The Community Official Plan provides a framework for how, where and when the Municipality will grow.  The Municipality’s goal is to manage growth sustainably while protecting some of our most vulnerable resources.

Mississippi Mills is an outstanding urban and rural community that is recognized for its natural and architectural beauty, high quality of life and respect for its heritage and environment.  In its vision of the future, the community will be seen to promote and manage balanced economic growth.

Community Official Plan

Copies of the Schedules and Maps of Official Plan designations are available on the Interactive Mapping Tool.

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Community Official Plan Amendment No. 21

Lanark County Notice of Decision - Official Plan Amendment No. 21 

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Official Plan Amendment 29  
Prime Agricultural Area Designation Review

The purpose of the Community Official Plan (COP) Amendment is to determine Prime Agricultural Areas; areas where prime agricultural lands predominate. The municipality will be using a Land Evaluation and Area Review (LEAR) approach, as approved by the Province, to determine Prime Agricultural Areas. 

For details on the Virtual Information Session, statutory Public Meeting, and additional documents and information please see below:

Virtual Information Session / Open House (virtual)
- Opportunity for you to learn and ask questions
When:Tuesday April 28, 2021 at 6:30 P.M. via ZOOM MEETING
Purpose: The purpose of the Virtual Information Session is to provide information and gather feedback from the public on the proposed Official Plan Amendment 29 (OPA 29) regarding the Prime Agricultural Area Designation Review. The meeting will consist of  a 30 minute presentation by JLRichards followed by  a question and answer session for the public.
Registration: To participate in the Virtual Information Session please register with mrivet@jlrichards.ca or call (343) 803-4533. Deadline to register is April 25, 2021.

 

Public Meeting (written comments)
Opportunity for you to share your viewpoint with Council
When:Tuesday May 4, 2021 at 6:00 p.m.
Purpose: This is a statutory public meeting for the purpose of giving the public an opportunity to make representation regarding the proposed OPA 29 by-law amendment for the Prime Agricultural Area Designation Review.
Registration: Due to COVID-19 restrictions there will be no in-person participation at the meeting, however those interested in speaking at the virtual Public Meeting can register with mrivet@jlrichards.ca by May April 30, 2021. Comments and questions can also be provided to staff before the meeting on May 4, 2021 to be considered by Council. Please send your written comments to mrivet@jlrichards.ca referencing "OPA 29"

OPA 29 Documents and Additional Resources:


 

Official Plan Amendment 29  
Prime Agricultural Area Designation Review

The purpose of the Community Official Plan (COP) Amendment is to determine Prime Agricultural Areas; areas where prime agricultural lands predominate. The municipality will be using a Land Evaluation and Area Review (LEAR) approach, as approved by the Province, to determine Prime Agricultural Areas. 

For details on the Virtual Information Session, statutory Public Meeting, and additional documents and information please see below:

Virtual Information Session / Open House (virtual)
- Opportunity for you to learn and ask questions
When:Tuesday April 28, 2021 at 6:30 P.M. via ZOOM MEETING
Purpose: The purpose of the Virtual Information Session is to provide information and gather feedback from the public on the proposed Official Plan Amendment 29 (OPA 29) regarding the Prime Agricultural Area Designation Review. The meeting will consist of  a 30 minute presentation by JLRichards followed by  a question and answer session for the public.
Registration: To participate in the Virtual Information Session please register with mrivet@jlrichards.ca or call (343) 803-4533. Deadline to register is April 25, 2021.

 

Public Meeting (written comments)
Opportunity for you to share your viewpoint with Council
When:Tuesday May 4, 2021 at 6:00 p.m.
Purpose: This is a statutory public meeting for the purpose of giving the public an opportunity to make representation regarding the proposed OPA 29 by-law amendment for the Prime Agricultural Area Designation Review.
Registration: Due to COVID-19 restrictions there will be no in-person participation at the meeting, however those interested in speaking at the virtual Public Meeting can register with mrivet@jlrichards.ca by May April 30, 2021. Comments and questions can also be provided to staff before the meeting on May 4, 2021 to be considered by Council. Please send your written comments to mrivet@jlrichards.ca referencing "OPA 29"

OPA 29 Documents and Additional Resources:


Official Plan Amendment 22  
Almonte Settlement Area Boundary Review

Report and Recommendation to Committee of the Whole
- Council's Opportunity to Review and Discuss 

Date:

Thursday, March 25, 2021 at 10:00 a.m.

Location:

Livestream the meeting or view the recorded meeting on our Council Calendar.

Purpose:

This meeting is for the Committee of the Whole (Council) to review and discuss the Planning report and recommendations regarding OPA 22 as provided in the Special Committee of the Whole agenda report for March 25, 2021. Decisions from Committee of the Whole are not finalized until approved by Council at a later date.

Comments:

Please send your written comments by email to myet@mississippimills.ca or mrivet@jlrichards.ca and reference "OPA 22" to be forwarded to Council.

 

Public Meeting (written comments)
Opportunity for you to share your viewpoint with Council
Purpose: 

This meeting was held on January 26, 2021. This was a statutory public meeting for the purpose of giving the public an opportunity to make representation regarding the proposed OPA 22 by-law amendment.

Comments:

Please send your written comments by email to myet@mississippimills.ca or mrivet@jlrichards.ca and reference "OPA 22"

Video Recording of Public Meeting:

View Public Meeting for OPA

Virtual Information Session / Open House (virtual)
Opportunity for you to learn and ask questions
Purpose: This meeting was held on January 19, 2021. The purpose of the virtual information session or open house is to provide information and gather feedback from the public on the proposed Official Plan Amendment 22 (OPA 22) regarding the Almonte Settlement Area Boundary Review. 

Presentation:

Virtual Information Session Presentation Slides

Video Recording of Virtual Information Session:

 

View video on Youtube

OPA 22 Documents and Additional Resources: