IMSP and Development Regulation Amendments

An amendment to either the Integrated Municipal Sustainability Plan (IMSP) or the Development Regulations involves a change to either specific text or a specific map.  A text amendment may involve changing one work or many sections of the IMSP and/or Development Regulations, with no change to the land use mapping.  An example of a text amendment could involve the addition or removal of a condition for a specific use; i.e adding a condition that addresses reduced setbacks on side yards.  An amendment to the land use zoning maps could involve a change to the boundaries and designation of one, several or all zones.  If a zoning amendment is successful, the land is then capable of supporting all uses, permitted and discretionary, of the new zone. The City uses this webpage as one method of delivery to give notice to the residents of Corner Brook whenever a proposal has been requested to amend the IMSP or the Development Regulations.


Recently Proposed Amendments

Cancellation of Commissioners Hearing

Please take notice that the Corner Brook City Council has cancelled the tentative public hearing for proposed Municipal Plan Amendment MP19-01 and Development Regulations Amendment DR19-01 (see summary of proposed amendments below, as per previous post). The public hearing was scheduled for 7:00 p.m., May 2, 2019 in Council chambers at City Hall. Where no objections were received—or no member of the public indicated they would like to attend the public hearing and make representation—by 7:00 p.m. on April 30, 2019, staff (as directed by Council) cancelled the public hearing in accordance with subsection 21(1) of the Urban and Rural Planning Act, 2000.

City Council will now be considering the proposed amendments for final approval at a regular meeting on May 8, 2019. If approved, the amendments must be submitted to the provincial government for ministerial approval and registration prior to legal enactment. In accordance with subsection 24(2), the amendments will not be in legal force and effect until notice of registration is given via the NL Gazette and Western Star.

Although the City is no longer accepting and considering objections for this amendment application, you may contact the Planning Office at 637-1554 during regular business hours (Monday to Friday) to receive additional information on the application and amendment process to date.

 

MP/DR 19-01

“Take notice that the City of Corner Brook is re-posting proposed amendments to its Integrated Municipal Sustainability Plan (IMSP) and Development Regulations, in accordance with section 14 of the Urban and Rural Planning Act, 2000. This is a correction to the original posting regarding 162 Premier Drive, published on January 23, 2019. Due to the following correction, the closing date for comments is now extended until 4:30 p.m. on Friday, March 29, 2019.

The City of Corner Brook is considering amendments to its Integrated Municipal Sustainability Plan (IMSP) and Development Regulations, as per the following:

The City received an application to redevelop the lot at 162 Premier Drive (the former CBC property) to accommodate the construction of a five storey residential apartment building that is proposed to serve an age group of 55 years and greater. The former CBC building is also proposed for conversion to commercial vendor uses in the form of health related services to be available for both the lot residents and the general public. To accommodate this request, amendments are required to the IMSP and Development Regulations mapping that will change the land use designation and the land use zoning from Community Service (CS) and Open Space (OS) [emphasis added; correction from January 23, 2019 posting] to General Commercial (GC). Following the land use designation and zone change, discretionary approval from Council will be required for the apartment building and a commercial fitness area on the lot.

Click here to view the proposed Municipal Plan and Development Regulations amendments

Municipal Plan 19-01 Amendment Statement  and Municipal Plan P19-01 Mapping

Development Regulation 19-01 Amendment Statement and Development Regulation 19-01 Mapping

Council requests that anyone wishing to provide comments on the proposed amendments do so in writing by 4:30 p.m., Friday, March 29, 2019. A response to this public notice shall form part of the public record. If you do not wish your name attributed to the comment, please advise the City when responding. Anyone wishing to inspect a copy of the proposed amendments may do so by visiting City Hall during normal business hours, by contacting the Planning Office at 637-1554, or by visiting the City’s website at www.cornerbrook.com.”


MP/DR 19-02

Please take notice that the Corner Brook City Council is proposing to amend the City’s Integrated Municipal Sustainability Plan 2012 (i.e. the Municipal Plan) and 2012 Development Regulations. Municipal Plan Amendment MP19-02 would allow Council to consider the approval of solid waste uses in the ‘Rural (R)’ future land use designation. Solid waste uses are currently limited to the ‘Solid Waste / Scrap Yard (SW/SY)’ designation. Associated Development Regulations Amendment MP19-02 proposes to add solid waste as a discretionary use class under the ‘Rural (R)’ use zone; and also proposes to define solid waste, where no definition is currently in place.

Click here to view the proposed Municipal Plan and Development Regulations amendments

Municipal Plan 19-02 Amendment Statement 

Development Regulation 19-02 Amendment Statement

Council requests that anyone wishing to provide comments on the proposed amendments do so in writing by 4:30 p.m., Friday, April 19, 2019. A response to this public notice shall form part of the public record. If you do not wish your name attributed to the comment, please advise the City when responding. Anyone wishing to inspect a copy of the proposed amendments may do so by visiting City Hall during normal business hours, by contacting the Planning Office at 637-1554, or by visiting the City’s website at www.cornerbrook.com.”


Recently Approved Amendments

 

 

 


Questions/Contact

Planning staff are available to respond to all concerns related to zoning and amendments.

Planning Department – 709-637-1553 or 709-637-1578


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