telephone Inquiries Should be Directed to:
Manager of Planning Services Planning Division
Development & Property Department
Tel: (613) 735-3204
Toll Free: 1-800-273-0183
Fax: (613) 735-2081

A copy of the approved Official Plan Amendment, including mapping showing the location of the affected lands can be downloaded from the Township website.  Should you require this documentation in an alternate format, please contact the Township Office at 613-735-6291 referencing OPA 16.

 

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Notice of Application for Zoning By-law Amendment File No. Z2021 06 and June 15, 2021 Public Meeting

Take notice that pursuant to the requirements of Section 34(10.7) of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.P.13, as amended, the Corporation of the Township of Laurentian Valley advises that an application for amendment to Comprehensive Zoning By-law No. 08-04-391 of the Township of Laurentian Valley has been received and was deemed to be a complete application pursuant to the requirements of the Planning Act.  And further, take notice that as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic the Corporation of the Township of Laurentian Valley will hold an Electronic Public Meeting on Tuesday, June 15th, 2021 at 5:30 p.m. to consider the proposed amendment to Comprehensive Zoning By-law No. 08-04-391 of the Township of Laurentian Valley.  The amendment has been prepared in accordance with the provisions of Section 34 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.P.13, as amended. 

As this will be an electronic public meeting where there will be no physical in person attendance due to Covid-19, there will be opportunities provided to watch the meeting live and provide input electronically, as well as, a variety of other opportunities to submit your comments, concerns or support for the application, prior to the meeting, so that they can be considered by council prior to a decision being made on the application.

Purpose, Effect & Location of Zoning By-Law Amendment (Application Z2021-06)

The purpose of the amendment is to permit a hunting and fishing camp to be constructed on the subject property which is an approximately 1.4 hectare (3.46 acre) triangular shaped parcel of land.  A hunting and fishing camp as defined in the zoning by-law means “a building or structure intended to provide basic shelter and accommodation on an occasional basis for a person or group of persons engaged in hunting or fishing activities or other outdoor recreational activities. Such structure may be described as being of light frame construction without any interior finish on its walls and ceiling.”

The effect of the amendment is to establish an Extractive Industrial Reserve – Exception Five Zone (EMR–E5) zone with a special provision that adds a hunting and fishing camp as a permitted use on the subject property and also to rezone the property from “Extractive Industrial Reserve (EMR)” to “Extractive Industrial Reserve – Exception Five (EMR–E5)”.

The lands affected by the Amendment are located on Colby Lake Road in Part 2 on Plan 49R-6631, within Part Lot 2, Concession X, in the geographic Township of Fraser, in the Township of Laurentian Valley, as shown on the Key Map.

A full copy of this notice, copies 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. Z2021-06), are available by contacting the Township office at 613-735-6291 during regular office hours or by emailing info@lvtownship.ca quoting File No. Z2021-06. 

Questions related to the application should be directed to Lauree Armstrong, Township Planner or Navada Sargent, Planning & Recreation Coordinator.  Arrangements will be made to provide you with a copy of any requested materials by mail, email or other special arrangement.

Any person may participate in the public meeting and/or make written or verbal representation either in support of or in opposition to the proposed amendment.  You are strongly encouraged to contact the Township if you have any questions and either provide written or verbal comments to Township Staff prior to the Public Meeting.  To ensure that your comments are clearly understood and received prior to Council making a decision, you are strongly encouraged to speak with Township Staff and submit written comments prior to the Public Meeting even if you intend to provide verbal comments at the electronic Public Meeting.  Instructions on how to connect to the electronic public meeting will be available closer the Meeting date by checking the June 15th, 2021 Council Meeting Agenda on the Township website or by contacting the Township office at 613-735-6291 or at info@lvtownship.ca requesting information on how to access the June 15th, 2021, Public Meeting. We appreciate your understanding and cooperation as we work to limit the spread of COVID-19.

If a person or public body would otherwise have an ability to appeal the decision of the Township of Laurentian Valley to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) but the person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make written submissions to the Township of Laurentian Valley before the by-law is passed, the person or public body is not entitled to appeal the decision.  If a person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting, or make written submissions to the Township of Laurentian Valley before the by-law is passed, the person or public body may not be added as a party to the hearing of an appeal before the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) unless, in the opinion of the Tribunal, there are reasonable grounds to do so.

