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Arbour Farms’ Planning Applications

Arbour Farms Gravel Pit – Airport Road (on the East side, just south of County Road 21) We have successfully kept this application at bay since 2002 and, to date, the Arbour Farms applications have not been formally approved by either Mulmur Township, Dufferin County or The Ministry of Natural Resources. It is important to note that the various applications are under active review and we can expect that they will be referred by the applicant to the Ontario Municipal Board some time in 2015. CORE shares the view of a growing number of concerned Mulmur residents, that, if this proposal is approved, there could be serious traffic safety implications ...

Arbour Farms’ Gravel Pit Plan Resurfaces in Mulmur

It isn’t a mega quarry, but it is an application for an aggregate licence nonetheless. “That’s like comparing the elephant to the fly on the elephant’s backside,” said Adam Krehm, principal for Arbour Farms Limited, which is seeking approval of an about 103-acre aggregate licence in Mulmur. “First, we’re not a quarry, we’re a gravel pit,” Krehm explained. “Secondly, we’re not even a hundredth the size of what The Highland Companies was proposing.”

County talking traffic with Arbour Farms

A gravel pit proposed in Mulmur would add about 14 trucks per hour onto Airport Road. That’s only if Arbour Farms hauled the maximum tonnage proposed within its aggregate licence application, or what has been described as the “absolute worst-case” scenario by company principal Adam Krehm. “We expect to operate at 30 per cent of our tonnage, which would yield something slightly more than four trucks per hour,” he said. “It’s a very safe, conservative reckoning of how many trucks will come and go from that pit.” Despite Krehm’s estimate, members of county council have some concerns about the proposal and its potential impact ...

Reports Prepared for Arbour Farms

Arbour Farms has had consultants prepare a series of reports in support of their rezoning application and their Aggregate License application.