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Notice of Decision – Committee of Adjustment – Application for Minor Variance A01-22

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Application for Minor Variance A01-22

Owners:                        Peter and Rosemary Jansen                       

Legal Description:         Part of Lot 85, Concession South of Talbot Road (Town of Aylmer)         

Civic Address:               140 Elk Street, Aylmer

Roll No.:                        3411-010-0000-8400           

Date of Decision:        Wednesday, January 12, 2022      

Date of Notice:            Thursday, January 13, 2022

Last Day of Appeal:    Wednesday, February 2, 2022

Notice was given and a Public Hearing was held on January 12, 2022 as required by Section 45 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. c. P13, 1990.


To seek relief from Sections 3(1)(c) Accessory Buildings and Structure Size Requirements within the Town’s Zoning By-law in order to facilitate the construction of an accessory building with attached lean-to structure in the rear yard of the subject property.


  1. Proposed accessory building would have an area of approximately 107 m2 (1,152 sq.ft) with an attached, unenclosed lean-to having an area of approximately 45m2 (484 sq.ft), for a total building area of approximately 152 m2 (1,636 sq.ft), whereas the provisions of the Zoning By-law permit a maximum gross floor area of 75 m2 (807 sq.ft) for an accessory building.


Approval is subject to the following condition:

  1. That eaves and trough be installed on the accessory building to direct stormwater away from lot lines, to the satisfaction of the Town.


The requested variance is minor in nature, desirable and maintains the general intent and purpose of the Official Plan and Zoning By-law. The Application satisfies the four tests for Minor Variances as set out in Section 45 of the Planning Act.

Effect of Written and Oral Submissions:

  • No written and oral submissions were received.

TAKE NOTICE THAT the applicant or any other person or public body who has an interest in the matter may within 20 days of the date of decision appeal to the Tribunal against the decision of the committee by filing with the Secretary-Treasurer of the Committee a notice of appeal setting out the objection to the decision and the reasons in support of the objection accompanied by payment to the secretary-treasurer of the fee charged by the Tribunal as payable on an appeal from a committee of adjustment to the Tribunal.

AND FURTHER THAT only individuals, corporations and public bodies may appeal a Committee of Adjustment decision to the Tribunal. A Notice of Appeal may not be filed by an unincorporated association or group. However, a Notice of Appeal may be filed in the name of an individual who is a member of the association or the group on its behalf.

If no Notice of Appeal has been received by the last day for filing an appeal, the Decision of the Committee becomes final and binding.

Date of Decision:        Wednesday, January 12, 2022      

Date of Notice:            Thursday, January 13, 2022

Last Day of Appeal:  Wednesday, February 2, 2022

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