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

Z2021-05 Notice of Zoning By-Law Amendment Application and Public Meeting of July 31, 2024

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

Third Notice for Application of Zoning By-law Amendment File No. Z2021 05

Take Notice that the Corporation of the Township of Laurentian Valley will hold a third public meeting on July 31st, 2024 at 5:30 p.m. to further 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.

The public meeting will be held in-person at the Township Municipal Office at 460 Witt Road, and there will also opportunities provided to watch the meeting on YouTube. There will also remain an opportunity to provide verbal comments by attending electronically through ZOOM but you must contact the Township Office ahead of time to connect through ZOOM.  Comments, concerns or support for the application, may also be submitted in writing 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. Z2021 05

The purpose of the amendment is to allow a bed and breakfast establishment as part of an existing single detached dwelling.  It is noted for reference purposes that the 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)”.

It is noted that the same application was discussed at two previous Public Meetings and a decision was not initially made as additional information was requested by Council and then the Applicant also had requested an opportunity to further review the proposal.  The Applicant has since requested that the original application as filed remain as the amendment to be considered and therefore, the application is being brought forward for consideration for a decision. Any comments previously submitted will be included as part of the information Council will consider so does not need to be resubmitted if comments remain the same.

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 File No. Z2021-05 are available for inspection at the Township Office during regular office hours, or by contacting the Township office at 613-735-6291 or by quoting File No. Z2021-05.   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 Angela Siebarth, Planning Technician. 

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 Public Meeting.  If you wish to participate in the public meeting electronically, you must contact either Angela Siebarth, Planning Technician, or Lori Dennis, Deputy Clerk, at 613-735-6291 to register to attend electronically by no later than 12:00 noon on July 31st, 2024.

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, or Angela Siebarth, Planning Technician at the mailing address below  

If a person or public body who 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. Please note: Due to recent changes to the Planning Act the rules regarding who may appeal decisions has changed.

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 11th day of July, 2024.

     

Z2024-07 Notice of Zoning By-Law Amendment Application and Public Meeting of July 31, 2024

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.  The Township of Laurentian Valley will hold a Public Meeting on the 31st day of July, 2024 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 Sections 34 (15) of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.P.13, as amended. 

The public meeting will be held in-person at the Township Municipal Office at 460 Witt Road, and there will also opportunities provided to watch the meeting on YouTube. There will also remain an opportunity to provide verbal comments by attending electronically through ZOOM but you must contact the Township Office ahead of time to connect through ZOOM.  Comments, concerns or support for the application, may also be submitted in writing 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. Z2024-07

The purpose of this amendment is to permit the construction/installation of an outdoor furnace in a location on a property with reduced setbacks from the general provisions in the Zoning By-law. Due to the shape of the property is not possible to meet the minimum side yard setback of 50 metres to a lot line on both sides and due to the location of an existing dwelling on an abutting property it is not possible to meet the minimum rear yard setback and the 100 metre setback from the dwelling on another lot without a reduced setback, as well as the necessity for a lesser reduced setback from the dwelling.

The effect of the amendment is to establish a Rural-Exception Ninety-One Zone with special provision to permit an outdoor furnace to be located a minimum setback of 39 metres from the rear lot line; 22 metres from the western side lot line; and a minimum of 90 metres from the existing dwelling located on an abutting property known municipally as 1604 Sandy Beach Road. The subject lands will also be rezoned from Rural to Rural-Exception Ninety-One (RU-E91).

The lands affected by this Amendment are 1590 Sandy Beach Road on lands described as Part 1 on 49R-19599, in Part Lot 18, Concession 9, geographic Township of Alice, in the Township of Laurentian Valley, as shown on the attached 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 File No. Z2024-07 are available for inspection at the Township Office during regular office hours, or by contacting the Township office at 613-735-6291 quoting File No. Z2024-07.   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 Angela Siebarth, Planning Technician. 

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 Public Meeting.  If you wish to participate in the public meeting electronically, you must contact either Angela Siebarth, Planning Technician, or Lori Dennis, Deputy Clerk, at 613-735-6291 to register to attend electronically by no later than 12:00 noon on July 31st, 2024.

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, or Angela Siebarth, Planning Technician at the mailing address below.

