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Section 27 [Lower-tier Amendments to Conform to Upper-tier Official Plan]

Bill 139 did not amend section 27.

 


 

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  • 27(1) AMENDMENTS TO CONFORM TO OFFICIAL PLAN

    27(1) The council of a lower-tier municipality shall amend every official plan and every by-law passed under section 34, or a predecessor of it, to conform with a plan that comes into effect as the official plan of the upper-tier municipality.  2002, c. 17, Sched. B, s. 7.

  • 27(2) FAILURE TO MAKE AMENDMENTS

    27(2) If the official plan of an upper-tier municipality comes into effect as mentioned in subsection (1) and any official plan or zoning by-law is not amended as required by that subsection within one year from the day the plan comes into effect as the official plan, the council of the upper-tier municipality may amend the official plan of the lower-tier municipality or zoning by-law, as the case may be, in the like manner and subject to the same requirements and procedures as the council that failed to make the amendment within the one-year period as required.  2002, c. 17, Sched. B, s. 7.

  • 27(3) DEEMED BY-LAW

    27(3) An amending by-law passed under subsection (2) by the council of an upper-tier municipality shall be deemed for all purposes to be a by-law passed by the council of the municipality that passed the by-law that was amended.  2002, c. 17, Sched. B, s. 7.

  • 27(4) CONFLICTS

    27(4) In the event of a conflict between the official plan of an upper-tier municipality and the official plan of a lower-tier municipality, the plan of the upper-tier municipality prevails to the extent of the conflict but in all other respects the official plan of the lower-tier municipality remains in effect.  2002, c. 17, Sched. B, s. 7.

 


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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