Public meeting for Town Initiated Urban Structure Review proposed official plan amendments that are town wide

Thu, 31 Aug 2017

Public Meeting
Urban Structure Review
Tuesday, September 26, 2017, at 7 p.m.
Town Hall, 1225 Trafalgar Road, Council Chamber
Proposed Official Plan Amendments
Town-Wide, Town-Initiated
42.15.52, Ward 1-6

You are invited to attend and provide input at this meeting hosted by Planning and Development Council.

The Planning Services department will be presenting a recommendation report with respect to the proposed official plan amendment at this meeting.

As part of the five-year Official Plan review, Town Council identified a town-wide land use planning policy study was required to review the town’s urban structure and policies established by the Livable Oakville Plan and the North Oakville Secondary Plans. The purpose of the proposed amendments will be to incorporate into the Livable Oakville Plan modifications to the text and schedules in order to provide for a town-wide urban structure and establish the basis for official plan policy and for making planning decisions.

The proposed amendments also provide for revisions to the North Oakville East and West Secondary Plans to align them with the changes to the Livable Oakville Plan.

The effect of the proposed amendments will be to provide for a town-wide urban structure framework that protects natural heritage, open space and cultural heritage; maintains the character of residential areas; and directs growth to an identified system of nodes & corridors.

The proposed amendments will also provide policies to guide consideration of future amendments to the Official Plan, including proposed site-specific amendments to the Official Plan.

These proposed amendments apply to all lands within the Town of Oakville municipal boundary, including:

  • the lands under the Livable Oakville Plan, south of Dundas Street and north of Highway 407; and,
  • the lands under the North Oakville East Secondary Plan and the North Oakville West Secondary Plan that are located north of Dundas Street up to Highway 407.

A portion of these lands; namely the lands under the Livable Oakville Plan south of Dundas Street and north of Highway 407 are also subject to the Town-initiated Cultural Heritage Policy Updates Proposed Official Plan Amendment, File No. 42.24.016.

If a person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make written submissions to Council c/o the Town Clerk at the Town of Oakville, Clerk’s department, 1225 Trafalgar Road, Oakville, ON L6H 0H3 or at TownClerk@oakville.ca before the proposed official plan amendment is adopted:

  • the person or public body is not entitled to appeal the decision of the Town of Oakville Council to the Ontario Municipal Board; and
  • the person or public body may not be added as a party to the hearing of an appeal before the Ontario Municipal Board unless, in the opinion of the Board, there are reasonable grounds to add the person or public body as a party.

Any submission to the Planning and Development Council, either in hard copy or in electronic format, must be forwarded to the Clerk's department for receipt no later than noon on Monday, September 26, 2017, to ensure its availability to the Members of Council at the meeting. Individuals making oral submissions at the public meeting are requested to submit a written outline of the submission to the Town Clerk. All submissions should include the full name and address of the presenter.

A copy of the proposed official plan amendment and information and material will be available to the public for inspection on or after Wednesday, September 6, 2017 on the Town's Urban Structure Review page, or you may visit the Planning Services department between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, or contact Kirk Biggar Senior Planner, Planning Services department at 905-845-6601, ext. 3968 (TTY: 905-338-4200) or at kirk.biggar@oakville.ca

For more information about this matter, including information about preserving your appeal rights go to the Town's Urban Structure Review page, or you may visit the Planning Services department between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, or contact Kirk Biggar Senior Planner, Planning Services department at 905-845-6601, ext. 3968 (TTY: 905-338-4200) or at kirk.biggar@oakville.ca

If you have any accessibility needs, please advise Kirk Biggar one week before the meeting.

The personal information accompanying your submission is being collected under the authority of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. P.13, as amended, and may form part of the public record which may be released to the public.

Dated at the Town of Oakville August 31, 2017