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TAKE NOTICE that an application for a Zoning By-law Amendment has been submitted under Section 39 and Section 34 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, Chapter p. 13, as amended, from Indigenous Services Canada.  The application was submitted to permit a temporary use on the subject property located at 69 Seventh Avenue.  The subject property is legally described as Part 6, PLAN 23R-6326.  A key map of the subject property has been provided in this Notice. 

The applicant applied for a Temporary Use By-law to permit the warehouse use at 69 Seventh Avenue, which was approved by Council in 2020 (Z06-2019 – By-law No. 8-20). The applicant then applied for an extension to the Temporary Use By-law which was approved by Council (By-law No. 91-20). The extension permitted the use until March 18, 2022. As that extension has now expired, a new Temporary Use By-law is required to permit the use to continue on a temporary basis.

The purpose and effect of this application is to permit a shipping and receiving centre for medical and non-medical supplies that are to be sent to nursing stations in the remote First Nations communities.  The subject property is currently located within the Multiple Residential (RM) Zone, and as a result this type of use is not permitted in accordance with the Zoning By-law.

Indigenous Services Canada is proposing to operate on the subject property for a temporary period of three (3) years, while demolition of the old hospital is taking place on 7th Avenue, and until such time as a permanent location can be established.

The Council of The Corporation of the Municipality of Sioux Lookout will hold a Statutory Public Meeting on May 18th, 2022 via Zoom at 5:30 p.m., to consider this application.

ANY PERSON may attend the Public Meeting and/or make written or verbal representation either in support or in opposition to the proposed Zoning By-law Amendment.

If you wish to be notified of the decision of the Municipality of Sioux Lookout in respect of the proposed Zoning By-law Amendment, you must make a written request to the Planning Coordinator of the Municipality (address below).

If a person or public body would otherwise have an ability to appeal the decision of the Municipality of Sioux Lookout to the Ontario Land Tribunal but the person or public body does not make oral submission at a Public Meeting or make written submissions to the Municipality of Sioux Lookout before the By-law is passed, the person or public body is not entitled to appeal the decision.

If a person of public body does not make oral submissions at a Public Meeting, or make written submission to the Municipality of Sioux Lookout before the By-law is passed, the person or public body may not be added as a party to the hearing of an appeal before the Ontario Land Tribunal unless, in the opinion of the Tribunal, there are reasonable grounds to do so.

Due to COVID-19 additional information relating to the proposed application can be provided at the Development Services Department at the Municipal Office, 25 Fifth Avenue, Sioux Lookout, Ontario, P8T 1A4, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Monday to Friday. Information can also be made available by email to or by phone at 807-737-2700 between 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m Monday to Friday.

Kristen Bartmann, Planning Coordinator
Municipality of Sioux Lookout
PO Box 158, 25 Fifth Avenue
Sioux Lookout ON P8T 1A4
Phone: 807-737-2700 ext. 2234

Dated at the Municipality of Sioux Lookout this 27th day of April, 2022.

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