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Appendix G - Notice of Approval Authority’s Decision (17(35) of Act) Section 8(1) of O. Reg. 543/06

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Appendix G - Notice of Approval Authority’s Decision (17(35) of Act) Section 8(1) of O. Reg. 543/06


8(1) Notice of the approval authority’s decision in respect of a proposed official plan or plan amendment under subsection 17 (35) of the Act shall include the following:
  1. An explanation of the purpose and effect of the proposed official plan or plan amendment.
  2. A statement that the approval authority has made a decision to approve, modify and approve or refuse the proposed official plan or plan amendment, as the case may be.
  3. If the approval authority has made a decision to refuse the proposed official plan or plan amendment, a written explanation for the refusal.
  4. Where and when information in respect of the proposed official plan or plan amendment and the decision will be available to the public for inspection.
  5. The last date for filing a notice of appeal, and a statement that the notice of appeal,
    i. must be filed with the approval authority,
    ii. 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
    iii. must be accompanied by the fee required by the Municipal Board.
  6. The following statement:
  7. The decision of (name of approval authority) is final if a notice of appeal is not received on or before the last day for filing a notice of appeal.
    The following statements:
    i. Only individuals, corporations or public bodies may appeal a decision of the approval authority 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.
    ii. 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.
  8. 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. 8 (1).