If a person or public body who 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. Please note: Due to recent changes to the Planning Act the rules regarding who may appeal decisions has changed, and therefore it is of increased importance that should you wish to provide any comments in support of or in opposition to a proposed amendment that you do so either in writing or verbally at the public meeting so that your comments may be considered by the Approval Authority when making a decision.

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 11th day of July, 2024. 

    

Z2024-06 Notice of Zoning By-Law Amendment Application and Public Meeting of July 31, 2024

The Corporation 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.  The Township of Laurentian Valley will hold a Public Meeting on July 31st, 2024 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(15) of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.P.13, as amended. 

The public meeting will be held in-person at the Township Municipal Office at 460 Witt Road, and there will also opportunities provided to watch the meeting on YouTube. There will also remain an opportunity to provide verbal comments by attending electronically through ZOOM but you must contact the Township Office ahead of time to connect through ZOOM.  Comments, concerns or support for the application, may also be submitted in writing 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. Z2024-06

The purpose of the amendment is to permit the conversion of an existing five unit multi-residential building to a maximum eight unit dwelling building with a minimum dwelling unit area for two of the bachelor units to be permitted to be 44 square metres. The current minimum is 45 square metres.

The effect of the amendment is to amend the Residential Three-Exception One (R3-E1) zone with an exception that would permit a maximum of eight dwelling units, recognizing the existing performance standards for the footprint of the building location relative to lot lines, permitting two bachelor units to have a minimum dwelling unit area of 44 square metres and requiring a minimum of eight parking spaces.

The subject lands are located at the corner of Stafford Street and Third Avenue South on lands known municipally as 645 Stafford Street, in Lot 290, Plan 366, within Part Lot 33, Concession 1, in the geographic Township of Stafford, in the Township of Laurentian Valley.

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 File No. Z2024-06 are available for inspection at the Township Office during regular office hours, or by contacting the Township office at 613-735-6291 quoting File No. Z2024-06. Additional information may also be posted on the Township website.

Questions related to the application should be directed to Lauree Armstrong, Township Planner or Angela Siebarth, Planning Technician. 

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 Public Meeting.  If you wish to participate in the public meeting electronically, you must contact either Angela Siebarth, Planning Technician, or Lori Dennis, Deputy Clerk, at 613-735-6291 to register to attend electronically by no later than 12:00 noon on July 31st, 2024.

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, Planner, or Angela Siebarth, Planning Technician at the mailing address below. 

If a person or public body who 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. Please note: Due to recent changes to the Planning Act the rules regarding who may appeal decisions has changed.

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 11th day of July, 2024. 

  

Z2024-04 Zoning By-Law Amendment Notice of Passing

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. 2024-05-030 on the 21st day of May 2024, under Section 34 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.P.13.

 

Purpose, Effect & Location of Zoning By-law Amendment File No. Z2024-04

The purpose of the amendment is to rezone the subject lands to recognize the location of a reconstructed dwelling that was rebuilt as a result of a fire on lands subject to Extractive Industrial Reserve (EMR) zoning and which would no longer benefit from non-conforming provisions of the zoning by-law, and also to satisfy a condition of consent for County of Renfrew Consent Application File No B100/23.

 

The effect of the amendment is to establish the Extractive Industrial Reserve-Exception Six (EMR-E6) zone with exceptions that would permit a dwelling existing on the date of passing of this By-law and recognizing the location of the dwelling relative to lot lines resulting from Consent File No. B100/23. The amendment would also rezone the subject lands from Extractive Industrial Reserve (EMR) to Extractive Industrial Reserve-Exception-Six (EMR-E6).

The lands affected by the Amendment are lands known municipally as1870 Sandy Beach Road, within Part Lot 14 Concession 9, in the geographic Township of Alice, in the Township of Laurentian Valley as shown on the Key Map.

 

Effect of Public Consultation on Decision

No comments were received during the public consultation process.

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 the 12th day of June, 2024, 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 if you do not have access to the internet.

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, are available for inspection at the Township office or by contacting the Township office at 613-735-6291 during regular office hours referencing Application File No. Z2024-04.  Questions related to the application should be directed to Lauree Armstrong, Township Planner or Angela Siebarth, Planning Technician.

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 23rd day of May, 2024.

 

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

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