PURSUANT TO SECTIONS 17 & 26 OF THE PLANNING ACT, R.S.0. 1990
CONCERNING AN AMENDMENT TO THE MONTAGUE TOWNSHIP OFFICIAL PLAN AS A RESULT OF THE RECENT OFFICIAL PLAN REVIEW
TAKE NOTICE that a Virtual Public Meeting will be held on Thursday, October 28th, 2021 at 6:00 p.m., in the Township of Montague to consider revisions to the proposed Official Plan Amendment made since the first public meeting held on September 14th, 2021.The OPA is initiated under Section 22 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, and is intended to implement the results of the recent Official Plan Review.
THE PURPOSE AND EFFECT of the Official Plan Amendment is to implement the recommendations of the "Planning Issues and Policy Options Report, Township of Montague Official Plan Review & Update" dated December 8, 2020.This amendment applies to all the lands within the boundaries of the Corporation of the Township of Montague. Policy changes proposed in the Official Plan Amendment include, but not limited to, policies related to:
THIS WILL BE AN ELECTRONIC PUBLIC MEETING WHERE THERE WILL BE NO PHYSICAL IN PERSON ATTENDANCE DUE TO COVID-19. THERE WILL BE AN OPPORTUNITY TO WATCH THE PUBLIC MEETING LIVE ON THE ZOOM LINK AND ALSO PROVIDE INPUT ELECTRONICALLY, AS WELL AS A VARIETY OF OTHER OPPORTUNITIES TO SUBMIT YOUR COMMENTS, PRIOR TO, OR FOLLOWING THE MEETING.
IF A PERSON OR PUBLIC BODY does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make written submissions to the Township before the proposed 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 add the person or public body as a party. Please note, as a result of COVID-19 you are strongly encouraged to contact the Township if you have any questions prior to the Public Meeting and either provide written comments or verbal comments prior to the Public Meeting.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION and material about the proposed Official Plan Amendment, including information about appeal rights or options for participation in the virtual public meeting, is available to the public for inspection by contacting Joanna Bowes, Acting Clerk Administrator at the address below.
Acting Clerk Administrator, Township of Montague
6547 Roger Stevens Drive
P.O. Box 755
Smith Falls, ON K7A 4W6
613-283-7478 ext. 210
Dated at the Montague Township this 6TH day of October, 2021