Proposed Micro Brewery

File Number: 
ZBA 2020-01

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) is Monday, December 21, 2020.

If you wish to appeal the Decision by Town Council to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT), a Notice of Appeal on the prescribed form(s) must be filed with the Clerk of the Town of Mono, setting out reasons for appeal, accompanied by requisite fee (certified cheque or money order of $300.00) payable to Ontario Minister of Finance.

The LPAT Appeal Form is available online at the LPAT website or from Town of Mono's Town Hall with a pre-scheduled appointment with the Town Clerk.

Only individuals, corporations or public bodies may appeal a bylaw to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal.

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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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

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.

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