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4th LINE NE FROM COUNTY ROAD 9 to COUNTY ROAD 21 OPEN TO LOCAL TRAFFIC ONLY

Please be advised that the 4th Line NE from County Road 9 to County Road 21 will be open to local traffic only from approximately August 9, 2018 – August 24, 2018 for road maintenance.

 

 

July 23, 2018 –  THE COUNTY WIDE FIRE BAN ISSUED ON JULY 11, 2018 HAS BEEN LIFTED.

CORPORATION OF THE TOWNSHIP OF MELANCTHON
PROPERTY STANDARDS APPEALS COMMITTEE

The Council of the Township of Melancthon is seeking five interested applicants to sit on the Property Standards Appeals Committee. The Committee is a decision making committee who will be responsible for hearing appeals of property maintenance standards orders that have been issued by the Township’s By-law Enforcement Officer under By-law No. 31-2018.

Applications must be received no later than 12 noon on Thursday, August 16, 2018.

Summary of Qualifications – Committee Members must be at least eighteen (18) years of age, a Canadian Citizen, a resident of Melancthon Township and not employed by the Municipality.

Please forward submissions to:

Corporation of the Township of Melancthon
Attention: Denise B. Holmes, CAO/Clerk
157101 Highway 10
Melancthon, Ontario
L9V 2E6
dholmes@melancthontownship.ca
Fax: 519-925-1110

NOTICE OF DECISION WITH RESPECT TO THE ADOPTION OF OFFICIAL PLAN AMENDMENT No. 2 (OPA 2) AND THE APPROVAL OF ZONING BY-LAW AMENDMENT 34-2018 – STRADA AGGREGATES INC.

On July 5, 2018, Council of the Corporation of the Township of Melancthon passed By-law No. 34-2018 to amend Zoning By-law No. 12-79 by rezoning the lands located in the West Half of Lots 12 and 14, Concession 3 O.S. from the Agricultural (A1) Zone to the Extractive Industrial (M2) and Open Space Conservation (OS2) Zones. In accordance with Section 34 (18.1) of the Planning Act, there were no comments or written submissions provided to Council that affected Council’s decision to approve By-law 34-2018.

On July 5, 2018, Council of the Corporation of the Township of Melancthon passed By-law No. 33-2018 to adopt OPA 2. The purpose of OPA 2 is to redesignate lands located in Part of the West Half of Lots 12 and 14, Concession 3 O.S. from the Agricultural designation to the Extractive Industrial designation. It is noted that the lands subject to OPA 2 are the same lands that are the subject of ZBA 34-2018 described above.

Any person or agency may appeal to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal in respect of the Zoning By-law Amendment by filing with the Clerk of the Township not later than the 31st day of July, 2018, a notice of appeal setting out the objection to the by-law and the reasons in support of the objection.  The filing fee of $300.00 must accompany the objection by cheque payable to the Ontario Minister of Finance.

Click here for the Notice of Decision

Click here for Official Plan Amendment No. 2 (OPA 2)

Click here for the Zoning By-law Amendment

*NEW* – the Township Municipal Office now accepts Interac. 

The Council of the Township of Melancthon would like to thank those who submitted an entry for its Slogan Contest.  The contest which ran until September 30, 2016 was open to Melancthon residents, Council Members and Staff.  There were a total of nine slogans received.  The slogans were reviewed at the October 6th Committee of the Whole meeting and voted on and the following slogan, submitted by Denise Holmes, was chosen:  “Preserving the Past ~ Protecting Your Future”.

Good news!  The Township of Melancthon Yard has been approved by the Ontario Electronic Stewardship as a collector site for e-waste.  Please note that the collection container is located near the entrance to the Municipal Office and is open during business hours only:
Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.  Click here to see the acceptable e-waste items.