NOTICE: Application for Zoning By-Law Amendment - AH-ZBA-009/23
Notice of a Complete Application and Public Meeting
Concerning a Proposed Zoning By-Law Amendment
Take Notice that the Township of Algonquin Highlands has received a complete application to amend the Township’s Zoning By-law. The site specific amendment applies to land located in Part of Lot 31, Concession 5, in the geographic Township of Stanhope now in the Township of Algonquin Highlands. The civic address is 10961 Hwy 118 (see key map).
Purpose and Effect: The purpose and effect of the proposed Zoning By-law Amendment is to rezone the subject property from the “Community Facility (CF) Zone to Community Facility Exception Five (CF-5) Zone to recognize deficient lot area, frontage and fulfill a condition of a conditionally approved lot severance.
And Take Notice that the Township of Algonquin Highlands will be holding a Public Meeting as required under the Planning Act. The Public Meeting is an opportunity for Council to hear and consider comments related to the proposed amendments. Any member of the public may speak in favour, or opposition to, the proposed amendments during the Public Meeting.
Date and Location of Public Meeting (AH-ZBA-009/23)
Date: Thursday, September 21st, 2023
Time: 9:00 am
Location: 1123 North Shore Road, Algonquin Highlands, Ontario.
Members of the public wishing to watch the meeting can do so by joining the live-stream link, available on the Township’s website on the day of the meeting: https://www.algonquinhighlands.ca
Members of the public wishing to participate and make comment/speak at the meeting regarding the proposed amendments are required to pre-register by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org before 3:00 pm on September 19th, 2023.
Additional Information regarding the proposed Amendment is available to the public for inspection at the Township Office located at 1123 North Shore Road in Algonquin Highlands by appointment. For more information about this matter, including information about preserving your appeal rights, contact the undersigned at email@example.com or by phone at 705-489-2379 ext. 324.
Any person can make written representation either in support of or in opposition to the proposed Zoning By-law Amendment.
If a person or public body would otherwise have an ability to appeal the decision of the Council for the Township of Algonquin Highlands to the Ontario Lands Tribunal but the person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make written submissions to the Township of Algonquin Highlands 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 Council for the Township of Algonquin Highlands 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 Lands Tribunal unless, in the opinion of the Tribunal, there are reasonable grounds to do so.
If you wish to be notified of the decision of the Township of Algonquin Highlands in respect to the proposed Zoning By-law Amendment, you must submit a written request to the Township of Algonquin Highlands. For more information about this matter, including information about preserving your appeal rights, contact the undersigned at firstname.lastname@example.org
Concurrent Applications: The subject property is currently subject to application for lot severance.
Accessibility: The Township of Algonquin Highlands is committed to providing services as set out in the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005. If you have accessibility needs and require alternative formats or other accommodations, please contact the undersigned.
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 may be disclosed/made available by the Township as deemed 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 this 1st day of September, 2023
Sean O’Callaghan, Planner
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