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Notice of Council Intent to Consider a Minister's Zoning Order - 3100 Triple Bay Road

Posted on Thursday July 30, 2020
MZO 3100 Triple Bay Road - Key Map
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The Council of the Corporation of the Township of Tay will consider a request for support of a Ministers Zoning Order (MZO) at Council’s regularly scheduled meeting of Council commencing at 7:00 pm on August 26th, 2020. The meeting will be held via Zoom video and telephone conference at You can also listen in by telephone by calling 705-999-0385 (a local telephone number) and entering meeting ID number 851 7203 4877 #.

The proponent will be making a presentation at the August 12th, 2020 Committee of all Council meeting that commences at 1:00 pm via Zoom video and telephone conference. Those wishing to view the presentation may use the following link: or listen in by calling 705-999-0385 and entering meeting ID number 847 8624 9374 #.

A KEY MAP showing the location of the lands proposed to be part of the MZO is included in this notice.

Section 47 of the Planning Act gives the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing the same authority as municipal councils to make decisions on certain land use planning matters. There is no statutory requirement under the Planning Act to hold a public meeting for these types of requests.

The founders of Apple Blossom Village wish to construct a new maximum 3,065 m2 (33,000 ft2) “Residential Care Facility” that includes approximately 24 rooms. These rooms will contain a washroom but no kitchen facility. The residents will share a common kitchen. This facility will be augmented with 10 separate individual “cabins” each with a footprint of about 65 m2 (700 ft2) in size that will contain washroom and cooking facilities. In addition, it is also planned to construct an approximately 929m2 (10,000 ft2) ancillary building for offices and recreational amenities. These facilities will provide assisted living to accommodate children and adults with autism.

ANY PERSON may comment on the MZO prior to Council’s consideration on August 26th, 2020, by sending comments to the Planning and Development Services Division at quoting in the subject line Re: 3100 Triple Bay Road MZO

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION regarding the request for the MZO can be received by emailing


Dated at the Township of Tay on the 30th day of July 2020.


Steven Farquharson B.URPL, MCIP RPP
General Manager, Protective and Development Services