Notice of Public Meeting- Comprehensive Zoning By-law Housekeeping Amendment

Public Meeting – February 14, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. Re: Comprehensive Zoning By-law Housekeeping Amendment

All residents of the Municipality of Northern Bruce Peninsula are invited to attend the public meeting via ZOOM for the Comprehensive Zoning By-law Housekeeping Amendment. The purpose of the public meeting is to provide residents with an opportunity to review the proposed housekeeping amendment to the Comprehensive Zoning By-law for the Municipality of Northern Bruce Peninsula.

The Comprehensive Zoning By-law implements the Municipal Official Plan for Tobermory, Lions Head, and Ferndale and the Bruce County Official Plan for Rural Areas and sets out detailed “ground rules” for development throughout the Municipality.  The by-law housekeeping amendment would apply to the current Comprehensive Zoning By-Law No. 2002-54.

The amendment to the Comprehensive Zoning By-law will add a “definition” of a “commercial tour boat operation” and add "commercial tour boat operation" as a permitted use in the C1 zone to The Comprehensive Zoning By-law affects all lands within the Municipality.

Any person may attend the public meeting via ZOOM and/or make written presentation either in support of or in opposition of the proposed amendment. If a person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make written submissions to the Municipality of Northern Bruce Peninsula before the By-law is passed, the person or public body is not entitled to appeal the decision of the Council of the Municipality of Northern Bruce Peninsula to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT).

If a person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting via ZOOM or make written submissions to the Municipality of Northern Bruce Peninsula before the By-law is passed, the person or public body may not be added as a party to the meeting of an appeal before the Tribunal, unless in the opinion of the Tribunal, there are reasonable grounds to do so.

View Draft By-law Here