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

Z2022 08 Notice of Application for Zoning Bylaw Amendment and Sept 6 2022 Public Mtg 

The Corporation the Township of Laurentian Valley
Notice of Application of 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 September 6, 2022 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 by the public due to COVID-19, there will be opportunities provided to watch the meeting live on YouTube and also to provide input electronically through ZOOM, 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 File No. Z2022 08

The purpose of the amendment is to rezone lands to permit a dog (canine) daycare/kennel as a home-based business, accessory to the existing residential dwelling and for that business to use an existing 110.7 square metre outbuilding. 

The effect of the amendment is to establish a Rural-Exception Eighty-Three (RU-E83) zone with special provisions including: adding a canine daycare and kennel as a home-based business accessory to an existing dwelling; establishing a definition for canine daycare definition; limiting the maximum number of dogs not owned by the property owner to be kept or minded to 15; requiring outdoor areas where dogs may be offleash to be fenced; and permitting the business to operate in an accessory structure with a maximum gross floor area of 110 square metres.  The subject lands will also be rezoned from “Rural (RU)” to “Rural – Exception Eighty-Three (RU-E83)”.

The lands affected by the Amendment are located on a lot known municipally as 2249 Ross Road, being Part 1 on Plan 49R-13943, in Part Lot 6, Concession 5, geographic Township of Stafford 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 (Z2022 08) 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. Z2022 08.   Arrangements will be made for you to view or be provided with copies of any supporting materials.  Additional information may also be posted on the Township website.

Questions related to the application should be directed to Lauree Armstrong, Township Planner or Navada Sargent, Planning & Recreation Coordinator. 

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, 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 to the Meeting date by checking the Council Meeting Agenda for September 6, 2022 on the Township website or by contacting the Township office at 613-735-6291 or at info@lvtownship.ca 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 Ontario Land Tribunal (OLT) 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 Ontario Land Tribunal (OLT) unless, in the opinion of the Tribunal, there are reasonable grounds to do so.

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 mailing 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 10th day of August, 2022.

 

Lauree J. Armstrong, MCIP, RPP, Township Planner

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

 

Notice of Passing of Zoning By-law Amendment Z2022-07 Wendt

Form 1
Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.P.13 as Amended
Notice of Passing of 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. 2022-07-042 on the 12th day of July, 2022, under Section 34 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.P.13.

Purpose, Effect & Location of Zoning By-law Amendment File No. Z2022 07

The purpose of the amendment is to rezone lands to permit the relocation of a business that is currently operating at 282 Schultz Road to 252 Schultz Road. The rezoning will allow for an accessory use to the existing residential use of the property and permit the construction of an approximately 300 square metre workshop to be used for a cabinet making business.

The effect of the amendment is rezone the subject lands from Extractive Industrial Reserve (EMR) to Rural – Exception Eighty-Two (RU-E82) and to establish special provisions to permit the cabinet-making business as a home industry accessory to an existing single detached dwelling within an accessory structure with a maximum gross floor area of 300 square metres; a minimum of three (3) parking spaces will be required; certain other provisions of Section 3.15 (a), (b), (g) and (i) of the General provisions of the By-law for Home Occupations shall also apply to the home industry, with the exception that it can be in the detached structure; and outdoor storage shall be permitted in the portion of the rear yard behind the accessory building housing the home industry.

The lands affected by the Amendment located on a lot known municipally as 252 Schultz Road, Part Lot 23, Concession A, in the geographic Township of Alice, 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. Z2022-07) 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. Z2022-07.

Effect of Public Consultation on Decision

A written and oral submissions received made before and at the Public Meeting by members of the Public were considered by Council prior to making a decision and no revisions to the proposed decision were required as a result.

And further, take notice that that any individual, corporation or public body may appeal to the Ontario Land Tribunal (OLT) in respect of the By-law by filing no later than 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, the 3rd day of August, 2022, 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 fee 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 OLT appeal form.  If you wish to appeal to the Ontario Land Tribunal (OLT), the Appeal Form and Appeal Fee Reduction Request Form are available from the Tribunal website at https://olt.gov.on.ca/appeals-process/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. Z2022-07), is available by contacting the Township office at 613-735-6291 during regular office hours quoting File No. Z2022-07 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 Ontario Land Tribunal (OLT).  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 14th day of July, 2022.