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Public Notice - Planning Committee

February 24, 2015 -

Thursday, March 5 at 6:30 p.m. – Council Chambers, City Hall

The City of Kingston planning committee will meet to discuss the matters listed below beginning at 6:30 p.m.

Public meetings – Revised time - 6:30 p.m.

Estate residential review – draft report - non statutory public meeting

The City of Kingston has hired RFA Planning Consultant Inc. to undertake an estate residential review. This draft report identifies trends in lot creation and residential development in the rural area, researches current approaches to estate residential development in other Ontario municipalities and recommends changes to the Official Plan policy on residential development and lot creation in the rural area that will be reflected in the City's 5-year Official Plan update.

Administrative amendments Zoning Bylaw 76-26 and Zoning Bylaw 97-102 – City of Kingston - D14-039-2013

Amendments to Zoning Bylaw 76-26 and Zoning Bylaw 97-102 of the City of Kingston (former Township of Kingston) to correct errors in the numbering, inadvertent deletions or misallocation of text, harmonization of zoning provisions, adding definitions for clarification and correcting mapping errors.

149 Collingwood St. – MacKinnon Construction Ltd. – D14-106-2015

Application for Zoning Bylaw amendment to convert the existing two six-bedroom units to six two-bedroom units. An amendment to the Zoning Bylaw is requested to accommodate the increased density and lot coverage, reduced setbacks, reduced parking spaces and amenity area, and no play space.

1110-1112 Sunnyside Rd. – Oosterhof Electrical Services Ltd. – D14-095-2014

Application for Zoning Bylaw amendment to rezone the subject property to permit the existing uses consisting of a dwelling with four residential units and a tradesman's shop. The application also proposes an addition of approximately 347 metres squared to the existing garage. To accommodate the proposed development, an amendment to the Zoning Bylaw to rezone subject lands to a site-specific Light Industrial ‘M2' zone is requested

1138 Sunnyside Rd. and 1397 Sydenham Rd. – G. Williams Paving Ltd. – D09-024-2014 and D14-102-2014

Applications for Official Plan amendment and Zoning Bylaw amendment to amend the Official Plan designation and to rezone the subject lands, which have a combined land area of approximately 1.25 hectares. The proposal involves expanding the boundaries of 1138 Sunnyside Rd. to completely contain the existing paving operation through a lot addition. The Official Plan amendment application requests to adjust the boundary of the Sunnyside Hamlet to follow the new lot line. The Zoning Bylaw amendment application requests to rezone the subject lands from Highway Commercial ‘C3' zone and Restricted Agricultural ‘A1' zone to a site-specific Light Industrial ‘M2' zone.

1238 McAdoo's Lane – McAdoo's Auto Parts – D09-026-2014 and D14-105-2014

Applications for Official Plan amendment and Zoning Bylawamendment to amend the Official Plan designation and to rezone a portion of the lands located west of a private lane known as Italia Lane that is approximately 7.5 hectares. The overall property is approximately 15.3 hectares, including lands both east and west of Italia Lane and is currently vacant. The Official Plan amendment application requests to amend the designation for an approximately 7.5 hectare portion of the subject lands from ‘Rural' to ‘Rural Industrial'. The Zoning Bylaw amendment application requests to rezone the approximately 7.5 hectare portion of the subject lands from Restricted Agricultural ‘A1' zone to a site-specific Service Industrial ‘M3' zone.

Business

Items for discussion/recommendation

1163 Centennial Dr. – Marilyn Taylor – D09-011-2013, D14-058-2013 and D12-014-2013

Applications for Official Plan amendment, Zoning Bylaw amendment and Draft Plan of Subdivision to permit a mixed-use development consisting of commercial and medium to high density residential uses including 22 townhouse units, 541 apartment units and approximately 2,500 square metres of commercial floor area. The application for Draft Plan of Subdivision proposes to create seven developable blocks, (with a total of nine buildings) one ‘L' shaped public road, a parkland block, open space area and a stormwater management pond. The buildings will range in height from two storeys to fourteen storeys. The Official Plan amendment proposes to amend Schedule 2, City structure, of the plan by changing the district type for the subject property from a business district to a housing district. Also, the Official Plan amendment proposes amendments to the Cataraqui North Secondary Plan of the Official Plan with respect to permitting high density residential development, an increase in residential density and building height.The Zoning Bylaw amendment proposes to rezone the property from a site-specific ‘mixed-use' MU1*8-H to a site-specific mixed-use MU1*20 zone and site-specific ‘Open Space' ‘OS*21' zone in Cataraqui North Zoning Bylaw 97-102, as amended.

259-265 Princess St. – Joseph Abramsky & Sons Ltd. – D14-099-2014

Application for Zoning Bylaw amendment to permit the conversion of the second floor commercial space into eight additional residential units by amending the zoning provisions which apply to density, amenity area, equipped children's play area and to recognize existing non-complying zone standards.

493-497 Princess St., 19-23 Chatham St., 2-10 Creighton St.- 460-468 & 480 Princess St., 327  University Ave. – PRK Developments D09-017-2014, D14-075-2014 & D14-076-2014

Applications for Official Plan amendment, Zoning Bylaw amendments for the redevelopment of two sites at 495 Princess St. and 333 University Ave. The first site is a consolidation of seven properties between Chatham, Creighton and Princess streets, described within the applications as 495 Princess St. The applicant is proposing to develop an 11-storey, 195 unit apartment building with ground floor commercial uses. The properties at 202 Colborne St. (493 Princess St.) and 19-23 Chatham St. are also being rezoned as part of these amendments to recognize their revised lot configurations resulting from the land consolidation for the development site.

The second site is a consolidation of four properties around the southeast corner of University Avenue and Princess Street, described within the applications as 333 University Ave. An 11-storey, 204-unit apartment building with ground floor commercial uses is proposed. This site is designated "Main Street Commercial" and "Residential" and is also within the special policy area "Princess Street Corridor Special Policy Area: Williamsville" in the City of Kingston Official Plan. The site is in a "Williamsville Main Street Commercial" (C4-H) zone and partially in a "Central Business District and Upper Princess Street" (C) zone in Zoning Bylaw 8499, as amended.

Information regarding the above can be viewed at the planning, building and licensing services, 1211 John Counter Blvd., during normal office hours, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday.

Dated at Kingston, Ontario
this 24th day of February, 2015

Paige Agnew, director
Planning, building and licensing services