Management Planning - the Public Consultation Process
Five - the public is given the opportunity to inspect the plan that has
been approved by the Ministry of Natural Resources; the review period is
30 days, and the plan is available for review in the offices of the Ministry
of Natural Resources.
Five - Plan Inspection
The Plan inspection is the
final stage in the development of a forest management plan and the related
public consultation. At this stage, the public is advised that the forest
management plan has been completed and approved by the Ministry of Natural
Resources, and to provide a formal opportunity for the public to examine
the MNR-approved plan.
A summary of the approved
forest management plan and a list of any major changes to the draft forest
management plan become publicly available. Notice is provided to those
who commented on the forest management plan, and a notice is posted on
the Environmental Bill of Rights (EBR) electronic registry.
The following information
and maps is available at a number of locations, such as the local MNR office,
following the Notice of Plan Inspection:
A copy of the MNR-approved forest
management plan the accompanying supplementary documentation, and the summary
of the approved forest management plan will be available for public inspection
during normal business hours at the appropriate MNR area or district office,
the appropriate MNR regional office and a location in Toronto provided
by MNR. Reasonable opportunities for access to the documentation during
non-business hours will be provided. Upon final approval of the plan, the
approved forest management plan will be available at each of those locations
for the duration of the five-year term of the plan.
the MNR-approved forest management
plan and accompanying supplementary documentation;
the summary of the approved
forest management plan, which includes a summary map of the approved areas
of harvest, renewal and tending operations, and the approved locations
of new primary and secondary roads, for the five-year term of the plan;
a list of the major changes
to the draft forest management plan.
the description of "bump-up" requests for individual environemntal
to the Introduction to Forest Management Planning
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