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Official Plan Review

Draft of New Lambton County Official Plan

NEW!  The County of Lambton is appealing to the public for help in identifying how the community should grow and develop over the next decade or so. The County is in the process of reviewing its Official Plan. The draft of the new County Official Plan is now available for review:

Draft Official Plan Text

Draft Map 1 - Growth Strategy

Draft Map 2 - Natural Heritage System

Draft Appendix Map A - Sourcewater Protection Plan Map

Draft Appendix Map B - Mineral Aggregate Resources Map

A summary of key updates compared to the current Official Plan is available.

Open Houses will be held in March (see below) providing an opportunity for the public to review and discuss the draft Official Plan. A formal notice will appear in local newspapers.

The public is encouraged to submit its comments at one of the Open Houses or to:

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
Email: planning@county-lambton.on.ca
 


Open Houses

NEW!  Five Open Houses have been scheduled to allow the public an opportunity to review and discuss the County of Lambton's draft Official Plan.  Public input received last year on a number of background reports (see below) is helping to shape the draft document.

Open Houses will operate as informal, drop-in sessions and will be held:

·         5 - 7 p.m., Monday, March 7 in Florence at the Dawn-Euphemia Community Centre (6213 Mill Street)

·         5 - 7 p.m., Thursday, March 10 in Petrolia at the Victoria Playhouse Petrolia lobby (411 Greenfield Street)

·         5 - 7 p.m., Tuesday, March 22 in Forest at the Shores Recreation Centre - lower meeting room (7883 Amtelecom Parkway)

·         5 - 7 p.m., Wednesday, March 23 in Corunna at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 447(350 Albert Street)

·         5 - 7 p.m., Tuesday, March 29 in Sarnia in the Kiwanis Room of the Lochiel Kiwanis Community Centre (180 College Ave N.)

The public is encouraged to submit its comments at one of the Open Houses or to:

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
Email:
planning@county-lambton.on.ca 


Background Reports

Background reports were prepared identifying key issues/problems to be addressed by in updated Official Plan.  These background reports and the input received to date through the review process form the basis for the draft Official Plan. The reports are:

Background Report 1 - PPS Compliance (2015)

Background Report 2 - Water Source Supply and Use (2015)

Background Report 3 - Brownfield Development PPS (2015)

Background Report 4 - Agriculture (2015)

Background Report 4 (Supplemental) - Minimum Farm Lot Size (2015)

Background Report 5 - Economic Development (2015)

Background Report 6 - Renewable Energy PPS (2015)

Background Report 7 - Telecommunications (2015)

Background Report 8 - Natural Heritage (2015)

Background Report 9 - Culture and Heritage PPS (2015)

Background Report 10 - Climate Change (2015)

Background Report 11 - Affordable Housing (2015)

Background Report 12 - Demographics (2015)

Background Report 13 - Subdivision Condominium Design (2015)

Background Report 14 - Healthy Communities (2015)


Introductory Public Meeting

Public meetings were held at the County of Lambton Administration Building in Wyoming on December 8, 2011 to introduce and discuss the Official Plan review process. The presentation that introduced each meeting can be found below.

 OP Review Public Meeting Presentation


Current Lambton County 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 .

For more information, please contact:

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
Email:
planning@county-lambton.on.ca