Ward 2 Councillors Meet-and-Greet
On Monday May 30, 2016 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., the Ward 2 Councillors David McLeod and Leo Van Vliet are hosting an informal Meet-and-Greet.
The meeting will be held at the Chippawa Park Recreation Building on First Avenue.
Come out and bring your questions or concerns. Planning Personnel will be present, so If possible please forward any questions/concerns to David (email@example.com) or Leo (firstname.lastname@example.org) in advance.
Refreshments will be served.
Looking forward to meeting you
Applications and information is available at the Office of the City Clerk or click on the committee name above.
Your application should describe what assets you feel you can bring to the Committee.
You must be an eligible elector in the City of Welland in order to fill the vacancy on the Committee. Eligible elector means: You are a resident in the City of Welland or the owner or tenant of land, or the spouse of such owner or tenant; a Canadian citizen; and at least 18 years old.
All applications must be on the prescribed form and should include a brief resume.
Applications must be received in the Office of the City Clerk on or before 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, May 31, 2016.
Tara Stephens, Acting City Clerk
THE CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF WELLAND
TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the Corporation of the City of Welland passed By-law 2016-52, being a By-law to Amend Development Charge By-law 2014-75, on the 19th day of April, 2016 under Section 12 of the Development Charges Act, 1997; and
TAKE NOTICE that any person or organization may appeal to the Ontario Municipal Board under Section 14 of the Development Charges Act, 1997, in respect of the Development Charge By-law by filing with the Clerk of the City of Welland on or before the 30th day of May, 2016, a notice of appeal setting out the objection to the By-law and the reasons supporting the objection. An appeal may be filed with the City Clerk, Welland Civic Square, 60 East Main Street, Welland, Ontario, L3B 3X4.
Development Charges are imposed on Residential and Non-Residential development, excluding Industrial development, in the City of Welland except where exemptions are recognized under the By-law. By-law 2016-52 incorporates new schedules for the St. Andrew’s Terrace Area as shown on the accompanying key map. By-law 2016-52 also replaced schedules “A” and “B” of By-law 2014-75. No other changes were made to the Development Charges for the remainder of the City.
A copy of the complete By-law, including Schedules, is available for examination during regular office hours (8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday – Friday), in the Clerk’s Division, or can be accessed here on the City’s website. Questions concerning this By-law should be directed to Infrastructure Services, Welland Civic Square, 60 East Main Street, Welland, Ontario, L3B 3X4, 905-735-1700, Extension 2200.
Dated at the City of Welland this 5th day of May, 2016
Tara Stephens, Acting City Clerk
WHEN IS A PERMIT REQUIRED
WHEN IS A PERMIT REQUIRED?
The following building projects require permits:
The above list should not be considered all inclusive. There may be other situations which require a permit and if your project is not mentioned or you are not certain whether a permit is required, please contact your Building Department.
All buildings are required to meet certain restrictions as to building locations as set out in the applicable Zoning By-law. These restrictions apply whether a Building Permit is required or not.
How can I find out more?
Contact: The City of Welland
Permits Q & A webpage for more information
REMINDER TALL GRASS AND WEEDS
Pursuant to the Clean Yards By-law 10727, as amended, please be advised that section 3.7 states:
Every owner of grounds, yard or vacant lands in the City of Welland shall cut, trim or remove the grass and weeds whenever the growth of the grass or weeds exceeds six (6) inches in height.
The By-law Enforcement Officer prior to taking any remedial action will give the owner notice by ordinary mail, registered mail or hand delivered to the address of the owner according to the last revised Assessment Roll of the subject property or the notice may be posted at the subject property, and such service shall be deemed good and sufficient service.
ONLY ONE WARNING NOTIFICATION WILL BE ISSUED PER YEAR FOR EACH PROPERTY THAT IS IN VIOLATION OF THE BY-LAW. THEREAFTER THE PROCESS WILL PROCEED DIRECTLY TO CUTTING THE PARCEL PROVIDING THE SITUATION WARRANTS.
All contractor costs and a $90.00 administration fee will be charged against the subject property.
Complaints and inquiries should be directed to the By-law Enforcement Division at 905-735-1700 extension 2259.
ARE YOU SELLING YOUR PROPERTY?
Call City of Welland staff to arrange for a meter inspection at 905-735-1700 ext #3000 prior to the closing date. Please register a minimum of 48 hours in advance for the inspection.
A few facts to keep in mind are :
DID YOU KNOW
Before you begin your project, please call the City of Welland, Infrastructure and Development Services - Building Division at 905-735-1700, Extension 2251 or 2257 or visit us at 60 East Main Street, 2nd Floor or visit our building webpages for more information.
DO IT RIGHT!