Invitation to Apply for Provincial Appointment: Sault North Planning Board


Interested individuals are invited to apply for membership on the Sault Ste. Marie North Planning Board representing that portion of the planning area without municipal organization. Appointments are made by the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing for a 4-year term.

Planning Board members are responsible for:

  • Providing input and making recommendations concerning local land-use
    planning matters;
  • Considering applications for the conveyance of land;
  • Reviewing local land-use planning documents and making
    recommendations regarding Amendments;
  • Interpreting and applying provincial policy and legislation relating to
    local land-use planning; and
  • Attending regular and special meetings of the Planning Board.

The unorganized portion of the planning area consists of the geographic townships of Rix, Ryan, La Verendrye, Fenwick, Jarvis, Peever, Palmer, Ley, Vankoughnet, Anderson, Home, Herrick, Havilland, Deroche, Duncan, Slater, Fisher, Tupper, Hodgins, Kars, Smilsky, Tilley, Shields, Dennis, Nicolet, Kincaid, Archibald, Gaudette, Pennefather, Marne and Aweres.

To be eligible for appointment as a Planning Board member to represent the unorganized portion of the planning area, the candidate must be the owner or tenant of land in the unorganized territory or the spouse of such an owner or tenant. Potential candidates must also be a Canadian citizen and be eligible to vote in an Ontario election.

Interested individuals must apply via the Public Appointments Secretariat (PAS) website at The PAS website provides applicants with the option of applying online or downloading an application form and mailing the form to PAS. Applications must be received by PAS no later than May 17, 2019.

Additional information may be obtained from:

Joy DeCourcy, Administrative Clerk
Sault Ste. Marie North Planning Board
669 Wellington Street East
Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6A 2M6
Telephone: 705-254-6649

or from the address listed below:

Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing
Municipal Services Office – North (Sudbury)
Attention: Caitlin Carmichael, Assistant Planner
159 Cedar Street, Suite 401
Sudbury, ON P3E 6A5
1-800-461-1193 or 705-564-6845
[email protected]


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