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TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the Corporation of the Town of Aylmer on the 15th day of November 2023 passed By-law No. 69-23, a Zoning By-law Amendment to the Town of Aylmer Comprehensive Zoning By-law 57-99, pursuant to Section 34 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, as amended.

The subject lands are legally described as Part of Lots 85 and 86, Concession North of Talbot Road, Town of Aylmer (geographic Township of Malahide), as shown on the key map on the back of this notice.

The purpose and effect of the Application for Zoning By-law Amendment is to rezone a portion of the subject lands, 1.63 ha (4.02 ac.) in area and located on the west side of Cottonwood Boulevard from Residential Type 1 Special Provision 8 Zone (R1-8) to Residential Type 3 Special Provision 12 Zone (R3-12) to permit sixteen (16) semi-detached dwelling lots with special zone provisions. The following special zone provisions are proposed: 1) Reduced minimum lot area from 600.0 m2 to 500.0 m2 (from 280.0 m2 to 250.0 m2 for one-half of a semi-detached dwelling); 2) Reduced minimum lot frontage from 18 m to 17 m; and 3) Increased lot coverage from 40% to 50%. The balance of the lands will remain zoned Residential Multiple Second Density Special Provision 10 (RM2-10), Residential Holding (RH), Heavy Industrial (M2) and Environmental Protection (EP). The subject lands are currently vacant.

The Written and Oral Submissions are summarized in the Planning Staff Report PLAN 31-23 and in the Statutory Public Meeting portion of the Council Meeting minutes of November 15, 2023; and were considered as part of the effect on the decision-making process.

AND TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that any person or public body may appeal to the Ontario Land Tribunal (Formerly Local Planning Appeal Tribunal) with respect to the Zoning By-law Amendment by filing with the Clerk of the Corporation of the Town of Aylmer, no later than December 12th, 2023, a notice of appeal setting out the objection to the by-law and the reasons in support of the objection, accompanied by the fee required by the Tribunal in the amount of $1100.00 which must be in the form of a certified cheque, money order or credit card made payable to the Ministry of Finance and in Canadian funds. An Appellant may request a reduction of the filing fee to $400, if the Appellant is a private citizen or eligible community group. The request for a reduction in the fee must be made at the time of filing the appeal. If you wish to appeal, a copy of an appeal form is available from the Ontario Land Tribunal website at:

Only individuals, corporations and public bodies may appeal a zoning by-law to the Ontario Land 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 group on its behalf.

No person or public body shall be added as a party to the hearing of the appeal unless, before the By- law was passed, the person or body made oral submissions at a public meeting or written submissions to the Council, or, in the opinion of the Ontario Land Tribunal, there are reasonable grounds to add the person or public body as a party.

This Notice and the By-law are available for inspection between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. weekdays at Aylmer Town Hall, 46 Talbot Street West, Aylmer. Those interested in additional information regarding these applications, may contact: Heather James, Manager of Planning and Development Phone: 519-773-3164 x4915 or Email: [email protected].

DATED at the Town of Aylmer, this 22nd day of November 2023.

Heather James, MES (Pl.), RPP, MCIP
Manager, Planning and Development, Town of Aylmer
46 Talbot Street West
Aylmer ON N5H 1J7
Ph: 519-773-3164
Fax: 519-765-1446

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