Virtual Public Meetings

The Township of South Stormont is hosting in-person public meetings with appropriate social distancing and use of masks. However, some public meetings may be conducted virtually through the Zoom platform, if specified below. Members of the public will have the ability to  watch meeting proceedings and participate, where appropriate. 

Guide for Public Participation in Virtual Public Meetings

Housekeeping By-law VI Open House

An Open House will be held on Tuesday, October 6 from 4:30 p.m. - 6:15 p.m. to discuss a number of proposed zoning by-law amendments. Should you not be able to attend, or feel uncomfortable attending due to COVID-19, additional information regarding the proposed changes can be found below. 

Questions can be submitted to 

The Township is updating Zoning By-Law 2011-100 and is seeking public input on
potential changes including, but not limited to:

  • Removing minimum floor area requirements for dwellings/dwelling units;
  • Reducing the minimum exterior side yard required in most residential zones to 3.5 metres;
  • Reducing parking requirements for “Mini-Warehouse and Storage” uses;
  • Revising general regulations regarding the use of shipping containers as accessory buildings;
  • Creating a new “Residential Serviced – First Condensed (RS1C Zone)” which allows a minimum lot size of 300 m2 in order to create more opportunities for affordable housing development and walkable neighbourhoods;
  • Reducing the minimum rear yard required for townhouses in the RS3 zone to 7.5 metres;
  • Various changes to definitions and general provisions, as well as technical revisions to improve the clarity of the by-law.

Proposed Housekeeping Update Information

Housekeeping By-law VI Virtual Public Meeting

A Public Meeting will be held on Wednesday, October 28th, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. to consider a number of proposed zoning by-law amendments (see Housekeeping By-law Open House above). 

Notice of Open House and Public Meeting: Z-2020-06: Housekeeping Update (VI) to Zoning By-law 2011-100

Those who wish to watch the Virtual Public Meeting can do so through the livestream link on the Council Meetings Page. If you would like to speak at the meeting, you must register by one of the following options:

Please note, pre-registration is only required if you intend to speak at the Public Meeting. 

Zoning By-law Amendment: Z-2020-04 (Hickman-Korac)

Parts 10 & 11 on 52R-1055, former Osnabruck County Road 14 – Rezone from Rural to Agricultural 

Notice of Public Meeting: Z-2020-04 (Hickman-Korac)

Public Meeting Slide Deck

Zoning By-law Amendment: Z-2020-05 (1947363 Ontario Inc.)

16581 County Road 36 – Rezone from Highway Commercial to Rural Industrial to permit a contractors yard and paint shop 

Notice of Public Meeting: Z-2020-05 (1947363 Ontario Inc.)

Public Meeting Slide Deck

Zoning By-law Amendment: Z-2020-07 (Fillion)

5566 Highway 138 – Rezone from RSS1 to RSS1-19 to permit small scale agricultural uses on property zoned Residential – Single Services First Density

Notice of Public Meeting: Z-2020-07 (Fillion)

Public Meeting Slide Deck

Zoning By-law Amendment: Z-2020-08 (2463524 Ontario Inc.)

16267 County Road 29 – Add a warehouse to the permitted uses in the RU-11 zone

Notice of Public Meeting: Z-2020-08 (2463524 Ontario Inc.)

Public Meeting Slide Deck

Zoning By-law Amendment: Z-2020-02 (Hebert)

Rezone Registered Plan No. 193 Lots 9 & 4, 2 & 3, Julien Street from Residential Single Services First Holding (RSS1-h) to Hamlet Private Services Residential - First (RH1)

Notice of Public Meeting: Z-2020-02 (Hebert)

Committee of Adjustment Meeting

Monday, September 28th, 2020 at 6:00 p.m.

A-2020-07 - CON 3 S PT LOT 37, DAFOE RD INGLESIDE ON – To allow for the construction of an accessory building prior to the construction of the primary dwelling in Rural (RU) Zone.

Notice of Public Hearing: A-2020-07 (Rathwell)

A-2020-08 - 17164 MYERS RD ST ANDREWS WEST ON - The variance will permit a new dairy barn at 17164 Myers Road. To reduce the MDS II, as per Section 3.17 of Zoning By-law 2011-100, setback for a new dairy barn to be located at 17164 Myers Road, from 159 metres to 107 metres to the nearest dwelling to the livestock barn, and from 159 metres to 116 metres to the manure storage.

Notice of Public Hearing: A-2020-08 (Beaudette)

Zoning By-law Amendment (Z-2017-10) and Official Plan Amendment (OPA 33)

The Township of South Stormont held a public meeting on October 30, 2017 at 6:00 PM at South Stormont Fire Station No. 4, 5205 Highway 138, St. Andrews West, ON, to consider a proposed Official Plan Amendment and Zoning By-law Amendment under the Planning Act. Prior to the public meeting, an open house was held from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM to provide details of applications for a Pit and Quarry Licence under the Aggregate Resources Act (ARA). 

The Notice of Public Meeting and reports and studies related to the proposed amendments can be viewed by following the links below: