NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Posted on Thursday August 04, 2016 at 11:02AM

ADOPTION OF A BYLAW TO AMEND THE RM OF ENNISKILLEN NO. 3 AND THE TOWN OF OXBOW DISTRICT PLAN

Public Notice is hereby given that the Councils of the RM of Enniskillen No. 3 and the Town of Oxbow intend to consider the adoption of a bylaw to amend the RM of Enniskillen No. 3 and the Town of Oxbow District Plan under The Planning and Development Act, 2007.

Intent of District Plan Amendments
The purpose of the amendments is to further clarify development policies related to unstable slope areas, surface water drainage and development in floodway and on flood fringe lands. The amendments also further align the District Plan with the Statements of Provincial Interest. The amendments affect the following Sections of the Plan:

• Section 3: “District Policies for the RM of Enniskillen and the Town of Oxbow Planning District” subsection 3.6 “Sensitive Environment and Municipal Reserve” is amended by adding nine new policy statements related to unstable slope areas, surface water and drainage.
• Section 4: “The RM of Enniskillen No.3” subsection 4.4 “Natural Hazard and Ecologically Sensitive Lands” is amended by clarifying policy 4.4.1 regarding development in the flood way and on flood fringe lands.
• Section 4: “The RM of Enniskillen No.3” subsection 4.4 “Natural Hazard and Ecologically Sensitive Lands” is amended by clarifying policy 4.4.2 regarding development in the flood way and on flood fringe lands.
• Section 4: “The RM of Enniskillen No.3” subsection 4.4 “Natural Hazard and Ecologically Sensitive Lands” is amended by removing clauses regarding unstable slope areas and surface water drainage. These policies are addressed in Section 3: “District Policies for the RM of Enniskillen and the Town of Oxbow”.

Affected Land
All lands within the corporate limits of the RM of Enniskillen No.3 and the Town of Oxbow are affected by the proposed amendment bylaw. Please check the full version of the proposed bylaw, available at either municipal office, to see if your property is directly affected.

Public Inspection
Any person may inspect the proposed amendment bylaw during regular office hours at either municipal office. A copy is available at cost.

Public Hearing
The joint Public Hearing shall be held at 7pm Monday, September 12, 2016 in the RM of Enniskillen No.3 and Town of Oxbow council chambers.

Dickson Bailey Myrna-Jean Babbings
CAO CAO
Town of Oxbow RM of Enniskillen No. 3

Author: Town of Oxbow

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