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Cobalt Official Plan

Town of Cobalt Official Plan Update

The Official Plan for the Town of Cobalt guides the future development of the Town.  It establishes the pattern for future land use, parks, open space and services.  The current Official Plan was approved in 2004.  Council plans to approve a new Official Plan in 2022.

The proposed Official Plan can be viewed in the municipal office during regular office hours or you can download the document at:
https://xvwb3f.p3cdn1.secureserver.net/wp-content/uploads/2022/08/Cobalt-Official-Plan-June-28-2022.pdf

Town of Cobalt Zoning By-law Update

The Zoning By-law for the Town of Cobalt was enacted in 2006 and has not been updated since then.  Town of Cobalt has requested that a new Zoning By-law be prepared that is simple to use and less restrictive than the current By-law.

The proposed Zoning By-law can be viewed in the municipal office during regular office hours or you can download the document at:

https://xvwb3f.p3cdn1.secureserver.net/wp-content/uploads/2022/08/COBALT-ZONING-BY-LAW-DRAFT-2-June-28-2022.pdf

Council will hold a meeting under Sections 17(15) and Section 34(26) of the Planning Act to hear public comments on the proposed Official Plan and Zoning By-law.  The Public Meeting will be held:

Tuesday, September 6, 2022 at 7:00PM

Community Hall, 18 Silver Street, Cobalt Ontario.

If in-person meetings are not possible, join our virtual meeting:
Please click the link below to join the September 6, 2022 Committee of the Whole meeting:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81633470919?pwd=YmQ5UmZHNzlmSFFIMWVCUklUK0piZz09

If a person or public body would otherwise have an ability to appeal a decision of Council respecting athe Official Plan and/or Zoning By-law to the Ontario Land Tribunal (OLT) but the person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make written submissions to the Town of Cobalt  before the proposed Official Plan and/or Zoning By-law is adopted, the person or public body is not entitled to appeal the decision.

If a person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make written submissions to Town of Cobal  before the proposed Official Plan  and/or Zoning By-law is adopted, the person or public body may not be added as a party to the hearing of an appeal before the OLT unless, in the opinion of the Tribunal, there are reasonable grounds to add the person or public body as a party.

If you wish to be notified of Council’s decision of the decision on the proposed Official Plan and/or Zoning By-law, you must make a written request to the Clerk of the Town of Cobalt.

Steven Dalley – Town Manager – Town of Cobalt – sdalley@cobalt.ca

Relevant Documents:

Cobalt Official Plan June 28 2022

Cobalt Schedule A June 22, 2022

Cobalt-Schedule B June-22 2022

Cobalt-Schedule C June-22 2022

Cobalt ZBL Schedules Draft 2 June 17, 2022

COBALT ZONING BY-LAW DRAFT 2-June 28, 2022