The Regional Municipality Of York


Public Notice

Ballantrae-Musselman Lake Water Supply Environmental Assessment

Notice of Completion

York Region has completed a Schedule B Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (Class EA) study to establish the preferred solution to provide long-term water supply and storage, for the Ballantrae-Musselman Lake area, in the Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville.

York Region conducted a review of the long-term water supply and as a result of the review, has  identified the preferred alternative to increase the water taking from 4580 m3/day to 5420 m3/day by using the existing wells.

This notice places the project file on the public record for public review and comment for 30 calendar days from October 5, 2017 to November 3, 2017. Electronic copies of supporting documents are available upon request. The project file is available for public review on York Region’s website, and a copy is available at the following locations during regular business hours:

The Regional Municipality of York Clerk’s Department
17250 Yonge Street
Newmarket, ON
L3Y 6Z1

Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville Clerk’s Office
111 Sandiford Drive
Stouffville, ON 
L4A 0Z8

Accessible formats of the material are available upon request. This notice was first issued October 5, 2017. We invite you to read the report (electronic versions of supporting documents available upon request) and direct written comments to:

Shivan Narine, P.Eng., P.M.P
Senior Project Manager
The Regional Municipality of York
17250 Yonge Street, Newmarket, ON L3Y 6Z1 Toll Free: 1-877-464-9657 ext. 75370 Email:

If concerns cannot be resolved through discussions with York Region, a person may request the Minister of the Environment and Climate Change issue a Part II Order requesting this project comply with Part II of the Environmental Assessment Act.  A Part II Order Request must be received by the Minister at the address below no later than November 3, 2017.

Honourable Chris Ballard
Minister of the Environment and Climate Change 77 Wellesley Street West
11th Floor, Ferguson Block
Toronto, ON M7A 2T5

A copy of any Part II Order Request must also be sent to:
The Regional Municipality of York
Clerk’s Department
17250 Yonge Street
Newmarket, ON L3Y 6Z1

Kathleen O’Neill
Director, Environmental Approvals Branch Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change
135 St. Clair Avenue West, 1st Floor
Toronto, ON M4V 1P5

Thank you for your participation in this study.

Personal information submitted (e.g. name, address, phone number) is collected, maintained and disclosed under the authority of the Environmental Assessment Act and the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act for transparency and consultation purposes. Personal information you submit will become part of a public record available to the general public, unless you request that your personal information remain confidential.

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