Notice of Public Meeting and Complete Application concerning a Proposed Zoning By-law Amendment

Take notice that the Council of the Corporation of the Town of Collingwood will hold a public meeting on Monday September 25, 2023, at 5:00 p.m.

Any members of the public may attend in person (Council Chambers, 97 Hurontario Street, Collingwood) or virtually by Zoom webinar to consider a proposed Zoning By-law Amendment under Section 34 of the Planning Act, R.S.O, 1990, c. P. 13, as amended.

The public meeting will take place during the regular meeting of the Committee of the Whole of Council. For those attending virtually, a link to the webinar will be included on the September 25, 2023 Committee of the Whole agenda. Meeting agendas are located on this site, or you can subscribe to receive an automatic email to meeting agendas.

This application has been deemed to be a complete submission under Section 34(10.4) of the Planning Act.
Location: 135 Sandford Fleming Drive, Collingwood

Legal Description: Concession 7, Part of Lot 41, 51R 31453 parts 3 & 4, Geographic Township of Nottawa, Town of Collingwood, County of Simcoe.

Area: 2.02 hectares (5 acres)

The development proposal is located on the east side of Sandford Fleming Drive, north of Ron Emo Road.

The purpose and effect of the proposed Zoning By-law Amendment is to create an Industrial Park Exception (M5-E) Zone to permit an Animal Shelter, with accessory Animal Boarding Establishment, Kennel, Pet Daycare, office space, and animal surgical unit. The effect is to construct a Georgian Triangle Humane Society Regional Centre for Pets and People that is approximately 1,791 sq.m. (19,278 sq.ft.) in size.

Any person may attend the public meeting and/or make written or verbal representation either in support of or in opposition to the proposed Zoning By-law Amendment.

If a person or public body would otherwise have the ability to appeal the decision of Council of the Town of Collingwood to the Ontario Land Tribunal, but the person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make written submissions to the Town of Collingwood before the by-law is passed, the person or public body is not entitled to appeal the decision.

If a person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make written submissions to the Town of Collingwood before the by-law is passed, the person or public body may not be added as a party to the hearing of an appeal before the Ontario Land Tribunal unless, in the opinion of the Tribunal, there are reasonable grounds to add the person or public body as a party.

If you wish to be notified of the decision of the Council of the Town of Collingwood on the proposed Zoning By-law Amendment you must make a written request to Planning Services, Town of Collingwood, P.O. Box 157, 97 Hurontario Street, Collingwood, Ontario L9Y 3Z5. Email: nwukasch@collingwood.ca

If you are the owner of any land that contains seven or more residential units, please post this notice in a location that is visible to all the residents.

For more information about this matter, including information about appeal rights, contact:
Nathan Wukasch, Senior Planner
nwukasch@collingwood.ca or 705-445-1290 Ext. 3275 Monday to Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

Additional information and material regarding the proposed Zoning By-law Amendment is available to the public for inspection on this page of the Town’s website.

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