Public Notice: Community Improvement Plan Update

The Town of Tillsonburg has initiated an update to the 2017 Community Improvement Plan program as follows:

  • Revisions to various sections (1.1, 1.2.4, 2.2, 2.3, 3.1, 3.9, Appendices II and III) to reflect the ability to consider Affordable, Social and Market Rate (multi-unit) housing outside of the Central Area and within the Town in the program;
  • Addition of “security enhancements” to Section 3.2 Façade Improvement Program;
  • Additional clarification regarding Council’s ability to adjust program parameters, first year of program (sections 3.0, 3.1);
  • Reduction in number of residential units to be considered in the program (reduced to 4 units from 5) as noted in Appendix III (Incremental Tax Rebates for Downtown Commercial and Multi-Residential (including Affordable or Social Housing) Projects);
  • Rename the “Brownfield Redevelopment Incentive Program” to the “Contaminated Property or Substandard Building Incentive Program” to enhance clarity and to enable support for substandard buildings;
  • Addition of Section 3.10 Commercial Building Interior Renovation Program;
  • Other minor grammatical and verbiage changes to enhance clarity (sections 1.1, 1.2.3, 1.3, 3.0, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4 3.5, 3.7).

Public Meeting

The Council of the Town of Tillsonburg will hold a formal public meeting under Sections 17(15(d)) and 28(4) of the Planning Act to consider the proposed Community Improvement Plan on:

Date:    Monday, February 26, 2024

Time:   6:00 p.m.

            Place:  Town Council Chambers, 4 Elm St (LPRCA Building), Tillsonburg

You are invited to attend the public meeting and we would welcome your comments or suggestions either in writing or presented in person at the meeting.

Please be advised that Council, at the public meeting may approve, modify or refuse to enact the proposed plan.  If you do not attend or are not represented at the meeting, Council may proceed and may not advise you of any proposed modifications.  If the amendment to the Community Improvement Plan is approved, notice of passing will be mailed or published in a local newspaper.

Additional information relating to the proposed Community Improvement Plan amendment will be available for inspection between 8:30 and 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday, at the Town of Tillsonburg Customer Service Centre or the County of Oxford Community and Strategic Planning Office at 21 Reeve Street, Woodstock. 

If you have any questions regarding the proposed changes to the Community Improvement Plan or would like to provide written comments, please contact:                                                                   

Cephas Panschow
Development Commissioner
Town of Tillsonburg
10 Lisgar Ave
Tillsonburg, ON N4G 5A5



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