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 Meeting Dates*
Thursday, December 15, 2016 Monday, January 09, 2017
Monday, January 16, 2017 Monday, February 06, 2017
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 Monday, March 06, 2017
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 Monday, April 03, 2017
Monday, April 17, 2017 Monday, May 01, 2017
Monday, May 15, 2017 Monday, June 05, 2017
Thursday, June 15, 2017 Monday, July 10, 2017
Monday, July 17, 2017 Monday, August 14, 2017
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 Monday, September 05, 2017
Friday, September 15, 2017 Monday, October 02, 2017
Monday, October 16, 2017 Monday, November 06, 2017
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 Monday, December 11, 2017
*Please note: meeting dates and location are subject to change

Committee Chairs

Planning Advisory Committee Chair – Brad Marshall

Vice-Chair – Councillor Tim Scammell

Committee Members

Village Residents: Stephen Conn, Debra Connors, Julie Clarke, 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.

Application Forms

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