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
Additional Information on the OPA & ZBA:
Updated Archaeological Reports dated September 15 & 21, 2017:
On June 21, 2017, the Township received an application from Strada Aggregates to re-designate and rezone lands located in Part of the West Half of Lots 12 and 14, Concession 3 OS for the purpose of establishing new mineral aggregate operations. The applications were deemed complete by Council on July 20, 2017. The applications for OPA and ZBA can be found on this page as well as the technical studies which accompanied the applications. Click here for the NOTICE OF COMPLETE APPLICATION.