Essex – The Essex Region Conservation Authority, in conjunction with the City of Windsor and the Town of Tecumseh, has completed a Master Plan in accordance with Phases 1 and 2 of the Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (EA) process (October 2000, amended in 2007, 2011 and 2015).
The Master Plan examined several alternatives for stormwater management and identified a preferred option based on an evaluation of alternatives and public / agency input. The preferred alternative includes stormwater management facilities located within defined stormwater management corridors. These facilities would be built to service multiple properties and are intended to align with development blocks. Facilities will provide quantity and quality control prior to outletting to watercourses. The Master Plan incorporates the comments received from the public and agencies during the course of the study. While the Master Plan addresses need and justification at a broad level, site specific environmental conditions will be confirmed and impacts evaluated for each of the Schedule B projects included in the Master Plan at a later date following the Municipal Class EA.
The Master Plan is available for review at www.citywindsor.ca, www.tecumseh.ca, or by visiting the following locations during normal business hours:
- City of Windsor
350 City Hall Square West, Suite 530
Windsor, ON, N9A 6S1
- Town of Tecumseh
917 Lesperance Road
Tecumseh, ON, N8N 1W9
Interested persons should provide written comments related to this proposed undertaking by February 20, 2023. Thereafter, the Master Plan will be reviewed and revised taking into consideration the comments which are received from the public. Comments should be directed to the following Project Team members:
- Jayson Innes, M.A.Sc., P. Eng.
Stantec Consulting Ltd.
100-300 Hagey Blvd.
Waterloo, ON, N2L 0A4
Tel: (519) 585-7282
- James Bryant, P. Eng.
Essex Region Conservation Authority
360 Fairview Avenue West
Essex ON, N8M 1Y8
Tel: (519) 776-5209 ext. 246
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