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Public meeting will be held via teleconferencing in Minden Hills

Minden Hills are holding a public meeting via teleconference at 10:30 today.

The meeting is being held to consider a proposed minor variance to the zoning By-law. The application is to permit the construction of a new detached garage with a height more than the current allowed height of an accessory building.

The property is located on Jamieson Drive on Horseshoe Lake.

TAKE NOTICE THAT the Committee of Adjustment of the Township of Minden Hills will hold a Public Meeting on:
Monday, September 28, 2020 10:30 AM
Due to the physical distancing requirements imposed as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, this meeting will be held as an electronic hearing by way of a teleconference call. To participate:

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Join the meeting by telephone by dialing either:
1-877-394-5901 or 416-548-6023 Enter Access Code: 7783570

Interested parties are encouraged to join 15 minutes ahead of the scheduled start time.
The purpose of the Public Meeting will be to consider a proposed Minor Variance (Application No. PLMV2020007) to the Township of Minden Hills Zoning By-law pursuant to Section 45 of the Planning Act.

Location of the Subject Lands: Part of Lot 15, Concession 8, Geographic Township of Minden; municipally known as 1031 Jamieson Drive; and located on Horseshoe Lake (see Key Map).
Purpose and Effect of the Application: To permit the construction of a new 44.6 m2 (480sq.ft.) detached garage measuring 4.2m. (13’9″) in height as measured to midpoint of roof located 29m. (95′) from the High Water Mark (HWM). The variance sought would allow for an increase in the maximum height of an accessory building located less than 45m. (147’8″) from the HWM, which would otherwise be limited to 3.5m. (11’6″) in height.

Additional information regarding this application is available online at A copy of the complete application will be available for public inspection at the Township of Minden Hills Building and Planning Department by appointment only.
Input on the above noted application is welcome and encouraged. You can provide your input, either in support or opposition to the proposed minor variance, by making a written submission to the Township or by speaking at the Public Hearing. lf you do not attend the Public Hearing, it may proceed in your absence and, except as otherwise provided in the Planning Act, you will not be entitled to any further notice in the proceedings.

To provide input in writing, or to request written notice of the decision, please contact the undersigned or e- mail

Any person or agency who is of the opinion that holding the hearing as an electronic hearing is likely to cause them significant prejudice, may make a submission to the undersigned, and if the Committee is satisfied that holding the hearing as an electronic hearing is likely to cause the party significant prejudice then the hearing will be re-scheduled as an oral hearing.

If you are interested in participating in the hearing you are strongly encouraged to contact the undersigned prior to the meeting date with any questions you may have and/or to provide any material for the Committee’s consideration at the hearing.


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