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Planning and sustainable development advisory committee

 

Important notice regarding the next PSDAC meeting

 

Due to the exceptional circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, please note that the Planning and Sustainable Development Advisory Committee will be held by audiovisual conference through the Zoom digital platform.

To participate, simply click on the link identified below and follow the instructions to access the meeting. You will be able to see and hear the session.

 

Participate

 

Meeting ID: 
Secret code: 

 

Agenda

 

The public is invited to attend the question period live. The remainder of the meeting will be held in private session.

Thank you for your patience and understanding.

 


 

MANDATE

 

The PSDAC provides recommendations to Council on matters concerning land use planning, including:

  • Minor exemption requests
  • General development plans
  • Preliminary subdivision proposals
  • Site planning and architectural integration programmes
  • Protection and enhancement of the natural environment
  • Requests to amend the Planning By-laws


The Land Use Planning and Development Act specifies that a planning and advisory committee must be composed of at least one member of the Council.  The committee is also made up of citizens. Municipal civil servants from the Planning and Sustainable Development Services also play a key role in assisting members of the committee and take part in the PSDAC meetings but they are not considered members and have no voting privileges. The Committee represents an important intermediate between the taxpayer and Council. 

 


Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, meetings will be held by videoconference until further notice.

  • Elected members of council:

    • Kimberly Chan - Chair and District 6 Councillor
    • Christopher Blais - District 4 Councillor
  • Members of the community:

    • Benoit Delage
    • David Maloney
    • Nicole Desroches
    • Hervé Lemaire
    • George Claydon
    • Marc Monette
  • Municipal employees:

  • Michel Beaulne - Section Head - Inspections and Permits
  • Caroline Jean - Acting Coordinator

Committee meetings are held monthly, on the Wednesday following the Council meeting, in the basement boardroom of the Chelsea Library, located at Town Hall.  The meeting is open to the public; doors open at 6:45 pm.

  • January 12th
  • January 26th
  • February 2nd
  • March 9th
  • April 6th
  • May 4th
  • June 8th
  • July 6th
  • August 10th
  • September 7th
  • October 5th
  • November 2nd
  • December 7th
January 12 
Agenda Minutes
January 26 Agenda To come.
February 2 Agenda To come.
March 9 Agenda To come.
April 6 Agenda To come.
May 4 Agenda To come.
June 8 To come. To come.
July 6 To come. To come.
August 10 To come. To come.
September 7 To come. To come.
October 5 To come. To come.
Novembre 2 To come. To come
Decembre 7 To come. To come

Procedure

 

Applications must be filed with the Planning and Sustainable Development Services.  Given the unique nature of each request, no fixed timetable can be provided.  Factors that influence the speed of processing an application may include:

  • The type of project, its size and complexity
  • The number of pending applications
  • Ability to provide complete information

 

Steps involved in the application process:
 

In order to study a request, all relevant information and documents must be provided.

The application shall be reviewed and based upon the nature and complexity of the project, it may require to be presented beforehand to other departments/committees for their opinion, for instance:

  • Public Works and Infrastructure Department
  • Natural Resources Advisory Committee
  • Recreation, Sports, Culture and Community Life Committee
  • Fire Department

 

If needed, following the outcome of the pre-analysis (expect additional lead-time).​​​​​​​

All other information or documentation deemed necessary to have a better understanding of the project (expect additional lead-time).

Once the application is deemed complete, a detailed report is prepared for the PSDAC.  The application is then assessed by members of the PSDAC who will issue a recommendation to Council.  We will contact you when a date is set to present to the Committee.

 

A draft resolution is submitted to council for a final decision.  

We will contact you when a date is set to present to council.


Archives 2021

Committee meetings are held monthly, on the Wednesday following the Council meeting, in the basement boardroom of the Chelsea Library, located at Town Hall.  The meeting is open to the public; doors open at 6:45 pm.

  • January 13th
  • February 3rd
  • March 10th
  • April 7th
  • May 5th
  • June 2nd
  • July 7th
  • August 4th: cancelled
  • August 11th
  • September 8th
  • October 6th
  • None in November
  • December 8th
Decembre 8 Agenda To come
October 6 Agenda To come.
September 8 Agenda To come.
August 11 Agenda To come.
July 7 Agenda To come.
June 2 Agenda Minutes
May 5 Agenda Minutes
April 7 Agenda Minutes
March 10 Agenda Minutes
February 3 Agenda Minutes
January 13 
Agenda
     

Archives 2020

Committee meetings are held monthly, on the Wednesday following the Council meeting, in the basement boardroom of the Chelsea Library, located at Town Hall.  The meeting is open to the public; doors open at 6:45 pm.

  • January 15
  • February 5
  • March 11
  • April 8 (Cancelled due to Covid-19)
  • May 6 (Exceptionally by web-conference)
  • June 3 (Exceptionally by web-conference)
  • July 8 (Exceptionally by web-conference)
  • July 15 - Extraordinary (Exceptionally by web-conference)
  • August 5 (Exceptionally by web-conference)
  • September 2 (Exceptionally by web-conference)
  • October 7 (Exceptionally by web-conference)
  • November 4 (Exceptionally by web-conference)
  • December 2 (Exceptionally by web-conference)
December 2
To come
November 4
To come
October 7
September 2
August 5
July 15 (Extraordinary)
July 8 
June 3
May 6
March 11
February 5
January 15
Minutes   
January 15                                                      
Airbnb presentation                                                   
                                                       

Archives 2018-2019

2019

December 4 Agenda Minutes
November 6 Agenda Minutes
October 2 Agenda Minutes
September 4 Agenda Minutes
August 7 Agenda Minutes
July 10 Agenda Minutes
May 8 Agenda Minutes
April 3 Agenda Minutes
march 27 Agenda Minutes
march 13 Agenda Minutes
February 6 Agenda Minutes
January 16 Agenda Minutes

 

 

2018

December 5          Agenda Minutes
November 7 Agenda Minutes
October 3 Agenda Minutes
September 5 Agenda Minutes
August 8 Agenda Minutes
July 11 Agenda Minutes
June 6 Agenda Minutes
May 2 Agenda Minutes
April 4 Agenda Minutes
March 7 Agenda Minutes
February 7 Agenda Minutes
January 10 Agenda Minutes

 

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