RM of Pense

PUBLIC NOTICE

Public Notice is hereby given, pursuant to The Planning and Development Act, 2007, that the Council of the Rural Municipality of Pense No. 160 intends to amend the Zoning Bylaw as follows:

Description 

  1. To amend Zoning Bylaw No. 02-2013, Section 2, Definitions, by adding the following definition in appropriate alphabetical order:

Transloading Facility: Shall mean a facility used to transfer resources or agricultural products from one mode of transportation to another and may include rail lines, pipelines, tank storage, rail loading buildings, instrumentation, related office buildings, and other related facilities.

And,

  1. To amend Zoning Bylaw No. 02-2013, Section 5, Discretionary Use Standards for Development, is amended by adding the following directly after subsection 5.15:

            5.16 TRANSLOADING FACILITIES;

        .1   As part of the development permit application, the applicant may be required to    

              submit information regarding any hazardous material to be kept or stored on-site,

             emergency management plan, site grading and drainage plans, and proposed truck

             routes.

.2   The applicant may be required to enter into a road maintenance agreement. The construction or upgrading of a road and/or approach required for access to the development shall be at the cost of the applicant and meet municipal standards.

.3   Transloading facilities shall not be located within 90 metres of a residence or such  greater distance deemed acceptable to Council after consultation with adjacent landowners.

.4   Screening of the facility from neighbouring properties may be required to the satisfaction of Council.

.5   There shall be adequate fire suppression on the site. The development application may be referred to the local fire department for comment.

.6   Council may require the developer to undertake specific safeguards to address safety issues related to material kept on site and nuisance issues related to dust, noise, odour, or similar conditions.

.7   Transloading facilities shall be developed and shall operate in compliance with all relevant federal and provincial requirements.

And,

  1. To amend Zoning Bylaw No. 02-2013, Section 7, Agricultural Resource District (AR), is amended by adding the following directly after Section 7.2 w):
  2. x) Transloading Facilities

The intent of this amendment is to give the Council of the Rural Municipality of Pense No. 160 authority to include Transloading Facilities in the Agricultural Resource District (AR).

Any interested person may inspect the bylaw at the R.M. Office during normal business hours from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Monday to Friday (excluding holidays). Copies of the bylaw are available at cost.

Council will be holding a public hearing on December 14, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. in the Council Chambers of the Rural Municipality of Pense No. 160 Office at 324 Elder Street, Pense, S0G 3W0 to hear any person or group that wants to comment on the proposed amendments. Council will also consider written comments received at the hearing, or delivered to the undersigned prior to the hearing. The office email is [email protected].

Issued at Pense, Saskatchewan

This 10th day of November, 2022.                                                     

Cathy Ripplinger

Administrator