NO to Zoning for Asphalt Plant





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About The Project

A request has been made to amend the Official Plan of the United Counties of Prescott & Russell (the counties) as well as an amendment to the Township of Alfred & Plantagenet (the township) Zoning By-law to permit the operation of an asphalt plant.

The location of the property is on the northern side of County Road 17 approximately 3 km west of Plantagenet, near Jessup’s Falls. The site is legally described as Part of Lot 18, Concession 2, in the former township of North Plantagenet, United Counties of Prescott & Russell(Subject land).

The proponents also applied for the removal of an Area of Natural Scientific Interest (ANSI) designation from part of the subject land, which also includes part of a significant woodland as designated by the United Counties of Prescott & Russell.

A number of issues have been raised by the Community Action Group.

There is evidence, in other residents’ oral and written objections, and from other communities, professional, government and non-government organizations that the proposed development is NOT in the public interest and that asphalt plants cause significant negative impact to:

View the issues page for a resume of the issues this committee has researched in relation to this project.