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Official Plan Amendment 01-23 / Draft By-law


Council for the County of Prince Edward will consider a by-law to adopt an amendment to the Official Plan at the Planning and Development Committee meeting on Wednesday, June 21.

The purpose of Amendment No. 2 is to:

  • Make various amendments to the Official Plan that address changes made to the Planning Act
  • Make general amendments to update the Official Plan

The effect of the amendments will be to:

  • Permit additional dwelling units in accordance with the Planning Act
  • Update policies related to the use of site plan control as per the Planning Act
  • Update policies related to the requirements for parkland dedication as per the Planning Act
  • Include policies requiring pre-consultation in accordance with the Planning Act
  • Require compliance with the municipality’s Pre-consultation and Complete Application By-law
  • Allow more consents in settlement areas
  • Require hydrogeological studies for all severances as well as additional dwelling units where development is proposed on one or more private services
  • Permit bunk houses for the workers of tourist commercial uses
  • Include policies related to energy storage system facilities
  • Update population projections based on the municipality’s Development Charges By-law Background Study 2023
  • Require new development in settlement areas to follow the municipality’s Tree Management and Preservation Policy
  • Amend the wording of various policy sections to ensure they are up to date or provide clarity


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Contact Information

For further information, please contact: 

Scott Pordham
Policy Coordinator, Development Services
P: 613.476.2148 ext. 2024|  F: 613.471.2051

Mailing address:

332 Picton Main Street
Picton, ON  K0K 2T0