That the Civic Administration BE ADVISED
that the Agricultural Advisory Committee expressed opposition to the Official
Plan Amendment proposed in the Notice dated September 7, 2016, from L.
Maitland, Planner I, with respect to an application submitted by Old Oak
Properties Inc., relating to the Southwest Area Secondary Plan for the
Southwest Area Secondary Plan is large enough as it currently stands;
parking lots negatively impact water health and water runoff;
is nothing to stop water runoff into Dingman Creek thereby polluting water
blanket repealing of the Policy is preferred so that applications can be
reviewed on a case by case basis;
larger footprint of the building, with a surface parking lot, will impact
surrounding agricultural land, including the shadowing from the building;
potential increase of urban sprawl to the detriment of agricultural land.