by Mike Robinson
ABERFOYLE – Puslinch won’t be accepting any new large-scale fill applications in the near future.
On July 15, township councillors finally dealt with councillor Matthew Bulmer’s notice of motion asking the township to stop accepting new applications until the township revised its current fill bylaw.
Bulmer explained some changes from a previous motion he introduced included closing a potential loophole regarding individuals who dumped fill without a permit.
“I wanted to close the loophole so that they could not bring in more,” said Bulmer.
He explained if the individual is given an order to deal with the fill, they should be able to get a permit to deal with what is there – even if it is to remove it – but not to allow more fill to be brought in….