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PLANNING BOARD - COCHRANE AND SUBURBAN

Ministry
MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS AND HOUSING
URL
www.town.cochrane.on.ca/content/cochrane-and-suburban-planning-board
Address
171 Fourth Avenue, Box 490
Cochrane
P0L1C0
Phone
(705) 272-4361
Fax
(705) 272-6068
Background
PLANNING ACT, RSO 1990, C. P.13, PART II, S. 9
Function

Planning boards provide advice and assistance under the Planning Act on matters referred by municipal councils and by the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing (in the case of a board appointed for a planning area that consists wholly or partially of territory without a municipal organization). The boards prepare official plans for these areas and, at the request of member council(s), for municipalities. 

In addition to the general functions described above, the minister has delegated authority to the board to grant consents to sever land. It has also been delegated subdivision, condominium, validation, foreclosures and powers of sale authority.
 

Membership

The board has seven members. One member is appointed by the minister to represent the unincorporated area.

Term

The provincial appointee serves for a term specified by the minister (typically a 4-year term to coincide with municipal elections) and until a successor is appointed

Meetings
The board meets on the third Tuesday of every month, as required.
Remuneration

Appointees do not receive remuneration.

Appointments & Vacancies

No. Position Member Term Location
1. MEMBER (PART-TIME)