NOTICE: Public meeting, Official Plan amendment, October 4

Posted On Thursday September 14, 2023

Take Notice that the Council of The Corporation of the County of Frontenac is proposing to adopt an Official Plan Amendment in accordance with Section 17 of the Planning Act, RSO 1990, as amended, to make changes to the County Official Plan.

The County of Frontenac’s Planning and Economic Development Advisory Committee will be hosting the statutory public meeting on Wednesday, October 4, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. County staff will provide a brief presentation and the committee will invite comments and questions from the public. Please note that there may be more than one public meeting scheduled, and they will be heard in the order that they appear on the committee’s agenda. The agenda will be available online on the County’s civic web portal in advance of the meeting (

Public Meeting: Wednesday, October 4, 2023, at 10:00 a.m., in person at the Township of South Frontenac Council Chambers, 4432 George Street, Sydenham, ON and via electronic participation.

Electronic Participation: The public meeting will also be available to the public virtually as a Zoom webinar. Members of the public can participate by registering for the Zoom meeting by computer, tablet, or smartphone or by calling-in. To register, please visit the following link: or contact After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Purpose and Effect: The purpose of the Official Plan Amendment is to make changes to the County’s Official Plan to include policies related to the delivery of communal water and wastewater services and to recognize the creation of a Municipal Service Corporation to oversee this infrastructure. The amendment will include policies in the County Official Plan regarding how communal services can be used and provide enabling policies so that local townships can implement their own policies for how communal services will be used to guide growth and development in their communities.

Lands Affected: The draft Official Plan Amendment applies to all properties within the County; therefore, no key map is provided.

Other Applications: Currently, there are no other County-wide Planning Act applications.

Additional Information about this matter, including information about appeal rights, is available by contacting County planning staff at or 613-548-9400, extension 350. The draft of the Official Plan Amendment is also available online at the following link: For background information about the County’s work on communal services, please visit:

Notice of Adoption: If you wish to be notified of the decision of the County of Frontenac on the proposed official plan amendment, you must make a written request to Jannette Amini, County Clerk, County of Frontenac, 2069 Battersea Road, Glenburnie, ON K0H 1S0 or

Notice of Collection – Personal information collected as a result of this public meeting is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and the Planning Act and will be used to assist in making a decision on these matters. All names, addresses, opinions and comments may be collected and may form part of the minutes which will be available to the public. Questions regarding this collection should be forwarded to Jannette Amini, County Clerk.

Dated at the Township of Frontenac Islands this 14th day of September, 2023.

Jannette Amini, County Clerk

County of Frontenac

Click here to learn more about the communal services project.

Click here to read the draft amendment to the Official Plan.

Click here to download the notice for technical agencies.