Please be advised that a Public Meeting by City Council is scheduled for Monday, June 22, 2020 at 12:00pm. This meeting will be available for live viewing through www.virtualsarnia.ca.

PURPOSE:

Rezoning Application 7-2020-85 OF 2002 is a City initiated general housekeeping amendment to the Open Storage of Recreational Vehicles, Trailers and Boats provisions in Section 3.35 of the Zoning By-law.

The amendment proposes to allow residential property owners to store their recreational vehicle in their front-yard driveway between May 1 and October 31 of each year, and will remove subsection 3.35.2 Yards Where Permitted and move the regulations regarding the location, timing and setbacks to the Lot Maintenance By-law.

HOW TO PARTICIPATE:

Access Information:

Visit Speak Up Sarnia at www.speakupsarnia.ca to access information about the proposal or complete the survey.

Submit Written Comments:

Email:

Submit written correspondence to the planning office by sending an email to planning@sarnia.ca.

Mailing Address:

City of Sarnia

c/o Planning Department

255 Christina Street North, P.O. Box 3018

Sarnia ON, N7T 7N2

Drop Box:

Comments can be dropped off at City Hall by using the drop box located on the right hand side of the Christina Street entrance. Please note letters must include your full name, address, phone number and the application on the agenda that you are writing about.

Speak at the Public Meeting:

Register to speak to Council at this Public Meeting by going to www.virtualsarnia.ca and clicking on the Public Meetings button. Using the form, select the meeting date for this proposal, describe which application you are looking to speak to, and provide your contact information. Login information for the public meeting is provided by email following the submission and is available on www.virtualsarnia.ca.

If you do not wish to pre-register to speak, you may use the video-link or telephone number provided below to join the public meeting. Please plan to join about 15 minutes ahead of the meeting start time. If there are any questions, please contact Customer Service at 519-332-0330.

If you would like to participate in the Recreational Vehicle public meeting, you may do so by:

Phone

Dial

  1. 1-855-703-8985
  2. Enter the Meeting ID: 844 0338 2132
  3. Enter the Password: 267626

Zoom Application

To access the meeting through Zoom visit www.virtualsarnia.ca and select Public Meetings.

If you have written or visual documents you would like to present, email a copy to planning@sarnia.ca no later than noon Friday, June 19, 2020.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

To speak with someone about this proposal, please contact the planning department during business hours by calling 519-332-0330 Extension 3344 or by email at planning@sarnia.ca

PLANNING ACT INFORMATION

If a person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make written submissions to the City of Sarnia before the Zoning By-law Amendment application is approved or refused;

  1. the person or public body is not entitled to appeal the decision of the City of Sarnia to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal,
  • the person or public body may not be added as a party to the hearing of an appeal before the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal unless, in the opinion of the Tribunal, there are reasonable grounds to do so.