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Notice of Open House and Public Meeting

In accordance with Section 34 and 70.2 of the Planning Act for the Amendment of the Development Permit By-law.

TAKE NOTICE that a virtual open house will be hosted between January 4th-8th, 2021 in order to consider the proposed Amendment to the Development Permit By-law 15-2015.  The virtual materials will be available on the Town’s website.

AND TAKE NOTICE that a Virtual Public Meeting will be held on January 26th, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. in the Town of Carleton Place to consider a proposed Amendment to the Development Permit By-law 15-2015 Sections 34 and 70.2 respectively of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, Chapter P.13.

TAKE NOTICE that, in accordance with Sections 34 and 70.2 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, Chapter P.13, this notice is to advise that there is sufficient information and supporting documentation to deem the Amendment complete.

TAKE NOTICE that if you wish to be notified of the decision of Town of Carleton Place on the proposed Development Permit By-law Amendment, you must make a written request to the Development Services Department at ndwyer@carletonplace.ca.

COVID-19 MEASURES

OPEN HOUSE – The Open House will be a virtual format.  Video and presentation materials will be made available on the Municipality’s website and participants are encouraged to review the material and provide comments on the comment sheets provided to the Planning Department.

PUBLIC MEETING - Residents interested in actively participating in the virtual Public Meeting are required to notify the Clerk of the Municipality at sblair@carletonplace.ca by the Tuesday prior to the meeting date.

PROVIDING COMMENT - Residents are encouraged to provide comments in writing or telephone by contacting the Development Services Department at ndwyer@carletonplace.ca or 613-257-6202.

Purpose and Effect of Amendment

The purpose of the amendment is to amend the permitted and discretionary uses permitted in the “Mississippi Residential District” and to introduce Development Standard provisions respecting setbacks, coverage, height, dwelling unit areas and other such performance standards to each type of use.

A track-change copy of the proposed amendments is available to view at www.carletonplace.ca/developmentservices.

Property(ies) Impacted by Amendment

The proposed amendment will impact all properties identified within the “Mississippi Residential District” defined in the Development Permit By-law.

Legal Text

Any person may attend the public meeting and/or make written or verbal representation either in support of or in opposition to the proposed policies in the Development Permit Amendment.   If a person or public body does not make oral submissions at the public meeting, or make   written submissions to the Town of Carleton Place before the Development Permit By-law Amendment is passed, the person or public body is not entitled to appeal the decision of the Council to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal.

If a person or public body does not make oral submission at the public meeting, or make written submissions to the Town of Carleton Place for the Development Permit By-law Amendment  before the by-law is passed, the person or public body may not be added as a party to the hearing of an appeal to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal, unless, in the opinion of the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal, there are reasonable grounds to do so.

Additional information in relation to the proposed amendment is available for inspection between 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Friday in the Development Services Department at the Town Hall, or by calling 613-257-6202 or by visiting the website at www.carletonplace.ca/developmentservices.