Notice of a Public Meeting for the Official Plan & Zoning

Notice of a Public Meeting for the Municipality of Magnetawan  
Official Plan and Zoning By-law Update

PERSUANT TO SECTION 34 OF THE PLANNING ACT, R.S.O. 1990

TAKE NOTICE that the Council for the Municipality of Magnetawan is in the process of updating the Official Plan and Zoning By-law for the Municipality.  The Official Plan establishes guidelines for the future development of the Municipality.  The Zoning By-law establishes regulations that control the use of land throughout the Municipality.

 

AND TAKE NOTICE that the Official Plan and Zoning By-law Update will affect all lands located within the Municipal boundary of the Municipality of Magnetawan. For this reason no key map is provided with this Notice.

AND TAKE NOTICE that if a person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make written submissions to the Municipality of Magnetawan before the proposed Official Plan or Zoning By-law is adopted, the person or public body is not entitled to appeal the decision of the Municipality of Magnetawan Council to the Ontario Municipal Board.

AND TAKE NOTICE that if a person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make written submissions to the Municipality of Magnetawan before the proposed Official Plan or Zoning By-law is adopted, the person or public body may not be added as a party to the hearing of an appeal before the Ontario Municipal Board unless, in the opinion of the Board, there are reasonable grounds to add the person or public body as a party.

Interested members of the public are welcome to attend a Public Meeting to discuss this important community project. The Public Meeting will be held on:

Saturday, October 8, 2011
 10:00 a.m.
Magnetawan Friendship Club
73 Albert Street, Magnetawan

PURPOSE AND EFFECT OF THE OFFICIAL PLAN AND ZONING BY-LAW UPDATE is to comply with the Planning Act R.S.O. 1990 requirements of a 5 year Official Plan review and update.

Additional information regarding the Official Plan and Zoning By-law update is available to the public for inspection at the Municipality of Magnetawan Municipal Office located at 4304 Highway 520, Magnetawan, Ontario, on Monday to Friday, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 (noon) and 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. as well as on the Municipal website:  www.magnetawan.com.

If you wish to be notified of the adoption of the proposed Official Plan or Zoning By-law you must make a written request to the Clerk of the Municipality of Magnetawan  P.O. Box 70, 4304 Highway # 520, Magnetawan ON POA 1PO.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
This is the final public meeting for the Official Plan and Zoning By-law Updates. If you cannot attend the public meeting but would like further information regarding this project, please contact Roger Labelle, Clerk at the Municipality of Magnetawan (705) 387-3947 ext. 201, e-mail clerk@magnetawan.com or Jim Dyment of Meridian Planning Consultants (705) 737-4512 ext. 223, e-mail jim@meridianplan.ca.

Date of this Notice: September 15, 2011.

Roger Labelle, Clerk