October 22, 2015 Planning Board Minutes
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THE ARCHIPELAGO AREA PLANNING BOARD

MINUTES

 Thursday, October 22nd, 2015 1:00 p.m.

Council Chamber – Township of The Archipelago Office

9 James Street, Parry Sound, Ontario

MEMBERS PRESENT:

S. Wohleber – Chair
G. Andrews
G. French
J. Pepperell
I. Mead
G. Walker
T. Knight

STAFF PRESENT:

C. Henderson, Planner
J. Nawroth, Secretary-Treasurer
R. Hachigian, Chief Building Official
S. Kaegi, Chief Administrative Officer

 

APOLOGIES:

P. Frost

1.   MEETING CALLED TO ORDER

Meeting called to order at 1:05 p.m.

2.   APPROVAL OF THE AGENDA

RESOLUTION PB15-10-01

Moved by J. Pepperell
Seconded by T. Knight

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the agenda for the October 22nd, 2015 meeting of The Archipelago Area Planning Board be approved.

DISPOSITION     CARRIED

 

3.   ADOPTION OF MINUTES

RESOLUTION PB15-10-02

Moved by G. French
Seconded by I. Mead

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the minutes of The Archipelago Area Planning Board meeting held on September 17th, 2015, be approved.

DISPOSITION     CARRIED

 

4.   DISCLOSURE OF CONFLICT OF INTEREST

Nil

5.   DELEGATIONS

Nil

6.   CONSENT APPLICATIONS

i)   MacCARTHY, Rebecca and Randy - Application No. B14-15

Part of Lot 1, Concession 4, being Lot 10 on Plan M-161,
and Part 10 on Plan 42R-16866, in the geographic Township of Cowper

 

Cale Henderson, Planner, explained the nature of the application.  There were no attendees in support of or in opposition to the application.

RESOLUTION PB15-10-03

Moved by J. Pepperell
Seconded by G. Walker

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Application No. B14-15, to transfer a portion of land, being approximately 0.13 hectares (0.33 acres) in size, from Lot 10 on Plan M-161, and Part 10 on Plan 42R-16866 (65 Cowper Road), and add it to Lot 9 on Plan M-161 and Part 9 on Plan 42R-16866 (67 Cowper Road), be approved.

DISPOSITION         CARRIED

7.   PLAN OF SUBDIVISION APPLICATIONS

Nil

8.   ADMINISTRATION

i)   Tariff of Fees

RESOLUTION PB15-10-04

Moved by G. French
Seconded by I. Mead

WHEREAS Section 69(1) of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, as amended, authorizes a planning board to establish a tariff of fees to meet the anticipated costs to the planning board in respect of the processing of each type of application provided for in the tariff;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that The Archipelago Area Planning Board (hereinafter called the “Planning Board”) hereby adopts the following policies:

1.   Applications made pursuant to the Planning Act shall be subject to the Tariff of Fees set out in Schedule ‘A’ attached hereto.  The required application fee(s) shall be submitted to the Planning Board in advance of the Planning Board’s review or consideration of an application.

2.   Costs incurred by the Planning Board for the engagement of professional services including planning consultants, environmental consultants, lawyers, surveyors, draftspersons or engineers in respect of any application are not covered by the fees submitted by the applicant.  Applicants will be invoiced for the full amount of any accounts rendered by such professionals for the provision of their services unless, at the discretion of the Secretary-Treasurer, such an account or any portion thereof is deemed to be an expense of the Planning Board.

3.   Except as noted in Sections 4, 5, 6 and 7, all application fees are non-refundable.

4.   Planning staff, following an initial review, may advise an applicant that, due to the nature of the application, it is unlikely that the Planning Board would support it.  Following a request in writing from the applicant that the application be withdrawn, the applicant may be entitled to a full refund of the application fees.  Any refund will be at the discretion of the Secretary-Treasurer, who will review the time and cost that has been incurred when considering a refund.

5.   The Planning Board may refund a portion of consent application fees, without interest, as outlined below.  Any refund will be at the discretion of the Secretary-Treasurer, who will review the time and cost that has been incurred when considering a refund.  Any costs incurred for professional services, as outlined in Section 2 above, must be paid by the applicant prior to a refund being issued.

Refund prior to the circulation of Notice of Hearing

(The Archipelago)

$ 500.00

(plus any fees which were paid for additional consent applications)

 

Refund prior to the circulation of Notice of Hearing

(Unincorporated Areas)

$ 750.00

(plus any fees for additional consent applications)

Refund following circulation of Notice of Hearing

Any fees which were paid for additional consent applications only, where applicable

6.   The Planning Board may refund a portion of the application fee required for an exemption to the Minimum Standards By-law, without interest, as outlined below. Any refund will be at the discretion of the Secretary-Treasurer, who will review the time and cost that has been incurred when considering a refund.  Any costs incurred for professional services, as outlined in Section 2 above, must be paid by the applicant prior to a refund being issued.

Refund prior to the circulation of Notice of Public Meeting

(application not submitted concurrently with a consent application)

$ 750.00

Refund following the circulation of Notice of Public Meeting

(application not submitted concurrently with a consent application)

$ 350.00

Refund prior to the circulation of Notice of Public Meeting

(application submitted concurrently with a consent application)

$ 550.00

Refund following the circulation of Notice of Public Meeting

(application submitted concurrent with a consent application)

$ 300.00

7.   The Planning Board may refund a portion of subdivision application fees, without interest, as outlined below.  Any refund will be at the discretion of the Secretary-Treasurer, who will review the time and cost that has been incurred when considering a refund.  Any costs incurred for professional services, as outlined in Section 2 above, must be paid by the applicant prior to a refund being issued.

Refund prior to the circulation of Notice of Public Meeting

$ 4,500.00

Refund following the circulation of Notice of Public Meeting

$ 4,000.00

8.   The fees prescribed herein do not include extra public meetings, the processing of objections or any functions relating to the Ontario Municipal Board.

9.   Resolution No. PB13-04-03 is hereby rescinded.

DISPOSITION         CARRIED

 

ii)   BUDGET - 2016

The Board was presented with an initial budget for 2016.  Staff was directed to bring the budget back once the figures are finalized.

9.   ZONING APPLICATION

Nil

10.  CORRESPONDENCE

Nil

11.  UNFINISHED / NEW BUSINESS

Nil

12. ADJOURNMENT

RESOLUTION PB15-10-05

Moved by G. French
Seconded by G. Andrews

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that The Archipelago Area Planning Board meeting of October 22nd, 2015, adjourn at 1:19 p.m.

DISPOSITION     CARRIED

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