The Planning Advisory Committee’s (PAC’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 the Village of New Maryland Council.

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 chairperson and vice-chairperson are elected by the committee via an established nomination and election procedure.

Meeting Schedule

Current Agenda and Meeting Package

Planning Advisory Committee (PAC) Meeting Protocol

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 Meeting Dates*
Wednesday, December 15, 2023 Monday, January 08, 2024
Monday, January 15, 2024 Monday, February 05, 2024
Tuesday, February 15, 2024 Monday, March 11, 2024
Tuesday, March 15, 2024 Monday, April 08, 2024
Monday, April 15, 2024 Monday, May 06, 2024
Monday, May 15, 2024 Monday, June 03, 2024
Wednesday, June 17, 2024 Monday, July 8, 2024
Friday, July 15, 2024 Monday, August 12, 2024
Monday, August 15, 2024 Monday, September 9, 2024
Thursday, September 16, 2024 Monday, October 07, 2024
Monday, October 15, 2024 Monday, November 04, 2024
Tuesday, November 15, 2024 Monday, December 09, 2024
Adopted: 08 January 2024

**Please note:

  1. Meetings convene at 7:00 PM in Council Chamber, 584 New Maryland Hwy.
  2. Meeting dates and locations are subject to change.

Committee Members

Chairperson Julie Clarke, Vice-Chairperson Sam McEwan, Councillor Laurie Pearson, Robin Chaplin,  Gillian Ash Richard, and Michael Pauley

Village Staff: Rob Pero, Building Inspector/Development Officer, Audrey Harper, Recording Secretary

Application Forms

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