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
NOTICE OF CONSULTATION: MUNICIPAL PLAN AMENDMENT MP18-09 & DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS AMENDMENT DR18-09
The Public is advised that the City of Corner Brook is considering text amendments to the Municipal Plan and Development Regulations as per the following:
Municipal Plan Amendment – MP18-09 will amend policies 2.4.3 (I3)-The City Connections-Infrastructure Goals, 8.6.3(05)-Winter City, 8.7.3(05)-Healthy Communities; and 8.10.3(05)-Tourism. The amendments will show Council support for existing and potential ATV/Snowmobile trails as a local and tourist attraction within the municipal boundaries.
Development Regulations Amendment – DR18-09 will: add the definition of ‘ATV/Snowmobile trail’ use to Schedule A, add ‘Motorized Recreation’ use with ‘ATV/Snowmobile trail’ as an example thereof to Schedule B; and create Regulation No. ‘129.1 – Uses Permitted in All Zones’, enabling Councils consideration of new ‘ATV/Snowmobile trail’ use as a discretionary use throughout the Municipal Planning Area.
Anyone wishing to comment on the proposed amendments must do so in writing by September 26, 2018. All responses 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. Copies of the proposed amendments may also be inspected by visiting City Hall during normal business hours, by contacting the Planning Office at 637-1578, or by visiting the City’s website at www.cornerbrook.com.
Amendments being considered for Approval
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING: MUNICIPAL PLAN AMENDMENT MP18-03 & DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS AMENDMENT DR18-03
Take notice that Corner Brook City Council, having adopted Municipal Plan Amendment 18-03 and Development Regulation Amendment l8-03 on August 20th, 2018, hereby gives notice of its intent to seek approval of said amendments, in accordance with Section 17 of the Urban and Rural Planning Act.
In general terms, the purpose of MPA l8-03 and DRA18-03 is to change the land use designation and land use zoning for a portion of the lot situated at the southern limits of 678 O’Connell Drive and the northern limits of 129 Georgetown Road. If approved, the amendments will change the land use designation from Residential to Light Industrial and change the zoning from Residential Medium Density to Light Industrial.
A Public Hearing is being scheduled to consider the subject amendments and will be held at 7 p.m. on September 12th, 2018, at City Hall, 5 Park Street, Corner Brook.
Any person(s), corporation, partnership or association wishing to express objections, support, or comments for any part of the subject amendments being considered at the Public Hearing shall, at least 2 days before the date set for the hearing, deposit with the City Clerk, two copies of a signed, written statement outlining said objections, support, or comments. If no representation is received within the time indicated, the Hearing may be cancelled.
The proposed amendments may be inspected by any interested persons by visiting City Hall during normal business hours, by contacting the Planning Office at 637-1578, or by visiting the City’s website at www.cornerbrook.com.
Recently Approved Amendments
NOTICE OF REGISTRATION: MUNICIPAL PLAN AMENDMENT MP18-06 & DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS AMENDMENT DR18-06
Take notice that the City of Corner Brook Municipal Plan Amendment MP18-06 and Development Regulations Amendment DR18-06, adopted on the 25th day of June, 2018, have been registered by the Minister of Municipal Affairs.
In general terms, the purpose of Municipal Plan Amendment MP18-06 and Development Regulations Amendment DR18-06 is to add the ‘animal’ use class under the ‘Commercial – Downtown’ policy 4.4.3-(01) to consider animal use in the Downtown designation and to permit the kenneling of non-canine house pets within the Downtown Commercial Zone.
The Corner Brook Municipal Plan Amendment MP18-06 and Development Regulations Amendment DR18-06 come into effect on the day that this notice is published in The Newfoundland and Labrador Gazette (August 17, 2018). Anyone who wishes to inspect a copy of the subject amendments may do so at City Hall, Corner Brook during normal business hours.
NOTICE OF REGISTRATION: MUNICIPAL PLAN AMENDMENT MP18-07 & DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS AMENDMENT DR18-07
Take notice that the City of Corner Brook Municipal Plan Amendment MP18-07 and Development Regulations Amendment DR18-07, adopted on the 25th day of June, 2018, have been registered by the Minister of Municipal Affairs.
In general terms, the purpose of Municipal Plan Amendment MP 18-07 is to change the land use designation from Comprehensive Residential Development Area to Residential, and Development Regulation Amendment DR 18-07 is to change the zoning from Comprehensive Residential Development Area to Residential Medium Density, for a portion of the lot situated at 18 Knight’s Road. The changes will enable a single detached dwelling to be constructed utilizing existing services from Knights Road.
The Corner Brook Municipal Plan Amendment MP18-07 and Development Regulations Amendment DR18-07 come into effect on the day that this notice is published in The Newfoundland and Labrador Gazette (August 17, 2018). Anyone who wishes to inspect a copy of the subject amendments may do so at City Hall, Corner Brook during normal business hours.
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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