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Planning Notices

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The Town of Paradise regularly issues a variety of Planning Notices (Variance Use Applications, Discretionary Use Notices, and others).

The Town Discretionary Use Policy and Accessory Building Permit Policy outline applicable guidelines, requirements and procedures.

Notice of Discretionary Use Application: Registered Massage Therapy (February 22, 2019)

The Town of Paradise has received an application for approval to operate a Home Based- Registered Massage Therapy Business at 32 Cameo Drive. It is proposed that the business would provide service for up to ten clients by appointment per day. The business is considered a Discretionary Use in the Residential Medium Density (RMD) Use Zone, as per the Town of Paradise Development Regulations, 2016.

This Notice of Discretionary Use is advertised in accordance with Sections 3.6 and 9.5 of the Town of Paradise Development Regulations, 2016. Further information may be obtained from the undersigned. Any person who wishes to comment on the proposed development is asked to contact the Town of Paradise in writing by 4:00 p.m., Friday, February 22, 2019. 

Please submit all correspondence to:

Jason L Slade
Department of Planning & Protective Services
Telephone: (709) 782 - 3802
Facsimile: (709) 782 – 3603
Notice of Variance Application: Reduced Building Line Setback (February 22, 2019)

The Town of Paradise has received an application for a renovation and extension to the existing dwelling at 288 Three Island Pond Road. 

The proposed development would reduce the required building line set-back from 7.6 m to 7.1 m from Three Island Pond Road. The subject property is located within the Rural Residential  (RR) Use zone in which the minimum front building line set-back is 7.6 m.  In order to permit the proposed development, approval of a 7% variance to the building line set-back is required. The Urban and Rural Planning Act permits Council to consider a variance to the Regulations up to a maximum of  10 %. 

This Notice is advertised in accordance with Section 3.8 of the Town of Paradise Development Regulations, 2016. Any person who wishes to comment on the proposed development is asked to contact the Town of Paradise in writing by 4:00 p.m., Friday, February 22, 2019.

Please submit all correspondence to:

Jason L Slade
Department of Planning & Protective Services
Telephone: (709) 782 - 3802
Facsimile: (709) 782 – 3603
Notice of Discretionary Use Application: Paradise Professional Services (February 22, 2019)

The Town of Paradise has received an application for approval to re-develop the lot at 167 Paradise Road from a single family dwelling to a professional services building offering counselling, yoga and meditation. The required parking for the proposed business is 1 space for every 20 m2 of net floor area resulting in 5 spaces required for the proposed business.  The concept parking plan submitted with the application provides 7 parking spaces. The proposed hours of operation are 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. with an anticipated occupancy of the building of 8 to 12 persons at any one time. The property is located in the Residential Mixed (RM) Use Zone under the Town of Paradise Development Regulations 2016. The proposed business is considered a discretionary use within the zone.

This Notice of Discretionary Use is advertised in accordance with Section 3.6 and Section 9.5 of the Town of Paradise Development Regulations, 2016.  Additional information may be requested from the undersigned. Any person who wishes to comment on the proposed development is asked to contact the Town of Paradise in writing by 4:00 p.m., Friday, February 22, 2019.

Please submit all correspondence to:

Cynthia Hulan
Development Technician
Department of Planning & Protective Services
Telephone: (709) 782 - 1400
Facsimile: (709) 782 – 3603
Notice of Discretionary Use Application: Massage Therapy and Wellness (February 8, 2019)

The Town of Paradise has received an application for approval to operate a Home Based Massage Therapy & Wellness Business at 3 Bayview Heights. The applicant has proposed a maximumof six (6) visits per day and no more than one client at a time. The business is considered a Discretionary Use of the Residential Medium Density (RMD) Use Zone, as per the Town of Paradise Development Regulations, 2016.

This Notice of Discretionary Use is advertised in accordance with Sections 3.6 and 9.5 of the Town of Paradise Development Regulations, 2016. Any person who wishes to comment on the proposed development is asked to contact the Town of Paradise in writing by 4:00 p.m., Friday, February 8, 2019.

Please submit all correspondence to:

Department of Planning & Protective Services
Telephone: (709) 782 - 3802
Facsimile: (709) 782 - 3603
Urban and Rural Planning Act, 2000 - Notice Of Registration: Development Regulations Amendment No. 2, 2018

Take notice that the Town of Paradise Development Regulations Amendment No. 2, 2018, adopted on the 20th day of November, 2018, has been registered by the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Environment.

In general terms, this Development Regulations Amendment will rezone land south of Alma Avenue and east of Ravenwood Crescent from the “Open Space Recreation (OSR)” zone and the “Public Use (PU)” zone to “Residential medium Density (RMD)” zone. The intent of this Amendment is to provide Council with the authority to consider Phase 2 of the Neil’s Pond residential subdivision.  

This Amendment comes into effect on the day that this notice is published in the Newfoundland and Labrador Gazette. Anyone wishing to inspect a copy of Development Regulations Amendment No. 2, 2018 may do so at the Paradise Town Hall, 28 McNamara Drive, during normal hours of operation.

Terrilynn Smith

Town Clerk   

Urban and Rural Planning Act, 2000 - Notice Of Registration: Development Regulations Amendment No. 1, 2018

Take notice that the Town of Paradise Development Regulations Amendment No. 1, 2018, adopted on the 6th day of November, 2018, has been registered by the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Environment.

In general terms, this Development Regulations Amendment will rezone land northeast of the Dianne Whalen Soccer Complex from the “Commercial General (CG)” zone to the “Public Use (PU)” zone. The intent of this Amendment is to provide Council with the authority to consider the development of an intermediate level school.

This Amendment comes into effect on the day that this notice is published in the Newfoundland and Labrador Gazette. Anyone wishing to inspect a copy of Development Regulations Amendment No. 1, 2018 may do so at the Paradise Town Hall, 28 McNamara Drive, during normal hours of operation.

Terrilynn Smith

Town Clerk   

Take notice that the Town of Paradise Municipal Plan and Development Regulations 2016, adopted on the 11th day of July 2017 and approved, as amended on the 19 day of September 2017, have been registered by the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Environment.

In general terms, the Municipal Plan and Development Regulations 2016 introduces a new municipal land use plan and accompanying regulations, comprised of text and maps, for the Town of Paradise.

Created through a comprehensive public review process known as “Imagine Paradise”, the new Municipal Plan contains a vision for Paradise based on the key themes of healthy livable neighbourhoods, quality connected design, economic prosperity, environmental quality, investment in transportation and services and regional cooperation.

The Town of Paradise Municipal Plan and Development Regulations 2016 come into effect on the day that this notice is published in the Newfoundland and Labrador Gazette, and are now legally binding on the Town and all persons.  Anyone wishing to inspect a copy of the Town of Paradise Municipal Plan and Development Regulations 2016 may do so at the Town Hall, 28 McNamara Drive, Paradise, during normal working hours. A digital copy of the documents may be found on the Municipal Plan page.

  

Alton Glenn, MCIP
Director, Planning and Protective Services
Town of Paradise

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