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Notice of the adoption of an Official Plan Amendment


File No. D0840323
Date of Decision: February 5, 2024
Date of this Notice: February 13, 2024

Take notice that the Town of Collingwood Council passed By-law No. 2024-009 on February 5, 2024 under Sections 17 and 21 of the Planning Act.  By-law No. 2024-009 is a by-law to adopt Official Plan Amendment No. 49 which makes changes to the Town of Collingwood Official Plan (2004).

Location: 629 Hurontario Street, Collingwood

Legal description: Part of Plan 163, Part of Block 1, Town of Collingwood, County of Simcoe

Area: 0.104 hectares

The subject lands are located on the south side of Collins Street and the east side of Hurontario Street.

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The purpose and effect of Official Plan Amendment No. 49 is to redesignate the subject lands from Residential to Mixed Use Commercial to permit the establishment of a dental office on the subject lands. Official Plan Amendment No. 49 also removes the subject lands from the Low Density Residential designation.

The subject property is also subject to a Zoning By-law Amendment application (By-law No. 2024-010), which is also part of Town File No. D0840323.  

Public and Agency comments received: All written and oral submissions received in response to the application were considered, the effect of which helped to make an informed recommendation and decision as summarized in Staff Report P2024-03

For more information about this matter, contact:

Beckett Frisch, Community Planner
[email protected] or (705) 445-1030 Ext. 3288 or in-person by appointment only.
Monday to Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

Additional information and material regarding Official Plan Amendment No. 49 and its proposed changes to the Town of Collingwood Official Plan (2004) is available to the public for inspection here: https://www.collingwood.ca/building-business/proposed-developments/d084323-629-hurontario-st-dental-office

Be advised that the Town of Collingwood has forwarded Official Plan Amendment No. 49 to the County of Simcoe (as the approval authority) for its review, and if deemed appropriate, approval.

Any person or public body will be entitled to receive notice of the decision of the approval authority if a written request to be notified of the decision (including the person’s or public body’s address, fax number or email address) is made to the approval authority. The approval authority for Official Plan Amendment No. 49 is the County of Simcoe. Contact details are as follows: County of Simcoe, Administration Centre, 1110 Highway 26, Midhurst, ON L9X 1N6, Attention: Jonathan Magill, Clerk, Email: [email protected]  Phone: (705) 726-9300.