Our Place – Status

On January 17, 2018, by By-Law No. 007-18, Council for the Town of Innisfil adopted Our Place, the Town’s new Official Plan. On October 9, 2019, Council for the County of Simcoe approved Our Place, after it was approved by the County’s Committee of the Whole on September 25, 2019. In its Notice of Decision, the County placed the following three non-decisions on Our Place:

  1. Section 23.1.16 of Our Place;
  2. On those lands not designated Agricultural on Schedule B, that are, however, identified as part of the provincial Agricultural System on Schedule BB; and
  3. Certain lands surrounding the Settlement Area of Churchill, as identified on Schedule 5 to Item CCW-2018-482.

On November 13, 2018, Our Place came into effect, with the exception of those lands and/or policies that were appealed. The Town received the following 7 appeals of Our Place:

Appellant Nature of their Appeal
Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing (“MMAH”) The MMAH has appealed all of Schedule B in so far as Schedule B conflicts with the provincial Agricultural System mapping.
Innisfil Mapleview Developments Ltd.  (“IMDL”) SW Corner of 25th Sideroad and Mapleview Drive IMDL has appealed, on a site-specific basis, certain
land use designations and overlays.
Sugar Meadows Inc. 1159-1265 Lockhart Road Sugar Meadows has appealed, on a site-specific basis, certain land use designations.
2025890 Ontario Inc., Nextnine Ltd. and Middlefield Financial Services Ltd. 173, 201 and 225 Big Bay Point Road These 3 appellants have appealed, on a site-specific basis, certain land use designations and overlays.
DLR Holdings and 2524445 Ontario Inc.1194 and 1224 Belle Aire Beach Road These appellants have appealed, on a site-specific basis, certain land use designations.

Those appeals were forwarded to the Local Planning and Appeal Tribunal (“LPAT”) and assigned case number PL180900. A Case Management Conference was held on August 13, 2019, before Vice-Chair Schiller and Member Bryson, at which time all matters were ordered to proceed to a hearing under Bill 139 in May 2020. A copy of the decision from the Case Management Conference can be found here.

On January 10, 2019, the County issued a Notice of Limiting Appeal Period. Pursuant to that Notice, the Town received six appeals of the County’s Non-Decisions. Those appeals are:

Non-Decision Appellant Nature of their Appeal
2367808 Ontario Inc. Section 23.1.16 of Our Place
1602850 Ontario Inc. Section 23.1.16 of Our Place and Non-Decision over Schedule B
IMDL Non-Decision over Schedule B
Pratt Non-Decision over Schedule B
Tophill Estates Non-Decision over Churchill Lands
Margarita Stepanova Non-Decision over Churchill Lands

These appeals have not yet been forwarded to the LPAT by the County.

Recommended Documents

Town Adoption
January 17, 2018 Staff Report DSR-006-18
January 17, 2018 Memo to Council re: Minor Modifications
January 17, 2018 Council – Meeting Minutes
January 17, 2018 Adopting By-Law No. 007-18
January 17, 2018 Our Place, as adopted by Town Council
County Approval
September 25, 2018 Report to County Council – Committee of the Whole – CCW-2018-482
September 25, 2018                CCW 2018-482 Schedule 1
September 25, 2018 CCW 2018-482 Schedule 2
September 25, 2018 CCW 2018-482 Schedule 3
September 25, 2018 CCW 2018-482 Schedule 4
September 25, 2018 CCW 2018-482 Schedule 5
September 25, 2018 County of Simcoe – Meeting Minutes
October 9, 2018 County of Simcoe – Meeting Minutes
October 9, 2018 County of Simcoe – Notice of Decision
October 9, 2018 County Clerk’s Certification
October 9, 2019 Our Place, as approved by the County of Simcoe