UPDATED to: August 1, 2018.
IMPORTANT NOTICE - PLEASE TAKE NOTE:
An Open House regarding the Oakland Plan Review will take place on TUESDAY AUGUST 21st, at the Mahone Bay Centre (45 School St) The meeting is in Open House format. Citizens can drop in at ANYTIME between 5.00pm and 8.00pm.
The Open House will be an opportunitty for residents and property owners in the Oakland Plan Area to become more informed and provide comment to municipal planning staff and to members of the Oakland Area Advisory Committee on the current Draft Secondary Planning Strategy & Land Use By-law. The Area Advisory Committee has been meeting regularly since April 2017 as part of the Oakland Plan Review.
The following documents can be reviewed. These documents serve as the basis of discussions at the Open House.
DRAFT Secondary Planning Strategy v.2.1
DRAFT Map 1 (forms part of Strategy)
DRAFT Land Use By-law v.2.1
DRAFT Schedule A - Zoning Map (part of By-law)
DRAFT Schedule B - Constraints Map (part of By-law)
A Notice was sent to all propery owners in the Plan Area - for further information, please contact Douglas Reid at 530-3480.
See you on August 21st.
In April 2017, municipal staff began working with the Oakland Area Advisory Committee (AAC), to review & update the existing Oakland Secondary Planning Strategy & Land Use By-law.
A copy of the existing planning documents for Oakland can be found HERE.
A number of Advisory Committee meetings are expected to be held over 2017-2018. AAC Meetings are open to the public. Any resident or landowner interested in the Plan Review process can attend.
Preliminary agendas for AAC meetings are available to interested parties through an e-mail Public Notice, sent out approximately one week prior to a meeting date. You can subscribe to the Oakland e-Notice list serve here: LINK
This particular webpage will be updated over the course of the Oakland Plan Review, as information and materials from past meetings are posted. You can contact Douglas Reid at the municipal offices (902-530-3480).
The next proposed meeting date for the Oakland Plan Review will be: TUESDAY JULY 24th 2018, starting at 7.00PM
MEETING LOCATION: Indian Point Fire Hall
Tuesday July 24th 2018 (Meeting #20) - preliminary Agenda
DRAFT By-law Section 10 (Definitions)
Tuesday June 19th 2018 (Meeting #19) - preliminary Agenda
DRAFT Regulations, for Committee Review, on By-law sections 6-8
Wednesday May 23rd 2018 (Meeeting #18) - preliminary Agenda
continuation of review of DRAFT Section 5 - Rural zone requirements
Tuesday May 15th 2018 (Meeting #17) - preliminary Agenda
DRAFT Regulations, for Committee Review, on Rural Zone requirements (Pt.5) of By-law
Tuesday April 17th 2018 (Meeting #16) - preliminary Agenda
DRAFT Regulations, for Committee Review, on Administrative & General provisions sections (Pt.1-4) of By-law
Wednesday January 24th 2018 (Meeting #15) - preliminary Agenda
Wednesday January 10th 2018 (Meeting #14) - preliminary Agenda
DRAFT v.2 Oakland Secondary Planning Strategy (35p)
Wednesday December 13th 2017 (Meeting #13) - preliminary Agenda
Chart (for Committee Discussion) on proposed Listed Uses (4p)
Tuesday November 28th 2017 (Meeting #12) - preliminary Agenda
DRAFT Oakland Secondary Planning Strategy, v.1 (31p)
DRAFT Map 1 (referenced in above)
Meeting Minutes (Revised Copy)
Tuesday November 7th 2017 (Meeting #11) - preliminary Agenda
DRAFT Policy, for Committee Review & Discussion, on Rural Zone Designation (9p)
Thursday October 19th 2017 (Meeting #10) - preliminary Agenda
DRAFT Policy, for Committee Review & Discussion, on Environmental Protection, Signage, Administration (14p)
Wednesday October 4th 2017 (Meeting #9) - preliminary Agenda
Staff Memo on Shipping Containers (3p)
Update - Results of August 23rd Public Input Questionnaire #2 (4p)
revised DRAFT Policy, for Committee review, on Ocean Shoreline Designation (2p)
Wednesday August 23rd 2017 (Meeting #8) - preliminary Agenda
Questionnaire #2 - FEEDBACK FORM on Commerical Development in Plan Area. PLEASE NOTE: Questionnaires can be returned by Sept. 8th
Plan Review Handout
NOTICE sent as July 25 Mailout to Oakland Plan Area residents re: August 23rd meeting.
Wednesday August 9th, 2017 (Meeting #7) - Preliminary Agenda
DRAFT Policy, for Committee review & discussion, on Ocean Shoreline Designation (7p)
Comparison Table : identified Prohibited Uses / Restricted Developments in Oakland / Blockhouse / Princes Inlet planning documents (2p)
Thursday July 20th, 2017 (Meeting #6) - Preliminary Agenda
Staff Memo on Site Plan Approval process. (3p)
Staff Memo on "Listed Uses" framework for Commercial Developments. (3p)
Update - Results of June 13th Public Input Questionnaire #1 (2p)
Tuesday June 20th, 2017 (Meeting #5) - Preliminary Agenda
DRAFT Policy, for Committee review, on Environmental Zone Designation - Protected Water Area (6p)
Tuesday June 13th, 2017 (Meeting #4) - Preliminary Agenda
Questionnaire #1 re: Zoning for Highway #3 section of Oakland Plan Area. PLEASE NOTE: Questionnaires can be returned by July 10th
Plan Review Handout
**Identified for Follow-up: A List identifying current Prohibited Uses in Blockhouse / Princes Inlet v. current Restricted Developments in Oakland
Wednesday May 31st, 2017 (Meeting #3) - Preliminary Agenda
DRAFT Policy , for initial Committee review, on a "2" Rural Zone Designation framework (10p)
Wednesday May 24th, 2017 (Meeting #2) - Preliminary Agenda
Staff Memo on Zoning Designations . (5p)
Tuesday April 25th, 2017 (Initial Meeting) - Preliminary Agenda .
Staff Background Report . (Note: PDF file is large)
Copy of Public Advert .