The PSDAC is seeking members to serve on its committee.
The PSDAC provides recommendations to Council on matters concerning land use planning, including:
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.
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:
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:
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.