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The following notice is shared on behalf of the United Counties of Leeds and Grenville

Draft report issued for consultation

The Draft Land Evaluation and Area Review (LEAR) Report has been released for consultation and your input is being sought on the specifics of the LEAR methodology and the resultant mapping that will be used to identify the agricultural areas. This is an opportunity to apply local knowledge and comment to refine the agricultural system map.

To obtain a copy of the report visit or call Planning staff. Comments are welcome by mail, email, phone and/or on-line survey and would be appreciated by Friday, June 30, 2023.

Consultation meeting

The United Counties of Leeds and Grenville invites you to join us on Wednesday, June 21st, 2023 starting at 4:00 p.m. at 25 Central Avenue West, Brockville, Ontario for a presentation on the Draft Land Evaluation and Area Review Report by our consulting team, PLANSCAPE.

All interested persons are invited to attend to learn about the methodology used to evaluate lands, view the draft mapping and provide feedback.

This meeting will be in-person with a virtual participation option through Microsoft TEAMS. To register for the virtual option, please contact Elaine Mallory, Planner 1, at 613-342-3840, ext. 2422 or by email at


The goal of the Agricultural Area Review is to develop a current map of the agricultural system. All lands in the United Counties of Leeds and Grenville have been considered in the report. The final map of the Agricultural Area lands will be used to update the Counties Official Plan schedule.

To learn more, contact Planning staff or visit