Please note the following changes to the Planning Act and its Regulations:

If you wish to be notified of the decision of Township of Laurentian Valley on the proposed zoning by-law amendment, you must make a written request to Township of Laurentian Valley c/o Lauree Armstrong, Township Planner at the address below or by email at info@lvtownship.ca

If you are receiving this notice because you are the owner of property in the area of the amendment that contains seven or more residential units, you must also post this notice in a location that is visible to all of the residents of your property.

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 26th day of May, 2021

 

Approximate Location of Subject Lands Proposed Zoning By-Law Amendment File No. Z2021-06 Located on Colby Lake Road being Part 2 of 49R-6631 within Part Lot 2, Concession 10, geographic Township of Fraser in the Township of Laurentian Valley

 

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Notice of Passing for Application for Zoning By-law Amendment File No. Z2021 04 (Pleau)

Take notice that the Council of the Corporation of the Township of Laurentian Valley passed By-Law No. 2021-05-018 on the 18th day of May, 2021, under Section 34 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.P.13.

Purpose, effect & location of zoning by-law amendment (Application Z-2021-04)

The purpose of the amendment is to permit an ice making business as a home-based business in an accessory structure/shipping container as an accessory use to an existing single detached dwelling.

The effect of the amendment is to establish a Residential One-Exception Forty-Two (R1-E42) Zone and rezone the subject property from Residential One (R1) to Residential One-Exception Forty-Two (R1-E42).  The provisions of the R1-E42 zone would permit an ice making and selling business as a home-based business accessory to an existing single detached dwelling and to allow the business operation to occur in an approximately 15 square metre accessory structure which may be a shipping container, and to allow for an external freezer for pick-up.

The lands affected by the Amendment are located at 33 Erma Street, in Parts 9 and 10 in Plan 49R-13119, in Part Lot 20, Concession 2, FAL, in the geographic Township of Pembroke, in the Township of Laurentian Valley, as shown on the Key Map. 

Effect of public consultation on decision

Written submissions were received prior to and after the Public Meeting and oral submissions were made at the Public Meeting by members of the Public. Council considered the comments and concerns prior to making a decision.  No modifications were made to the proposed by-law amendment as originally presented at the May 4, 2021 Public Meeting.

 

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, the 9th day of June, 2021, 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 payable to the Minister of Finance by certified cheque or money order, in the amount of $1100.00 (or $400 if the Appellant is a private citizen or eligible community group if a Request for Reduction Form is also filed at the time of Appeal and the Reduction Request is granted).  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 the Appeal Form and Appeal Fee Reduction Request Form are available from the Tribunal website at https://olt.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-2021-04), is available by contacting the Township office at 613-735-6291 during regular office hours or by emailing nsargent@lvtownship.ca quoting File No. Z2021-04 and arrangements will be made to provide you with a copy of any requested materials by mail, email or by other special arrangement due to COVID-19 measures.  Questions related to the application should be directed to Lauree Armstrong, Township Planner or Navada Sargent, Planning & Recreation Coordinator.

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 20th day of May, 2021.

Lauree J. Armstrong, MCIP, RPP, Township Planner, Township of Laurentian Valley

460 Witt Road, Pembroke, ON K8A 6W5; Phone: 613-735-6291 ext 203; Fax: 613-735-5820

larmstrong@lvtownship.ca

Notice of Application of Zoning By-law Amendment File No. Z2021-05 and Public Meeting of June 1, 2021

The Corporation of the Township of Laurentian Valley
Notice of Application for Zoning By-Law Amendment and Notice of Public Meeting

 

Take notice: that pursuant to the requirements of Section 34(10.7) of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.P.13, as amended, the Corporation of the Township of Laurentian Valley advises that an application for amendment to Comprehensive Zoning By-law No. 08-04-391 of the Township of Laurentian Valley has been received and was deemed to be a complete application pursuant to the requirements of the Planning Act.  AND FURTHER, TAKE NOTICE that as a result of the COVID-19 PANDEMIC the Corporation of the Township of Laurentian Valley will hold AN ELECTRONIC PUBLIC MEETING ON TUESDAY, JUNE 1st, 2021 at 5:30 p.m. to consider the proposed amendment to Comprehensive Zoning By-law No. 08-04-391 of the Township of Laurentian Valley.  The amendment has been prepared in accordance with the provisions of Section 34 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.P.13, as amended. 

