138. From its coming into force, the metropolitan land use and development plan replaces the land use planning and development plans of the regional county municipalities whose territory is situated within the territory of the Community, and the Community is a regional county municipality for the purposes of the Act respecting land use planning and development (chapter A‐19.1), except Division II of Chapter II.1 of its Title I and Chapter I of its Title II, subject to the following modifications:
(1) the secretary of the Community or any other officer of the Community designated for that purpose by its executive committee and that committee are, respectively, considered to be the secretary-treasurer and the executive committee of the regional county municipality;
(2) the period of 120 days provided for in sections 56.4 and 56.14 of that Act is replaced by a period of six months;
(3) the Community may hold its public consultation meetings through its council or a committee established under section 41.
The coming into force of the metropolitan plan has the effects, provided for in sections 59 to 60 of the Act respecting land use planning and development, of the coming into force of a by-law adopting a revised plan.
2000, c. 56, Sch. VI, s. 138; 2002, c. 68, s. 30, s. 52.