ADDITIONAL PLANNER HOURS AT PETROLIA MUNICIPAL OFFICE
Petrolia is growing again with many current and potential developments on the horizon and is seeing a surge in residential property improvement projects. To continue to provide excellent service to residential, commercial, industrial developers, and residents the Town of Petrolia is pleased to announce that County of Lambton Senior Planner, Rob Nesbitt, and Planner Phil Rough will be working out of the Petrolia Municipal Office a total of four full days each week.
The County of Lambton and the Town of Petrolia have partnered for more than 20 years with a shared Planner, and Clerk, Mandi Pearson said, “As part of our commitment to provide the best customer service to developers and residents, and to help make the development process easy for them, we are pleased to have a Planner at the Petrolia Municipal Office four days per week.”
The role of the Planner is to help the town determine the best way to use land and resources. They help draft land use policies and review proposed developments. In addition, the Planner meets with public officials, developers, staff, and the public regarding development plans and land use. They gather and analyze economic and environmental studies, censuses, and market research data, and conduct field investigations to analyze factors affecting land use.
Planner hours at the Petrolia Municipal Office are Monday through Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Residents are welcome to visit the Municipal Office on either of these days to speak with a Planner regarding your planning items. Appointments are strongly encouraged and can be arranged by reaching out to Mr. Nesbitt. All COVID-19 restrictions continue to be followed, and as a reminder, masks are required, and those attending in-person meetings are asked to register upon arrival.
Even when Mr. Nesbitt or Mr. Rough are not working at the Petrolia Municipal Office, they are available at the County of Lambton building, by telephone to (519)845-0801 or by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org, or to email@example.com.