Notice of Passing & Right to Appeal - Z05-2021- 70684 Bluewater Highway


The Corporation of the Municipality of South Huron

Notice of Passing

of a Zoning By-Law Amendment

Re:     Zoning By-Law Amendment Application File #: Z05-2021

Location:     North Part Lot 2, Lake Road East Concession, Stephen Ward, Municipality of South Huron (70684 Bluewater Highway)

Owner:         2156423 Alberta ULC

Agent:        Matt Runge


Please be advised that Council of the Municipality of South Huron passed By-law #44-2021 on the 21st day of June, 2021 under Section 34 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, as amended.

Purpose and Effect

This Zoning By-law Amendment affects the property legally described as North Part Lot 2, Lake Road East Concession, Stephen Ward, Municipality of South Huron and known municipally as 70684 Bluewater Highway.

The business located on the subject property (Southwest Marine Services) is proposing a new, enlarged building to support their expanded business. The requested zoning by-law amendment proposes to add boat servicing, small engine sales and service, and motorized recreational vehicle sales, service and storage to the list of permitted uses in the C3-11 zoning of this property. In addition, the maximum permitted lot coverage would increase from 25% to 35% to allow for two storage buildings proposed for the rear of the property.

This By-law amends Zoning By-law # 69-2018 of the Municipality of South Huron.

Effect of Written and Oral Submissions

The planning report was presented with a recommendation to Council. No public comments were received. Agency comments were received from the Ausable Bayfield Conversation Authority who stated that any of their concerns would be addressed at the time of permitting. Council reviewed all materials received on this application, the effect of which helped Council make an informed decision.


Any person or agency may appeal to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal in respect of the by-law by filing with the Planning Assistant of the Municipality of South Huron, not later than the 18th day of July, 2021, a notice of appeal setting out the objection to the by-law and the reasons in support of the objection, accompanied by the prescribed fee payable to the Minister of Finance by certified cheque or money order. The appeal must also be accompanied by the completed Appellant Form which is available from the Tribunal web site at or by contacting South Huron.

Only individuals, corporations, and public bodies may appeal a zoning by-law to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal.  A notice of appeal may not be filed by an unincorporated association or group.  However, a notice of appeal may be filed in the name of an individual who is a member of the association or the group on its behalf.

No person or public body shall be added as a party to the hearing of the appeal unless, before the by-law was passed, the person or public body made oral submissions at a public meeting or made written submissions to the Municipality of South Huron or, in the opinion of the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal, there are reasonable grounds to add the person or public body as a party.

Please note that comments and opinions submitted on these matters, including the originator’s name and address, become part of the public record and may be viewed by the general public and may be published in a Planning Report, Council Agenda or Council Minutes.

Additional Information

The complete by-law is available for inspection at the municipal office between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. (Monday to Friday). Any questions relating to the by-law shall be directed to Vanessa Culbert, Planning Assistant, ext. 252. Information may also be posted on our website (