Notice Of Passing Of a Zoning By-law by the Corporation Of the Town Of Collingwood

TAKE NOTICE that the Town of Collingwood Council passed By-law No. 2023-051 on May 15, 2023 under Section 34 of the Planning Act.

LOCATION: 55 Mountain Road, Collingwood

Legal description: Part Lot 45, Part North ½ Lot 44, Concession 10 and Part of Cambridge Street Plan 175, Nottawasaga, Town of Collingwood

Area: 10.3 hectares

The development proposal is located on the west side of Highway 26/Balsam Street and north of Mountain Road and is associated with the existing Canadian Tire store.

THE PURPOSE AND EFFECT of the Zoning By-law Amendment is to amend the Regional Commercial Exception One (C2-1) zoning provisions to increase the permitted maximum gross leasable floor area for one (1) home and auto supply store from 7,669 m2 to 9,600 m2 (an increase of 1,931 m2) and to increase the maximum gross leasable floor area for one (1) accessory unenclosed garden centre to the home and auto supply store from 995 m2 to 1,500 m2 (an increase of 505 m2) and to establish two new site-specific provisions for the C2-1 zone to facilitate an expansion to the existing Canadian Tire store and the relocation and expansion of the accessory garden centre compound.  

PUBLIC AND AGENCY COMMENTS RECEIVED: All written and oral submissions received in response to the application were considered, the effect of which helped to make an informed recommendation and decision as summarized in Staff Report P2023-13.

WHEN AND HOW TO FILE AN APPEAL
An appeal of the decision of the Town of Collingwood Council to the Ontario Land Tribunal (OLT) must be filed with the Town of Collingwood no later than 20 days after the date of this notice. The last date of appeal is June 14, 2023. The appeal package should be sent to the attention of the Clerk, Town of Collingwood, P.O. Box 157, 97 Hurontario Street, Collingwood, Ontario L9Y 3Z5. The appeal must set out the reasons for the appeal and be accompanied by the fee required by the Tribunal as prescribed under the Ontario Land Tribunal Act. A copy of the appeal form is available on the Tribunal’s website:
https://olt.gov.on.ca/appeals-process/forms/

WHO CAN FILE AN APPEAL
Only individuals, corporations and public bodies may appeal a by-law to the OLT. A notice of appeal may not be filed by an unincorporated association or group. However, a notice of appeal may be filed in the name of an individual who is a member of the association or group on its behalf.

No person or public body shall be added as a party to the hearing of the appeal unless, before the by-law was passed, the person or public body made oral submissions at a public meeting or written submissions to the council or, in the opinion of the Tribunal, there are reasonable grounds to add the person or public body as a party.

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