PAC Minutes – December 5, 2005

1. CALL TO ORDER
The Town of Grand Bay-Westfield Planning Advisory Committee met for a regular meeting on Monday, December 5, 2005 at 8:03 p.m. with Chairman, Larry Chapman presiding.
2. RECORD OF ATTENDANCE
All Members were present with the exception of Jim Burke and Cllr. Little.  Deputy Mayor Murphy was in attendance filling in for Cllr. Little.
“…moved by Deputy Mayor Murphy to excuse Jim Burke with cause….”
Seconded by Ralph Stevens.  Carried.
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PLANNING ADVISORY COMMITTEE MINUTES NOVEMBER 7, 2005
“…moved by Mel Steffens to accept as presented the November 7, 2005 Planning Advisory Committee Minutes….”
Seconded by James Evans.  Carried.
4. (A) REGULAR COUNCIL MINUTES OF OCTOBER 24, 2005
(B) REGULAR COUNCIL MINUTES OF NOVEMBR 14, 2005
“…moved by Ralph Stevens to receive and file the Regular Council Minutes of October 24, 2005 and November 14, 2005 ….”
Seconded by Deputy Mayor Murphy.  Carried.
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CHAIRMAN’S REMARKS
The Chairman welcomed Deputy Mayor Murphy.
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DECLARATION OF CONFILCT OF INTEREST
No conflict declared.
7. APPLICATION FOR VARIANCE RE: NATALIE MERSEREAU – 225 WOOLASTOOK DRIVE
(A) DEVELOPMENT OFFICER’S REPORT DATED DECEMBR 1, 2005
Applicant, Natalie Mersereau was present and advised the Committee that Variances are required, as the property goes up hill and there was no other place to construct the storage shed.
There was no one present speaking in favor of or against this Application.
“…moved by Ralph Stevens that the Planning Advisory Committee approve the following Variances to the Town’s Zoning By-law, Town of Grand Bay-Westfield By-law No. 101, for the construction of an accessory building, to be located as per submitted site plan at 225 Woolastook Drive, PID No. 00219444:
a) under Section 5.1.3(b), grant a Variance of 1.39 m to reduce the required minimum Side Yard Setback from 1.5 m to 0.11 m;
b) under Section 5.1.8, grant a Variance of 0.64 m to reduce a required separation of structures from 1.5 m to 0.86 m….”
Seconded by Deputy Mayor Murphy.  Carried.
8. APPLICATION FOR VARIANCE RE: DONALD MCALPINE – 23 YOUNG STREET
(A) DEVELOPMENT OFFICER’S REPORT DATED DECEMBER 1, 2005
Applicant, Donald McAlpine was present.
There was no one present speaking in favor of or against this Application.
“…moved by Mel Stefens that the Planning Advisory Committee approve the following Variance to the Town’s Zoning By-law, Town of Grand Bay-Westfield By-law No. 101, for the construction of an accessory building (detached garage), to be located as per submitted site plan at 23 Young Street, PID Nos. 00220475/00220459: a) under Section 8.2.2.3(d), grant a Variance of 5.1 m to reduce the required Front Yard Setback from 7.5 m to 2.4  m;   subject to the construction of the base for the new accessory building be located a minimum  of 30 cm above the existing grade level of the street.…”
Seconded by Ron Daigle.  Carried.
9. Adjournment
“…moved by Ralph Stevens to adjourn at 8:09 p.m….”
Seconded by James Evans.  Carried.Respectfully submitted,

Larry Chapman,
PAC Chairman
Laylia Nice,
PAC Secretary