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Appendix I - Specific information for Notice of Refusal to Adopt (Section 22(6.6) of Act) Section 12 of O. Reg. 543/06

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Appendix I - Specific information for Notice of Refusal to Adopt (Section 22(6.6) of Act) Section 12 of O. Reg. 543/06

12   Notice of the refusal of a request to amend an official plan under subsection 22 (6.6) of the Act shall include the following:
  1. An explanation of the purpose and effect of the requested official plan amendment.
  2. A statement that the council or planning board has made a decision to refuse the requested amendment, including the date of the refusal.
  3. A written explanation for the refusal.
  4. The last date for filing a notice of appeal, and a statement that the notice of appeal,
    i. must be filed with the clerk of the municipality or the secretary-treasurer of the planning board, as the case may be,
    ii. must be accompanied by the fee required by the Municipal Board, and
    iii. must set out the reasons for the appeal and the specific part of the requested amendment to which the appeal applies.
  5. The following statement:
    The decision of the (reference to council and name of municipality, or name of planning board) is final if a notice of appeal is not received on or before the last day for filing a notice of appeal.
  6. The following statements:
    i. A person or public body that requested an amendment to the official plan of (name of municipality or planning board) may appeal the refusal of the requested amendment to the Ontario Municipal Board in respect of all or any part of the requested amendment by filing a notice of appeal with the clerk of the (name of municipality) or the secretary-treasurer of the (name of planning board).
    ii. No person or public body shall be added as a party to the hearing of the appeal unless, before the requested official plan amendment was refused, the person or public body made oral submissions at a public meeting, if any, 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. O. Reg. 543/06, s. 12.