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Notice of Public Meeting: Amendments to Fees under the Building Code Act (Feb 22)

Please be advised that the Council of the Corporation of the Haldimand County will consider amendments to the current User Fee Bylaw for Building Services. Moreover, whereas Ontario Regulation 332/12 requires the County to hold at least one public meeting to inform the public of the introduction or change in a permit fee under Section 7 of the Building Code Act.

Please be notified that such Public Meeting will be held on:

Thursday, February 22, 2024

2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Haldimand County Administration Building – Grand Room (53 Thorburn Street South, Cayuga)

 The public meeting will include a question and answer period relating to the following proposed fees:

  1. Greenhouse Fees- Current fee is $1.88 m2, maximum fee of $5,881 is proposed to be eliminated.
  2. Administrative Fees (Flat fees) – Proposed wording change, no proposed fee change- current fee is $182.00 and $88.00 for each submission beyond the third submission.
  • Current wording – “Where a non- compliant is submitted above and beyond the first resubmission.”
  • Proposed wording – “Where a non-compliant is submitted above and beyond the first resubmission and/or resubmission after permit issuance.”
  1. Reinstatement of Permit – Proposed fee is $325.00
    When permits have been issued but have not commenced or reached substantial completion within one (1) year of issuance, and work is being requested to reinstate the permit to start work  after one (1) year.

The increase in Building Permit Fees will provide for cost recovery of Building Division services as is required by Bill 124, changes in legislative requirements and administration of zoning, application and development proposals. Development Charges are not included as part of this process.

Additional information can be obtained by contacting the Project Manager, Building and Municipal Enforcement Division by e-mail or phone at 905-318-5932 ext. 6436.

 

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Notice of Conveyance for Property Disposition Purposes – Road Allowance Between First and Second Range from Grand River Moulton, Dunnville

TAKE NOTICE that the Corporation of Haldimand County proposes to pass a bylaw at an upcoming Council meeting on March 4, 2024, to authorize the sale of a Road Allowance Between First and Second Range from Grand River Moulton, Dunnville, legally described as PIN 38108-0129 Part Road Allowance Between First and Second Range from Grand River Moulton; being Part 2 to 4 on Plan 18R-3969.

You may submit any comments to the Property Coordinator at 905-318-5932 ext. 6124 or by e-mail, no later than March 3, 2024.

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Service Disruption Notice: Elevator at Dunnville Library

New elevator system to be installed at the Dunnville Library.

HALDIMAND COUNTY, ON – Replacement of the current elevator system, originally installed in 1983, will commence this March at Haldimand County Public Library Dunnville Branch (317 Chestnut St.).  Replacement work is scheduled to begin Thursday, March 7 and will  continue to approximately April 30, 2024. 

The branch will remain open to the public throughout this process. No elevator service will be available for the duration of the project and there will also be no access to the Alder Street entrance and its stairwell to the second floor. Visitors will be able to enter and exit the building through the Chestnut Street doors or parking lot (rear) doors and use an alternate staircase to the second floor children’s department.  Staff will readily retrieve materials from the second floor for individuals who experience mobility limitations.  Alternatively, patrons may request curbside pickup services and can always remotely browse the library’s collection, place holds, and renew items through the library’s online catalogue. Library programs, including March Break Children’s activities, Babysitting Courses, and Book Clubs will proceed as scheduled in the Garfield Disher Room (main floor). Some noise and dust is expected throughout the project and we apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.  Project-related noises may also impact telephone calls.

To find construction updates, access the library catalogue, or learn about library programs and events, please visit our website www.haldimandlibrary.ca or follow us on Facebook and Instagram.

Notice of Conveyance for Property Disposition Purposes – Part of Hill & Snow Street, Cayuga

TAKE NOTICE

The Corporation of Haldimand County proposes to pass a bylaw at an upcoming Council meeting on March 4, 2024, to authorize the sale of part of Hill Street, Cayuga, legally described as PIN 38232-0219; Hill Street Village of Cayuga East of Grand River Between Snow Street and Monture Street; Haldimand County and to authorize the sale of parts 1 & 2 on draft reference plan of Snow Street, Cayuga, legally described as part of PIN 38232-0216; Snow Street Village of Cayuga East of Grand River Between Part 1 on 18R-4787 and Obadiah Street; Haldimand County.

You may submit any comments to Melissa Lloyd, Property Coordinator at 905-318-5932 ext. 6124 or by e-mail, no later than March 3, 2024.

