County of Simcoe - Approval to amend a municipality’s official plan

Instrument type: Approval to amend a municipality’s official plan

ERO number
019-8676
Ministry reference number
43-OP-244796
Notice type
Instrument
Act
Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990
Posted by
Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing
Notice stage
Proposal
Proposal posted
Comment period
May 24, 2024 - June 23, 2024 (30 days) Closed
Last updated

This consultation was open from:

May 24, 2024
to June 23, 2024

Proposal summary

The Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing has received Official Plan Amendment 8 from the County of Simcoe for a decision. Official Plan Amendment 8 proposes to re-designate 6.57-hectares of land from “Agricultural” to "Settlements" to facilitate a minor expansion to the rural settlement of Guthrie in the Township of Oro-Medonte.

Location details

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Proponent(s)

County of Simcoe
1110 Highway 26
Midhurst, ON
L9X 1N6
Canada

Proposal details

Official Plan Amendment 8 was adopted by the County of Simcoe on February 13, 2024, by By-law No. 7053-24. The Ministry will review all feedback received before presenting any potential modifications to the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing for a decision in accordance with sections 17 and 21 of the Planning Act. 

Official Plan Amendment 8 proposes to re-designate the subject lands from “Agricultural” to “Settlements” on Schedule 5.1: Land Use Designations of the County’s Official Plan. The effect of the amendment would result in a minor expansion to the Guthrie settlement area in the Township of Oro-Medonte to include the subject lands.

The subject lands are approximately 6.57 hectares and are legally described as Concession 5, Part Lot 20 (Oro), Township of Oro-Medonte, Part 4, Reference Plan 51R-33531. See the location map for reference.

Other Information

Associated local Official Plan Amendment, Zoning By-law amendment and draft plan of subdivision applications have also been submitted to the Township of Oro-Medonte.  The purpose of these planning applications (including Official Plan Amendment 8) is to facilitate a future development block and subdivision of 16 single detached residential lots.

The Township of Oro-Medonte and the County of Simcoe held a joint statutory public meeting regarding these planning applications and Official Plan Amendment No. 8 on May 3, 2023.

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The comment period was from May 24, 2024
to June 23, 2024

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