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

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, 2021 Monday, January 10, 2022
Monday, January 17, 2022 Monday, February 07, 2022
Tuesday, February 15, 2022 Monday, March 07, 2022
Tuesday, March 15, 2022 Monday, April 04, 2022
Monday, April 18., 2022 Monday, May 02, 2022
Monday, May 16, 2022 Monday, June 06, 2022
Wednesday, June 15, 2022 Monday, July 04, 2022
Friday, July 15, 2022 Monday, August 08, 2022
Monday, August 15, 2022 Monday, September 12, 2022
Thursday, September 15, 2022 Monday, October 03, 2022
Monday, October 17, 2022 Monday, November 07, 2022
Tuesday, November 15, 2022 Monday, December 12, 2022
Adopted: 10 January 2022

**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 Mariet van Groenewoud, Debra Connors,  Gillian Ash-Richard, and Michael Pauley

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

Application Forms

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