Haldimand County, 53 Thorburn Street South, Cayuga, ON N0A 1E0.
Properties@haldimandcounty.on.ca

Map of Subject Lands Hill and Snow Street Cayuga

Notice of Application for Approval to Expropriate Land

Expropriations Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. E.26

In the Matter of an application by The Corporation of Haldimand County for approval to expropriate land being:

98 acres of land municipally known as 4300 River Road, Caledonia, legally described as Part Lot 33-35 CON BF on the Grand River Oneida as in HC48538, Except Part 1-6 18R6209; Subject to HC120528, HC120529, O6101, O8318; Haldimand County

for the purpose of future construction of a new wastewater treatment plant to address significant residential growth in the Caledonia area.


Notice is Hereby Given that application has been made for approval to expropriate the land described as follows:

98 acres of land municipally known as 4300 River Road, Caledonia, legally described as Part Lot 33-35 CON BF on the Grand River Oneida as in HC48538, Except Part 1-6 18R6209; Subject to HC120528, HC120529, O6101, O8318; Haldimand County.

Any owner of land in respect of which notice is given who desires an inquiry into whether the taking of such land is fair, sound and reasonably necessary in the achievement of the objectives of the expropriating authority, shall notify the Clerk of the approving authority in writing.

  • In the case of a registered owner, served personally or by registered mail, within thirty (30) days after the registered owner is served with the notice, or when the registered owner is served by publication, within thirty (30) days after the first publication of the notice;
  • In the case of an owner who is not a registered owner, within thirty (30) days after the first publication of the notice.

The approving authority is: The Council of The Corporation of Haldimand County, 53 Thorburn Street South, Cayuga, ON N0A 1E0.

The expropriation authority is: The Corporation of Haldimand County, 53 Thorburn Street South, Cayuga, ON N0A 1E0.

Haldimand County
Chad Curtis, Clerk
Haldimand County, 53 Thorburn Street South, Cayuga, ON N0A 1E0.
Clerk@haldimandcounty.on.ca

Map of expropriation area

Family Day 2024 service/curbside collection information (Monday, February 19)

The following facilities will be closed on Monday, February 19, 2024 for Family Day:

  • Haldimand County Administration Building
  • Canborough Waste Management Facility
  • All Haldimand museums
  • All library branches
  • All arenas

There will be NO garbage and recycling curbside collection on Monday, February 19. Collection will be delayed by one day this week.

For something to do with the family on Monday, the County is offering several free public skates:

Caledonia (HCCC) Arena – 3-5 p.m.
Cayuga Arena – 9-11 a.m.
Dunnville Arena – 10 a.m. – noon
Hagersville Arena – 9-11 a.m.

Public Information Centre No. 2: Hagersville Master Servicing Plan (March 6)

Haldimand County has initiated a Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (MCEA) to update the 2009 Hagersville Master Servicing Plan (MSP). The updated MSP will guide future water, wastewater, stormwater and transportation infrastructure projects in the community.  In Phase 2 of this MSP, the County is developing a set of infrastructure improvements required for future servicing needs in Hagersville. Existing and future conditions (Phase 1) were presented during Public Information Centre (PIC) No. 1 held on October 18, 2023.

The second PIC (PIC No. 2) is being held to present proposed servicing alternatives and gather input from stakeholders, rightsholders and residents. All those interested in the project are invited to attend PIC No. 2 held on March 6, 2024 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., located in the Almas Room in the Hagersville Arena (36 Sherring Street North, Hagersville, ON).

Additional project information is available on the County’s website at https://www.haldimandcounty.ca/hagersville-master-servicing-plan-update/. If you have any questions, please contact Phil Wilson, Manager, Water & Wastewater Engineering, at 905-318-5932  ext. 6431 or pwilson@haldimandcounty.on.ca.

 

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Temporary Closure: Rotary Trail between Sims Lock and Young Rd.

Please note that the Rotary Trail between Sims Lock and Young Rd. will be closed until further notice due to a sinkhole on the trail. Please avoid the area. This notice will be updated and information shared on social media once the trail has re-opened. Thank you for your patience.

In-person Planning and Development services available by appointment only through February

For the month of February, Planning and Development Services will not be available for drop-in counter service. For any planning inquiries please make an appointment or contact Planning and Development at planning@haldimandcounty.on.ca or 905-318-5932.

If you have a question relating to a specific file, please reach out to your direct contact. This is a temporary service disruption due to staffing shortages and your patience is appreciated.

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Public Information Session: Oswego Creek Floodplain Mapping (Feb 15)

The Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority is in the process of updating floodplain mapping for Oswego Creek in Haldimand County and portions of Wainfleet. An important part of this process is engaging our community, particularly those who live in the vicinity of the creek.

The project began in April 2023 and NPCA has since then hosted two information sessions to receive input from the community.

Residents are once again invited to attend a third information session on February 15, where staff and engineering teams will present the proposed draft maps for both creeks and obtain additional feedback.

For more information and to get involved, visit https://getinvolved.npca.ca/oswego-creek-floodplain-mapping.