Notice Of a Public Open House #2 Zoning By-Law Review and Update

July 30, 2020


PLEASE TAKE NOTICE: The Corporation of the Township of Nipissing is updating their Zoning By-law pursuant to Section 34 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, C.P. 13, as amended. The Township will be holding a second Public Open House to allow the public to review and ask questions regarding the updated draft Zoning By-law and associated mapping schedules.


Date: Tuesday, August 25, 2020
Time: 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Location: Heritage Park
14 Blake Street, Nipissing ON, P0H 1W0

THE PURPOSE OF THE PUBLIC OPEN HOUSE: The Township of Nipissing recently completed an update to its Official Plan which took effect on April 11, 2018. Following the update to the Official Plan, the Zoning By-law document is also proposed to be updated in order to conform to the Official Plan. The current Zoning By-law was approved on March 6, 2012. A Zoning By-law is a tool used to regulate the use of land, buildings and structures; and, the placement of building and structures within the Township. A Public Open House was previously held on September 10, 2019. A copy of the draft Zoning By-law and mapping schedules will be available for public review and comment. The Public Open House will include an informal walkabout of exhibits and opportunity for the public to ask questions to Township and MHBC Planning Staff regarding the proposed Zoning By-law. Comments received from the Public Open House will be considered in the development of the Township’s update to the Zoning By-law.

PLEASE NOTE: The Public Open House will be held outdoors at Heritage Park. Measures will be incorporated at the Public Open House as a result of COVID-19, including social distancing and the use of facial coverings (masks) as required by the North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit. If you are experiencing any symptoms as listed by Public Health in relation to COVID-19, please refrain from attending in-person at the Public Open House. If you cannot attend the Public Open House, please feel free to contact the Township office to provide verbal comments, or please send an email to to provide written comments. If providing written comments, please use the subject line “Zoning By-law Review Comments”.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AND COMMENTS: Additional information is available between 8:30 am to 12:00 pm and 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm on regular weekdays at the Township of Nipissing Office. It will also be available on the Township website at, by July 31, 2020. The Zoning By-law update is applicable to all land within the corporate boundaries of the Township of Nipissing. Please direct inquiries and comments to the Township’s Planning Department by Phone at (705) 724-2144, or Fax at (705) 724-5385.

Dated at the Township of Nipissing this 28th day of July, 2020.

Charles Barton, CAO and Clerk
Township of Nipissing

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