Two new kennels approved in Minto as council passes rezoning bylaws

MINTO – Council here has approved two new kennels within the municipality.

Following public meetings, at which no one objected to either proposal, the town passed separate bylaws on Oct. 15 approving zoning amendments to allow the kennel operations.

Approval was granted to rezone property owned by Lorn Bowman on the 12th Line  to permit a dog kennel within an existing barn. The kennel will occupy a 35 by 85-foot portion of an existing 50 by 110ft accessory structure.

Approval was also granted to rezone a property on Rae’s Lane owned by Nelson Bowman to permit a dog kennel on a site specific basis.

Bowman’s proposal calls for a kennel be located in a new 3,276 square foot building.

Both applicants will be required to obtain a license from the town to operate a kennel in accordance with the town’s kennel licensing bylaw. Both kennels are restricted to a maximum of 25 dogs.