PROVINCE OF QUÉBEC
MUNICIPALITY OF BRISTOL
APPLICATION TO TAKE PART IN A REFERENDUM
FOLLOWING A SECOND DRAFT BY-LAW
PUBLIC NOTICE is given as follows:
- Following the Public Consultation held on January 31st, 2017, Council adopted the second Draft By-Law # 264A-1 on February 6th, 2017, amending By-Law # 264 Section 4.3, concerning Secondary Buildings.
- This second draft contains provisions which may be the subject of a request from interested persons concerned in all zones of the Municipality of Bristol for approbation by way of referendum, in accordance with the Act respecting Elections and Referendums in Municipalities. The information to determine which interested persons have the right to sign an application with respect to each of the provisions of the project can be obtained from the municipality, Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Municipal Office located at 32 Aylmer Road. A copy of the second draft is available for consultation by any person that requests it.
- To be valid, an application must:
1. Clearly state the provision to which it relates;
2. Mention the zone in respect of which the application is made;
3. Be received at the office of the Municipality of Bristol at 32 Aylmer Road no later than the eighth (8th) day following the date of the publication;
4. Be signed by at least 12 persons interested in the zone from which it originates or by at least the majority of them if the number of persons interested in the zone does not exceed 21.
- An interested person is a person who would be a qualified voter who is not affected by the incapacity to vote and who satisfies the following conditions on February 6th, 2017:
1. Be at least 18 years of age, be of Canadian citizenship and not under curatorship;
2. Be domiciled, own an immovable or occupy a place of business in an area from which an application may originate. Additional condition for undivided co-owners of an immovable and co-occupants of a place of business:
a) Be designated, by means of a power of attorney signed by the majority , as the co-owner or co-occupant who has the right to be registered on the referendum list as a property or occupant of a place of business.
b) The rights of a legal person shall be designated among its members, directors and employees, by resolution, a person who, on February 6th, 2017, is of full age and of Canadian citizenship and who is not under curatorship.
- Information to determine which interested persons are entitled to sign an application may be obtained at the municipal office at 32 Aylmer Road, during normal office hours.6. All provisions of the second draft which have not been the subject of a valid application may be included in a by-law which will not have to be approved by the persons entitled to vote.7. The second draft by-law may be consulted at the municipal office located at 32 Aylmer Road, Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
CERTIFICATE OF PUBLICATION
I, Christina Peck, Director General of the Municipality of Bristol, certify under my office oath that I have published this notice in a local newspaper and I have posted this notice annexed in 3 copies, at the places designated by Council, on February 15th, 2017 between 4:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.
IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I give this certificate on February 15th, 2017.
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