A NOTICE OF A PUBLIC MEETING
NOTICE OF COMPLETE APPLICATION
TAKE NOTICE that pursuant to the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, as amended, the Town of Minto will hold a public meeting to present and receive public input regarding proposed amendments to the County of Wellington Official Plan on:
A Public Meeting will be held by Council of the Town of Minto
March 17th, 2020
Town of Minto Municipal Offices
5941 Highway 89
Location of the Subject Land
The lands subject to the proposed amendment are located in the northwest part of the Town of Minto within the urban centre of Clifford. The amendment includes various parcels located in the north end of Clifford that comprise approximately 115 acres. The triangular shaped planning area is bounded by the Town Wastewater Lagoons, West Heritage Street (County Road 1) and James/Queen Street at the edge of the built-up area. The subject lands border the Town of Minto’s municipal boundary with Howick Township along West Heritage Street.
The Purpose and Effect of the Applications
The proposed Official Plan Amendment will redesignate the subject lands from Highway Commercial to Residential, from Highway Commercial to Industrial and will introduce two new special policy areas to encourage the efficient use of infrastructure and to introduce design policies for the lands designated Highway Commercial. The amendment affects Schedule A5-1 (Clifford). There are also proposed textual changes to the policies of the Official Plan.
Oral or Written Submissions
Any person or public body is entitled to attend the public meeting and make written or oral submissions in support of or in opposition to the proposed official plan and zoning by-law amendments. Written comments should be submitted to the Town Clerk at the address shown below.
Power of Tribunal to Dismiss Appeals
If a person or public body would otherwise have an ability to appeal the decision of Wellington County Council in respect of the Official Plan amendment to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal, but the person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make written submissions to the County of Wellington before the amendment 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 submissions to the County of Wellington before the Official Plan amendment 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 do so.
Request for Notice of Decision
If you wish to be notified of the adoption of the proposed Official Plan Amendment (OP-2018-02) or of the refusal of a request to amend the official plan, you must make a written request to the Director, Planning and Development Department, County of Wellington, 74 Woolwich Street, Guelph, Ontario N1H 3T9.
For more information about this matter, including information about appeal rights, please contact or visit the Municipal Office at the address shown below. O. Reg. 470/09, s. 2: 179/16, s. 2
The application and any additional information is available to the public for inspection at the Town of Minto Municipal Office during office hours.
Dated this 27th day of February 2020
Annilene McRobb, Acting Clerk
Town of Minto
5941 Highway 89
Harriston, ON N0G 1Z0