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Public Notice - Planning Committee

March 24, 2015 -

Thursday, April 2, 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

41 Mackenzie Cres. – Fulan Zhang – D14-101-2014

Application for zoning bylaw amendment to permit a second residential unit (secondary suite). The applicant is requesting zoning changes to the onefamily dwelling zone "A2" in the City of Kingston Zoning Bylaw Number 8499.

Business

(Items for Discussion/Recommendation):

Amenity area review – Consultant briefing with Dillon Consulting

Dillon Consulting will present the final report of the Amenity Area Review.  The review examined the legislative context to how amenity area can be regulated, the existing City of Kingston regulations for amenity area provision, the amenity area regulations from other municipalities, and some recent development proposals to identify patterns and trends. The recommendations from the review include: changing the definition of "amenity area" in the Official Plan and Zoning Bylaws to one consistent definition; requiring amenity area to be provided on a per-unit basis; providing new rates for amenity area provision; adding minimum functional design principles and standards for amenity areas into the Official Plan, Zoning Bylaws, and urban design guidelines; and removing Play Space requirements from the zoning bylaws. The recommendations of the review will be implemented through the 5 Year Official Plan Update and the new Comprehensive Zoning Bylaw.

221 Concession St. – M. Oomen's Glass Ltd. – D14-103-2014

Application for zoning bylaw amendment to expand the permitted commercial uses on the subject property to include a commercial cleaning establishment, including offices and storage and sale of cleaning supplies; neighbourhood commercial uses providing a range of convenience retail and service uses, including: convenience store; food store of fewer than 223 square metres; laundromat; drop off/pick-up drycleaners; video store; take-out restaurant; personal services shop such as a hairdresser, barber, esthetician etc.; bakery or bake shop; florist; copy centre; consumer service and repair shop (i.e. small appliance and computer repair service, etc.); and to recognize the existing lot occupancy that is greater than what is permitted in the existing zoning.

2192-2196 Swanfield St. – Shannon Green – D14-088-2014

Application for zoning bylaw amendment to permit a second residential unit (secondary suite) in the lower level of each existing dwelling house. The applicant is requesting zoning changes to the Special ‘R2-27' residential type 2 zone in the former Township of Kingston Zoning Bylaw 76-26 to allow the secondary suites and to reduce the number of required parking spaces for each property from three (3) to two (2) spaces.

36 Cliff Cres. – Kingston and Frontenac Housing Corporation –D14-094-2014

Application for zoning bylaw amendment to permit a residential building with 29 residential units. The address of 40 Cliff Cres. is a new civic address that has been assigned for the development project involving the new building. The unit composition of the proposed building is 24 one-bedroom units, three-bedroom units and two bachelor units. A consent application has also been submitted to sever a portion of the property for the construction of the new building, with the retained lot consisting of the parcel with four existing residential buildings.

705 King St. West - 1881401 Ontario Inc. – D14-085-2014

Application for zoning bylaw amendment to demolish the existing building containing two residential units and to construct two new residential buildings, each containing three residential units. The proposed development will be the subject of a consent application to sever the lands into two parcels, with each resulting lot containing one of the proposed three unit residential buildings.

771 Montreal St. – John Howard Society of Kingston – D14-098-2014

Application for zoning bylaw amendment to permit an additional six dwelling units within the existing structure, permitting a total of 15 units.

Administrative amendments to the Official Plan – D09-018-2014

The purpose of the administrative amendment to the City of Kingston Official Plan is to make minor corrections to and add additional text references, to modify wording to be clearer, to move text within the plan for ease of use and to make minor changes to various schedules and maps for accuracy and clarification.

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 March, 2015

Paige Agnew, director
Planning, building and licensing services