Notice of Passing of By-law 2017-30 Regarding Accessory Buildings

Posted on Thursday May 18, 2017



TAKE NOTICE THAT the Council of the Corporation of the Town of Penetanguishene passed By-law 2017-30 on the 10th day of May, 2017 under Section 34 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990.

By-law 2017-30 pertains to the General Provisions Section of Zoning By-law 2000-02, as amended, specifically to Subsection 3.22 regarding Accessory Buildings, Uses and Structures.  This amendment applies to all residentially zoned properties within the Municipality therefore no key map is provided.

THE PURPOSE AND EFFECT of the by-law is to replace Subsection 3.22.5 which applies to lot coverage regulations for all accessory buildings and structures.  The effect of the amendment is:

  • To calculate lot coverage for Accessory Buildings and Structures based on Ground Floor Area in all residential zones;
  • To set the lot coverage for Accessory Buildings and Structures at 10% of the Lot Area to a maximum of 100 square metres of ground floor area in the Rural Residential (RR) Zone, Rural Residential Estate Zone (RE), Shoreline Residential Zone (SR1) and Shoreline Residential Zone (SR2); and,
  • To set the lot coverage for Accessory Buildings and Structures at 150 square metres of ground floor area in the Rural (RU) Zone

AND TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that any person or agency may appeal the By-law by filing with the Clerk of the Town of Penetanguishene, no later than June 7, 2017, a notice of appeal on the requisite Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) Appeal Form setting out the objection to the By-law and the reasons in support of the objection, accompanied by the fee prescribed under the Ontario Municipal Board Act in the amount of $300.00 which must be in the form of a cheque payable to the Minister of Finance. Only individuals, corporations and public bodies may appeal a by-law to the Ontario Municipal Board. 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 Ontario Municipal Board, there are reasonable grounds to add the person or public body as a party. 

Dated at the Town of Penetanguishene this 18th day of May, 2017.

Stacey Cooper, Clerk/Deputy CAO

Town of Penetanguishene

10 rue Robert St. West/ouest

P.O./C.P. Box 5009

Penetanguishene, ON 

L9M 2G2