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Notice of Study Completion – Development of Industrial Park Municipal Class Environmental Assessment Study

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The Study

The Town of Aylmer has completed a Municipal Class Environmental Assessment Class EA) for the development of the subject lands and servicing with roads, sewers, water, or other required infrastructure.

The result of the consultation with review agencies and members of the public has not changed the recommendation of this report.  The recommended solution is still to service the AIM Park with public roads, sanitary sewers and water systems and to provide a municipal stormwater management facility. This recommendation has been submitted to the Town of Aylmer. If the Town Council accepts the recommendation, it will become the “Preferred Solution”. 

Map of Study Area
Map of Study Area

The Process

This study followed Schedule “B” of the Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (Municipal Engineers Association, October 2000, as amended in 2007, 2011, & 2015), which is an approved process under the Ontario Environmental Assessment Act. A key component of the study will be consultation with interested stakeholders (public and agencies) as well as indigenous communities.

Project File Report

A Project File Report (PFR) has been prepared to document the planning and decision-making process of the study.  By this notice, the PFR will be placed on the public record for a 30-day review period starting January 25, 2023, and ending February 28, 2023 in accordance with the requirements of the MCEA process.  An electronic copy of the PFR is available for viewing at: . If you are unable to visit the website or require additional assistance with the materials, or to provide comments or concerns about this project, please contact either of the following Project Team members by 4:30 pm, February 28, 2023:


R.J. Burnside & Associates Ltd.

Amy Boddy, C.E.T. – Project Manager

35 Perry St., Woodstock, ON N4S 3C4

[email protected]

Town of Aylmer

Josh Brick, Director of Corporate/ Legal Services

46 Talbot St W, Aylmer, ON N5H 1J7

Phone: 519-773-3164 ext. 4911

Contact the Director of Corporate/Legal Services

If there are outstanding concerns regarding potential adverse impacts to constitutionally protected Aboriginal and treaty rights, a request for an order requiring a higher level of study or conditions on those matters should be addressed in writing to the Minister of the Environment and the Director of the Environmental Assessment Branch. Requests should include the requester contact information and full name for the ministry. The request should be sent by 4:30 pm, February 28, 2023 in writing or by email to: 

Minister of the Environment, Conservation and Parks  

Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks  

777 Bay Street, 5th Floor  

Toronto ON M7A 2J3

[email protected]

Director, Environmental Assessment Branch 

Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks  

135 St. Clair Ave. W, 1st Floor

Toronto ON, M4V 1P5 

[email protected]

Comments about other project concerns should be directed to the Town for a response.

Project and notice information will be made accessible upon request in accordance with the Accessibility Standard for Information and Communication under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005. Please note that information will be collected in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. With the exception of personal information, all comments will become part of the public record.

This notice first issued on January 25, 2023. Updated June 13, 2023 with up to date Project File Report.

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