Municipal Plan Amendments

ACTIVE PLAN AMENDMENTS

The City of Corner Brook, in an attempt to provide an improved level of Service to all resident of the City, actively engages in amendments to our Integrated Sustainable Municipal Plan (IMSP) and Development Regulations.  Below you will find a list of active amendments/changes being considered.

MP/DR 20-01 Proposed Amendments to the City’s Integrated Municipal Sustainability Plan 2012 and the 2012 Development Regulations, in accordance with section 14 of the Urban and Rural Planning Act, 2000, as per the following:

The principal purpose of the Amendments are to allow Council to consider approval of an increase to the storage capacity limitation for 24 White Lakes Drive, within the Watsons Pond Industrial Park, which is the location of the Superior Propane tank storage facility. This proposal requires text amendments to both the Integrated Municipal Sustainability Plan (IMSP) and Development Regulations (DR).

The Applicants, Superior Propane are proposing to add two additional Propane Storage Tanks at this site to increase their total site capacity to 621,000 liters or 164,000 USWG (United States Water Gallons) from the current limitation of 341,000 liters or 90,000 USWG.

The proposed amendments consist of text amendments to both the IMSP and to the DR as follows:

IMSP AMENDMENT No. MP 21-01

Section 4.5 Industrial Policies of the 2012 Integrated Municipal Sustainability Plan is amended by deleting item 4.3 Policies, Hazardous Industrial Areas # 26(a) and replacing it with the following policy statement:

  • The bulk storage of hazardous materials on each lot is to be determined and found acceptable by the Authority, in consultation with Service NL.

DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS AMENDMENT No. DR 21-01

1. Section 149.6 Preamble of the Development Regulations shall be deleted and replaced by the following:                                           6. Hazardous Industry                                                                                                                                                                                                    The uses permitted in this class are limited to the bulk storage of flammable and hazardous liquids and substances and the total volume of storage on each lot shall be determined by the Authority, in consultation with Service NL.

2. Section 149.6(b) of the Development Regulations shall be deleted and replaced by the following:

(b) Separation distances shall be appropriate to maintain public safety, fire safety and landscape separation for the protection of the amenity of the surrounding uses.

Council requests that anyone wishing to provide comments on the proposed amendments do so in writing by 4:00 p.m., Friday, August 13th, 2021. 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 business hours (8:30 am to 4:30 pm), by contacting the Planning Office at 637-1553, or by visiting the City’s website at www.cornerbrook.com.”

 

PUBLIC HEARING SCHEDULED

MUNICIPAL PLAN and DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS AMENDMENTS MP/DR 21-01 Public Consultation Opportunity

Corner Brook City Council, having adopted the City’s Integrated Municipal Sustainability Plan 2012 (IMSP) Amendment 21-01 and the 2012 Development Regulations (DR) Amendment 21-01 on September 13, 2021, hereby gives notice of its intention to seek approval of said amendments, in accordance with sections 17 and 18 of the Urban and Rural Planning Act, 2000, as per the following:

 

The principal purpose of the Amendments are to allow Council to consider approval of an increase to the storage capacity limitation for 24 White Lakes Drive, within the Burnt Lake Industrial Park, which is the location of the Superior Propane tank storage facility. This proposal requires text amendments to both the Integrated Municipal Sustainability Plan (IMSP) and Development Regulations (DR).

 

The Applicants, Superior Propane are proposing to add two additional Propane Storage Tanks at this site to increase their total site capacity to 621,000 liters or 164,000 USWG (United States Water Gallons) from the current limitation of 341,000 liters or 90,000 USWG.

 

The proposed amendments consist of text amendments to both the IMSP and to the DR and the proposed amendments are acceptable to ServiceNL and Corner Brook Fire Services.

 

A Public Hearing to consider MPA 21-01 and DRA 2l-01 will be held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, October 12, 2021, 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 public hearing has been cancelled. Please click here for more information.

 

The proposed amendments may be inspected by any interested persons by visiting City Hall during normal business hours, by contacting the Planning Office at 637-1553 or 637-1578, or by visiting the City’s website at www.cornerbrook.com

 

Also posted in “The West Coast Wire” newspaper, September 22 and October 6, 2021