Request of Exemption for Ministerial Approval Regarding Changes to Zoning Bylaws

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Request of Exemption for Ministerial Approval Regarding Changes to Zoning Bylaws

Res #: 17-21A
Number: 17
Year: 2021
Midterm: No
Expired: No
Responses Received: No
Departments: Saskatchewan Ministry of Government Relations

WHEREAS urban and northern municipalities have had the requirement for Ministerial Approval with respect to any amendments of existing Zoning Bylaws waived; and 

WHEREAS urban and northern municipalities do not have to undergo the cost and timing for development and review that rural municipalities must undergo; and 

WHEREAS rural municipalities hire capable staff equal to those that urban and northern municipalities hire, and rural municipal Councillors and Reeves are as capable as the urban and northern councillors and Mayors to review and pass changes to the Zoning Bylaw. 

BE IT RESOLVED SARM request the Minister of Government Relations waive the requirement of Ministerial Approval to existing Zoning Bylaws for rural municipalities except for amendments that are directed by the Minister.