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Lafarge Canada Inc.

Posted on Thursday November 06, 2014

This is to inform you that Lafarge Canada Inc. has submitted Official Plan and Zoning By-law Amendment applications on the property outlined below for processing by the Town of Caledon. We welcome your comments on these applications .

Subject Property


18251 McLaren Road
Part of Lots 14 and 15, Concession 2 W.H.S., Town of Caledon
Southeast corner of Charleston Sideroad and McLaren Road



44.8 Hectares (110.7 Acres)






Lafarge Canada Inc.


Our File Number(s):   

POPA 14-05 & RZ 14-08


Please visit the Town of Caledon website at or contact the Development Planner noted below at the Town of Caledon to obtain a copy of the location map.


The applicant is proposing to amend the Official Plan to re-designate the subject property from Rural to Extractive Industrial A Area with a small southeast portion of the property to be re-designated as Environmental Policy Area. Similarly, the applicant is proposing to amend the Zoning By-law to re-zone  the property from Agriculture (A1) to Extractive Industrial with Exceptions (MX-X) with a southeast portion of the property to be re-zoned from environmental Policy Area 2 (EPA2) to Environmental Policy Area 1 Exception 487 (EPA1-487). The purpose of these amendments is to facilitate a licenced gravel pit operation which would permit aggregate extraction above the groundwater table, at a maximum annual rate of up to 1,000,000 tonnes per year .

List of Plans, Reports and Studies

In accordance with Sections and 6.2.17 of the Town’s Official Plan, the following plans, reports and studies have been submitted in support of the application:

  • Aggregate Resources Act Site Plans (Existing Features Plan, Operations Plan, Rehabilitation Plan, Cross-Sections)
  • Planning Justification Report and Aggregate Resources Act Summary Statement
  • Hydrogeological and Hydrological Technical Report (Level 1 and 2)
  • Natural Environment Technical Report (Level 1 and 2)
  • Archaeological Assessment (Stage 1 to 3)
  • Noise Impact Study
  • Traffic Impact Study
  • Visual Impact Report
  • Air Quality Impact Assessment

Additional Information

A copy of the proposed applications as well as additional information and material are available for review at the Development Approval and Planning Policy Department.

For further information please contact Brandon Ward, Senior Development Planner, 905-584-2272 ext. 4283 or in the Development Approval and Planning Policy Department.

Office hours are Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Written submissions may be mailed or personally delivered to the Development Approval and Planning Policy Department and will become part of the public record.

Application Process

The above-noted applications are now being circulated to internal departments and external agencies for review and comment. Once this has been completed, staff will schedule a Public Meeting which you are welcome to attend.

Please note that a recommendation on the applications will not be presented at the Public Meeting. A final recommendation regarding these applications will be made at a future Council Meeting.

Notice Date:   

November 4, 2014