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Notice of Application and Public Meeting - Proposed amendments to the Zoning Bylaws

October 10, 2017 -

A public meeting will be held on Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017 at 6:30 p.m.
in the Press Lounge, Portsmouth Olympic Harbour, 53 Yonge St.

Addresses of properties:  1030 Sunnyside Rd., 303 York St., 1350 Gardiners Rd., 100 Days Rd. and 53 Yonge St.
Applicant:  The Corporation of the City of Kingston
City File Number: D14-028-2017

Purpose and effect of the proposed amendment: To permit trade shows and specific day retail sales as an accessory use at municipally-owned arenas. Further, this amendment is to permit trade shows, exhibition events and ancillary sales as an accessory use at the Portsmouth Olympic Harbour.

Key map: The proposed amendments affect the properties identified in the key map below.

Background: The use of arenas for trade shows, sales events and uses that are not clearly ancillary to a recreational building or auditorium are not addressed in the zoning bylaws. This creates uncertainty in the existing bylaws for the types of uses can be considered ancillary to a recreational facility or auditorium such as an arena. The amendments to the zoning bylaws will create a new site-specific zone for each of the five properties.

Additional information about the proposed amendments can be viewed at the office of the planning division at 1211 John Counter Blvd., between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday, or by accessing the Development and Services Hub (DASH) at www.CityofKingston.ca/DASH. Enquiries may be directed to Annemarie Eusebio, intermediate planner, at 613-546-4291, ext. 3183.

For more information, about this matter, including information about preserving your appeal rights, contact the planning division via:

Mail:        216 Ontario St., Kingston, ON K7L 2Z3
Fax:         613-542-9965
Email:      aeusebio@cityofkingston.ca
Phone:     613-546-4291, ext. 3183

Written comments for or against these changes may be sent to the Planning Division by mail, fax or email using the contact information above.

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 bylaw amendments. 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 of Kingston's website at www.CityofKingston.ca/PlanningCommittee  on Oct. 27, 2017. 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.

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, building and licensing services, 216 Ontario St., Kingston, Ontario, K7L 2Z3.

DATED: at Kingston Ontario
this 10th day of October, 2017

John Bolognone
City Clerk

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