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Community Improvement Plan - CIP Notice of Decision

TAKE NOTICE that, in accordance with Section 28 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, as amended, the Council of the Corporation of the Town of Petawawa passed By-law No. 1440/21 for the designation of a Community Improvement Project Area and By-law No. 1441/21 for the adoption of a Community Improvement Plan (CIP). The Date of Decision and Last Date of Appeal are noted below. 
Date of Decision: October 4, 2021
Date of Notice: October 6, 2021
Last Date of Appeal: October 26, 2021
THE PURPOSE AND EFFECT of the proposed CIP is to encourage and promote continued revitalization and private investment in the Town of Petawawa. The proposed Community Improvement Project Area and CIP will provide a set of financial incentive programs to support development, redevelopment, and revitalization in the Town of Petawawa.
THE SUBJECT LANDS of the proposed Community Improvement Project Area and CIP encompass the entire municipal boundary of the Town of Petawawa. As such, no key map is provided.
The complete By-laws are available for inspection at Town Hall during regular office hours. The CIP is also available for inspection on the Town’s website at
EFFECT OF PUBLIC SUBMISSIONS ON THIS DECISION: There were no written or oral submissions received from the public that had an effect on the decision of Council.
WHEN AND HOW TO FILE AN APPEAL: Any appeal to the Ontario Land Tribunal must be filed with the Clerk of the Town of Petawawa no later than 20 days from the date of this notice, shown above as the Last Date of Appeal.
The notice of appeal must be filed with Colin Howard, Town Clerk, at the address shown below and it must:
(1) Set out the reasons for the appeal and the specific part of the proposed By-laws to which the appeal applies;
(2) Include a completed Appellant Form (A1), which may be obtained from the Town Hall or by visiting the Ontario Land Tribunal website at; and
(3) Be accompanied by the fee charged under the Ontario Land Tribunal Act, 2021, payable by certified cheque to the Minister of Finance.
The proposed Community Improvement Plan (By-law No. 1441/21) is exempt from approval by the County of Renfrew. The decision of the Council of the Town of Petawawa is final if a notice of appeal is not received on or before the last day for filing a notice of appeal.
Only individuals, corporations or public bodies may appeal the decision of the Town of Petawawa to the Ontario Land Tribunal. A notice of appeal may not be filed by an unincorporated association or group. However, a notice of appeal may be filed in the name of an individual who is a member of the association or group on its behalf.
No person or public body shall be added as a party to the hearing of the appeal unless, before the plan was adopted, the person or public body made oral submissions at a public meeting or written submissions to the Council or, in the opinion of the Ontario Land Tribunal, there are reasonable grounds to add the person or public body as a party.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Additional information about the By-laws is available for public inspection during regular office hours (8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. weekdays) at the Town of Petawawa Town Hall at the address noted below.
File Notice of Appeal to the attention of the Town Clerk of the Town of Petawawa:
Attention: Colin Howard, Town Clerk
Town of Petawawa
1111 Victoria Street
Petawawa, ON K8H 2E6
Phone: 613-687-5536 ext. 2002
Dated at the Town of Petawawa this 6th day of October, 2021.