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  • Public Meeting - Commercial Rooftop Patios

    Created: Thursday, November 19, 2020


    Town-Initiated Zoning By-law Amendment for
    Commercial Rooftop Patios

     
    Take notice that the Council of the Corporation of the Town of Newmarket will hold an electronic public meeting on Monday, December 14, 2020 at 1 p.m.
     
    By way of an electronic meeting using video conferencing (Zoom) to consider the recommended revisions to the current zoning regulations to permit commercial rooftop patios within the Town.
     
    Purpose and effect: The purpose of these amendments is to propose zoning changes to permit commercial rooftop patios within the Town.
     
    The proposed amendments include a number of changes, which can all be found online at newmarket.ca/town-initiated-op-zb. Town is considering amendments to the comprehensive zoning by-law that would permit commercial rooftop patios in conjunction with restaurants, banquet halls and other commercial uses, subject to licensing and other requirements. Draft regulations are available online. There is no map as the proposed change applies to all of Newmarket.
     
    HOW TO GET INVOLVED:
    As the Municipal Offices remain closed to the public, this meeting will be streamed live on December 14, 2020 at 1:00 PM at newmarket.ca/meetings. The video will also be made available after the meeting and archived on the Town’s website. If there are any technical difficulties during the live stream, the Town will attempt to post the archived video after the meeting.
     
    YOU CAN GET INVOLVED IN THE FOLLOWING WAYS:
     
    Submit written comments
    Written comments may be emailed to clerks@newmarket.ca. In order for comments to be received by Council at the statutory public meeting, written comments must be submitted by end of day December 13, 2020. Written comments will also continue to be received after the public meeting has concluded, after the meeting send written comments to planning@newmarket.ca.
     
    Speak to Council during the live meeting through video conferencing (Zoom)
    Individuals who wish to provide verbal representation may provide a remote (live) deputation through the Zoom platform during the Council meeting. Due to the technical requirements of joining an electronic meeting, residents are strongly encouraged to pre-register for a remote (live) deputation by providing their full name and contact information and registering via clerks@newmarket.ca or by calling 905-953-5300 extension 2203.
     
    Personal information collected in response to these planning applications will be used to assist Town staff and Council to process these applications and will be made public.
     
    Send written comments to the Town of Newmarket at 395 Mulock Drive, P.O. Box 328, STN MAIN Newmarket, ON, L3Y 4X7 or planning@newmarket.ca. If you wish to be notified of Council’s decision on the proposed Zoning By-law Amendment, you must make a written request to Planning Services at the address noted above or by emailing planning@newmarket.ca.
     
    If a person or public body would otherwise have an ability to appeal the decision of the Council of the Town of Newmarket to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal but the person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make written submissions to Council of the Town of Newmarket before the by-law is passed, the person or public body is not entitled to appeal the decision.
     
    If a person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting, or make written submissions to Council of the Town of Newmarket before the by-law is passed, the person or public body may not be added as a party to the hearing of an appeal before the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal unless, in the opinion of the Tribunal, there are reasonable grounds to do so.