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Official Plan Review-Public Open House April 26

Apr 09, 2018 : Posted in Latest News, Public Notices

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NOTICE OF STATUTORY PUBLIC OPEN HOUSE CONCERNING THE TOWN OF NEW TECUMSETH OFFICIAL PLAN REVIEW

TAKE NOTICE that, the Council of the Town of New Tecumseth will hold a

Statutory Public Open House

on Thursday, April 26th, 2018 at 5:00pm and 7:00pm

in the Beeton Memorial Arena

22 Second Street, Beeton

To consider a draft Official Plan completed through the Town’s Official Plan Review pursuant to Sections 17 and Section 26 of the Planning Act, as amended. The draft Official Plan applies to all lands within the Town of New Tecumseth, as such no location map is provided.

An Official Plan is a legal document required by the province through the Planning Act that describes a municipality’s land-use strategy for growth and development. An Official Plan contains policies and maps that are used to guide planning and development by identifying where land-uses can and should be located. It is also a way to ensure the future vision of the community is managed in a way that balances social, economic and environmental interests of the Town.

THE PURPOSE AND EFFECT of the proposed draft Official Plan is to update the policies of the Official Plan to conform to and be consistent with provincial policy, conform to the County of Simcoe Official Plan and to ensure that the Town’s Official Plan responds to the community’s needs. Public Open House is to provide the public with an opportunity to review and discuss the Amendment with Town staff in an informal setting.

Notification If you wish to be notified of the decision of the Town of New Tecumseth on the proposed Official Plan, you must make a written request to the Town Clerk, Corporation of the Town of New Tecumseth, 10 Wellington Street East, Alliston, Ontario, L9R 1A1; .

Public Advisory If a person or public body would otherwise have an ability to appeal the decision of the Town of New Tecumseth to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal but the person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make written submission to the Town of New Tecumseth before the proposed official plan  is adopted, 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 submission to the Town of New Tecumseth before the proposed official plan is adopted, the person or public body may not be added as a party to the hearing of an appeal before the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal unless, in the opinion of the Tribunal, there are reasonable grounds to add the person or public body as a party.

If you are not able to attend the Public Open House, there are other ways to participate. For more information about this matter, including information about appeal rights or to submit comments, you may contact the Town of New Tecumseth Planning and Development Department as follows:

  • Mail: Town of New Tecumseth Planning & Development Department

10 Wellington Street East, Alliston, Ontario L9R 1A1

  • Email:
  • Phone: 705-435-3900
  • Fax: 705-435-2873

Information related to the proposed Official Plan can be viewed in the offices of the Planning and Development Department between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday, 10 Wellington Street East, Alliston or by contacting Tim Schilling, Manager of Policy Planning at the Planning and Development Department at (705) 435-3900 Ext. 1272 or by e-mail at: . 

Note: The Draft Official Plan will be available at the Town Office and online on Friday April 13th, 2018. 

Collection of Information Personal information from those that make either an oral or written submission regarding the Amendment is collected under the authority of the Planning Act and the applicable implementing Ontario Regulation, and will become part of the public record for this Amendment

Questions about the collection of personal information should be directed to the Clerk’s Office, Town of New Tecumseth, 10 Wellington Street East, Alliston, Ontario L9R 1A1, by calling 705.435.3900, or by email to . (Please quote File: D09-DEV 362)

Statutory Public Meeting A Statutory Public Meeting regarding the final recommended amendment will be held separately at a later date. Notice of said meeting will be forthcoming. The Public Meeting will provide an opportunity for Council to receive input from the public and stakeholders, prior to adoption of the Amendment. Once the Amendment is adopted by the Town of New Tecumseth, it will be forwarded to the County of Simcoe for final approval.

 DATED at the Town of New Tecumseth this 6th day of April, 2018.

Tim Schilling, Manager of Policy Planning

Town of New Tecumseth

Planning & Development Department

10 Wellington Street East

Alliston, ON L9R 1A1

Note: This notice may also be accessed via the Official Plan Review website at: www.newtecumseth.ca/opr