County Of Simcoe Official Plan

by / Thursday, 02 April 2015 / Published in Uncategorized

Public Information Session

County of Simcoe Official Plan

The County of Simcoe will be hosting two Public Information Sessions on the status of the County Official Plan that was adopted in 2013 by County Council. The Official Plan is currently under appeal at the Ontario Municipal Board.

The Public Information Sessions will take place on April 20, 2015 at the County of Simcoe Museum, 1151 Highway 26, Minesing Ontario.


Session 1

2 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Presentation at 2:30 p.m. followed by Q & A


Session 2

6 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Presentation at 6:30 p.m. followed by Q & A

Note: Both sessions will be identical in the information provided. The Public Information Sessions will outline the history of the development of the Official Plan, including key milestones and the role that the public, agencies and province have with the development of the Official Plan. The sessions will outline what sections of the Official Plan have been approved by the Ontario Municipal Board and what the timelines are for the consideration of the remaining sections. The sessions will outline the roles and responsibilities of the County, the Province and public at the Ontario Municipal Board when an Official Plan is appealed. The first half hour of each session will include an informal open house session featuring display boards outlining the Official Plan approval process and what information and considerations go into the development of an Official Plan. County staff will be available to answer questions. Please note that the purpose of this meeting is to provide information on the status and approval process of the County Official Plan, which is under appeal at the Ontario Municipal Board. Residents should be advised that the County of Simcoe has no jurisdiction to reconsider matters that are before the Ontario Municipal Boa

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