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Municipal Plan Amendment - Green Energy Development

08-Oct-2019

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Public Notice is hereby given that the Common Council of The City of Saint John intends to consider amending the Municipal Plan By-Law of The City of Saint John at its regular meeting to be held in the Council Chamber on Monday, October 21, 2019.

 

The Municipal Plan By-Law of The City of Saint John enacted on the 30th day of January, A.D., 2012 is amended by:

  1. Deleting a portion of Section 7.8 Energy Efficiency and replacing it with the following:

    1. “Policy NE-38 – Explore and encourage the development and use of alternative energy sources, such as solar, wind, geothermal, biomass, and energy recovery.Establish in the Zoning Bylaw standards to regulate green energy development to capitalize on this emerging opportunity, while minimizing impact on the community.”

  2. Deleting a portion of Section 2.5 Lands Common to the Primary Development Area and the Rural Areas and replacing it with the following:

  1. “Parks and Natural Areas are currently in a primarily natural state or would benefit from a re-naturalization and are not generally appropriate locations for development.”

The proposed by-law may be inspected by any interested person at the office of the Common Clerk, City Hall, 15 Market Square, Saint John, NB between the hours of 8:30am and 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday, inclusive, holidays excepted.

 

 

The proposed amendment to the Municipal Plan By-Law of The City of Saint John may be read in summary only if no member of Council objects. 

 

 

Jonathan Taylor, Common Clerk

(506) 658-2862

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