Notice of Open House and Public Meeting

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Take Notice that the City of Peterborough has prepared a Draft Official Plan and will hold a Public Open House and a Public Meeting electronically to consider the Plan pursuant to Section 17 of the of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.P.13.

Public Open House

Date: Thursday, October 21, 2021
Time: 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Location: Online through Microsoft Teams

The City of Peterborough will host a Public Open House pursuant to Section 17(16) of the Planning Act. The Open House will begin with a presentation to summarize the Official Plan review process, public engagement, and the organization and content of the Draft Official Plan and will finish with time for questions.

To participate in or observe the Public Open House, please register by email or by calling the Planning Division at 705-742-7777 ext. 1880. Once registered, a link to the online meeting will be sent to you by email. For those wishing to participate by telephone, dial-in details will be provided at the time of registration.

Public Meeting

Date: Monday, November 1, 2021
Time: 6 p.m.
Location: Online through the City’s website

The Council of the City of Peterborough sitting as General Committee will hold a Public Meeting pursuant to Section 17(15) of the Planning Act to consider a staff recommendation to adopt the Draft Official Plan.

Upon approval, the Draft Official Plan will guide how and where the City of Peterborough will grow to 2051. The Plan will apply new land use policy and schedules to the entire city and will identify where various land uses can locate, plan for infrastructure needs, identify and protect the City’s natural heritage system and water resources, and establish a vision for growing as a complete, vibrant, sustainable, resilient, and equitable city. Additionally, the Plan will provide a framework for future zoning by-law regulations.

Approval of the Draft Official Plan will conclude the City’s Official Plan review exercise. The Plan will conform and/or be consistent with all applicable Provincial plans and policies.

Additional information and materials relating to the proposed Official Plan, including a copy of the Draft Official Plan, is available online

For more information about this matter, including information about appeal rights, please contact the Planning Division, City Hall, (8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) at 705-742-7777 Ext. 1880 or Ken Hetherington, Chief Planner at ext. 1781, Brad Appleby, Supervisor, Development Planning at ext. 1886, or Milan Nguyen, Planner, Policy and Research at ext. 1494, or by email.

For more information about how to watch or participate in the November 1, 2021 Public Meeting, please contact the City Clerk’s Department at 705-742-7777 ext. 1820 or register on the City’s website by 11 a.m. the day of the meeting. Due to the nature of the meeting, unregistered delegations are not permitted.

A staff report with a recommendation to adopt the Draft Official Plan will be available on the City’s website by 12 p.m. on Thursday, October 28, 2021. Because the Draft Official Plan applies to the entire municipality, a key map is not attached to this notice.