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Agricultural Area Review – Phase 2

The following information is provided by the United Counties of Leeds and Grenville (UCLG).  The links below direct you to the UCLG website.

Please visit https://www.leedsgrenville.com/en/government/agriculture-area-review.aspx for further information, such as background, stages of the study, what are prime Agricultural Areas and their importance, and general resources.


Phase 2 of the Agricultural Area Review

(Technical Analysis)

The Draft Land Evaluation and Area Review (LEAR) Report has been released for consultation purposes.  Your input is encouraged, particularly regarding the land evaluation methodology and the derived mapping. Scenario mapping is provided in the report. The recommended LEAR map can be viewed here, but should be viewed in conjunction with the report.

Completion of this survey would be appreciated, but comments and/or questions are also welcome by email, mail, personal delivery or phone.

All are welcome to join a public consultation meeting to hear about the report and provide input on Wednesday, June 21st, 2023 at 4:00 p.m. at 25 Central Ave. W., Brockville, ON. Attend in person, or contact Elaine Mallory, Planner I to join virtually.

The report will also be presented at the May 25th, 2023 Counties Planning Advisory Committee at 9:00 a.m. in the Council Chambers located at 25 Central Ave. W., Brockville, ON. This meeting is open for viewing either in person or virtually here.

Comments would be appreciated by Friday, June 30th, 2023.

Information provided related to Phase 1 of the Review on January 11, 2023

The Counties is sharing information and seeking feedback respecting the identification of prime Agricultural Area lands.

We welcome your review of these links to a presentation detailing the studies’ process and approach and the draft land evaluation (soils) mapping for the Counties. (Please note: The land evaluation mapping is only part of the evaluation criteria.  An area review will also inform if the lands are viable for agricultural activities and protection.)

If you have questions, comments, suggestions or wish to be put on a mailing list for updates and notices of meetings, please contact Elaine Mallory, Planner 1.  Please be advised that all comments received form part of the public record for this study.