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Planning Act
Loi sur l’aménagement du territoire

ONTARIO REGULATION 136/95

DELEGATION OF AUTHORITY OF MINISTER TO GIVE CONSENTS

Consolidation Period:  From January 1, 2016 to the e-Laws currency date.

Last amendment: O. Reg. 435/15.

This Regulation is made in English only.

1. (1) All authority of the Minister to give consents under section 53 of the Act is hereby delegated to,

(a) the council of each of the municipalities listed in Schedule 1 in respect of all of the land situate in the municipality;

(b) each of the planning boards listed in Schedule 2 in respect of all of the land situate in the planning area of the planning board unless otherwise provided in Schedule 2. O. Reg. 136/95, s. 1 (1); O. Reg. 564/96, s. 1.

(2) The delegation is subject to the following conditions:

1. A council or planning board in exercising the delegated authority shall comply with the rules of procedure contained in Schedule 4.

2. If any of the authority delegated in clause 1 (a) is in turn delegated by a council to a committee of council or an appointed officer under subsection 5 (1) of the Act or to a committee of adjustment under subsection 5 (3) of the Act, the council shall forward to the Minister a certified copy of the delegating by-law within 15 days of its passing. O. Reg. 136/95, s. 1 (2).

2. (1), (2) Revoked: O. Reg. 86/97, s. 1.

(3) Except as provided in Schedule 4, Ontario Regulation 197/96 (Consent applications) does not apply with respect to applications for consents the authority for which is delegated under this Regulation. O. Reg. 426/96, s. 1.

3. The delegation under section 1 does not apply to any application for consent under section 53 of the Act made before March 28, 1995 to a council or planning board that had been delegated the authority to give consents under section 53 of the Act before March 28, 1995. O. Reg. 86/97, s. 2.

3.1 Revoked: O. Reg. 695/98, s. 1.

3.2 Despite section 3, the delegation under section 1 does not apply to any application for a consent under section 53 of the Act made before January 1, 1997 in respect of land in,

(a) the Township of Black River-Matheson;

(b) Revoked: O. Reg. 695/98, s. 2.

(c) the Temagami Planning Area. O. Reg. 564/96, s. 2; O. Reg. 695/98, s. 2.

3.3 Despite section 3, the delegation under section 1 does not apply to any application for a consent under section 53 of the Act made before February 1, 1997 in respect of,

(a) land in the Espanola Planning Area that is not in the Town of Espanola.

(b) Revoked: O. Reg. 695/98, s. 3.

O. Reg. 564/96, s. 3; O. Reg. 695/98, s. 3.

3.4 Despite section 3, the delegation under section 1 does not apply to any application for a consent under section 53 of the Act made before March 26, 1997 in respect of land in,

(a) the Archipelago Area Planning Area.

(b), (c) Revoked: O. Reg. 695/98, s. 4.

O. Reg. 99/97, s. 1; O. Reg. 695/98, s. 4.

3.5 Despite section 3, the delegation under section 1 does not apply to any application for a consent under section 53 of the Act made before July 1, 1998 in respect of land in the Town of Sioux Lookout and the East Nipissing Planning Board. O. Reg. 336/98, s. 1.

3.6 Despite section 3, the delegation under section 1 does not apply to any application for a consent under section 53 of the Act made before September 15, 1998 in respect of land in the Desbarats to Echo Bay Planning Board. O. Reg. 503/98, s. 1.

4. A delegation of authority in this Regulation is not terminated by reason only that a condition to which the delegation is subject is not complied with. O. Reg. 86/97, s. 3.

5. (1) Omitted (revokes other Regulations). O. Reg. 136/95, s. 5 (1).

(2) Omitted (revokes other Regulations). O. Reg. 136/95, s. 5 (2).

(3) Despite the revocation of the regulations under this section, any application for an approval under subsection 50 (18) of the Act, for a consent under section 53 of the Act or for a certificate under section 57 of the Act made under these regulations before March 28, 1995 shall be continued and dealt with as if the regulations had not been revoked. O. Reg. 136/95, s. 5 (3).

6. Omitted (provides for coming into force of provisions of this Regulation). O. Reg. 136/95, s. 6.

Schedule 1

1. The Town of Cobalt.

2. The Town of Espanola.

3. The Town of Fort Frances.

4. Revoked: O. Reg. 435/15, s. 1.

5. The Town of Iroquois Falls.

6. The Town of Jaffray and Melick.

7. The Town of Kirkland Lake.

8. Revoked: O. Reg. 435/15, s. 1.

8.0.1 Revoked: O. Reg. 105/13, s. 1.

8.1 The Township of Black River-Matheson.

9. Revoked: O. Reg. 435/15, s. 1.

10. The Township of Coleman.

11. Revoked: O. Reg. 435/15, s. 1.

12. The Township of East Ferris.

13., 14.  Revoked: O. Reg. 105/13, s. 1.

15. The Township of Marathon.

16. Revoked: O. Reg. 105/13, s. 1.

17. The Municipality of Neebing.

18. The Township of Nipigon.

19., 20.  Revoked: O. Reg. 533/97, s. 1 (2).

