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 Official Plan Review 

 

Public Meeting

NEW!  County Council will hold a Public Meeting pursuant to Section 17 of the Planning Act to allow the public opportunity to make presentations with respect to the proposed new County Official Plan. Additional information is provided in the formal noticeThe public meeting will occur:

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

9:30 a.m.

County Administration Building

789 Broadway St, Wyoming, ON

Additional information, including copies of the revised draft of the proposed new County Official Plan, is provided below.

If you wish to make representation at the public meeting, please make your intent known in writing by 4:30 p.m. on August 17, 2016 to the Legal Services / Clerk`s Department, County of Lambton, 789 Broadway Street, Box 3000, Wyoming, ON, N0N 1T0, clerk@county-lambton.on.ca, Fax:  519-845-0818.

Written submissions with respect to the proposed Official Plan may be submitted 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


Revised Draft of New Lambton County Official Plan

NEW!  The County of Lambton is in the process of reviewing its Official Plan. The draft of the new County Official Plan has been revised after taking into consideration public and agency input and can be viewed via the following links:

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

Draft Appendix Map C - Oil, Natural Gas and Salt Resources Map

Draft Appendix Map D - Select Natural Hazards Map

The Official Plan is a key planning document that outlines County policy for land use as well as environmental, social and economic matters.  The document provides a long-term strategy/outlook that is used by municipalities in the County federation to guide their own Official Plans. The current draft has been drafted taking into consideration public input received this spring on the previous draft and last year on a number of background reports.

A staff report is available summarizing the most recent phase of consultation and resultant revisions made to the draft since it was presented at the Open Houses held in March, 2016. (Note County Council did not adopt recommendation b) in the report.) More detailed summaries of written submissions from the public and agencies and from the Province are also available.

Written submissions in respect of the most recent draft of the proposed Official Plan may be submitted to the Planning and Development Services Department.

A formal Public Meeting at which the public will have opportunity to make representations with respect to the draft Official Plan will be held by County Council September 7, 2016 (additional information is forthcoming).

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 


Previous Draft

NEW!  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 draft that was presented at the Open Houses held in March, 2016, please contact the Planning and Development Services Department.


Background Reports

Background reports were prepared identifying key issues/problems to be addressed by an 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 available by contacting the Planning and Development Services Department.


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