Public Hearings

Antigonish Fringe Plan, Antigonish Subdivision By-Law

Notice of Public Hearing

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE THAT the Council of the Municipality of the County of Antigonish intends to consider and, if deemed advisable,

  1. Amend the Antigonish County Fringe Area Municipal Planning Strategy to reiterate the intention of Council to prohibit the creation of private roads in serviced areas but at the same time define exceptions to this rule in the Municipal Subdivision By-law; and
  2. Amend the Antigonish Subdivision Bylaw to allow for the approval of private roads situated in the area of the “Fringe Plan Area Secondary Municipal Planning Strategy” where the creation of such private road, including construction standards is regulated through a development agreement and where the applicant provides the municipality with a “service easement”.

Copies of the Staff Reports, providing more detailed information on these amendments, can be inspected at the Municipal Office between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. weekdays (excluding statutory holidays) or at

Any written or oral presentations (in favour or opposition) to the proposed recommendations can be made before Municipal Council at a Public Hearing to be held:

Thursday, August 9th at 7:00 p.m. Council chambers, 285 Beech Hill Road, Beech Hill Antigonish County.

Posted July 25th and August 1st 2018 in accordance with the requirements of the Municipal Government Act.

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