 

AS THIS WILL BE AN ELECTRONIC PUBLIC MEETING WHERE THERE WILL BE NO PHYSICAL IN PERSON ATTENDANCE DUE TO COVID-19, THERE WILL BE OPPORTUNITIES PROVIDED TO WATCH THE MEETING LIVE AND PROVIDE INPUT ELECTRONICALLY, AS WELL AS, A VARIETY OF OTHER OPPORTUNITIES TO SUBMIT YOUR COMMENTS, CONCERNS OR SUPPORT FOR THE APPLICATION, PRIOR TO THE MEETING, SO THAT THEY CAN BE CONSIDERED BY COUNCIL PRIOR TO A DECISION BEING MADE ON THE APPLICATION.

 

PURPOSE, EFFECT & LOCATION OF ZONING BY-LAW AMENDMENT (Application Z-2021-05)

The purpose of the amendment is to allow a bed and breakfast establishment as part of an existing single detached dwelling.  The Zoning By-law definition for BED AND BREAKFAST ESTABLISHMENT means an owner-occupied single detached dwelling or portion thereof in which there are no more than three (3) guest rooms, used or maintained for hire or gain on a temporary or day-to-day basis, as accommodation with or without meals, for other persons, particularly tourists or vacationers.  This definition shall not include a motel, hotel, apartment dwelling house, boarding house, rooming house, restaurant or any other establishment defined in this By-law.

 

The effect of the amendment is to establish a Limited Service Residential – Exception Three Zone (LSR–E3) zone with a special provision that adds a bed and breakfast establishment as a permitted use on the subject property and also to rezone the property from Limited Service Residential (LSR) to “Limited Service Residential–Exception Three Zone (LSR–E3)”.

 

The lands affected by the Amendment are located at 1227 Burns Drive within Part Lot 18, Concession 2, FAL, in the geographic Township of Pembroke, in the Township of Laurentian Valley, as shown on the Key Map.

 

Copies 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-2021-05), are available for inspection by contacting the Township office at 613-735-6291 during regular office hours or by emailing info@lvtownship.ca quoting File No. Z2021-05. 

Questions related to the application should be directed to Lauree Armstrong, Township Planner or Navada Sargent, Planning & Recreation Coordinator.  Arrangements will be made to provide you with a copy of any requested materials by mail or email.  Additional information will also be posted on the Township website.

 

Any person may participate in the public meeting and/or make written or verbal representation either in support of or in opposition to the proposed amendment.  You are strongly encouraged to contact the Township if you have any questions and either provide written or verbal comments to Township Staff prior to the Public Meeting.  To ensure that your comments are clearly understood and received prior to Council making a decision, you are strongly encouraged to speak with Township Staff and submit written comments prior to the Public Meeting even if you intend to provide verbal comments at the electronic Public Meeting.  Instructions on how to connect to the electronic public meeting will be available closer the Meeting date by checking the June 1st, 2021 Council Meeting Agenda on the Township website or by contacting the Township office at 613-735-6291 or at info@lvtownship.ca requesting information on how to access the June 1st, 2021, Public Meeting. We appreciate your understanding and cooperation as we work to limit the spread of COVID-19.

 

If a person or public body would otherwise have an ability to appeal the decision of Township of Laurentian Valley to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) but the person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make written submissions to the Township of Laurentian Valley before the by-law is passed, the person or public body is not entitled to appeal the decision.  If a person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting, or make written submissions to the Township of Laurentian Valley before the by-law is passed, the person or public body may not be added as a party to the hearing of an appeal before the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) unless, in the opinion of the Tribunal, there are reasonable grounds to do so.

 

Please note the following changes to the Planning Act and its Regulations:

If you wish to be notified of the decision of Township of Laurentian Valley on the proposed zoning by-law amendment, you must make a written request to Township of Laurentian Valley c/o Lauree Armstrong, Township Planner at the address below or by email at info@lvtownship.ca

 

If you are receiving this notice because you are the owner of property in the area of the amendment that contains seven or more residential units, you must also post this notice in a location that is visible to all of the residents of your property.

 

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 7th day of May, 2021

 

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