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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
APPLICATION FOR MINOR VARIANCE

Posted on July 7, 2017

To: PRESCRIBED PERSONS/PUBLIC BODIES/INTERESTED PARTIES

File No.: MV-02-17
Subject Land: Pt. Lot 24, Conc. 8, geographic Township of Darling
Owner: Mario Staltari and Lisa Staltari
Applicant: Mario Staltari

TAKE NOTICE THAT the Committee of Adjustment of the Township of Lanark Highlands will hold a Public Meeting on July 26, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers, 75 George St. Lanark, Ontario to hear an application for minor variance under authority of Section 45 of the Planning Act.

PURPOSE AND EFFECT:
To seek permission to construct two separate additions to an existing dwelling in the Lakefront Development (LD) zone (Section 11.0 Zoning By-law 2003-451) with a reduced side yard setback from the waterfront of (20m) and (12.5m). A key map showing the location of the subject lands is shown on the reverse side and a copy of the application is attached.

OTHER RELATED APPLICATIONS - None

PUBLIC HEARING - You are entitled to attend this public hearing in person, or you may be represented by counsel or an agent to provide information, to comment, or to ask questions about this application. Signed, written submissions that relate to the application shall be accepted by the secretary-treasurer before or during the hearing of the application at the address above and shall be available to any interested person for inspection at the hearing.

FAILURE TO ATTEND HEARING - If you do not attend this public hearing, it may proceed in your absence and, except as otherwise provided in the Planning Act, you will not be entitled to any further notice in the proceedings.

NOTICE OF DECISION - A certified copy of the decision, together with a notice of the last day for appealing to the Ontario Municipal Board shall be sent, not later than 10 days from the making of the decision, to the applicant, and to each person who filed with the secretary-treasurer a written request for notice of the decision.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION - information regarding the application will be available for public inspection on at the Township of Lanark Highlands Municipal Office by appointment during regular business hours, Monday to Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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Notice of Public Meeting - To Consider a Zoning Bylaw Amendment
Application No. ZA-04-2017

Posted on July 7, 2017

TAKE NOTICE THAT the Planning Department of the Township of Lanark Highlands has received an Application for a Zoning By-law Amendment;

AND THAT the Council of the Corporation of the Township of Lanark Highlands will hold a PUBLIC MEETING on Wednesday the 26th day of July, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. at the Municipal Complex, 75 George Street Lanark ON, for the purpose of considering a proposed zoning bylaw amendment under Sections 34 of the Planning Act.

IF A PERSON OR PUBLIC BODY does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make written submissions to the Township of Lanark Highlands before the by-law is passed, the person or public body is not entitled to appeal the decision of the Council of the Township of Lanark Highlands to the Ontario Municipal Board.

IF A PERSON OR PUBLIC BODY does not make oral submissions at a public meeting, or make written submissions to the Township of Lanark Highlands before the by-law is passed, the person or public body may not be added to the hearing of an appeal before the Ontario Municipal Board unless, in the opinion of the Board, there are reasonable grounds to do so.

PURPOSE AND EFFECT
The proposed Zoning By-law Amendment will change the zoning on the property from the Commercial Recreational (CR) Zone to Rural (RU) Zone. The property is vacant.

The nature of the rezoning requested is due to the business no longer being in operation. All other provisions and regulations of the RU zone will continue to apply.

Subject Property – Concession 8 South West Part Lot 11, geographic Township of Dalhousie, Township of Lanark Highlands. (See Key Map)

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION information regarding the proposed zoning by-law amendment will be available for public inspection on at the Township of Lanark Highlands Municipal Office by appointment during regular business hours, Monday to Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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Notice of Public Meeting - To Consider a Zoning By-law Amendment
Application No. ZA-03-2017

Posted on July 7, 2017

TAKE NOTICE THAT the Planning Department of the Township of Lanark Highlands has received an Application for a Zoning By-law Amendment;

AND THAT the Council of the Corporation of the Township of Lanark Highlands will hold a PUBLIC MEETING on Wednesday the 26th day of July, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. at the Municipal Complex, 75 George Street Lanark ON, for the purpose of considering a proposed zoning bylaw amendment under Sections 34 of the Planning Act.

IF A PERSON OR PUBLIC BODY does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make written submissions to the Township of Lanark Highlands before the by-law is passed, the person or public body is not entitled to appeal the decision of the Council of the Township of Lanark Highlands to the Ontario Municipal Board.

IF A PERSON OR PUBLIC BODY does not make oral submissions at a public meeting, or make written submissions to the Township of Lanark Highlands before the by-law is passed, the person or public body may not be added to the hearing of an appeal before the Ontario Municipal Board unless, in the opinion of the Board, there are reasonable grounds to do so.

PURPOSE AND EFFECT
The proposed Zoning By-law Amendment will change the zoning on the property from the Commercial Recreational (CR) Zone to Rural (RU) Zone. The property is currently developed with a dwelling, garage, mega dome, and two sheds.

