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Public Notice Bechard - April 20, 2022 @ 6pm
- March 28, 2022

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 #:                   2022-02

Applicant:           Cory & Amanda Bechard


Location of Property: Lot 24, Blk 7, Plan 57, (54 Joseph St.), Powassan, ON


Present Status of Land Subject to Application:  Lands are developed with an existing dwelling.


Purpose and Effect of the Application: The Applicant is requesting relief from Section 3.1(c) of Zoning By-law 2003-38 which permits accessory structures to be a maximum of 5m in height and limits the maximum lot coverage for accessory structures to 5%. The applicant is proposing to construct an 80.3 sq m detached garage with a height of 6.4m and an accessory structure lot coverage of 8.0%. The applicant is also proposing to construct additions to the existing dwelling. No variances are required for the addition.


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.


APRIL 20, 2022 – 6 PM




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 or oral submissions to the Municipality of Powassan before the proposed applications are approved, the person or public body is not entitled to appeal the decision of the Municipality of Powassan to the Ontario Land Tribunal.  


NOTICE OF DECISION: A certified copy of the decision, together with a notice of the last day of appealing to the Ontario Land 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.

Dated this 24th day of March 2022

Ms. Kimberly Bester, Secretary-Treasurer

Powassan Committee of Adjustment

Box 250, Powassan ON P0H 1Z0


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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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