Normal Farm Practices Protection Board Hearing Application

Note: Before an application for a hearing can be considered by the Normal Farm Practices Protection Board, the matter must have gone through the Farm Practices Conflict Resolution Process established by the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food and Rural Affairs(OMAFRA).

(For further information on the conflict resolution process, please contact the OMAFRA Agricultural Information Contact Centre at 1-877-424-1300).


Application Date (yyyy/mm/dd): ___________________________

Have the issues involved in this application been considered in OMAFRA's Normal Farm Practices Conflict Resolution Process?

Yes _______ No _______

Agricultural Engineer/Environmental Specialist: __________________

The personal information on this form is collected under the authority of The Farming & Food Production Protection Act. It will be used only by the board to hear the applicant's case. If you have any questions about this collection contact: Secretary, Normal Farm Practices Protection Board, 1 Stone Rd. West 2nd floor, Guelph, ON N1G 4Y2, 519-826-3433


Personal Information - Complete the following information:

(Please print or type all information)

Name of Applicant: _________________________________________________
(If there are more than one applicants, add separate sheet with their information and signatures)

Mailing Address: ___________________________________________________

_________________________________________________________________

City: _____________________________________________________________

County: __________________________________________________________

Postal Code: ______________________________________________________

Telephone Number: _________________________________________________

Fax: _____________________________________________________________

E-mail Address: ____________________________________________________

Applicant's Signature: _______________________________________________

Name of person or municipality against whom the complaint is directed:

________________________________________________________________

Address of farm or municipality: ______________________________________

________________________________________________________________

City: ____________________________________________________________

County: _________________________________________________________

Postal Code: _____________________________________________________

Telephone Number: ________________________________________________

Fax: ____________________________________________________________


Nuisance Complaint
(under Section 5 of the Farming & Food Production Protection Act)

Complete this section only if you are directly affected by a disturbance from an agricultural operation.

Nature of the Complaint (please check all that apply):

[ ] Noise

[ ] Odour

[ ] Dust

[ ] Light

[ ] Vibration

[ ] Smoke

[ ] Flies

Date(s) of the Disturbance (yyyy/mm/dd): ______________________________

________________________________________________________________

Describe how the disturbance has affected you (if this space is insufficient, attach additional pages):

________________________________________________________________

________________________________________________________________

________________________________________________________________

________________________________________________________________

________________________________________________________________

________________________________________________________________

Please attach any additional information pertaining to the complaint.


By-law Complaint
(under Section 6 of the Farming and Food Production Protection Act)

Complete this section only if your farming practice is directly affected by a municipal by-law.

Information about the by-law in question:

By-law Number: ___________________________________________________

Date the by-law was passed (yyyy/mm/dd): _____________________________

Municipality that passed the by-law: ___________________________________

Address of the Municipal Office: ______________________________________

________________________________________________________________

City: ____________________________________________________________

County: __________________________________________________________

Postal Code: ______________________________________________________

Telephone Number: ________________________________________________

Fax: _____________________________________________________________

Describe how the by-law is affecting your farming practices (if this space is insufficient, attach additional pages):

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________________________________________________________________

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________________________________________________________________

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Please attach a copy of the by-law in question and any additional information pertaining to the complaint.


Please forward the signed application and attachments to:

Normal Farm Practices Protection Board
1 Stone Road West, 2nd floor, Guelph, ON N1G 4Y2
Phone: (519) 826-3433, Fax: (519) 826-4232
Email: NFPPB@ontario.ca


For more information:
Toll Free: 1-877-424-1300
E-mail: ag.info.omafra@ontario.ca
Author: OMAFRA Staff
Creation Date: 23 March 2010
Last Reviewed: 11 July 2016