Notice of Public Meeting

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A Public Meeting will be held pursuant to section 12 of the Development Charges Act, 1997, and section 34 of the Planning Act, 1990, to obtain public input on a Development Charges By-law and Township’s Zoning By-law.

The Public Meeting will be held in person and electronically at Mulmur Township Offices, 758070 2nd Line East (Terra Nova) on May 1, 2024 at 10:00 a.mVisit to obtain the meeting link.

Purpose of the Development Charges By-law: Development Charges are collected to ensure growth pays for capital costs associated with development. The Development Charges Act requires the By-law be reviewed every five years. The By-law affects all lands within the Township of Mulmur.  

Purpose of the Zoning By-law Amendment:

  • To update definitions and regulations and be consistent with other legislation or by-laws regulating site plan control and property standards.
  • To amend sections related to floor areas, home industries, setbacks, permitted encroachments and regulations for lot dimensions and areas. 
  • To correct typographical errors and improve readability and clarity. 
  • To amend provisions related to transportation depots, parking and storage.

The amendment affects all lands within the Township of Mulmur outside of the jurisdiction of the Niagara Escarpment Commission.

Copies of the draft by-laws and reports are available for review at Township Office during regular office hours and on the Township’s website.  Persons unable to attend the public meeting may provide written comments up until the time of the public meeting. If you wish to be notified of the decision, you must make an oral or written request to the Township. If a person or public body does not make oral submissions at the public meeting or make written submissions before the by-law is passed, the person or public body is not entitled to appeal the decision to the Appeal Tribunal. The person or public body may not be added as a party to the hearing of an appeal unless, in the opinion of the Tribunal, there are reasonable grounds to do so.

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