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Burl's Creek Event Grounds

Site Specific Amendment to the County of Simcoe Official Plan - County File: SC-OPA-1601


The County of Simcoe has received a complete application to amend the County of Simcoe Official Plan for the lands as shown in the key map below.


The proposal is to amend Schedule 5.1 Land Use Designations of the County of Simcoe Official Plan to designate the subject lands “Rural and Agricultural – Subject to Exception 3.6.13” and to add a new Agricultural Special Exception Section 3.6.13 to permit camping, parking, concession booths and minor soccer as accessory uses on the subject lands, with specific restrictions including duration and location of such uses to be further detailed in the site specific local municipal official plan amendment and zoning by-law amendment.


County of Simcoe staff have commenced review of the application and will be circulating the application materials to the prescribed persons, public agencies and aboriginal communities for review and comment.

The appropriateness of the requested Official Plan Amendment will be considered at a future meeting of the County of Simcoe Committee of the Whole, under the authority delegated to it by County of Simcoe Council. At such time as a date is set to hold the public meeting, Notice of Public Meeting will provided in accordance with the requirements of the Planning Act and will also be posted to this website.

If you wish to be notified of the adoption of the proposed Official Plan Amendment, or of the refusal of a request to amend the official plan, you must make a written request to the Clerk’s Department, County of Simcoe, Administration Centre, 1110 Highway 26, Midhurst, Ontario, L0L 1X0. 

The Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing (MMAH) is the approval authority for all County Official Plan Amendments. 

Additional information relating to the proposed Burl’s Creek Event Grounds County of Simcoe Official Plan Amendment is available using the links below.  Hard copies of the application materials are also available for viewing at the County of Simcoe Customer Service desk located in the County of Simcoe Administration Centre during normal business hours (8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday).


  • Notice of Application – March 11, 2016

Draft Official Plan Amendment Text & Schedule

Supporting Reports