August 14, 2023
Notice of Passing of By-law by the Corporation of the Township of Billings
On July 20, 2023 the Township passed By-Law No. 2023-77 under Section 34 of the Planning Act, 1990, as amended.
File No. Z-2023-02. The purpose of the Zoning By-Law Amendment was to permit a guest cabin (bunkie) for human habitation where a dwelling is a permitted use AND to include a minimum floor area per dwelling unit be a minimum size of 17.5 sq.m (188 sq/ft) for all zones.
Your Opinion Matters
Written and oral submissions to Council were considered by Council as part of its deliberations and final decision on this matter.
You can view the staff report on the July 4, 2023 Council agenda at https://billingstwp.ca/council-meetings/2023-council-agendas-and-minutes/ or by making a request to firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling (705) 282-2611 ext 223. Information can also be viewed at the Township of Billings administration office between 8:30 am and 4:00 pm (Monday – Thursday) 8:30 a.m. – noon (Friday)
Know your Rights
Last Date for Appeal of this Decision September 4, 2023
Only individuals, corporations and public bodies may appeal a Municipal By-law to the Ontario Land Tribunal. A notice of appeal may not be filed by an unincorporated association or group. However, a notice of appeal may be filed in the name of an individual who is a member of the association or the group on its behalf.
No person or public body shall be added as a party to the hearing of the appeal unless, before the By-law was passed, the person or public body made oral submissions at a public meeting or written submissions to the council or, in the opinion of the Tribunal, there are reasonable grounds to add the person or public body as a party.
Anyone wishing to appeal the decision is required to submit a Notice of Appeal (available at https://olt.gov.on.ca/appeals-process/ ) setting out the reasons for the appeal and the specific part of the proposed amendment to which the appeal applies, as well as the prescribed appeal fee required by the Tribunal.
Appeals are to be filed with:
Emily Dance, CAO/Clerk
Township of Billings
15 Old Mill Road