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2018-055 Regulate and Permit the construction, alteration, change in and maintenance of driveway entrancesThe Corporation of the Township of Oro-Medonte By-law No. 2018-055 A By-law to Amend By-law No. 2017-076 to regulate and permit the construction, alteration, change in and maintenance of driveway Entrances that permit access to a Township road within the Township of Oro-Medonte (Entrance By-law) Whereas Section 9 of the Municipal Act, 2001, S.O. 2001, c.25 as amended ("Municipal Act, 2001") provides that the Corporation of the Township of Oro-Medonte ("Township") has the capacity, rights, powers and privileges of a natural person for the purpose of exercising its authority under this or any other Act; And Whereas Section 11 of the Municipal Act, 2001, provides that a municipality may pass By-laws respecting matters related to Highways including parking and traffic on Highways; And Whereas Section 27 and 35 of the Municipal Act, 2001, authorize Township Council to pass a By-law to prohibit or regulate the construction, alteration or change in use of any Entranceway, gate or other Structure or facility that permits access to a Township road in respect of Highways in its jurisdiction or under joint jurisdiction; And Whereas pursuant to Section 227 of the Municipal Act, 2001, it is the role of the officers and employees of the Township to establish administrative practices and procedures to implement Township Council's decisions; And Whereas Section 391 of the Municipal Act, 2001, authorizes a municipality to impose fees or charges on persons for services or activities provided or done by or on behalf of it; and for the use of its property including property under its control; And Whereas Section 398 and Section 446 of the Municipal Act, 2001, authorizes a municipality to add the costs of completing any matter or thing it has authority to direct to be done in this By-law, if the person directed to do so is in default, to the tax roll and collect the amount due in the same manner as property taxes; And Whereas pursuant to section 425 of the Municipal Act, 2001, the Township may pass By-laws providing that a person who contravenes a By-law of the Municipality is guilty of an offence; And Whereas Section 444 of the Municipal Act, 2001, provides that a municipality may make an order requiring the person who contravened the By-law or who caused or permitted the contravention or the Owner or occupier of the land on which the contravention occurred to discontinue the contravening activity; And Whereas Section 445 of the Municipal Act, 2001, as amended, provides that a municipality may make an order requiring the person who contravened the By-law or who caused or permitted the contravention or the Owner or occupier of the land on which the contravention occurred to do work to correct the contravention; And Whereas Section 446 of the Municipal Act, 2001, provides that a municipality has the authority to direct or require a person to do a matter or thing, the municipality may also provide that, in default of it being done by the person directed or required to do it, the matter or thing shall be done at the person's expense; And Whereas the Council of The Corporation of the Township of Oro-Medonte deems it desirable to regulate and permit the construction, alteration, change in and maintenance of driveway Entrances that permit access to a Township road under the jurisdiction of the Township; And Whereas the Council of The Corporation of the Township of Oro-Medonte deems it necessary to amend the sight distances for entrances; Now Therefore the Council of the Township of Oro-Medonte hereby enacts as follows: 1. That Table 1 of Appendix 'A' of By-law 2017-076 be amended by deleting it in its entirety and replacing with: Table 1 Speed Limit — km/hr Minimum Sight Distance (Metres)* 50 65 60 85 70 110 80 135 2. And that this By-law shall come into force and effect on the date of its final passing. By-law read a First, Second and Third time, and Passed this 231d day of May, 2018. The Corporation of the Township of Oro-Medonte