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Minor exemption - 1, rue des Cotton

NOTICE is hereby given that the Town Council, at an ordinary meeting that will be held behind closed doors via technological mean of communication, on Monday June 7, 2021, at 7h30 pm, will consider the request for minor exemption from the zoning By-Law 1156-11, presented by the Town of Gaspé, for a property situated at 1, rue des Cotton.

The nature and consequences of this exemption are the following:

  • the nature of the minor exemption is to reduce of 100 % of the openwork for a fence, in accordance with the minimal standard of 75 % required at the article 18.1.4 of the Zoning By-Law 1156-11;
  • the minor exemption will have for consequence to permit the installation of an openwork fence in the laterals and back court.

Written consultation

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 with a 15 days written consultation announced beforehand by a public notice;

During the session of the municipal council which was held behind closed doors via technological mean of communication on May 3, 2021, the latter authorized, by resolution 21-05-036, the consultation in writing of the persons interested with regard to the request for minor exemption mentioned above in the minutes of the advisory planning committee, adopted by the town council by the resolution 21-05-036;

The municipal council, during the ordinary meeting to be held behind closed doors, Monday June 7, 2021, at 7:30 p.m., and broadcasted, via technological mean of communication, rule on this request for minor exemption;

Anyone interested in this minor exemption request may be heard by sending their comments in writing before May 28, 2021, 4:30 p.m., by email to the following address: isabelle.vezina@ville.gaspe.qc.ca. They will be transmitted to the municipal council before it decides on the request.

DONE at Gaspé, May 13, 2021.

Isabelle Vézina,

Director of legal services and town clerk