Public Notice: Notice of Public Meeting Official Plan and Zoning By-Law Amendment Nov. 18

TOWN OF SMITHS FALLS
NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
OFFICIAL PLAN & ZONING BY-LAW AMENDMENT
Additional Residential Units

TAKE NOTICE that the Planning Advisory Committee of the Town of Smiths Falls will hold a virtual public meeting on the 18th day of November, 2021 at 5:00 PM to consider an Official Plan amendment under Section 22 and Zoning By-law amendment under Section 34 of the Planning Act.

PURPOSE AND EFFECT: The Official Plan and Zoning By-law amendments seek to accommodate additional residential units in accordance with the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. P.13, as amended.

The Official Plan Amendment proposes to establish enabling policies to allow additional residential units as required by the Planning Act.

The Zoning By-law Amendment proposes new definitions and provisions to regulate the permitted locations, minimum parking requirements, yard setbacks for establishing additional residential units secondary to the main dwelling. Other provisions with respect to validation of servicing capacity and Ontario Building Code compliance are also proposed. The amendment proposes additional
residential units be permitted within the main dwelling of single detached dwellings, semi-detached dwellings, rowhouses (townhouses) and ancillary structures accessory to these housing forms.

As the proposed amendment applies to the entire geographic area of the Town of Smiths Falls, no key map has been provided.

VIRTUAL MEETING LOGIN INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED

BY CONTACTING THE SENIOR PLANNER AS OUTLINED BELOW.

TAKE NOTICE that if you wish to be notified of the decision of the Town of Smiths Falls in respect of the proposed Official Plan and Zoning By-law amendments, you must make a written request to the Clerk’s Office, 77 Beckwith Street North, P.O. Box 695, Smiths Falls, Ontario, K7A 4T6.

MEETING PARTICIPATION AND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AND TECHNICAL REPORTS relating to the Official Plan and Zoning By-law amendments is available electronically, and may be obtained by contacting the Senior Planner during regular office hours Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

For more information about this matter, including information about preserving your appeal rights, please contact Karl Grenke, Senior Planner by phone at 613-283-4124 ext. 1116 or by email at kgrenke@smithsfalls.ca.

DATED AT THE TOWN OF SMITHS FALLS, THIS 28th DAY OF OCTOBER, 2021