The Town of Thessalon will hold an Official Plan Open House on November 28, 2017 in the W.J. Barrett Chambers located at 187 Main Street between 2:00 p.m and 4:00 p.m. Members of the public are encouraged to attend to review the update of the existing Official Plan. Please click on the link below for further details.
An updated, draft Official Plan has been prepared and recommended for circulation by PAC and Council to the Ministry of Municipal Affairs. Comments from the Ministry are anticipated in early 2018 and subsequent to receiving these comments, Council will schedule a public meeting to hear public comments and questions and consider the adoption of the Plan.
THE TOWN OF THESSALON OFFICIAL PLAN AND ZONING BY-UPDATE
The Town of Thessalon has initiated an update to its Official Plan and Zoning By-law. The Official Plan is a document that establishes policies with respect to land use, changes in land use as well as management of resources. The Zoning By-law is the primary means of implementing an Official Plan. It is a local By-law that establishes land use permissions and regulations for such permissions.
The purpose of this area of the website is to provide a summary of the progress of the work program and to make available to the public documents, reports and notifications related to the work program.
If you have any questions regarding the information on this website or wish to learn more about the work program, do not hestate to contact Ms. Pat Watson at the Town or Mr. Chris Jones MCIP, RPP at 705-725-8133.
PUBLIC OPEN HOUSE and WORKSHOP and MINISTRY CORE TEAM MEETING
On July 21, 2015, a public openn house was convened with Planning Committee and members of the public to learn more about the Official Plan Update.
On July 22, 2015, Planning Committee met with a Provincial Ministry reprensentative to hear and discuss issues related to Provincial Policy and land use planning. The Ministry will be the final approval authority for the updated Official Plan.
A copy of the presentation for the open house and workshop is available here.
On October 22, 2015, the Town's consultant planner, Chris Jones met with Planning Committee to present and discuss "Looking Back and Moving Forward", a background and overview report identifying key issues recommended for review in the Official Plan Update.