The nature of the rezoning requested is due to the business no longer being in operation. All other provisions and regulations of the RU zone will continue to apply.

Subject Property – Concession 8 South West Part Lot 11, 27R10125 Parts 1 to 4, geographic Township of Dalhousie, Township of Lanark Highlands. (See Key Map)

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION information regarding the proposed zoning by-law amendment will be available for public inspection on at the Township of Lanark Highlands Municipal Office by appointment during regular business hours, Monday to Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Click here to view a PDF version of this notice.



Notice of Public Meeting - To Consider a Zoning By-law Amendment
Posted on July 7, 2017

TAKE NOTICE THAT the Planning Department of the Township of Lanark Highlands has received an Application for a Zoning By-law Amendment;

AND THAT the Council of the Corporation of the Township of Lanark Highlands will hold a PUBLIC MEETING on Wednesday the 26th day of July, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. at the Municipal Complex, 75 George Street Lanark ON, for the purpose of considering a proposed zoning bylaw amendment under Sections 34 of the Planning Act.

IF A PERSON OR PUBLIC BODY does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make written submissions to the Township of Lanark Highlands before the by-law is passed, the person or public body is not entitled to appeal the decision of the Council of the Township of Lanark Highlands to the Ontario Municipal Board.

IF A PERSON OR PUBLIC BODY does not make oral submissions at a public meeting, or make written submissions to the Township of Lanark Highlands before the by-law is passed, the person or public body may not be added to the hearing of an appeal before the Ontario Municipal Board unless, in the opinion of the Board, there are reasonable grounds to do so.

PURPOSE AND EFFECT
The proposed Zoning By-law Amendment will change the zoning on the property from the Lakefront Development (LD) Zone to Lakefront Development – Special Exception X (LD-X) Zone. The property is currently vacant.

The nature of the rezoning requested is to permit the construction of a storage building/garage without the presence of a dwelling on the property. All other provisions and regulations of the LD zone will continue to apply.

Subject Property – Concession 8 Part Lot 6, 27R6201 Part 1, geographic Township of Lavant, Township of Lanark Highlands. (See Key Map)

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION information regarding the proposed zoning by-law amendment will be available for public inspection on at the Township of Lanark Highlands Municipal Office by appointment during regular business hours, Monday to Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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NOTICE of INTENTION TO STOP UP, CLOSE AND DISPOSE OF MUNICIPAL PROPERTY
Posted on July 6, 2017

A written request has been made to the Township of Lanark Highlands to stop up, close and sell a portion of unopened road allowance.

The portion of unopened road allowance is located between Concession 4, Part Lot 1 and Concession 3, Lot 1, with a frontage of approximately 20m (66 feet) on Iron Mine Road and a depth of approximately 167m (548 feet).

The Council of the Corporation of the Township of Lanark Highlands will hold a PUBLIC MEETING on Wednesday the 26th day of July, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. at the Municipal Complex, 75 George Street Lanark ON, for the purpose of considering the request to stop up and close. At that time, Council will hear in person or by his/her counsel, solicitor or agent, any person who claims his/her land will be prejudicially affected and who applies to be heard. Anyone wishing to be heard regarding these matters should contact the undersigned or provide written comments before July 25, 2017.

Additional information is available for public inspection by appointment at the Township of Lanark Highland’s Municipal Office during regular business hours, Monday to Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

A copy of the written notice of application may be obtained by contacting
Amanda Noel, Planning Administrator/Deputy Clerk
75 George St. Lanark ON, K0G 1K0
T: 613-259-2398 ext. 231
E: planningdc@lanarkhighlands.ca

Disposal Property Map
Map of the property.




2017 LANARK COUNTY CONSTRUCTION
Posted on May 19, 2017

The County of Lanark has commenced the 2017 road construction season. There will be projects completed in the Township of Lanark Highlands, specifically on County Road 9-Tatlock Road, and 17 culvert replacements on various County Roads.

For more information please click on the following link:
http://www.lanarkcounty.ca/AssetFactory.aspx?did=7369




Fire Ban Lifted
Posted on May 2, 2017

Lanark Highlands Fire Service Crest

Effective May 2nd, 2017, the fire ban is being lifted in the Township of Lanark Highlands. Please ensure that all fires are constantly supervised and properly extinguished.

All burning within the Township requires a permit issued in 2017 and all open air burning permits must be activated by calling 613-259-2398 (ext. 500) or 1-800-239-4695 (ext. 500), or by e-mailing .

Should you have any questions, please contact Fire Chief Morgan Alcock at 613-259-2398 (ext. 236) or .

Thank you for your assistance in keeping our community safe.




Corporation of the Township of Lanark Highlands - 75 George Street, PO Box 340. Lanark, Ontario, Canada K0G 1K0. 613-259-2398.