NOTICE OF OPEN HOUSE AND PUBLIC MEETING ZONING BY-LAW REVIEW

Friday, September 16, 2022
TAKE NOTICE that the Municipality of Central Manitoulin will hold an Open House for the review of the draft Zoning By-law for the Municipality. The purpose of the Open House is to provide the public with an opportunity to review the draft documents, ask questions, and provide feedback. 
On a subsequent date the Municipality of Central Manitoulin will hold a Public Meeting for the purposes of receiving public comments and considering the adoption of the proposed new Zoning By-law for the Municipality of Central Manitoulin. 
Draft By-Law
Open House 
Thursday September 29, 2022 
4pm – 6pm  
Mindemoya Municipal Hall 
6032 Hwy 542, Mindemoya, ON P0P 1S0 
Public Meeting
Thursday October 13, 2022 
6:30 pm  
virtually, via ZOOM 
If you wish to attend or provide comments for the Public Meeting, please email the Municipality at centralm@amtelecom.net for the meeting link   
 
Section 26(9) of the Planning Act requires that a municipality enact a Zoning By-law that conforms to an updated Official Plan no less than 3 years following approval such Plan. A new Comprehensive Zoning By-law has been prepared for the Municipality of Central Manitoulin that implements the District of Manitoulin Official Plan (2018), is updated based on Provincial Legislation, addresses emerging land-use planning issues, and is technically sound and user-friendly. This by-law will replace the current Restricted Area Zoning By-law 2002-07 for the Municipality.  
IF YOU WISH TO BE NOTIFIED of the decision of the Municipality on the proposed zoning by-law, you must make a written request to the Ms. Ruth Frawley, Clerk/CAO, Municipality of Central Manitoulin, 6020 Highway 542, P.O. Box 187, Mindemoya, ON, P0P 1S0.  
IF A PERSON OR PUBLIC BODY would otherwise have an ability to appeal the decision of the Municipality 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 Municipality before the proposed zoning by-law is 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 Municipality before the proposed zoning by-law is adopted, the person or public body may not be added as a party to the hearing of an appeal before the Ontario Tribunal unless, in the opinion of the Tribunal, there are reasonable grounds to add the person or public body as a party. 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION and the draft Zoning By-law are available at the Municipal office, 6020 Highway 542, Mindemoya, Ontario, P0P 1S0 
DATED at Mindemoya this 16th day of September 2022. 

Ruth Frawley, Clerk/CAO Municipality of Central Manitoulin 6020 Highway 542, P.O. Box 187 Mindemoya, ON P0P 1S0 (705) 377-5726 ext. 32 centralm@amtelecom.net 

Notice of Open House and Public Meeting Draft Zoning By-Law (PDF)

A Little About Central

The Municipality of Central Manitoulin is located in the centre of Manitoulin Island with an abundance of lakes, rivers, and beaches. The Municipality includes the villages and hamlets of Mindemoya, Providence Bay, Spring Bay, Sandfield and Big Lake. We offer diverse attractions and unique landmarks such as our sandy beach in Providence Bay or access to Lake Manitou, the largest lake on the island. We invite you to visit our community in the "heart" of Manitoulin Island. 

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