Notice of Application and Public Meeting 19604 Opeongo Line – Tuesday, February 7, 2023 – 9:30 a.m.

Notice of Application and Public Meeting 19604 Opeongo Line – Tuesday, February 7, 2023 – 9:30 a.m.

Notice of Application and Public Meeting 19604 Opeongo Line – Tuesday, February 7, 2023 – 9:30 a.m.

TOWNSHIP OF MADAWASKA VALLEY NOTICE OF APPLICATION AND PUBLIC MEETING

In the matter of Section 34 of the Planning Act, the Township of Madawaska Valley hereby gives NOTICE OF THE FOLLOWING:

i) Application to amend the Zoning By-law 2006-26 of the Township of Madawaska Valley.

ii) A public meeting regarding an application for an amendment to the Zoning By-law 2006-26 of the Township of Madawaska Valley.

Subject Lands 19604 Opeongo Line, being Lot 154 on Plan 215, as shown on the Key Map below.

Purpose and Effect The purpose of the Zoning By-law amendment is to rezone the subject lands from the Residential One (R1) Zone to the Commercial (C) Zone. The effect of the amendment would be to permit the development of the property for commercial uses, for which the present proposal includes a building for a retail store at the front (facing Opeongo Line) and a professional office at the rear, as well as two second storey apartment suites. Given the proposed commercial use of the property, prior to any construction, site plan approval will also be required.

Public Meeting: The Corporation of the Township of Madawaska Valley will hold a Statutory Public Meeting, under Section 34 of the Planning Act, to consider the Zoning By-law Amendment for the subject lands noted above on Tuesday, February 7, 2023, at 9:30 a.m.

Those wishing to attend this public meeting can do so either in person or virtually via Zoom. To obtain a link to join the virtual meeting please contact Sarah Bowles by phone: 613-756-2747 ext. 238, or by email: adminoffice@madawaskavalley.ca, no later than 2:00 p.m. Monday, February 6th, 2023.

Written comments can be submitted until 12:00 p.m. (noon) on Monday, February 6th, 2023.

Additional information regarding the zoning by-law amendment is available for inspection at the Township of Madawaska Valley Municipal office during regular office hours.

If you wish to be notified of the decision of the Township of Madawaska Valley on the proposed zoning by-law amendment, you must make a written request to the Township of Madawaska Valley.

If a person or public body would otherwise have an ability to appeal the decision of the Township of Madawaska Valley to the Ontario Land Tribunal but the person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make written submissions to the Township of Madawaska Valley before the by-law is passed, 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 Township of Madawaska Valley before the by-law is passed by the Township of Madawaska Valley, the person or public body may not be added as a party to the hearing of an appeal before the Ontario Land Tribunal unless, in the opinion of the Tribunal, there are reasonable grounds to do so.

NOTE: One of the purposes of the Planning Act is to provide for planning processes that are open, accessible, timely and efficient. Accordingly, all written submissions, documents, correspondence, e-mails or other communications (including your name and address) form part of the public record and will be disclosed/made available by the Municipality to such persons as the Municipality sees fit, including anyone requesting such information. Accordingly, in providing such information, you shall be deemed to have consented to its use and disclosure as part of the planning process.

DATED at the Township of Madawaska Valley this 18th day of January, 2023.

Luke Desjardins, MCIP, RPP

Manager of Planning and Development

Township of Madawaska Valley

P.O. Box 1000, 85 Bay Street

Barry’s Bay, Ontario KOJ 1BO

Telephone: 613-756-2747 (Ext. 217) Email: planning@madawaskavalley.ca

Key Map File No. 2022-04