Regulations under the Planning Act Regarding the Central Temiskaming Planning Board
Regulation - Minister
Bill or Act:
Summary of Decision:
O. Reg. 6/14 (Delegation of Authority - Central Temiskaming Planning Board) regarding the Central Temiskaming Planning Board was made under the Planning Act. The amendment delegates to the Central Temiskaming Planning Board Ministerial approval for plans of subdivision/condominium, consents and related approvals, as per the requests of the four member municipalities.
O. Reg. 6/14 (Delegation of Authority - Central Temiskaming Planning Board) made under the Planning Act came into force on January 24, 2014.
O.Reg. 7/14 (Delegation of Authority - Various Northern Municipalities) made under the Planning Act is a consequential amendment to O. Reg. 691/98 to revoke the Township of Chamberlain's delegation of authority to grant consents and related approvals.
O.Reg. 7/14 (Delegation of Authority - Various Northern Municipalities) made under the Planning Act came into force on January 24, 2014.
October 25, 2013
Summary of Proposal:
The Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing has received four separate resolutions requesting delegation, as follows:
-Township of Chamberlain: Resolution 2013-31 passed on March 5 2013, requests that the Minister withdraw its approval authority for consents in favour of delegating to the Planning Board;
-Township of Charlton and Dack: Motion No. 13-056 dated March 11, 2013, requests authority for subdivision/condominium and consents;
-Town of Englehart: Resolution COUI-13-03-06 dated March 13, 2013, requests authority for subdivision/condominiums and consents;
-Township of Evanturel: Resolution dated July 10, 2013, requests authority for consents and related approvals.
The majority of municipalities in Timiskaming District have been delegated Ministerial approval for consents. Those with up-to-date official plans have been delegated authority to approve plans of subdivision/condominium, and have been exempted from the Minister's approval for official plan amendments.
The first Official Plan for the Central Temiskaming Planning Board was approved on November 16, 2012 and is consistent with the Provincial Policy Statement, 2005. Each member municipality has passed a new zoning by-law to implement the Official Plan.
The Central Temiskaming Planning Board was formed in 2006 and enables four contiguous municipalities to work together on planning matters. The planning area is located along Highway 11 in Timiskaming District, approximately 2 hours north of North Bay, and has a combined population of 2,939 residents (2011 Census).
Section 4(2) of the Planning Act states that the Minister may, on the request of the planning board, delegate to the planning board any of the Minister?s authority (other than the Minister's authority to exempt an official plan from approval) under the Act.
Section 4(2.2) of the Planning Act states that the Minister may, delegate to the council any of the Minister?s authority (other than the Minister's authority to exempt an official plan from approval) under the Act if the planning board has an official plan.
Manager Community Planning and Development
Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing
Municipal Services Office - North
159 Cedar Street
January 24, 2014