Thursday, November 14, 2019

The Municipality of Chatham-Kent Committee of Adjustment has put out a call for applications for the remaining 2018-2022 term.

The Municipality of Chatham-Kent Committee of Adjustment is currently recruiting a volunteer citizen appointment from Ward 5 – Wallaceburg.

The Call for Application will continue until the position is filled.

Application can be completed online by visiting the municipal website

Paper copies can also be picked up at the Wallaceburg Municipal Centre and Chatham-Kent Civic Centre.

Applications can be completed online or paper copies returned to any Municipal Centre.

What is the Committee of Adjustment?

The Committee of Adjustment is an independent decision-making group made up of citizens, appointed by Municipal Council under the authority of the Planning Act of Ontario, to make decisions regarding requests for minor variances from any of the Zoning By-law, Sign By-law, and Fence By-law; and for requests for consent to sever property and establish easements.

The Zoning By-law regulates how land and buildings are used, the location of buildings, lot coverage, building heights and other provisions necessary to ensure proper development.

The Committee meets approximately 15 times per year (every 3-5 weeks).

Its regular meeting time, day, and location is 9:00 a.m. Thursday at the Chatham-Kent Civic Centre, 315 King St. W., Chatham, ON.

Members receive a per diem of $50 per meeting attended plus mileage.

For more information:

Wendy McFadden-Beckett, Assistant Secretary-Treasurer
Committee of Adjustment
Chatham-Kent Planning Services
Phone: 360-1998 ext. 3046

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