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


Committee of Adjustment - December 7, 2020 at 6:00 p.m.

*This meeting has been cancelled and will be rescheduled for a later date*

This meeting will take place virtually and will consider the following applications:

A-2020-10: CON 6 SW PT LOT 4, RP52R3240; PART 1 - To request relief from minimum setback of Provincially Significant Wetland (PSW) Zone (from 120m to 30.5m), Flood Plain (FP) Zone (from 15m to 7.3m) and High water mark (from 15m to 8.9m) to allow for construction of detached garage.

Notice of Public Hearing: A-2020-10 (Svenson)


Zoning By-law Amendment: Z-2020-09

The purpose of this zoning amendment is to rezone Lots 223 and 224 Plan 228, French Street, Long Sault from: “Residential Serviced (RS1) Zone” to: “Residential Serviced – Second Zone, Exception Two – RS2-2”

The applicant is proposing to rezone the subject lands to allow construction of a semi-attached dwelling on the lot.

Notice of Public Meeting - Z-2020-09 - December 1, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. (Virtual)

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-2020-10) and Plan of Subdivision (SDG File: 01-SS-S-2020)

The applicant intends to develop the subject parcel of approximately 15 Acres, with a residential subdivision consisting of fifty-six (56) residential units (30 single detached, 26 semi-detached).  Each of the proposed lots will be serviced by municipal water and sewer services.Council will also consider an application for rezoning of the lands from from Rural- Special Exception Seven (RU-7), Residential Serviced - First (RS1) to Residential Serviced - First and Second (Holding) (RS1-h and RS2-h)

The purpose and effect of the zoning amendment is to rezone the subject lands to Residential Serviced-First and Second (Holding) based on the lot fabric of proposed subdivision.  The holding zone would be in place until a subdivision agreement is approved for the lands.

Notice of Application and Public Meeting - Z-2020-10, SDG File: 01-SS-S-2020 - December 1, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. (Virtual)

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. 

Draft Plan Application

Draft Plan

Preliminary Servicing Report

Noise and Vibration Feasibility Study


Committee of Adjustment - Monday, November 9 at 6:00 p.m.

This meeting will take place virtually and will consider the following application:

A-2020-09 - OSNABRUCK CON 5 PT LOT 7 – SDG 12 / Dixon Rd / Bilmer Rd To reduce the minimum exterior/front yard setback for a dwelling (Bilmer Road) from 10m to 6m; to build an accessory building before construction of the main building; and to permit a secondary unit entrance on same side of the dwelling as the primary entrance.

Notice of Public Hearing: A-2020-09 (Saunders)

Those interested in viewing the meeting can do so from the Township's Council Meeting page. Those wishing to participate/speak at the meeting, must register for the Zoom Meeting. 

To register, visit the Zoom Registration Link if you will participate over a computer, or contact the main office at 613-534-8889 if you will participate by telephone. 


 Under Review

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 info@southstormont.ca 

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-2020-08 (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)


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: