Category Archives: Planning

General Review – Zoning By-law 2005-120

General Review – Zoning By-law 2005-120 The Municipality of Dysart et al is undertaking a review of its Comprehensive Zoning By-law pursuant to Section 26(9) and 34 of Planning Act R.S.0., 1990, c.P13, as amended.  The review will result in an amendment to the Zoning By-law to: a) Ensure the Zoning By-law conforms to the policy provisions of the Municipality of Dysart et al Official Plan, approved by the County of Haliburton on May 18th, 2018; and b) Ensure that the planning policies of the Municipality are current and address the needs of the community. ANTICIPATED WORK PLAN: The following is a proposed, tentative work plan for the general review process: January – March, 2020 – Staff prepares preliminary assessment of the scope of the general review. March, 2020 (completed May 5th, 2020) – Council discussion and direction to staff...
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Senior Planner – Work Where You Play

SENIOR PLANNER The Municipality of Dysart et al is centrally located in the heart of the Haliburton Highlands.  Sitting on the Canadian Shield, we are a growing rural community, supported by abundant natural resources, fresh forest air and plenty of clean water in the  hundreds of lakes that are home to both permanent and seasonal residents.  Come work where you play! Reporting to the Director of Planning and Land Information, we are looking for a Senior Planner who is dynamic and self-motivated to be able to provide a broad range of professional planning services including providing professional advice to Council, staff and stakeholders. A detailed job description can be reviewed at:  The Senior Planner is a full time permanent position with a current salary range from $73,195-$84,865 (under review) and offers a comprehensive benefit package and enrolment in the...
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DYSART ET AL OFFICIAL PLAN   –   REVIEW AND UPDATE The Dysart et al Official Plan is the key policy document that guides all municipal decisions on land use within the Municipality.  Clear thoughtful polices will create healthy communities, protect our natural environment, support and encourage a strong, healthy economy and guide sustainable resource use and development. On November 20th, 2017, the Council of the Corporation of the United Townships of Dysart et al adopted a new Official Plan for the Municipality.  This completes a dynamic and comprehensive public review of the Municipality’s planning policies pursuant to Section 26 of the Planning Act.  The new Official Plan implements the Provincial Policy Statement, 2014 and the County of Haliburton Official Plan, 2017.  It updates the Municipality’s planning policies to meet the needs of the local community. The Plan has been forwarded...
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