The committee’s mandate is to make decisions and provide advice to Council on matters related to land use planning and development, including but not limited to development proposals, Municipal Plan Amendments, Zoning By-law Amendments, Subdivision Applications, Temporary Use Permits, Variances, and Building. The committee also contributes to exercises relating to long range planning which assist Council and staff in managing growth in a manner consistent with the Municipal Plan and Zoning By-law, as adopted by Village of New Maryland Council in 2006.


The responsibilities of this committee are set out in the “Policy on Procedure and Protocol for the Village of New Maryland Planning Advisory Committee”.



Through the authority granted in the New Brunswick Community Planning Act, the PAC of the Village of New Maryland is appointed by the Village Council. PAC consists of one (1) Village Councillor and five (5) local citizens. The Development Officer and Recording Secretary have a voice but are non-voting members of the Committee. The committee chair is an appointed position filled by a local resident.


Meeting Schedule (Current Agenda)

The Planning Advisory Committee holds its regular monthly meetings on the first Monday of each month. If Monday is a holiday, the meeting is held on the following Monday. Meetings commence at 7:00pm and are held in the Council Chamber at the Village Office, 584 New Maryland Highway.


Application Deadline 2016 Meeting Dates*
Monday, December 15, 2015 Monday, January 11, 2016
Friday, January 15, 2016 Monday, February 1, 2016
Monday, February 15, 2016 Monday, March 7, 2016
Tuesday, March 15, 2016 Monday, April 4, 2016
Friday, April 15, 2016 Monday, May 2, 2016
Monday, May 16, 2016 Monday, June 6, 2016
Wednesday, June 15, 2016 Monday, July 4, 2016
Friday, July 15, 2016 Monday, August 8, 2016
Monday, August 15, 2016 Monday, September 12, 2016
Thursday, September 15, 2016 Monday, October 3, 2016
Monday, October 17, 2016 Monday, November 7, 2016
Tuesday, November 15, 2016 Monday, December 12, 2016
*Please note: meeting dates and location are subject to change


Committee Chairs

Planning Advisory Committee Chair - Brad Marshall

Vice-Chair - Councillor Mike Pope


Committee Members

Village Residents: Stephen Conn, Debbie Connors, Phil Hersey, Sam McEwan

Village Staff: Rob Pero, Building Inspector/Development Officer; Kyle Arseneault, Assistant Building Inspector/Development Officer; and Lisa Steeves, Recording Secretary


If you're interested in joining the committee, click here for more information.


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