Notice of Public Meeting: Official Plan Amendment and Zoning By-law Amendment: 1066 Syer Line

Key Map 1066 Syer Line

Take notice that pursuant to Sections 17 and 34(12) of the Planning Act R.S.O. 1990, as amended, the Township of Cavan Monaghan will hold a Public Meeting to consider proposed amendments to the Township of Cavan Monaghan Official Plan and Zoning By-law No. 2018-58, as amended for lands known locally as 1066 Syer Line in Part of Lot 14, Concession 8 of the Cavan Ward.

Official Plan Amendment
The purpose of Amendment No. 10 to the Township of Cavan Monaghan Official Plan is to change the current land use designation on a portion of the subject lands from “Agricultural” to “Rural Employment” to permit the establishment of uses permitted in the “Rural Employment” designation. The “Rural Employment” designation will only apply to the lands on the subject property which are currently designated “Agricultural” and not those portions of the subject lands which will remain designated “Natural Linkage Area”.

The effect of the Amendment is to permit a portion of subject property to be used for the range of permitted uses in the “Rural Employment” designation.

A Zoning By-law Amendment is required to implement the Official Plan Amendment.

Zoning By-law Amendment

The purpose of the Zoning By-law Amendment is to change the zoning on a portion of the property 
from “Agriculture (A)” to “Rural Employment (M2)” in order to permit the establishment of the range
of permitted uses under the “Rural Employment (M2)” Zone in the Township of Cavan Monaghan
Zoning By-law 2018-58, as amended.

The portion of the subject property that is currently zoned “Natural Linkage (NL)” will remain zoned
“Natural Linkage (NL)” and will not be changed as a result of this amendment. 

In support of these applications, the following documents/studies were completed and are

A Key Map showing the lands to which these Amendments apply is provided below.

Key Map 1066 Syer Line

Public Meeting

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Municipal Office has limited public access and the Council of the Township of Cavan Monaghan will hold an electronic public meeting in accordance with Sections 17 and 34(12) of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, as amended as follows:

Meeting Date: Tuesday, April 19, 2022
Location: Township of Cavan Monaghan Council Chambers 988 County Road 10, Millbrook (via Zoom)
Time: 1:00 p.m. 

To watch the Public Meeting live on YouTube (participants will be able to follow but not speak if
using this platform): 

If you wish to speak to the application at the public meeting, please contact the Clerk by email at  no later than 4:00 p.m. on the day prior to the scheduled meeting and you will be provided with an invitation to join the meeting using your computer or phone. The Township is using Zoom for electronic meetings and it is the responsibility of the interested member of the public to have technology in place to connect to the meeting.

Any person may “attend” the electronic/virtual public meeting and/or make a verbal or written representation either in support of or in opposition to the proposed Official Plan, Zoning and Site Plan Control By-law Amendments. If you are unable to “attend” the meeting, written submissions may be submitted and should include a request for further notice, if desired.

To Be Notified

If you wish to be notified of the decision for any or all of the applications, you must make a written request to the Township of Cavan Monaghan regarding the Official Plan Amendment and Zoning By-law Amendment at the address noted below.

Although possible for members of the public to “attend” a meeting electronically, and provide verbal submissions, we would encourage you to communicate with Council by forwarding written comments in support or opposition to

If you wish to view the public meeting in real time, but do not wish to speak to the application, the
meeting will be hosted on the Township YouTube Channel at: 

Personal information as defined by the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA) is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, 2001, and in accordance with the provision of MFIPPA. Personal information collected in relation to materials submitted for an agenda will be used to acknowledge receipt, however, please be aware that your name is subject to disclosure by way of publication of the agenda. If you have questions about this collection, use and disclosure of this information, please contact the Clerk’s Department at 705-932-9326.

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, the Township of Cavan Monaghan is pleased to accommodate individual needs of anyone wishing to attend Council meetings. Please call 705-932-9326 or email the Township Clerk if you require an accommodation to ensure your needs are met prior to the meeting.

The Right to Appeal
If a person or public body would otherwise have an ability to appeal the decision of the Council of the Township of Cavan Monaghan to the Ontario Land Tribunal but the person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make written submissions to the Township of Cavan Monaghan before the proposed Official Plan and Zoning By-law amendments are adopted, the person or public body is not entitled to appeal the decision.

If a person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make written submissions to the Township of Cavan Monaghan in respect of the proposed Official Plan and Zoning By-law amendments, before the approval authority gives or refuses to give approval to the Official Plan and Zoning By-law amendments, 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 add the person or public body as a party.

Other Related Applications
There are no other additional related applications.

Additional Information

To view a hardcopy of the submission items or for additional information concerning the applications, please contact the Township of Cavan Monaghan as outlined below:

John F. Connolly, MCIP RPP
Executive Director, Planning & Development
Township of Cavan Monaghan
988 County Road 10
Millbrook, Ontario
L0A 1G0 
(705) 932-9329