Public Hearing - 364 Blackhead Road

When: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 7:00pm
Where: 
Shea Heights Community Centre, 130 Linegar Avenue

The St. John's Municipal Council adopted St. John’s Municipal Plan Amendment Number 146, 2018, and St. John’s Development Regulations Amendment Number 677, 2018, on April 1, 2019, and hereby gives notice of its intent to seek registration of the amendments from the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Environment, in accordance with the Urban and Rural Planning Act.
 
The effect of the Municipal Plan amendment would be to re-designate 364 Blackhead Road from the Rural (R) Land Use District to the Residential Low Density (RLD) Land Use District. 
 
The effect of the Development Regulations amendment would be to rezone 364 Blackhead Road from the Industrial General (IG) and Open Space Reserve (OR) Zones to the Residential Medium Density (R2) and Open Space Reserve (OR) Zones. 
 
These amendments are in reference to an application to develop two single detached dwellings.
 
In order to allow the proposed amendments to the St. John’s Municipal Plan and Development Regulations, an amendment to the St. John’s Urban Region Regional Plan is required. St. John’s Urban Region Regional Plan Amendment Number 2, 2018 is proposed to re-designate land at 364 Blackhead Road from Rural to Urban Development. 
 
Information regarding these amendments may be viewed at the Department of Planning, Engineering, and Regulatory Services, fourth floor, John J. Murphy Building (City Hall Annex). For further information, please phone 709-576-8220; email planning@stjohns.ca.
 
The Public Hearing will be held on Wednesday, May 1, 2019, at 7 p.m., Shea Heights Community Centre, 130 Linegar Avenue and will be conducted by an independent Commissioner jointly appointed by the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Environment and St. John’s City Council. Any person wishing to make a submission on the proposed amendments must provide a signed written statement, including your name and street address, to the Office of the City Clerk by 9:30 a.m., Monday, April 29, 2019, either by mail: P.O. Box 908, St. John’s, NL, A1C 5M2; fax: 709-576-8474 or email: cityclerk@stjohns.ca. Written submissions received will become a matter of public record. Any identifying information beyond your name (civic address, email and/or other contact information) will be redacted (removed) prior to the information being released publicly. If no written objections to the amendments are received by the deadline noted, the public hearing for these amendments may be cancelled by the City in accordance with the provisions of the Urban and Rural Planning Act.

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