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Notice of a Public Meeting Regarding Proposed Amendment to the City of Kingston Official Plan & Zoning By-Law No. 8499 and Draft Plan of Subdivision
May 27, 2014 -
A Public Meeting will be held on Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. in Council Chambers, City Hall, 216 Ontario St.
Purpose and Effect of the Proposed Amendment:
The purpose of this public meeting is to present applications for Official Plan, Zoning By-law Amendment and Draft Plan of Subdivision for the property located at 752 King St. West.
The applicant, Infrastructure Ontario, has submitted applications to establish a new Secondary Plan area in the City of Kingston Official Plan through Official Plan and Zoning Amendments and a Draft Plan of Subdivision. The applicant is proposing to redesignate the lands to permit Institutional, Open Space, Low, Medium and High Density residential, and mixed use development. The proposed draft plan of subdivision includes three (3) proposed blocks of land for future development, a block for storm water management, an open space, cultural heritage block and three (3) proposed street blocks. The requested zoning will implement the proposed Official Plan Amendments and rezone the subject property to permit mixed use commercial/residential development along the King Street frontage in the north west portion of the site with a proposed height of eight (8) storeys. Additional low, medium and high density residential development are proposed on the north east portion of the site, existing intuitional uses will continue on the site for the new Providence Care Hospital and for the existing provincial buildings located in the south east area of the site. A Heritage Landscape block will be retained through the central portion of the lands.
Key Map: A key map is provided at the end of this notice that shows the property at 752 King St. West which is the subject land for the proposed Official Plan, Zoning By-law and Draft Plan of Subdivision.
Additional information about the proposed amendments can be viewed at the office of the Planning and Development Department at 1211 John Counter Blvd., between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday. Enquiries may be made by telephoning Marnie Venditti, Senior Manager Client Relations and Development Services, (613) 546-4291, ext. 3256.
Written comments regarding the proposed amendments may be sent to the Planning and
Development Department via:
Mail: 216 Ontario St., Kingston, ON K7L 2Z3
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 Official Plan Amendment and Zoning By-Law Amendment. The Planning Committee will receive a preliminary information report with respect to the proposed amendments at the Public Meeting, which will be available to the public on the City's website at www.CityofKingston.ca/city-hall/committees-boards/planning-committee on June 19, 2014. A comprehensive report will be presented at a future meeting of the Planning Committee, at which time a recommendation will be made to Council regarding the amendments.
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 Official Plan Amendment is adopted and before the proposed Zoning By-Law 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 Official Plan Amendment is adopted and before the proposed Zoning By-Law 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 adoption of the Official Plan Amendment and the passing of the Zoning By-Law Amendment, or the refusal of a request to amend the Official Plan and Zoning By-Law, you must make a written request to:
City of Kingston
Planning and Development Department
Attention: Sheldon Laidman, Acting Director of Planning and Development
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 Street, Kingston, ON, K7L 2Z3.
DATED at Kingston, Ontario
This 27th day of May 2014.