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Appendix D - Specific information for Notice of Adoption Section 4 of O. Reg. 543/06

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Appendix D - Specific information for Notice of Adoption Section 4 of O. Reg. 543/06

4.   Notice of the adoption of a proposed official plan or plan amendment under subsection 17 (23) of the Act shall include the following:

  1. The date that the by-law adopting the proposed official plan or plan amendment was passed.
  2. The purpose and effect of the proposed official plan or plan amendment.
  3. Where and when information in respect of the proposed official plan or plan amendment will be available to the public for inspection.
  4. If the proposed official plan or plan amendment requires approval from the approval authority under subsection 17 (22) of the Act,

    i. a statement that any person or public body will be entitled to receive notice of the decision of the approval authority if a written request to be notified of the decision (including the person’s or public body’s address) is made to the approval authority, and

    ii. the name and address of the approval authority to which the proposed official plan or plan amendment will be submitted for approval.
  5. If the proposed official plan or plan amendment is exempt from approval under subsection 17 (9) or (10) of the Act,

    i. the last date for filing a notice of appeal, and a statement that the notice of appeal,

    A. must be filed with the clerk of the municipality or the secretary-treasurer of the planning board,

    B. must set out the reasons for the appeal, and the specific part of the proposed official plan or plan amendment to which the appeal applies, and

    C. must be accompanied by the fee required by the Municipal Board, and

    ii. the following statements:

    A. The proposed official plan (or official plan amendment) is exempt from approval by the (name of approval authority). The decision of the council is final if a notice of appeal is not received on or before the last day for filing a notice of appeal.

    B. Only individuals, corporations or public bodies may appeal a decision of the municipality or planning board to the Ontario Municipal Board.  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 the group on its behalf.

    C. No person or public body shall be added as a party to the hearing of the appeal unless, before the plan was adopted, the person or public body made oral submissions at a public meeting or written submissions to the council or, in the opinion of the Ontario Municipal Board, there are reasonable grounds to add the person or public body as a party.
  6. If it is known that the subject land is the subject of an application under the Act for a minor variance or a consent, for an amendment to a zoning by-law or a Minister’s zoning order or for approval of a plan of subdivision, a statement of that fact and the file number of the application. O. Reg. 543/06, s. 4.