Notice of Public Meeting - Mon. Dec. 11 / 23 @ 6:30 p.m. - Consider Proposed Telecommunication Tower - 23400 Simcoe St.
Notice of a Public Meeting to Consider a Proposed Telecommunication Tower
Application No: TT-03-2023 (Applicant File No. STC0430)
Roll No.: 182001000925700
Applicant/Agent: Shared Tower Inc.
Location:23400 Simcoe St (Part of Lot 24, Concession 14)
Purpose and Effect of the Proposal:
Shared Tower Inc. is proposing to construct a new 60 metre self-support tower structure designed to support multiple cellular carriers at 23400 Simcoe Street. The subject property is located on the west side of Simcoe Street. The agent has identified a need for improved telecommunications network capacity in the existing area. The intent of the proposed tower is to strengthen the telecommunications network in order to better support increased demands for consumer connectivity, the digital economy, and health and safety measures in the community, and increase network capacity. The proposed tower is to be located to the north of the existing buildings on the subject property.
The Council of the Township of Scugog is holding a Public Meeting to provide interested parties with the opportunity to learn more about the proposal, make comments, and provide additional information relative to the proposal before any recommendations/decisions are made on the application. This public meeting will be held on:
Monday, December 11, 2023, at 6:30 PM
Township of Scugog Municipal Office (Council Chambers on Upper Level)
181 Perry Street, Port Perry
In Person: Use the rear entrance located between the original building and the south wing and take the elevator or stairs to the 2nd floor. Parking is available at the rear of the building.
The Township offices and Council Chambers are a mask-friendly environment. For the public, wearing a mask will be optional. Please have respect for patrons and staff who continue to wear a mask. Please refrain from attending the meeting and visiting Township facilities if you are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms.
Virtually: Residents can watch the meeting live through the Township’s website at: https://www.scugog.ca/council-and-administration/mayor-and-council/agendas-and-minutes/
To watch the livestream or video recording of the meeting, click on the Planning and Community Affairs meeting on December 11, 2023, and select the HTML version of the agenda to follow along with the agenda and video recording at the same time. Please note that the livestream video will not be available until just before the meeting starts at 6:30 pm.
Please note that we cannot guarantee the exact time that this matter will be discussed as it will depend on the number of items on the meeting agenda and Committee’s consideration of preceding agenda items.
Comments or Questions?
Members of the public wishing to address the Committee through electronic means rather than appear in person are required to submit their request to speak to this matter no later than 4:30 p.m. on December 8, 2023 by contacting the Office of the Township Clerk at firstname.lastname@example.org with your full name, address and the item on the agenda. This will allow time for you to be added to the meeting.
Should you be unable to access a computer, please call 905-985-7346 ext. 118 to speak with a Staff Member in the Office of the Township Clerk.
Written comments can also be provided before or after the meeting to the Township planner on file noted below. For more information and/or to be notified of subsequent meetings or the decision of the Township of Scugog Council, please contact Township Planning Staff:
Valerie Hendry, MCIP, RPP,
Township of Scugog
181 Perry Street, Box 780
Port Perry, ON L9L 1A7
905-985-7346 x100 or email@example.com
To Access the Report: Copies of the staff report for the public meeting will be available beginning on Friday, December 8, 2023 online at the following link: https://www.scugog.ca/council-and-administration/mayor-and-council/agendas-and-minutes/ click on the Planning and Community Affairs meeting on December 11, 2023 and select the PDF version of the Agenda or by contacting the Township Contact shown above.
To Be Notified of the Decision: If you wish to be notified of the recommendation/ decision of the Township of Scugog on the proposed telecommunication tower, you must make a written request to the Office of the Township Clerk, Township of Scugog, 181 Perry Street, Port Perry, ON L9L 1A7.
Approval Authority: In accordance with the Federal Telecommunication Act, Innovation, Science and Economic Development (ISED) Canada is the approval authority responsible for regulating radio-telecommunication facilities. The applicant is required to consult with the local municipality as the land use authority.
Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act: Information will be collected in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. All comments will become part of the public record except for personal information.
Accessibility: The Township of Scugog is committed to providing services as set out in the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005. If you have accessibility needs and require alternate formats or other accommodations, please contact Township Clerk Services by telephone at 905-985-7346 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Location Map - 23400 Simcoe Street
Dated at the Township of Scugog, November 13, 2023.