In the matter of Section 17 and 22 of the Planning Act, the County of Renfrew hereby gives NOTICE OF THE FOLLOWING:
i. Application to amend the County of Renfrew Official Plan.
ii. A public meeting regarding an application for an amendment to the County of Renfrew Official Plan.
Two areas in the Township of Whitewater Region, as shown on the attached Key Map:
Former Village of Cobden
Part of Lot 403 to 412, 413 to 429, 461 to 465 and 472 to 474, Block F, Plan 65
Former Township of Ross
Part of Lot 6, Concession 1
Part of Lot 3, Concession 1 West Muskrat Lake
To view a map of the affected lands, please contact Robert Tremblay, CAO, Township of Whitewater Region (see below).
A public meeting to inform the public of the proposed official plan amendment will be held on June 22, 2022 at 4:45 p.m. at the municipal office of the Township of Whitewater Region.
Proposed Official Plan
The purpose and effect of this proposed official plan amendment is to:
- Re-designate lands from Rural, Rural (Non-Decision) and/or Waterfront- Exception Two to Village Community to permit employment lands (Refer to Key Map);
- Amend the settlement areas within the Township to better accommodate residential development by re-designating a portion of the lands located within the Village of Cobden from Village Community to Rural, and re-designating lands surrounding the Village from Rural, Rural (Non Decision) and Waterfront – Exception 2 to Village Community (Refer to Key Map)
Additional information regarding the Official Plan amendment is available for inspection at the County of Renfrew Administration Building and Municipal Offices during regular office hours.
If a person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make written submissions to the Township of Whitewater Region before the proposed Official Plan amendment is adopted by the County of Renfrew, the person or public body is not entitled to appeal the decision of the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, to the Ontario Municipal Board.
If a person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting, or make written submissions to the Township of Whitewater Region before the proposed Official Plan amendment is adopted by the County of Renfrew, the person or public body may not be added as a party to the hearing of an appeal before the Ontario Municipal Board unless, in the opinion of the Board, there are reasonable grounds to add the person or the public body as a party.
If you wish to be notified of the adoption of the proposed Official Plan amendment, or of the refusal of a request to amend the Official Plan, or for further information, you must make a written request to:
Robert Tremblay, CAO Township of Whitewater Region
P.O. Box 40
44 Main Street, Cobden, ON K0J 1K0