Notice of Public Meeting - Zoning By-law Amendment (56 River Dr, Angus)


(56 River Drive, Angus, PLAN 1333 LOT 22)


TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the Corporation of the Township of Essa will hold a Public Meeting on Wednesday the 21st day of December, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. at the Township of Essa Administration Centre, 5786 County Road No. 21, located three (3) kilometres east of Baxter, to consider an Official Plan and Zoning By-law Amendment under the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.P.13.

THE PURPOSE OF THE MEETING is to review an application for a Zoning By-law Amendment for property known as PLAN 1333 LOT 22. The subject land is designated as ‘Residential’ in the Township of Essa’s Official Plan, 2001, and is zoned ‘Residential, Low Density, Detached’ (R1) within the Township of Essa Zoning Bylaw 2003-50. The applicant is proposing occupation of two (2) currently vacant buildings which are connected by one (1) adjoining wall. The proposed Zoning By-law Amendment would permit the use of the existing structures as a four-unit apartment and a two-unit apartment. A site map has been attached.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION relating to the Zoning By-law Amendment is available for inspection during regular office hours at the Township of Essa Administration Centre, Planning and Development Department (lower level) or through email correspondence directed to Oliver Ward, Junior Planner at

 ANY PERSON may attend the meeting and make representation or present submissions respecting these matters.  If a person or public body that files an appeal of a decision of the Township of Essa in respect of the proposed Amendment(s) does not make oral submissions at the public meeting or make written submissions to the Township of Essa before the proposal is approved or refused, the Ontario Land Tribunal may dismiss all or part of the appeal.

If you wish to be notified of the decision of the Township of Essa in respect of the proposed Amendment(s), you must make a written request to the Clerk, Township of Essa, Administration Centre, 5786 County Road #21, Utopia, ON, L0M 1T0 ( 

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