Referring back to the most historical bone of contention, and one that may be moot with the enforcement of the 2014 PPS, Wierzbicki commented on the issue of the wetland being rated as not ‘provincially significant’.
“I believe that everybody agrees that this particular wetland has been ranked in terms of provincial significance at least three different times or at least twice and then once with a review of methodology. It ranks below provincial significance and that threshold is the lowest threshold for a wetland to rank as provincially significant. In terms of the Official Plans in dealing with wetlands- development in or adjacent to a wetland may be approved by Council if accompanied by an environmental impact study.”
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