21. Revoked: O. Reg. 105/13, s. 1.

21.0.1 The Township of Sables-Spanish Rivers.

21.1 Revoked: O. Reg. 105/13, s. 1.

22. The Township of Shuniah.

23. The Township of the Archipelago.

24. The Municipality of Oliver Paipoonge.

25. The Municipality of Temagami.

O. Reg. 136/95, Sched. 1; O. Reg. 564/96, s. 4; O. Reg. 533/97, s. 1; O. Reg. 237/98, s. 1; O. Reg. 336/98, s. 2; O. Reg. 105/13, s. 1; O. Reg. 435/15, s. 1.

Schedule 2

0.1 The Archipelago Area Planning Board.

1.-2. Revoked: O. Reg. 695/98, s. 5.

2.0.1 The Desbarats to Echo Bay Planning Board.

2.1 The East Nipissing Planning Board.

3., 4. Revoked: O. Reg. 533/97, s. 2.

5. Revoked: O. Reg. 695/98, s. 5.

6 The Himsworth South-Nipissing-Powassan-Trout Creek Planning Board (formerly called the Himsworth South-Powassan-Trout Creek Planning Board).

7. Revoked: O. Reg. 533/97, s. 2.

8., 9. Revoked: O. Reg. 695/98, s. 5.

10. The Lakehead Rural Planning Board in respect of the land in the townships of Conmee, Gillies and O’Connor, the land in the geographic townships of Gorham and Ware and the Dawson Road Lots, Lots 1-20, Concessions A and B, east of the Kaministiquia River.

11., 12.  Revoked: O. Reg. 695/98, s. 5.

13. Revoked: O. Reg. 237/98, s. 2 (3).

14., 15.  Revoked: O. Reg. 695/98, s. 5.

16. Revoked: O. Reg. 336/98, s. 3 (2).

16.01-16.1 Revoked: O. Reg. 695/98, s. 5.

16.2 Revoked: O. Reg. 533/97, s. 2.

17. Revoked: O. Reg. 204/99, s. 1.

O. Reg. 136/95, Sched. 2; O. Reg. 11/96, s. 2; O. Reg. 564/96, ss. 5, 6; O. Reg. 99/97, s. 2; O. Reg. 533/97, s. 2; O. Reg. 237/98, s. 2; O. Reg. 336/98, s. 3; O. Reg. 503/98, s. 2; O. Reg. 695/98, s. 5; O. Reg. 204/99, s. 1.

Schedule 3 Revoked: O. Reg. 86/97, s. 4.

Schedule 4
RULES OF PROCEDURE
DELEGATED AUTHORITY OF MINISTER TO GIVE CONSENTS

1. In this Schedule,

“approval authority” means the municipal council or planning board that has been delegated the authority to grant a consent in section 1 of this Regulation in respect of land that is the subject of an application for a consent, and includes a delegate of the municipal council;

“official” means,

(a) the clerk of the municipality, if the approval authority is the council of the municipality, a committee of council or an appointed officer,

(b) the secretary-treasurer of the committee of adjustment, if the approval authority is the committee of adjustment, and

(c) Revoked: O. Reg. 86/97, s. 5 (2).

(d) the secretary–treasurer of the planning board, if the approval authority is the planning board.

2. The following provisions of Ontario Regulation 197/96 apply with respect to applications for consents the authority for which is delegated under this Regulation:

1. Section 2 (Information and material to be provided by applicant).

2. Subsections 3 (8), (9), (10) and (11) (Notice of application).

3. Section 5 (Record for Municipal Board under clause 53 (15) (a) of the Act).

4. Section 6 (Notice of decision under subsection 53 (17) of the Act.

5. Section 7 (Notice of changes to conditions of provisional consent under subsection 53 (24) of the Act).

6. Section 8 (Record for Municipal Board under subsection 53 (28) of the Act).

7. Section 9 (Certificate under subsection 53 (42) of the Act.

8. Section 11 (Notice of application).

3. The official may give notice of an application for a consent to any person or public body that the approval authority determines should receive notice and provide the person or public body with a copy of the application.

4. The official shall note the date of receipt on each application and number applications consecutively, commencing at “1” at the beginning of each calender year, followed by an oblique stroke and the last two digits of the year.

5. The official or, if the office of the official is vacant or if the official is unable to carry out his or her duties through illness or otherwise, another person authorized by the approval authority shall attend all meetings and shall,

(a) keep all applications submitted and all correspondence addressed to the approval authority;

(b) keep minutes of every meeting of the approval authority, including full particulars of all written comments made in respect to each application; and

(c) keep all other records of the approval authority.

6. For every six–month period beginning on January 1 and July 1, the official shall complete a report on a form supplied by the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing.

7. On or before January 22 and July 22, the official shall submit the report mentioned in section 6 for the immediately preceding six months to the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing. O. Reg. 426/96, s. 2; O. Reg. 86/97. s. 5.