Freymond Lumber Ltd. - Issuance of a licence to remove over 20,000 tonnes of aggregate annually from a pit or a quarry

Instrument type: Issuance of a licence to remove over 20,000 tonnes of aggregate annually from a pit or a quarry

ERO number
012-9905
Ministry reference number
MNRF INST 18/17
Notice type
Instrument
Act
Aggregate Resources Act, R.S.O. 1990
Posted by
Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry
Notice stage
Proposal Updated
Proposal posted
Comment period
March 7, 2017 - April 21, 2017 (45 days) Closed
Last updated

Update Announcement

This notice was updated on August 6, 2019 to advise the public that this application under the Aggregate Resources Act has been referred by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal. Please refer to http://elto.gov.on.ca/tribunals/lpat/e-status/ for information on scheduled hearings of the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal. Prior update was on March 20, 2019 to advise the public that there has been no change to the status of the proposal and it is still being considered. No additional opportunity for comment is being provided for at this time.

August 6, 2019

This consultation was open from:

March 7, 2017
to April 21, 2017

Proposal summary

Freymond Lumber Ltd has applied for a Class ‘A’, Category 2 Quarry Below Water under the ARA to excavate aggregate from a quarry 33.3 hectares in size. This application is for the establishment of a new quarry. The annual tonnage condition applied for is 300,000 tonnes.

Location details

Site location details

Municipality of Faraday

Part Lots 51 and 52, Concession W.H.R, Geographic Township of Faraday

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Proponent(s)

Freymond Lumber Ltd.
113 Collier Street
Barrie, ON
L4M 1H2
Canada

Proposal details

Description of instrument

Freymond Lumber Ltd has applied for a Class ‘A’, Category 2 Quarry Below Water under the ARA to excavate aggregate from a quarry 33.3 hectares in size. This application is for the establishment of a new quarry. The annual tonnage condition applied for is 300,000 tonnes.

Other information

Site plan information is available to view at the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry Bancroft District Office. Making an appointment to view the information is recommended to ensure aggregate staff will be available to provide information and answer questions.

Additionally, information related to this proposal is available from the following municipal office:

Municipality of Faraday
29860 Hwy. 28 South
Bancroft, Ontario
K0L 1C0

County of Hastings
235 Pinnacle Street
Belleville, Ontario
K8N 3A9

Comments received through Environment Registry should not be construed as an objection under the Aggregate Resources Act in accordance with section 4.0 – Notification and Consultation Standards of the Provincial Standards 1.0 under the ARA. To be considered as a formal objector, individuals need to contact the MNRF person specified on this notice to determine how to submit an objection.

Other public consultation opportunities

As specified in the ARA, written notice concerning this application was delivered to landowners within 120 metres of the proposed licensed boundary; an information sign, giving notice to the public of this application, was erected at the proposed site; and a Notice of Application appeared in the local paper, the Bancroft Times, on February 16, 2017. A public information session was held on Monday, March 20, 2017 between 4:00pm until 7:00pm at:

Bancroft District Fish and Game Club
27602 Highway 62 South
P.O. Box 1677
Bancroft, Ontario
K0L 1C0

Notification of this application is being circulated within the MNRF Bancroft District office. Additionally, notification of this application has been forwarded to the Municipality of Faraday, the County of Hastings, the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change, and the Algonquins of Ontario for comment.

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Bancroft District Office
Address

106 Monck Street
Bancroft, ON
K0L 1C0
Canada

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Comment

Commenting is now closed.

The comment period was from March 7, 2017
to April 21, 2017

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