TAKE NOTICE that a Public Meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at 6:00 p.m., in the Municipality of Mississippi Mills, 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. The Zoning By-law Amendment application concerns the property, which is legally known as Lot 12, Concession 11 Pakenham; Pakenham Ward, Municipality of Mississippi Mills.

AND TAKE NOTICE that as the Province of Ontario declared a State of Emergency and continues to take significant steps to limit the transmission of the COVID-19 virus, the Municipality of Mississippi Mills continues to protect the health and safety of the public, Council, and employees 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 we strongly encourage the public to NOT attend the public meeting in person to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Should you wish to provide comments regarding the above-mentioned planning matter, please contact the Planning Department to learn how to register and submit comments.

THE PURPOSE AND INTENT of the Zoning By-law Amendment is to rezone the property from “Development” (D) to “Residential First Density” (R1) to recognize four severed lots for residential development.

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.

IF A PERSON OR PUBLIC BODY would otherwise have an ability to appeal the decision of the Municipality of Mississippi Mills to the Local Planning Appeal 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 Local Planning Appeal 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 the Municipality’s Planning Department at (613) 256-2064 ext. 206 or by e-mail at myet@mississippimills.ca.

The complete Notice of Public Meeting and location map is attached.

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