MINOR EXEMPTION FROM URBANISM BY-LAWS
NOTICE is hereby given that the Town Council, at an ordinary meeting that will be held behind closed doors on Monday, August 24, 2020, at 7h30 pm, will consider the request for minor exemption from the zoning By-Law 1156-11, presented by Mr Martin Boulay for a property situated at 243, rue Monseigneur-Leblanc.
The nature and consequences of this exemption are the following:
- to increase of 49 m² in the area for an isolated private garage compared to the maximum area of 75 m² established in article 184.108.40.206 of Zoning By-law no 1156-11;
- to increase of 2.4 m the height for a private isolated garage compared to the maximum permitted height of 6 m established in article 220.127.116.11 of Zoning By-law no 1156-11;
- to increase of 0.05 m the height for garage doors compared to the maximum permitted height of 3 m established in article 18.104.22.168 of Zoning By-law no 1156-11.
- the minor exemption will have the effect of allowing the construction of an isolated private garage with an area of 124 m², a height of 8.4 m and garage doors 3.05 m high.
Council's acceptance of this minor exemption will however be conditional on the applicant submitting a document showing that the height of the garage is less than rue Monseigneur-Leblanc.
Act respecting land use and development provides that any interested party may be heard by the municipal council when the latter must rule on a request for a minor exemption, but that currently, under ministerial order 2020-029 dated from April 26, 2020, the meetings of the municipal council can be held exceptionally behind closed doors during the state of health emergency;
By virtue of ministerial order 2020-049 dated July 4, 2020, any procedure other than a referendum which is part of the decision-making process of a municipal body and which involves the movement or gathering of citizens can be suspended if the council decides to replace the procedure by a 15-day written consultation announced beforehand by a public notice;
During the session of the municipal council which was held behind closed doors on July 13, 2020, the latter authorized, by resolution 20-07-023, the consultation in writing of the persons interested with regard to the request for minor exemption mentioned above by resolution 20-07-037;
The municipal council, during the ordinary meeting to be held behind closed doors in the hall of the town hall, on Monday August 24, 2020, at 7:30 p.m., and broadcasted, via technological means of communication, will rule on this request for minor exemption;
Anyone interested in this minor exemption request may be heard by sending their comments in writing before Friday, August 14, 2020, 4:30 p.m., by email to the following address: email@example.com. The comments will be transmitted to the municipal council before it decides on the request.
Given at Gaspé, July 30, 2020.