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Notice of Special Council Meeting - Updating of Offical Plan - May 30, 2017

City of Kawartha Lakes

Notice of Special Council Meeting

Updating of Official Plan to Be Consistent With the Provincial Policy Statement and Conform to the Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe

TAKE NOTICE that, pursuant to Section 26 of the Planning Act, the Council of the Corporation of the City of Kawartha Lakes will hold a Special Council Meeting, open to the public, on:

Tuesday, May 30th, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at

Council Chambers
City of Kawartha Lakes
26 Francis Street
Lindsay, ON, K9V 6H7

The Special Council Meeting is to consider any revisions that may be required to the City of Kawartha Lakes Official Plan to be consistent with the Provincial Policy Statement and conform to the Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe.

The Official Plan, which sets out Council’s policies for the physical growth and development of the municipality, affects all lands within the City of Kawartha Lakes and therefore no key map has been provided.  The revisions being considered are to repeal the following:

  • Official Plan Amendment No. 13 – General Amendment to the Official Plan;
  • Official Plan Amendment No. 14 – Secondary Plan for Bobcaygeon;
  • Official Plan Amendment No. 15 – Secondary Plan for Fenelon Falls;
  • Official Plan Amendment No. 16 – Secondary Plan for Lindsay;
  • Official Plan Amendment No. 17 – Secondary Plan for Omemee; and,
  • Official Plan Amendment No. 18 – Secondary Plan for Woodville.

Additionally, the revisions being considered are to implement a new Official Plan Amendment to collectively address growth planning, the hierarchy of five urban and rural settlement areas, and secondary plans for these settlement areas.

Council shall have regard to any written submissions about what revisions may be required and shall give any person who attends the special meeting an opportunity to be heard on that subject.

Additional information regarding the existing Official Plan, the previous amendments, and the proposed work are available for public inspection at the City’s Planning Department during regular office hours between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm., Monday to Friday, by speaking with Richard Holy (ext. 1246, rholy@city.kawarthalakes.on.ca), Manager of Policy Planning, or Linda Russell (ext. 1367, lrussell@city.kawarthalakes.on.ca), Planner II, 2nd Floor, 180 Kent Street West, Lindsay, ON, K9V 2Y6, telephone (705) 324-9411.  Materials are also available for inspection by visiting the City’s website at:

http://www.city.kawarthalakes.on.ca/property-development-by-law/planning/secondary-plans

It is the City’s intention that the Statutory Public Open House and Statutory Public Meeting for the future Official Plan Amendment would be held on June 22, 2017, and July 12, 2017, respectively.  Formal notice for these meetings will be served in accordance with Planning Act requirements.  It is also the City’s intention to have the future Official Plan Amendment approved at the August 23, 2017 Council meeting.

Dated at the City of Kawartha Lakes this 20th day of April, 2017.

Chris Marshall, Director of Development Services

180 Kent Street West
Lindsay, ON, K9V 2Y6

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