Public Meeting Concerning A Zoning By-law Amendment
THE CORPORATION OF THE TOWNSHIP OF HAVELOCK-BELMONT-METHUEN NOTICE OF A PUBLIC MEETING CONCERNING A ZONING BY-LAW AMENDMENT
TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the Corporation of the Township of Havelock-Belmont-Methuen
will hold a Public Meeting on February 20th, 2024 at 9:30 a.m. to consider a proposed Zoning
By-law Amendment under Section 34 of the Planning Act, R.S.O., 1990, as amended.
TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that the statutory Public Meeting will be held in hybrid fashion (in-person and electronically). If you wish to participate in the electronic meeting in real time, please
contact the Municipal Deputy Clerk, Bianca Boyington, by email at BBoyington@hbmtwp.ca, no
later than 12:00 p.m. (noon) on the day prior to the scheduled meeting and you will be
provided with an invitation to join the meeting using your computer or phone. The Municipality is
using Zoom for electronic meetings. The application can be downloaded to either a computer or
cell phone. It is recommended that you test the program in advance of the meeting. Meetings will
also be recorded and made available on YouTube for public viewing as soon as possible following
the meeting. We would encourage you to communicate with Council by forwarding written
comments in support or opposition of the application to BBoyington@hbmtwp.ca or to P.O. Box
10, 1 Ottawa Street East, Havelock, ON K0L 1Z0.
THE PURPOSE AND EFFECT of the proposed Zoning By-law Amendment is generally
housekeeping in nature; inclusive of amending/adding certain definitions, revising general
provisions as they apply to Additional Dwelling Units (ADUs), the High Water Mark setback,
swimming pools, and yard encroachment regulations; as well as introducing new regulations
applicable to the Rural, Commercial, and Open Space Zones; and the removal of the entirety of
the Estate Residential (ER) Zone.
Any person may attend the public meeting and/or make verbal or written representation either in
support of or in opposition to the proposed Zoning By-law Amendment. Written submissions in
respect of the proposed Zoning By-law Amendment should be directed to the Clerk of the
Township of Havelock-Belmont-Methuen. If a person or public body would otherwise have an
ability to appeal the decision of the Council of the Corporation of the Township of HavelockBelmont-Methuen 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 Township of HavelockBelmont-Methuen before the by-law is passed, the person or public body is not entitled to appeal
the decision. If a person or public body does not make an oral submission at the public meeting,
or make written submissions to the Township of Havelock-Belmont-Methuen before the by-law is
passed, the person or public body may not be added as a party to the hearing of an appeal before
the Ontario Land Tribunal unless, in the opinion of the Tribunal, there are reasonable grounds to
If you wish to be notified of the decision of the Council of the Township of Havelock-Belmont-Methuen on the proposed zoning by-law amendment, you must make a written request to the
Deputy Clerk of the Township of Havelock-Belmont-Methuen at the address below.
Additional information and material related to the proposed by-law will be available for public
inspection on the Township website as of the date of the posting of this notice. Anyone wishing to
obtain additional information with respect to this application is requested to direct enquiries to Arya
Hejazi, Planning Assistant at 705-778-2308 or email@example.com.
DATED at the Township of Havelock-Belmont-Methuen this 31st day of January, 2024.
Mr. Robert Angione, M.P.A., B. Admin,
Chief Administrative Officer
Township of Havelock-Belmont-Methuen
P.O. Box 10, 1 Ottawa Street East
Havelock, ON K0L 1Z0
(705) 778-5248 (fax)
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