Town files: LOPA-03/21

In accordance with the provisions of the Planning Act, this is to advise that a virtual statutory public meeting has been scheduled by the Town of Milton for a proposed Town-initiated local Official Plan amendment for North Porta Lands.

Meeting details

Members of the public are invited to provide input at a virtual statutory public meeting relating to applications for the North Porta lands.

Date: Monday, May 31, 2021
Time: 7 p.m.
Livestream: Town of Milton Council YouTube channel

A decision for Official Plan amendment will not be made by Milton Council at this meeting.

Application details

The purpose of the amendment is to incorporate revisions to various sections of the Town’s Official Plan related to the 401 Industrial/Business Park Secondary Plan. These revisions are necessary to adjust the Secondary Plan Area boundary to include 120 hectares of land designated Urban Area, located north of James Snow  Parkway and east of Boston Church Road, known as the North Porta lands; and establish the appropriate employment land use designation and area specific requirements to guide future development in a comprehensive manner. View the report to council on or after May 24, 2021 on Council’s agenda.

The community is invited to virtually attend and/or participate in the statutory public meeting. To participate, fill out the delegate request form. For assistance filling out the form, email contact us. Forms must be submitted by noon on May 27, 2021.

Provide written comments

Fill out the delegate request form to submit comments to Council.

Speak/present to Council

Fill out the delegate request form to register as a delegate and speak at the meeting via audio or video.

Dial in to the meeting

If you miss the delegate request deadline, you can request to make an oral submission during the meeting by dialing in to the dedicated phone number at 1-866-511-0021.

Review the electronic delegate meeting guide submitting your request. Town staff will contact you with further instructions. You will be given step-by-step instructions on how to enter and participate in the meeting. Those who register during the course of a live meeting will not have the ability to provide on-screen presentations due to the absence of prescreening. All written submissions received will be forwarded to Council following the meeting.

If you wish to be notified of the adoption of the Official Plan amendment or receive a copy of the documents, you must email us or make a written request to the Town Clerk, 150 Mary St., Milton ON L9T 6Z5.

The Town of Milton is dedicated to meeting the needs of all members of the public. For documents in an alternative format such as braille, large print, electronic or plain language, contact the Town Clerk.

Legal notices required under the Planning Act

If a person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make written submissions to the Town of Milton before the By-law is passed, the person or public body is not entitled to appeal the decision of Milton Council to the Environment and Land Tribunals Ontario.

If a person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting, or make written submissions to the Town of Milton 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 Environment and Land Tribunals Ontario, unless in the opinion of the Tribunal, there are reasonable grounds to add the person or public body as a party.

Personal information is collected under the authority of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.P. 13 and may be contained in an appendix to a staff report, published in the meeting agenda, delegation list and/or the minutes of the public meeting and made part of the public record.  The Town of Milton collects this information in order to make informed decisions on the relevant issues and to notify interested parties of Council’s decisions.  It may also be used to serve notice of an Environmental and Land Tribunals Ontario hearing.  Names and addresses contained in submitted correspondence and other information will be available to the public, unless the individual expressly requests the Town to remove their personal information.  The disclosure of this information is governed by the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.M. 56.  Questions about this collection and disclosure should be directed to the Planner listed above.