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Minor Variance Meeting October 6, 2021-H. M. Buckley
- September 09, 2021


The Corporation of the

Municipality of Powassan

Re: Minor Variance to seek relief from provisions of the Zoning By-law 2003-38 in accordance with Section 45(1) of the Planning Act

File #: 2021-05

Applicant: Hope and Matthew Buckley

Location of Property: Concession 14, Part Lot 7, RP 42R16082, Part 1 - 589 Lindquist Line (Refer to key map)

Present Status of Land Subject to Application: Lands are developed with a dwelling and two sheds.

Purpose and Effect of the Application: The Applicant is requesting relief from Section 3.1(f) of Zoning By-law 2003-38 which permits accessory buildings to be only located in the interior side or rear yards, from Section 4.4.2 (iii) which requires a 30 m front yard setback, and from Section 3.1(c) which limits the maximum accessory building height to 5.0m. The applicant is proposing to construct a 100.85 sq m (1,085 sq ft) detached garage located in the front yard of the existing dwelling. The proposed garage is 5.2m (17.0 ft) in height and will be setback approximately 17m (55.9 feet) from the front lot line. The garage is located approximately 5m (16.5 feet) in front of the existing dwelling

Additional Information: If you require additional information or have any questions with respect to this application please contact Ms. Kimberly Bester, Secretary-Treasurer at 705-724-2813.

TAKE NOTICE THAT an application under the above file number will be heard by the Committee of Adjustment on the date and time and place shown below, under the authority of Section 45 of the Planning Act.

October 6, 2021 – 6:15




PUBLIC HEARING: You are entitled to attend this hearing in person or you may be represented by Counsel or an Agent to give evidence about the application. Signed, written submissions that relate to this 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 prior to or at the hearing.

FAILURE TO ATTEND: If you do not attend at this Public Hearing, it may proceed in your absence and except otherwise provided in the Planning Act, you will not be entitled to any further notice in the proceedings.

IF A PERSON or public body does not make written submissions to the Township of North Shore before the proposed applications are approved, the person or public body is not entitled to appeal the decision of the Township of North Shore to the Ontario Land Tribunal.

If a person or public body does not make written submissions to the Township of North Shore before the proposed applications are approved, the person or public body may not be added as a party to the hearing of an appeal before the Ontario Land Tribunal unless, in the opinion of the Tribunal, there are reasonable grounds to do so.

NOTICE OF DECISION: A certified copy of the decision, together with a notice of the last day of appealing to the Local Planning Appeals Tribunal shall be sent, no later than 10 days from the making of the decision, to the applicant, and to each person who appeared in person or by counsel at the hearing and who filed a request for notice of the decision.


The Municipality of Powassan
250 Clark Street PO Box 250 Powassan, ON P0H 1Z0 | Phone: 705-724-2813 | Fax: 705-724-5533 |

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