Notice: Application for Official Plan Amendment, 4766 Egremont Dr.

Date

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

pursuant to Section 17 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, as amended

APPLICATION FOR AN OFFICIAL PLAN AMENDMENT (OPA 48)

  • OWNER: David Pranger
  • AGENT: Shane Thompson (Action Trailers)
  • LOCATION: 4766 Egremont Drive

Purpose and Effect of the Application:

The Municipality is seeking input on development application that is located at 4766 Egremont Drive, which is within 120 metres of your property. The agent has extended their existing trailer sales establishment from 4736 Egremont Drive to the subject lands (4766 Egremont Drive).  Further, the purpose is to redesignate the subject lands from Agricultural to an Agricultural Special Policy Area designation to recognize the outside storage and sales of trailers.  This amendment will facilitate an expansion of the use but would not permit building or structures on the expanded property.  Action Trailers operates their business at 4736 Egremont Drive on a 1.05 ha (2.6 ac) property and they are proposing to redesignate the subject lands being 0.8 ha (2 ac) of additional land to expand their business.

Description and Location of Subject Land

The subject property is located one property south of the corner of Wood Road and Egremont Drive. The property is located on the north side of Egremont Drive.  The west are agricultural lands within Adelaide Metcalfe and to the south/southwest are lands within Strathroy-Caradoc. The lands subject to the application are comprised of 0.8 ha (2 ac) of the property municipally known as 4766 Egremont Drive.  The land is legally described as Part of Lots 7 and 8, Concession 1, Part of Lot 7, Broken Front Concession (geographic Township of Lobo), Municipality of Middlesex Centre.

Site Map OPA48

What is being proposed through the applications?

The applicant is requesting to legalize the existing outside storage and trailer sale establishment that has expanded from the adjacent permitted location at 4736 Egremont Drive.  The applicant is proposing no additional buildings or structures on the property.  The applicant is leasing the land from the owner and as such no consent for severance will be proposed in the future.  The applicant will need to apply for a zoning by-law amendment and site plan approval.  These applications have yet to be made.

Public Meeting

Council will hold a public meeting to gather feedback regarding the consent application and to consider the proposal. The details are as follows:

You are invited to attend the public meeting and to present verbal and written comments regarding this matter.

What if I can’t attend the future Public Meeting? 

You can learn more about the proposed development by contacting the Municipal office, or by visiting the Municipality’s website at the below link. You may choose to submit comments via letter or email. 

What can I expect at the Public Meeting?

The public meeting is an opportunity for members of the public to learn more about the proposed development. Attendees have the opportunity to hear a brief presentation about the development, ask questions, and/or make statements either in favour of, or in opposition to the development.

The public meeting will take place at a Council meeting and the mayor will keep the meeting in order and allow the applicant (or their development team), the public, and Council to speak and ask questions. 

Why is this Public Meeting being held and what are your rights?

Within Ontario, the planning and development process is open and transparent, where opinions from all individuals and groups are welcomed. By law, municipalities must hold a public meeting. This meeting is one of your chances to learn about the development proposal and offer your opinions.

Under the legislation governing this development process, which is Section 17 of the Planning Act, you have the following rights:

  1. Any persons may attend the public meeting and/or make written or verbal representation either in support of or in opposition to the proposed Consent Application.

  2. If a person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make written submissions to the Municipality before the Consent Application  is approved or refused;
    a.    the person or public body is not entitled to appeal the decision of the Municipality of Middlesex Centre to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal,
    b.    the person or public body may not be added as a party to the hearing of an appeal before the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal unless, in the opinion of the Board, there are reasonable grounds to do so.

  3. If you wish to be notified of the decision of Council of the Municipality of Middlesex Centre on the proposed Consent Application, you must make a written request to the Planning Division of the Municipality of Middlesex Centre at 10227 Ilderton Road, Ilderton, ON N0M 2A0.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact the planner. For more information about this matter, including information about appeal rights, contact the planner for the Municipality of Middlesex Centre at 519-930-1007.

If you are aware of any persons affected by these applications who have not received a copy of this notice, it would be appreciated if you would so advise them.

DATED at the Municipality of Middlesex Centre this 29th day of January, 2020.

Ann Wright
Clerk
Municipality of Middlesex Centre
10227 Ilderton Road, RR 2
Ilderton, ON N0M 2A0