Public Consultation Process to Resume

Public Consultation Process to Resume with Limited Capacity
Posted on 01/18/2021
The City of Charlottetown is pleased to announce that its public consultation process for Planning and Heritage applications will resume with a limited in-person component.

Members of the public who wish to take part in public meetings pertaining to Planning and Heritage items are encouraged to visit the City’s website or contact the Planning Department for details on the options available for participation.

A meeting to hear the public’s comments on the proposed rezoning and redesignation of the property along Norwood Road / Friar Drive (PID #416305) to allow for the development of a mobile home neighbourhood consisting of 59 lots on the vacant property is scheduled for Tuesday, January 26, at 7 p.m. at the Rodd Royalty (14 Capital Drive).

Following the Provincial declaration of COVID-19 “Circuit Breaker” measures, the City of Charlottetown has been taking additional steps to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission and mitigate the impacts on the health and safety of residents. There are limitations on the number of people allowed in the meeting rooms at any given time. A maximum of 50 individuals, including staff support, will be permitted in the main room, and a maximum capacity of 38 will be permitted in the overflow room.

Those who are unable to attend in person can participate in the public meeting via videoconference or teleconference, utilizing Webex or connecting by phone. Anyone who wishes to observe the meeting without commenting can do so at www.charlottetown.ca/video

Residents wishing to participate in the January 26 meeting are encouraged to contact the Planning and Heritage Department by email at planning@charlottetown.ca or call 902-629-4158 on or before 4:30 p.m. on Friday, January 22. Participants must provide their contact details (name, phone number and/or email address) for contact tracing purposes. Business hours are 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday – Friday. Staff will contact interested participants no later 12:00 p.m. on Monday, January 25, with details on how to participate in the meeting.

Everyone attending in person is asked to adhere to the guidelines set by the Chief Public Health Officer, which are available online at www.princeedwardisland.ca/covid19

Anyone wishing to view the proposed amendments can visit the City’s website at www.charlottetown.ca and find the Meeting Packages under the Mayor and Council section. As comments are received and meeting minutes are compiled, the package will be updated with additional information leading up to the public meeting. As the City encourages written submission, please forward any written comments to the Planning and Heritage Department at: P.O. Box 98, 199 Queen Street, Charlottetown, PE, C1A 7K2 on or before (noon) 12 p.m. on Wednesday, January 27. Comments may also be emailed to planning@charlottetown.ca. Any responses received will become part of the public record.