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Notice of Public Meeting and Open House

Notice is hereby given that the Council of the Regional Municipality of Peel will hold a statutory public meeting and an open house, pursuant to Sections 3(15), 5 and 6 of the Ontario Regulation 543/06; Sections 26(3), 17(15) and 17(16) of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, Chapter P.13, as amended, to discuss draft Regional Official Plan Amendment (ROPA) 25. ROPA 25 contains proposed policies on monitoring and conformity with the Planning and Conservation Land Amendment Act for the Regional Official Plan that may be required as part of the five-year Peel Region Official Plan Review.

Open House

The Region of Peel will be conducting one open house for ROPA 25. The open house will provide members of the public with an opportunity to ask questions of staff, learn about draft ROPA 25 and provide input.

Tuesday, Oct. 13, 7 - 9 p.m.
Regional Administrative Headquarters
1st Floor Lobby
10 Peel Centre Dr., Suite A
Brampton, ON

Public Meeting

In addition to the open house, a statutory public meeting will also be held at Regional Council:

Thursday, Oct. 29, 9:30 a.m.
Council Chamber
Regional Administrative Headquarters
10 Peel Centre Dr., 5th Fl., Suite A
Brampton, ON

Please note that Council will not be making a decision to adopt ROPA 25 at the public meeting. However, comments on proposed draft ROPA 25 will be received.

The purpose and effect of the draft ROPA is to consider policy revisions to the Regional Official Plan as it relates to monitoring and conformity with the Planning and Conservation Land Amendment Act, and whether these proposed policies conform to all of the current provincial plans, policies and legislation.

The lands to which the potential Official Plan revisions apply are the entire Region of Peel.

Any person may attend the public meeting and/or provide written or verbal representation on the draft ROPA 25. If you wish to speak at the public meeting or provide written comments on the draft ROPA, please contact the Office of the Regional Clerk no later than Oct. 22, 2009:

Jeff Payne, Deputy Clerk
Regional Municipality of Peel
10 Peel Centre Dr., 5th Fl., Suite A
Brampton, ON L6T 4B9
Tel: 905-791-7800, ext. 4526
Fax: 905-791-1693
regional.clerk@peelregion.ca

If you wish to be notified of future adoption of amendments of the Regional Official Plan, please make a written request to the Office of the Regional Clerk at the above address.

If a person or public body does not make oral submissions at the public meeting or make written submissions to Peel Council before the proposed official plan amendment is adopted, the person or public body is not entitled to appeal the decision of Regional Council to the Ontario Municipal Board. Also, 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.

Additional Information

To obtain a copy of the Regional Official Plan, visit www.peelregion.ca/officialplan. To obtain copies of draft ROPA 25, please contact the Office of the Regional Clerk at regional.clerk@peelregion.ca or by phone at 905-791-7800 ext. 4526.

Copies are also available at the Environment, Transportation and Planning Services department, 10 Peel Centre Dr., 6th Fl., Suite A, during business hours, Monday to Friday, from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

For more information on the Peel Region Official Plan, visit www.peelregion.ca/officialplan, or contact Arvin Prasad, Director of Planning Policy and Research at 905-791-7800, ext. 4251.

Revised: Wednesday September 30 2009

www.peelregion.ca

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