Public Consultation on Municipal Plan Amendment No. 11, Development Regulations Amendment No. 16, 2021, and St. John’s Urban Region Regional Plan Amendment
The general public is invited to view draft copies of the Town of Portugal Cove-St. Philip’s Municipal Plan Amendment No. 11, 2021 and Development Regulations Amendment 16, 2021. These amendments were previously advertised in January 2021 and based on public comments, Council revised the amendment documents and are now conducting further public consultation in accordance with direction from the Department of Municipal and Provincial Affairs.
The purpose of Municipal Plan Amendment No. 11, 2021, and Development Regulations Amendment 16, 2021, is to re-designate and rezone lands between Old Broad Cove Road, Portugal Cove Road and Round Pond Road to address existing development and to update the Windsor Lake watershed boundary.
The Department of Municipal and Provincial Affairs has directed further consultation on a proposed amendment to the St. John’s Urban Region Regional Plan. Keeping in line with the Amendments above, the Regional Plan Amendment proposes to redesignate land from Rural to Urban Development and Protected Watershed, and Protected Watershed to Rural.
Council encourages residents to view the draft Portugal Cove-St. Philip’s Municipal Plan Amendment No. 11, 2021 and Development Regulations Amendment No. 16, 2021, which shall be on display from June 26 to July 15, 2021 on the Town’s website on the Building and Development page. The public can provide any comments or concerns on the amendments to the Town Office in writing before Council considers proceeding with adoption.
The deadline for written comments shall be 3:00 pm., Thursday, July 15, 2021.
For more information, please contact the Town’s Planning and Development Department.
Planning and Development Department
Town of Portugal Cove-St. Philip’s
1119 Thorburn Road
Portugal Cove-St. Philip’s, NL
E-mail: [email protected]
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