Notice of a Complete Application and of a Public Meeting Concerning a Minor Variance


TAKE NOTICE that the Corporation of the Municipality of The Nation will hold an electronic public meeting on June 26th, 2023, at 3:30 pm to consider a minor variance to the Zoning By-law No. 2-2006 of the Municipality of The Nation, file A-5-2023, under Section 45 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, as amended.

The minor variance affects the property west of 616 Paul Latour Road in the Municipality of The Nation, as shown on the Key Map below. The subject site is within the ‘Agricultural Policy Area’ of the United Counties of Prescott and Russell Official Plan (UCPR).

The minor variance proposes to reduce the minimum distance separation (MDS1) for the construction of a house from 464 metres to 320 metres from an earth manure lagoon and 330 metres to 300 metres from a barn located at 570 Paul Latour Road and from 267 metres to 125 metres from a barn located at 604 Paul Latour Road, as stipulated in provision 5.16.3 of Zoning By-law 2-2006.

The public meeting will be live streamed on our YouTube Channel “The Nation Municipality / La municipalité de La Nation”.

Please confirm your presence virtually, to Mrs Julie Langlois-Caisse, by email at or by calling 613-764-5444, extension 242. Please indicate the full names and addresses of the people who will attend.

Any person may participate in the electronic public meeting and/or make written or verbal representation either in support of or in opposition to the proposed minor variance by forwarding their request to the Municipality of The Nation before 10 am on June 26th, 2023. It is possible to submit a question or comment during the live stream via the live chat on YouTube.

Any person may also make written representations by mail or email to the Municipality either in support of or in opposition to the minor variance before 10 am on June 26th, 2023.  Please indicate the file number.

If a person or public body does not make oral submissions at the Public Meeting or make written submissions to Committee before the application is approved, the person or public body may not be added as a party to the hearing of an appeal before the Ontario Land Tribunal (OLT) unless, in the opinion of the Tribunal, there are reasonable grounds to add the person or public body as a party.

If you wish to be notified of the decision of the Committee on the proposed minor variance, you must make a written request to the Clerk of the Municipality at the address below.

If applicable this notice shall be posted by the owner of any land that contains seven or more residential units in a location that is visible to all the residents.

For additional information concerning this application please contact Guylain Laflèche, during regular office hours. He can be reached by email at or by phone at 613-764-5444 extension 229.

Dated at The Nation Municipality this 15th day of June 2023.

Guylain Laflèche
Director of the Planning Department
The Nation Municipality
958 Route 500 West
Casselman On. K0A 1M0

KEY MAP – Subject Property, west of 616 Paul Latour Rd., FILE NUMBER A-5-2023