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Sections 9 to 14 [Planning Areas and Planning Boards, Defined by Minister]

Bill 139 did not amend sections 9 to 14, except for replacing the words “the Municipal Board”, “the Board”, and “the secretary of the Municipal Board” with words “the Tribunal”, and replacing “O.M.B.” with “L.P.A.T.”, wherever they appear.


 

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  • 9(1) PLANNING AREA DEFINED BY MINISTER

    9(1) The Minister may define and name a planning area consisting of the whole of two or more municipalities that are situate in a territorial district or consisting of the whole of one or more municipalities and territory without municipal organization.  R.S.O. 1990, c. P.13, s. 9.
  • 9(2) PLANNING BOARD FOR PLANNING AREA

    9(2) Where a planning area is defined under subsection (1), the Minister shall establish the planning board for the planning area and specify the name of the board and the number of members to be appointed to it by the council of each municipality within the planning area and the number of members, if any, to be appointed by the Minister.  R.S.O. 1990, c. P.13, s. 9.

  • 9(3) APPOINTMENTS TO BOARD

    9(3) The council of each municipality shall appoint to the planning board the number of members specified by the Minister under subsection (2) and, after the initial appointments, the appointments shall be made by each successive council as soon as practicable after the council is organized.  R.S.O. 1990, c. P.13, s. 9.

  • 9(4) TERM OF OFFICE

    9(4) The members,

    (a) appointed by the council of each municipality shall hold office for the term of the council that appointed them; and

    (b) appointed by the Minister shall hold office for the term specified by the Minister in their appointment,
    and until their successors are appointed.  
    R.S.O. 1990, c. P.13, s. 9.
  • 10 PLANNING AREA IN UNORGANIZED TERRITORY

    10. The Minister may define and name a planning area consisting of territory without municipal organization and may establish and name a planning board for the planning area and appoint the members thereof.  R.S.O. 1990, c. P.13, s. 10.
  • 11(1) BODY CORPORATE

    11(1) A planning board is a body corporate and a majority of its members constitutes a quorum.  R.S.O. 1990, c. P.13, s. 11.
  • 11(2) CHAIR

    11(2) A planning board shall annually elect a chair and a vice-chair who shall preside in the absence of the chair.  R.S.O. 1990, c. P.13, s. 11.

  • 11(3) SECRETARY-TREASURER, EMPLOYEES, CONSULTANTS

    11(3) A planning board shall appoint a secretary-treasurer, who may be a member of the board, and may engage such employees and consultants as are considered appropriate.  R.S.O. 1990, c. P.13, s. 11.

  • 11(4) EXECUTION OF DOCUMENTS

    11(4) The execution of documents by a planning board shall be evidenced by the signatures of the chair or the vice-chair and of the secretary-treasurer, and the corporate seal of the board.  R.S.O. 1990, c. P.13, s. 11.

  • 12(1) ESTIMATES

    12(1) A planning board established by the Minister for a planning area consisting of one municipality and territory without municipal organization shall submit annually to the council of the municipality an estimate of its financial requirements for the year and the council may amend such estimate and shall pay to the secretary-treasurer of the planning board out of the money appropriated for the planning board such amounts as may be requisitioned from time to time.  R.S.O. 1990, c. P.13, s. 12.

  • 12(2) TWO OR MORE MUNICIPALITIES

    12(2) In the case of a planning board established for a planning area consisting of two or more municipalities or consisting of two or more municipalities and territory without municipal organization, the planning board shall annually submit its estimates to the council of each of such municipalities together with a statement as to the proportion thereof to be chargeable to each municipality.  R.S.O. 1990, c. P.13, s. 12.

  • 12(3) WHEN ESTIMATES BINDING

    12(3) If the estimates submitted under subsection (2) are approved, or are amended and approved, by the councils of municipalities representing more than one-half of the population of the planning area for which the board was established, the estimates are binding on all the municipalities.  R.S.O. 1990, c. P.13, s. 12.

  • 12(4) NOTIFICATION

    12(4) After the estimates have been approved as provided in subsection (3), the planning board shall so notify each municipality involved and shall notify each such municipality of the total approved estimates and the amount thereof chargeable to it, based on the apportionment set out in the statement submitted under subsection (2).  R.S.O. 1990, c. P.13, s. 12.

  • 12(5) WHERE APPORTIONMENT NOT SATISFACTORY

    12(5) If the council of any municipality is not satisfied with the apportionment, it may, within fifteen days after receiving the notice under subsection (4), notify the planning board and the Tribunal that it desires the apportionment to be made by the Tribunal.  R.S.O. 1990, c. P.13, s. 12; 2017, c. 23, Sched. 5, s. 85.

    Legislative History

    Bill 139 amended this subsection by replacing the words “the Municipal Board” and “the Board”with the words “the Tribunal”.

  • 12(6) POWER OF L.P.A.T

    12(6) The Tribunal shall hold a hearing and determine the apportionment and its decision is final.  R.S.O. 1990, c. P.13, s. 12; 2017, c. 23, Sched. 5, s. 80.

    Legislative History

    Bill 139 amended this subsection by replacing the words “the Municipal Board” with the words “the Tribunal”.

  • 12(7) PAYMENT

    12(7) Each municipality shall pay to the secretary-treasurer of the planning board such amounts as may be requisitioned from time to time up to the amount determined by the planning board under subsection (4) or by the Tribunal under subsection (6), as the case may be.  R.S.O. 1990, c. P.13, s. 12; 2017, c. 23, Sched. 5, s. 80.

    Legislative History

    Bill 139 amended this subsection by replacing the words “the Municipal Board” with the words “the Tribunal”.

  • 13 MUNICIPAL GRANTS

    13. Any municipality within a planning area may make grants of money to the planning board of the planning area.  R.S.O. 1990, c. P.13, s. 13.

  • 14(1) DUTIES OF PLANNING BOARD

    14(1) A planning board shall provide advice and assistance in respect of such planning matters affecting the planning area as are referred to the board,

    (a) by the councils to which the board submits its estimates under section 12, or by any of such councils; or

    (b) by the Minister, in the case of a planning board appointed for a planning area consisting solely or partially of territory without municipal organization.  R.S.O. 1990, c. P.13, s. 14.
  • 14(2) PREPARATION OF OFFICIAL PLAN

    14(2) A planning board shall prepare a plan suitable for adoption as the official plan of the planning area, or at the request of any of the councils mentioned in subsection (1), prepare a plan suitable for adoption as the official plan of the municipality of which it is the council.  R.S.O. 1990, c. P.13, s. 14.

 


Bill 139 received Royal Assent on 12 December 2017, and came into force on 3 April 2018, the day named by proclamation of the Lieutenant Governor. 

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