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2019-07-11 Municipal Planning Commission (Regular) MinutesP-52/19 COUNTY OF NEWELL MUNICIPAL PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING July 11, 2019 The regular Municipal Planning Commission Meeting of the County of Newell was held in the County Office at Brooks, AB on Thursday, July 11, 2019 commencing at 10:01 a.m. MEMBERS PRESENT: M. Douglass, Reeve C. Amulung, Councillor, M.P.C. Chair A.M. Philipsen, Councillor, Vice M.P.C. Chair H. Kallen, Councillor W. Hammergren, Councillor T. Fyfe, Councillor E. Unruh, Councillor B. de Jong, Councillor L. Juss, Councillor ABSENT: K. Christman, Councillor STAFF: K. Stephenson, CAO L. Johnson, Director of Corporate Services D. Horvath, County Planner, ORRSC G. Tiffin, Manager Planning, Development & Engineering M. Jackson, Supervisor of Planning & Development S. Simpson, Development Clerk P. Elliott, Administrative Assistant, Planning & Development OTHERS IN S. Stanway, Brooks Bulletin ATTENDANCE: R. Chandler, Applicant DP2019032 E. Chandler, Applicant DP2019032 1. CALL TO ORDER The Chairman called the meeting to order at 10:01 a.m. 2. EXCUSED FROM MEETING MOVED BY COUNCILLOR TRACY FYFE that Councillor Kelly Christman be excused from the meeting. 3. MINUTES 3.1 June 20, 2019 Meeting Minutes MOTION CARRIED P-R3/19 MOVED BY REEVE MOLLY DOUGLASS that the minutes of the June 20, 2019 Municipal Planning Commission meeting be adopted as presented. MOTION CARRIED Municipal Planning Commission July 11, 2019 4. CALL FOR POST AGENDA ITEMS The Chairman called for 9 post agenda items. p 5. ADOPTION OF AGENDA P-54119 MOVED BY COUNCILLOR HUBY KALLEN that the agenda be adopted as presented. MOTION CARRIED 6. DEVELOPMENT REPORT The Development Clerk was available to respond to questions. A question was raised asking for clarification on the Home Occupation 1 permit as well as the existing enforcement. Staff replied that the Home Occupation business is a home - based on-line sales business with no traffic going to the residence. The enforcement permit was regarding living quarters built above a barn. There was no permit requested for the living quarters. 7. SUBDIVISIONS 7.1 2019-0-089 - Lot 1, Block 1, Plan 0310532, W1/2 6-14-13-W4M & NW1/4 31- 13-13-W4M & NE1/4 36-13-14-W4M & Adjacent Government Road Allowances. To create one 118.80 acre (48.08 ha) titled parcel by subdividing and consolidating portions of 4 existing parcels and an adjacent government road allowance currently fragmented by Highway 875. The County Planner provided background information on the proposed application. MPC asked if it was appropriate to include the road that is to be closed in the subdivision application at this time. Staff indicated that the road closure, subdivision and consolidation must all meet the required conditions before final approval. P-55/19 MOVED BY COUNCILLOR LIONEL JUSS THAT the Agricultural subdivision of Lot 1, Block 1, Plan 0310532, NW1/4 6-14-13-W4M & NW1/4 31-13-13- W4M & NE1/4 36-13- 14-W4M & Adjacent Government Road Allowances (Certificate of Title No. 031 061 996, 861 211408, 031 061 996 +1) to create one 118.80 Acre (48.08 ha) titled parcel by subdividing and consolidating portions of 4 existing parcels and an adjacent government road allowance BE APPROVED subject to the following: CONDITIONS: 1. That, pursuant to Section 654(1)(d) of the Municipal Government Act, all outstanding property taxes shall be paid to the County of Newell.-\ 2. That the subdivided portions of Lot 1, Block 1, Plan 0310532, NW1/4 6-14-13-W4M Jl & NW1/4 31-13-13- W4M and the existing 0.87 acres parcel in the NE1/4 36-13-14- Page 2 of 4 Municipal Planning Commission July 11, 2019 W4M and the 5.96 acres of the adjacent government road allowances (Certificate of Title No. 031 061 996, 861 211 408, 031 061 996 +1) be consolidated to create one approximately 118.80 acre parcel in a manner such that the resulting Certificate of Title could not be subdivided without the approval of the Subdivision Authority. MOTION CARRIED 8. DEVELOPMENT PERMITS 8.1 DP 2019032 - Lot 3, Block 5, Plan 1810479, Hamlet of Scandia, Beekeeping operation and construction of accessory buildings. The Development Clerk provided background information on the proposed permit application. MPC inquired what the ramifications would be if work proceeded without a development permit. The Director of Corporate Services indicated that in accordance with the Schedule of Fees bylaw, the application fee is doubled. The applicant explained the reason for the expansion was to be able to supply their product to other external markets beyond the USA. P-56/19 MOVED BY COUNCILLOR WAYNE HAMMERGREN That the Municipal Planning Commission APPROVE Development Permit 2019032 for the existing beekeeping operation and a 5554 ft2 (516 m2) accessory building and a 9394 ftZ (873 m2) accessory building, on lands legally described as Lot 3, Block 5, Plan 1810479, Hamlet of Scandia.. This development approval is subject to the conditions outlined below. DP 2019032 is Approved for the following reasons: 1. The proposed development complies with the Municipal Development Plan. 2. The Development Authority is satisfied that the proposed development is suitable for the purpose for which it is intended under the Hamlet Business District (Schedule 2) and Standards of Development (Schedule 3) as specified in the County of Newell Land Use Bylaw 1892-17. 3. No objections have been received from adjacent landowners or referral agencies with respect to the proposed development. Conditions of Development Approval: a) This approval is effective as of August 1, 2019 (21-day appeal period). b) The development must be located as shown on the site plan approved with the application and submitted June 5, 2019. It must be built according to the description provided with this approval. Any changes shall require the written approval of the Development Authority. c) Any additional development shall require prior approval of a separate permit application. d) That the applicant enter into an encroachment agreement for the setback to the southwest of the parcel. C) e) That there are 15 parking spaces provided for this use. f) That the height does not exceed 39 feet (11.9 m), a variance from 36 ft (10.9 m) Y) Page 3 of 4 Municipal Planning Commission July 11, 2019 g) That the property is not used for residential purposes. The proposed development must comply with: a) The provisions pertaining to the Hamlet Business District and all relevant schedules, as outlined in the County of Newell Land Use Bylaw 1892-17. b) All Federal, Provincial and Municipal statutes, regulations, codes and standards. c) All Alberta Building Codes and Safety Codes, where applicable. MOTION CARRIED 9. POST AGENDA ITEMS There were no post agenda items. 10. IN CAMERA There were no in camera items. 11. INFORMATION ITEMS These items were accepted as information. 11.1 LA18031A Hutterian Brethern of Spring View - Notice of Decision 11.2 LA19025 Fairville Hutterian Brethren - Deemed Complete 12. QUESTION PERIOD �J 13. ADJOURN Being that the agenda matters have been concluded the meeting adjourned at 10:15 a.m. Signed by the Chairman and Director of Corporate Services this � Day of UAaZ) J 12019. thairman Director of Corp ervices 0 Page 4 of 4