New Employment Area Review

Employment Lands Review - City of Brockville

The City of Brockville undertook a Review of its Employment Lands to determine where new employment growth can be accommodated. This is to ensure that the City is not losing out on opportunities to grow its economy and provide additional opportunities for residents to find employment.

February 07, 2019 - At the Council meeting on Tuesday, January 29, 2019, City Council passed By-law 003-2019 and By-law 004-2019 being by-laws to amend By-law 060-2017 and By-law 061-2017, respectively,  with respect to the Employment Lands. The By-laws may be accessed at the following links:

The Official Plan policies and Zone provisions, as they apply to the Brockville Employment Lands, are now in place. 

Revisions to documentation associated with policy and zone provision updates and mapping changes are in process.

January 9, 2019 - The City of Brockville has been advised by the Environment and Land Tribunals Ontario that the appeals by Appellant were withdrawn by correspondence dated January 9, 2019. There are no outstanding appeals in this matter, and the ELTO files are closed.

The Local Planning Appeal Tribunal Hearing scheduled January 23 - 25, 2017 was cancelled. 

October 2, 2017 - At the Council meeting on Tuesday, September 26, 2017, City Council passed by-laws to adopt Official Plan Amendment No. 005 and amend Zoning By-law 050-2014 with respect to the Employment Lands. Notice of this adoption and amendment can be found here along with the By-laws:

September 21, 2017  - At a Council meeting scheduled for Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at 7:00 pm, Council for the Corporation of the City of Brockville will consider the adoption of the Brockville Employment Lands Secondary Plan Report, Official Plan Amendment No. 005 and an amendment to Zoning By-law 050-2014 all with respect to the Employment Lands. 

The following is the information pertaining to this consideration:

  1. Staff Report 2017-097-09: Employment Lands Review (dated 18 September 2017)

Schedule A - Employment Lands Secondary Plan Report - September 2017

Schedule B - Proposed Official Plan Amendment (updated)

Schedule C - Proposed Zoning By-law Amendment (updated)

Schedule D - Hydrogeological Assessment - September 2017 (new)

Schedule E - EDP Public Meeting Minutes - May 2, 2017 (as previously released)

Schedule F - Department and Agency comments (new)

Schedule G (Part 1 and Part 2) - Public Comments (new)

Compilation of Comments

Sept 26/17@11:34 am - Compilation of Comments UPDATED (page 3 added and some pages reordered)

If you wish to address Council and make your views known, you must request the opportunity to speak at the meeting by submitting your request in writing.

Should you have any questions or require clarification on the information provided, please contact: Jonathan Faurschou, Planner I, at: (613) 342-8772 ext. 4449; or email: jfaurschou@brockville.com

Delegation Request Process

  1. Submit request in writing (letter/fax/email) to the Clerk's office. Requests are to be received by the Clerk’s office no later than Monday, September 25th, 2017, 12:00 pm. Any requests submitted after the deadline will require the unanimous consent of Council to be added to the agenda.
  2. The request should include the delegates name, phone number and email address and brief details on what they wish to speak about.
  3. Delegations are limited to 10 minutes. Groups are asked to appoint one or two appointed speakers.
  4. Any material to be circulated should be sent in PDF format as well if there is a presentation it is to be provided in Power Point in the Clerk’s office by the deadline.

Questions regarding the delegation process can be directed to the Clerk’s Office.

Clerk’s Office

Brockville City Hall (Victoria Building)

1 King Street West, Brockville

clerk@brockville.com or 613-342-8772 ext. 4431

 Previously released information:

1.    Background Information

2.    Report 2016-159-12: Employment Lands Review

Schedule A - Employment Lands Secondary Plan Report - December 2016 - draft

Schedule B - Draft Official Plan Amendment

Schedule C - Draft Zoning By-law Amendment

3.  Terms of Reference for Natural Enviroment Studies - Golder Associates - April 13, 2016

4.  Constraints and Opportunities Assessment - Golder Associates.

5.  Amendment to appendix D2 - BT Engineering - Technical Memorandum

6. Report 2017-022-02 - Follow-Up to Council Questions - ELR

7. Employment Lands Review - Notice of Public Open House - April 5, 2017

8. Brockville Secondary Plan -  April 5, 2017 Open House Presentation

9. Employment Lands Review - Notice of Statutory Public Meeting - May 2, 2017

10. Public Meeting - May 2, 2017 - Report 2017-050-05
      > Meeting Minutes

11. Brockville Secondary Plan - May 2, 2017 EDP Presentation 

12. Preliminary Concepts Only
      Concept 1-1
      Concept 2-1

Should you have any questions or require clarification on the information provided, please contact: Jonathan Faurschou, Planner I, at: (613) 342-8772 ext. 4449; or email: jfaurschou@brockville.com