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Notice of a public and regular meeting regarding a proposed amendment to the City of Kingston Zoning Bylaw Number 76-26 (former Township of Kingston) and Zoning Bylaw 97-102 (Cataraqui North former Township of Kingston)

A public meeting will be held on Thursday, March 5 at 6 p.m. in Council Chambers, City Hall, 216 Ontario St.

Purpose and effect of the application: Administrative amendment to Zoning Bylaw Number 76-26 of the City of Kingston (former Township of Kingston) and Zoning Bylaw 97-102 (Cataraqui North former Township of Kingston) File D14-039-2013

The proposed amendments will correct map errors/inconsistencies, typographic errors and text deficiencies identified in these bylaws, and/or harmonize the requirements across the municipality as follows:

  • add a definition for "bedroom" and "service shop, small engines";
  • delete provisions that have not been functioning within the zoning bylaws or were inserted into the zoning bylaws in error;
  • harmonize provisions to similar standards found in other zoning bylaws, such as parking for residential uses;
  • correct for grammar or modify provisions to be more functional;
  • correct section numbers and headings that are typing errors;
  • re-establish zone provisions that were inadvertently deleted because of an administrative oversight; and,
  • re-establish and correct zones within the zoning bylaw map schedules to recognize existing uses.

Key map: A key map is not included as this amendment is an administrative amendment to bylaws numbered 76-26 or 97-102 which applies to all the lands in the former City of Kingston. There are approximately 20 map changes to Zoning Bylaw 76-26 to correct omissions or errors; the maps are available upon request.

The planning committee will deal with them in the order in which they appear on the agenda.

Additional information about the proposed amendment can be viewed at the office of the planning, building and licensing services at 1211 John Counter Blvd., between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday. Enquiries may be made by telephoning Steven Chew, senior planner, 613-546-4291, ext. 3273.

Written comments regarding the proposed amendment may be sent to the planning and development department via:

Mail: 216 Ontario St., Kingston, ON K7L 2Z3
Fax: 613-542-9965
email: schew@cityofkingston.ca

Public Consultation

Anyone may attend the public meeting and make a verbal statement, and/or submit comments in writing, either in support of or in opposition to the proposed zoning blyaw amendment. The planning committee will receive a preliminary information report with respect to the application at the public meeting, which will be available to the public on the City of Kingston's website at www.cityofkingston.ca/city-hall/committees-boards/planning-committee on February 27, 2015. The comprehensive report will be presented at the March 5, 2015 meeting of the planning committee, at which time a recommendation will be made to council regarding the amendment.

Please note that City council has delegated to the planning committee the authority to hold the public meeting instead of council. All representations, both verbal and written, will be considered only by the planning committee, which will submit a committee report with its recommendations to council for a decision on the matter.

If a person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make written submissions to the City of Kingston before the proposed zoning bylaw amendment is passed, the person or public body is not entitled to appeal the decision of the council of the Corporation of the City of Kingston to the Ontario Municipal Board. If a person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting, or make written submissions to the City of Kingston before the proposed zoning bylaw amendment is passed, the person or public body may
not be added as a party to the hearing of an appeal before the Ontario Municipal Board unless, in the opinion of the Board, there are reasonable grounds to add the person or public body as a party.

If you wish to be notified of the passing of the zoning bylaw amendment, or the refusal of a request to amend the zoning bylaw, you must make a written request to:

City of Kingston
Planning, building and licensing services
Attention: Paige Agnew, director of planning, building and licensing services
216 Ontario St., Kingston, ON K7L 2Z3

Notice of Collection – Personal information collected as a result of this public meeting is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA), the Planning Act, and all other relevant legislation, and will be used to assist in making a decision on this matter. All personal information (as defined by MFIPPA), including (but not limited to) names, addresses, opinions and comments collected will be made available for public disclosure to members of the public, at the meeting, through requests, and through the website of the Corporation of the City of Kingston. Questions regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of this personal information may be directed to the director of the planning and development department, 216 Ontario St., Kingston, ON K7L 2Z3.

DATED at Kingston, Ontario
This 10th day of February, 2015

John Bolognone
city clerk