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 Official Plan Review 

Meeting Notice

The Draft County Official Plan Review Committee will next meet at 1 p.m., Wednesday, January 11, 2017 in Committee Room #1 at the County Administration Building in Wyoming.

Please see the linked agenda and Draft County Official Plan (with proposed changes) for more information.

Latest Information

*last updated January 6, 2017

Update on Official Plan Review process:

Early 2016:  Consultations were held including Open Houses in March

June/July 2016:  A revised draft was approved by County Council to bring to a public meeting.

September 7, 2016A formal public meeting as required under the Planning Act was held before County Council.

November 2016:  A revised draft was presented to A.M. Committee and County Council for endorsement.  County Council directed that a Review Committee be struck to review the draft with staff.

December 2016 & January 2017:  The Official Plan Review Committee will meet on three occasions to review the draft.

February 1, 2017:  Anticipated date the Review Committee will report back to County Council with recommendations.

Latest Draft of New Lambton County Official Plan

*latest file revision dates indicated in parenthesis

NEW!  The latest draft County Official Plan was presented to County Council at its November 30, 2016 meeting. The draft includes revisions that take into consideration public and agency input provided as part of the September 7, 2016 public meeting and can be viewed via the following links:

Draft Official Plan Text (as presented to County Council November 30, 2016)

Draft Map 1 - Growth Strategy (September 27, 2016)

Draft Map 2 - Natural Heritage System (September 22, 2016)

Draft Appendix Map A - Sourcewater Protection Plan Map (September 22, 2016)

Draft Appendix Map B - Mineral Aggregate Resources Map (September 22, 2016) 

Draft Appendix Map C - Oil, Natural Gas and Salt Resources Map (May 16, 2016)

Draft Appendix Map D - Select Natural Hazards Map (May 16, 2016)

Staff reports are available summarizing the revisions included in the latest draft as a result of the public meeting in September 2016 and the consultations earlier in 2016. Summaries of public and agencies comments  and the Province's comments from the early 2016 consultations are available. A summary of the Province's second set of comments for the public meeting is also available.

Previous Draft

To avoid the confusion of multiple drafts, only the most current draft of the proposed new County Official Plan is posted. If you wish to see the previous drafts as presented at the September 7, 2016 public meeting or the March 2016 Open Houses, please contact the Planning and Development Services Department.

Background Reports

Background reports were prepared identifying key issues/problems to be addressed by the updated Official Plan.  These background reports and the input received to date through the review process form the basis of the proposed Official Plan. The reports are available by contacting the Planning and Development Services Department.

Current (1998) County of Lambton Official Plan

The current version of the County's Official Plan, which came into effect January 3, 1998, can be found below:

 Official Plan - County of Lambton

 County Official Plan - Map 1 Growth Strategy

 County Official Plan - Map 2 Natural Heritage System

 County Official Plan - Appendix A

 County Official Plan - Appendix B

The Government of Ontario, Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing has additional information regarding Official Plans .


Planning & Development Services Department
789 Broadway Street
Wyoming, ON   N0N 1T0
Telephone: 519-845-0801
Toll-free:  1-866-324-6912
Fax: 519 845-3817