Mono Centre Micro Brewery

File Number: 
SPA 2021-01, ZBA 2020-01

Site Plan Approval Application

Dated: April 27, 2021

The Town of Mono Planning Department has received an application for Site Plan Approval for a proposed 260 m2 Micro Brewery Facility and gravel parking lot at 388113 Mono Centre Road.

Submitted documents to support this application include: Application form, Site Plan, General Servicing Plan, Septic Design, Stormwater Management Plan, Erosion and Sediment Control Plan, Photometrics Plan, Landscape Plan, Building Plans as well as a Servicing and Stormwater Management Report.

The Applicants received a Zoning Bylaw Amendment in November 2020. Information about the Zoning Bylaw Amendment is available under the Zoning Bylaw Amendment heading.

Zoning Bylaw Amendment

Dated: February 3, 2020

The Town has received a Zoning Bylaw Amendment (ZBA) application with respect to the subject property to facilitate the development of a small-scale micro-brewery, as an on-farm diversified use. The ZBA seeks to rezone a portion of the Subject Property from the Rural (A) Zone to a Special Rural Exception (A-XX) Zone, to permit the micro-brewery and establish a site zone standard to implement the proposed use.

Adoption / Passing of Zoning Bylaw Amendment

Council passed Bylaw 2020-46 on November 17, 2020. The purpose and effect of the Bylaw is to amend a 0.4 hectare (0.98 acre) portion of the Subject Lands zone, Rural A Zone in Zoning Bylaw 78-1, the currently applies to the subject lands, to Rural Special (A-18) to permit one "Microbrewery" as a permitted use.

The last day of appeal of this Decision to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) was Monday, December 21, 2020.

ZBA Statutory Public Meeting

A Statutory Public Council Meeting was held on
Tuesday, July 28th, 2020 at 9:15 am.

You can view the recorded meeting on the Town's YouTube channel.

November 17, 2020 Meeting (ZBA)

MHBC provided a presentation on the Zoning By-law Amendment during the November 17, 2020 Council Meeting. An overview of the application summary, supporting studies, summary of comments received & response, and a conceptual site plan were provided.

You can view the November 17, 2020 Meeting on the Micro Brewery Zoning Bylaw Amendment on the Town's YouTube channel.

Subject Property

The subject property is located at the northwest corner of Mono Centre Road and 5th Line. It has a lot area of approximately 21.50 hectares (53 acres) and frontage of approximately 360 metres (1,181 feet). The subject property presently includes a residential dwelling and free-standing shed. A large portion of the front yard contains a conifer woodlot that is intersected by the driveway leading to the house. Surrounding land uses include rural residential and farm operations.

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