Oct. 7, 2019 Motions going to Planning and Development Committee Meeting on October 22

October 11, 2019

Resolution #C-333-19 Moved by Councillor Neal Seconded by Councillor Zwart That the Zone Clarington amendments to the Clarington Zoning By-laws be abandoned; That Staff shall take all steps necessary to amend Clarington’s Official Plan by way of a Municipal Comprehensive Review, and with the Natural Heritage designation in Map D and Environmental Protection Area in […]

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Update #4 from Gord

October 3, 2019

On Monday, September 30th, Clarington Council took a BOLD step forward to address the concerns of rural property owners. A Motion made by Councillor Neal, seconded by Councillor Trail, was passed unanimously. This is ONLY THE 1st STEP in resolving the major issues regarding the new proposed by-laws that affect almost 3,000 land owners. (See […]

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September 30th Motion

October 3, 2019

Below is an excerpt from the September 30, 2019 Planning and Development Committee minutes: 12.1 PSD-040-19 Next Steps on Zone Clarington Councillor Neal left the Chair. Mayor Foster chaired this portion of the Agenda. Resolution # PD-130-19 Moved by Councillor Neal Seconded by Councillor Traill That Staff shall take all steps necessary to amend Clarington’s […]

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MAKE YOUR VIEWS HEARD

September 25, 2019

On Monday, September 30th, Clarington’s Planning Staff will be reporting to the Planning and Development Committee on Motions made on July 2nd. These include reports on no-cost site visits to correct errors in the mapping of environmentally protected areas (EP areas) and written notifications to all affected property owners, among other issues. (See Motions  – […]

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Notice from the Municipality

September 19, 2019

On September 17th, the Municipality of Clarington emailed the following Notice to all interested parties registered with the Municipality. In order to clearly understand what will be discussed at the September 30th meeting, please read our earlier post, Motions Before Clarington Council. The items to be discussed on September 30th are Resolution #PD-103-19 and Resolution […]

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Notifying the public

September 18, 2019

Clarington Council passed the following motion on July 2, 2019:  “That every landowner materially affected by the Zoning By-Law Amendments be notified of the proposed change in zoning in writing where there is an expansion of EP lands, and be invited to provide input, either through a representative or personally, regarding the proposed re-designation;” Why […]

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Motions before Clarington Council

September 14, 2019

On July 2, 2019, Clarington Council ratified the following resolutions, moved by Councillor Joe Neal and seconded by Councillor Corinna Trail. Resolution #PD-103-19 That, as part of the Zone Clarington exercise, Staff be directed to report back on a process whereby Official Plan amendments made to correct errors in Environmental Protection designations in Clarington’s Official […]

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Update #3 from Gord

September 13, 2019

At our Information Session in Newcastle on Thursday, September 12th, over 250 people attended making it standing room only in the packed hall. Everyone was reminded that Rezoning Clarington is a volunteer group of local land owners who came together to inform and help other property owners understand how the zoning designations were changed and […]

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Video Clip – ‎Dream Home Nightmare

September 13, 2019

Clarington is not the only Ontario municipality dealing with rezoning ‎changes relating to environmental protection. Earlier this month, the Ottawa Citizen and National Post published this story: Ottawa couple spends $700,000 on dream home, but wetlands freeze leaves them high and dry. (Watch video below) 

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