2023

Planning Board Meeting Agenda For May 30 - 2023

Planning Board Minutes - April 25, 2023

The Regular Meeting of the Manitoulin Planning Board of March 28th, 2023 has been cancelled

Planning Board Minutes- February 28, 2023

 Planning Board Budget Committee Minutes - February 24, 2023

Planning Board Minutes - January 31, 2023

      -Appendix A to the Planning Board Minutes - January 31, 2023

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2022

Planning Board Minutes - November 22, 2022

Planning Board Minutes - Public Meeting - November 22, 2022

The Regular Meeting of Planning Board for October 25th, 2022 has been cancelled

Board Minutes - Special Meeting - September 28th, 2022

Board Minutes - Statutory Public meeting - September 28th, 2022

Board Minutes - September 27, 2022 - Public Meeting

Board Minutes - September 27, 2022

Board Minutes - August 30, 2022

Board Minutes - August 30, 2022 - Public Meetings

Board Minutes - July 26, 2022 - 1 of 2

Board Minutes - July 26, 2022 - 2 of 2

Planning Board Minutes - June 28, 2022

Planning Board Minutes - May 24, 2022

Planning Board Minutes - April 26, 2022

Planning Board Minutes - Budget Committee Meeting - April 14, 2022

Planning Board Minutes - March 22, 2022

 Planning Board Minutes - February 22, 2022

Planning Board Minutes - January 25, 2022 - 1 of 2

Planning Board Minutes - January 25, 2022 - 2 of 2

            -  -Attachments to Board Minutes - January 25, 2022

Planning Board Minutes - January 25, 2022 - PUBLIC MEETING

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The Manitoulin Planning Board adopted Official Plan Amendment (OPA) No. A-3 for an Area-Wide Natural Heritage System Strategy, (as amended from November 22nd, 2022) at the Regular Meeting of Plannng Board held on Tuesday, January 31st, 2023.  It will be provided to the Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing for their consideration of approval.  The link to the 'Notice of Adoption'  is found below.  The OPA, No. A-3, is contained in the 'Appendix A' to the Planning Board Minutes of January 31st, 2023  found under the  'Public Notices' tab on the home page of our website. 

Notice of Adoption - OPA No. A-3 - NHSS 

November 22nd, 2022   A Public Meeting was held at the Planning Board Office in Gore Bay, Ontario to consider the adoption of an Official Plan Amendment (OPA) for a draft Natural Heritage System Strategy for the District of Manitoulin.  The OPA was not adopted at this meeting.  For more information, please refer to the Minutes of Planning Board of November 22nd, 2022 found under  the 'Public Notices' tab on the front page of our website.

 November 15th 2022 - Draft Policy Text for the Natural Heritage System Strategy
November 15th 2022 - Draft Schedule F - Natural Heritage System map for the Natural Heritage System Strategy

The Planning Board hired a consultant to review the  policies of a 1st draft Natural Heritage System and is  working towards updating those draft policies and draft schedules to reflect this policy guidance. The report prepared by the consultant is available here: Natural Heritage System Policy Review.  A 2nd draft document, once completed, will be available on our website. A public meeting will be held on Tuesday, November 22nd, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. to consider an Area-Wide Natural Heritage System Strategy (NHSS).  The Notice of for this Public Meeting is available on the front page of the Manitoulin Planning Board website.

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The Manitoulin Planning Board hosted a virtual Public Information Session for the Natural Heritage System on Wednesday, November 10, 2021. Included here is the presentation that was made at the meeting, as well as draft mapping showing candidate core areas, open space areas, and linkages identified from existing available Natural Heritage feature mapping.

Manitoulin Natural Heritage System - Presentation

NOT CURRENT - See Maps from November 15 2022 Above - Manitoulin Natural Heritage System - Draft Maps with Candidate Areas
Cockburn Island
Dawson and Robinson Township
Municipality of Burpee-Mills
Municipality of Gordon/Barrie Island
Municipality of Billings
Municipality of Central Manitoulin
Township of Tehkummah
Municipality of Assiginack

 

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 The Manitoulin Planning Board hosted a public information session for the creation of a Natural Heritage System Strategy (NHS) at the Mindemoya Community Centre at 6032 Highway 542 on Wednesday, August 21st from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM. A summary of the meeting is available here: Natural Heritage Information Session Summary

The schedules (maps) shown at the meeting may be downloaded here:
Natural Heritage System - Administration
Natural Heritage System - Land Cover
Natural Heritage System - Surface Water
Natural Heritage System - Known Significant Wildlife Habitat
Natural Heritage System - Sample
Natural Heritage System - Sample2