Public Notices


Township of Russell 
Zoning By-law Review 2018

TAKE NOTICE that the Township of Russell invites all interested persons to attend a Statutory Public Meeting in order to consider revisions and provide input on the Township’s Draft Zoning By-law pursuant to the requirements of Section 34 (12 (b)) and 26 (9) of the Planning Act, RSO 1990, as amended.

Monday, June 18, 2018 – 5:00 p.m.
Gaston Patenaude Hall – Town Hall
717 Notre Dame Street, Embrun

A Zoning By-law implements the policies, objectives and vision of the Official Plan. A zoning by-law identifies how land may be used, where buildings and structures can be located, the types of buildings that are permitted and how they may be used, including the minimum lot sizes and dimension, setbacks from lot lines, parking requirements, and maximum building heights.

PURPOSE AND EFFECT: The Township of Russell is undertaking the legislated update of the Zoning by-law following approval of the Township Official Plan as required by the Planning Act. The Township’s current Official Plan was approved in 2018. The Zoning By-law review will update and refine the provision, and schedules of the Zoning By-law to ensure that they are consistent with the Township of Russell Official Plan (2018), The United Counties of Prescott & Russell Official Plan, the 2014 Provincial Policy Statement, other relevant Provincial guidelines and policies, and update matters of local interest.

THE SUBJECT LANDS include all lands located within the Township of Russell municipal boundary.

may attend the Statutory Public Meeting and/or make written or verbal representation either in support of or in opposition to the proposed Zoning By-law provisions.

If you wish to be notified of the decision of the Corporation of the Township of Russell on the proposed Official Plan, you must make a written request to the Clerk of the Corporation of the Township of Russell, Ms. Joanne Camiré Laflamme, 717 Notre-Dame Street, Embrun ON K0A 1W1.

If a person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make written submissions to the Corporation of the Township of Russell before the proposed Zoning By-law is adopted, the person or public body is not entitled to appeal the decision of the Council of the Corporation of the Township of Russell to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal.

If a person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make written submissions to the Corporation of the Township of Russell before the proposed Zoning By-law is adopted, the person or public body may not be added as a party to the hearing of an appeal before the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal unless, in the opinion of the Tribunal, there are reasonable grounds to add the person or public body as a party.

INFORMATION related to the review process and to review the draft document, please visit the Township’s website at The Final Draft Zoning By-law will also be available at the following location during regular hours:

Township Office
717 Notre-Dame Street, Embrun, ON
(Monday to Friday – 8:30 am to 4:30 pm)

For more information about this matter or to submit written comments, please contact:

Dominique Tremblay
Director of Planning, Building and Economic Development
Township of Russell
717 Notre-Dame Street
Embrun, ON K0A 1W1
Phone: 613-443-3066

Dated at the Township of Russell this 1st day of June 2018.

In the interests of providing as much clarity as possible on the changes made we have used strikethrough to indicate sections being removed, grey highlights to identify new areas or areas of change from the current zoning by-law, and track changes was used for changes to the draft previously available on our website. Please note that section numbering and cross-referencing within the document may not be accurate at this time as numbering and cross-referencing will be affected when changes are accepted and strikethroughs removed.

Download the Zoning By-law (draft June 2018)

Download Draft Zoning By-Law Schedules:

ZBL Schedule 2016 - A1a Embrun - West
ZBL Schedule 2016 - A1b Embrun - Central North
ZBL Schedule 2016 - A1c Embrun - Central South
ZBL Schedule 2016 - A1d Embrun - East
ZBL Schedule 2016 - A2 Russell
ZBL Schedule 2016 - A2a Russell - Central
ZBL Schedule 2016 - A3 Limoges
ZBL Schedule 2016 - A4 Marionville
ZBL Schedule 2016 - A5 Rural North
ZBL Schedule 2016 - A5a Industrial Park
ZBL Schedule 2016 - A5b Rural North East
ZBL Schedule 2016 - A6 Rural South

Please contact Dominique Tremblay, by phone at 613-443-3066 ext. 2317 or by email, if you have any comments or concerns regarding the Draft Zoning by-law.


Jun 25, 2018 @ 6 pm

a. Subdivision - New York Central off of Blais Street, Embrun UCPR #080-S-10-007
b. Subdivision - Melanie Construction, Church Street, Russell UCPR #080-S-17-003  - rescheduled to June 25, 2016

Zoning amendments
c. St-Thomas Rd, Vars
d. 803 Notre Dame St., Embrun
e. Duncanville & Central Park area, Russell

May 28, 2018 @ 6 P.M.

Minor Variances


101 Warehouse, Vars
Richelieu Park
Centre Urgel Forget
400 Commerce, Vars
308 Corduroy, Vars