TAKE NOTICE that a Public Meeting will be held virtually on Tuesday, June 7, 2022, at 6:00 p.m., virtually via Zoom in the Municipality of Mississippi Mills Municipal Office, 3131 Old Perth Road, Almonte, Ontario, to consider a proposed Zoning By-law Amendment under Section 34 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, Chapter P.13. 

Please be advised that the Corporation of the Municipality of Mississippi Mills has received the following Zoning By-law Amendment request for the property legally described as Concession 8 West Part Lot 1, Ramsay Ward, Municipality of Mississippi Mills, municipally known as 7307 and 7317 County Road 29 (details below).

AND TAKE NOTICE that the Municipality continues to take significant steps to limit the transmission of the COVID-19 virus while at the same time processing Planning Act applications. Therefore, in accordance with the Municipality’s Procedural By-law 20-127, the Council of the Municipality will hold public meetings in accordance with the Planning Act.

AND THAT members of the public are currently not permitted to attend the public meeting in person; however, the Municipality encourages members of the public to attend the virtual meeting to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. The Public Meeting will be held virtually through the Municipal ‘Zoom’ platform.

An attached map identifies the location of the property and the area subject to this application.

File Number:



Ian Watson

Legal Address:

Concession 8 West Part Lot 1

Municipal Address:

7307 County Road 29 and 7317   County Road 29



Location and Description of Property:

The subject properties are located at the   north corner of the intersection of County Road 29 and Ramsay Concession 8   Road. The subject properties have an approximate area of 2,716.61 m2,   approximately 53 m of frontage along County Road 29, and approximately 37 m   of frontage along Ramsay Concession 8 Road. The subject properties are currently   occupied by a commercial use. Surrounding land uses include rural and rural industrial   uses to the north and east, open space and commercial uses to south and east,   and the Town of Carleton Place to the west.

Purpose And Intent of The Zoning By-Law   Amendment:

The purpose and   effect of the Zoning By-law Amendment is to   rezone the subject properties from Rural Commercial Zone (C5) to Rural   Commercial Special Exception Zone (C5-XX) to add Automotive Sales   Establishment as an additional permitted use.

IF YOU WISH TO MAKE AN ORAL SUBMISSION before Council, please send an email to jren@mississippimills.ca with the subject line “Z-05-22 Registered Speaker Request”. The Municipality will make arrangements for you to actively participate in the meeting. The maximum allotted time per delegation will be 5 minutes.

IF YOU WISH TO VIEW THE ONLINE MEETING, please follow this link to the Municipality’s web page: https://events.mississippimills.ca/council. When the meeting is live, this link will give you viewing privileges only, there will be no opportunity to speak via this link.    

IF YOU WISH TO BE NOTIFIED of the decision of the Municipality of Mississippi Mills on the proposed zoning by-law amendment, you must make a written request to 3131 Old Perth Road, R.R. #2, P.O. Box 400, Almonte, Ontario, K0A 1A0 or by email to jren@mississippimills.ca.

IF A PERSON OR PUBLIC BODY would otherwise have an ability to appeal the decision of the Municipality of Mississippi Mills to the Ontario Land Tribunal but the person or public body does not make oral submissions at the virtual public meeting or make written submissions to Municipality of Mississippi Mills 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 provide written submissions or participate in the hearing, the Council may proceed in your absence, and you will not be entitled to any further notice of the proceedings. It is the practice of the Council, after hearing all evidence, to make a decision in public to approve, deny or defer a provisional consent.  Persons taking part in the virtual public meeting and wishing a copy of the decision must make a written request to the undersigned.

AFTER A DECISION has been made by Council, persons wishing to formally register an objection must, regardless of any previous submissions, file with the Clerk a Notice of Appeal accompanied with the Board’s fee to the Ontario Land Tribunal setting out the objection and the reasons in support of the objection.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION relating to the proposed Zoning By-law Amendment or information for registering and submitting comments are available by contacting:

Jeffrey Ren, Planner
Municipality of Mississippi Mills
3131 Old Perth Rd.
P.O. Box 400
Almonte, ON K0A 1A0
613-256-2064 ext. 206

The complete Notice is attached.