See the attached links below to the Official Plan Amendment & Notice of Decision
Notice of Decision – Official Plan Amendment
NOTICE OF DECISION
WITH RESPECT TO THE APPROVAL OF OFFICIAL PLAN AMENDMENT No. 1 (OPA 1)
Official Plan Amendment One (OPA 1) – Explanatory Note
On November 16, 2022, Council of the Corporation of the Township of Plummer Additional passed By-law No. 2022-65 to adopt OPA 1. The purpose of OPA 1 is to incorporate a new policy section addressing pre-consultation and complete application requirements.
OPA 1 was approved in consideration of Provincial policy and legislation.
There is no key map provided as the proposed OPA is a policy amendment that is applicable to the entire Township. A copy of the approved OPA can be obtained by contacting the Township office.
This amendment is exempt from the approval of the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing. The decision of Council is final if a notice of appeal is not received on or before the last day for filing a notice of appeal. Any person or agency may appeal to the Ontario Land Tribunal in respect of the Official Plan Amendment by filing with the Clerk of the Township not later than the 7th day of December, 2022, a notice of appeal setting out the objection to the Amendment and the reasons in support of the objection. The filing fee of must accompany the objection by cheque payable to the Ontario Minister of Finance. Please consult the OLT website to determine the amount of the filing fee.
Only individuals, corporations or public bodies may appeal a decision of the municipality to the Ontario Land Tribunal. A notice of appeal may not be made by an unincorporated association or group. However, a notice of appeal may be made 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 a hearing unless, before the Amendment was approved, the person or public body made oral or written to the Council, unless, in the opinion of the Tribunal, there are reasonable grounds to add the person or public body as a party.
The primary purpose of the Official Plan Amendment is to create a policy to address pre-consultation and complete application requirements.
Dated this 18th day of November, 2022.
Vicky Goertzen-Cooke, Clerk