UPDATED to: October 17th, 2018.

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 in 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 communications, 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 Plan Review, as information and materials from past meetings are posted. You can contact Douglas Reid at the municipal offices (902-530-3480). 

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The next proposed meeting date for the Oakland Plan Review will be: Wednesday October 24th, 2018, starting at 7.00PM

MEETING LOCATION: Indian Point Fire Hall

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Agendas and related meeting materials following the August 21st Public Open House:

 

Wednesday October 24th 2018 (Meeting #22) - preliminary Agenda

Staff Reports (8p) on Outdoor Wood Furnaces, Regulations affecting Shelters for Farm Animals, & Framework for Commercial Development

Attachments (14p) for Report #2 (re: Environmental Farm Plan, Manure Storage Areas)

Meeting Minutes (draft)

 

Wednesday October 10th 2018 (Meeting #21) - preliminary Agenda

Agenda Meeting Package (Meeting Package is a consolidation of public feedback since August Open House & related documents)

Meeting Minutes (draft)

 

 


PLEASE TAKE NOTE: Open House Notice

An Open House regarding the Oakland Plan Review took place TUESDAY AUGUST 21st at the Mahone Bay Centre.

THANK YOU to all the citizens who came out to the information session, to ask questions about the Draft materials or existing set of regulations, and to discuss the Review with staff and Advisory Committee members. If you were not able to attend the Open House, the Municipality is still interested in receiving feedback. Below: you will find copies of the Draft documents. There is also a link to the CURRENT 2003 Plan and Land Use By-law. Staff also has put together a "Cross Reference Aide" for comparing proposed regulations found in the 2018 Draft with the existing 2003 regulations.

CROSS-REFERENCE AIDE

In receving public comments, staff has put together a short FEEDBACK FORM you can print off / download and return to the Municipality. The Municipality is looking to receive comments by September 17th, 2018 so that written feedback can be included in time for the next Advisory Committee meeting.

FEEDBACK FORM

There is also a short (4p) Information Pamphlet that looks to summarize the most noted changes currently found in the Draft.

INFORMATION PAMPHLET

If you have questions on these information materials, please contact Douglas Reid at 902-530-3480.

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The Open House is(was) an opportunity for residents and property owners in the Oakland Plan Area to become more informed and provide comment to municipal staff and 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 draft 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.


20 Plan Review Meetings of the Oakland AAC were held prior to the August 21st Information Meeting:

 

Tuesday July 24th 2018 (Meeting #20) - preliminary Agenda

DRAFT By-law Defintions section

DRAFT v.2.1 Secondary Planning Strategy &  DRAFT v.2  Land Use By-law

Meeting Minutes

 

Tuesday June 19th 2018 (Meeting #19) - preliminary Agenda

DRAFT Regulations, for Committee Review, on By-law sections 6-8

Meeting Minutes

 

Wednesday May 23rd 2018 (Meeeting #18) - preliminary Agenda

continuation of review of DRAFT Section 5 - Rural zone requirements

Meeting Minutes

 

Tuesday May 15th 2018 (Meeting #17) - preliminary Agenda

DRAFT Regulations, for Committee Review, on Rural Zone requirements (Pt.5) of By-law

Meeting Minutes

 

Tuesday April 17th 2018 (Meeting #16) - preliminary Agenda

DRAFT Regulations, for Committee Review, on Administrative & General provisions sections (Pt.1-4) of By-law

Meeting Minutes

 

Wednesday January 24th 2018 (Meeting #15) - preliminary Agenda

Meeting Minutes

 

Wednesday January 10th 2018 (Meeting #14) - preliminary Agenda

DRAFT v.2 Oakland Secondary Planning Strategy (35p)

Letter sent to Municipality - Identified Concern w Permitted Uses

Meeting Minutes

 

Wednesday December 13th 2017 (Meeting #13) - preliminary Agenda

Chart (for Committee Discussion) on proposed Listed Uses (4p)

Meeting Minutes

 

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)

Meeting Minutes

 

Thursday October 19th 2017 (Meeting #10) - preliminary Agenda

DRAFT Policy, for Committee Review & Discussion, on Environmental Protection, Signage, Administration (14p)

Meeting Minutes

 

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)

Meeting Minutes

 

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

Meeting Minutes

 

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)

Meeting Minutes

  

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) 

Meeting Minutes

 

Tuesday June 20th, 2017 (Meeting #5) - Preliminary Agenda

DRAFT Policy, for Committee review, on Environmental Zone Designation - Protected Water Area (6p)

Meeting Minutes

 

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

Meeting Minutes

**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)

Meeting Minutes

 

Wednesday May 24th, 2017 (Meeting #2) - Preliminary Agenda

Staff Memo on Zoning Designations . (5p)

Meeting Minutes

 

Tuesday April 25th, 2017 (Initial Meeting) - Preliminary Agenda .

Staff Background Report . (Note: PDF file is large)

Copy of Public Advert .

Meeting Minutes

 

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