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April 14, 2015 -

Thursday, April 16, 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

1071 Sydenham Rd. – Hospice Kingston – D14-107-2015

Application for zoning bylaw amendment to rezone the subject property to permit the development of a 1,879 square metre, 16 to 20 bed hospice facility with space for  administration,  community outreach, and programming. Future ancillary commercial uses, such as a pharmacy, are requested. An amendment to the Zoning Bylaw is requested to add retirement home, hospice facility and pharmacy uses to the list of permitted uses.

1138, 1156-1200 Highway 15 (Riverview) – Tamarack (Rideau) Corp. – D14-109-2015

Application for zoning bylaw amendment to rezone thirty (30) lots within the draft approved
Riverview subdivision to allow a minimum lot frontage of 10.8 metres for a corner lot and 9.0 metres for other lots on certain lots within the Riverview Subdivision.

432 Union St. – Karey Barr and Brent Barr – D14-110-2015

Application for zoning bylaw amendment to permit a secondary suite. The applicant is also requesting changes to the Zoning By-Law to permit parking within the front yard and in tandem or stacked formation. The applicant is also seeking to decrease the minimum side yard from 1.2 metres to 0.9 metres to recognize the existing building on the property. No changes to the exterior of the building or property are proposed.

53-55 West St. – Jack and Helen Cooper – D14-111-2015

Application for zoning bylaw amendment to permit the conversion of the existing three unit
multiple residential dwelling into two semi-detached dwellings, each dwelling contained within its respective lot. The application seeks to permit a second residential unit, (secondary suite) within the semi-detached dwelling located at 55 West Street. As well the application seeks to permit the construction of a two-storey addition on the south side of the structure at 53 West Side and a one storey addition on rear of the structure at 55 West Street. Currently, the two properties, 53 and 55 West Street, contain three (3) residential dwelling units, two (2) of which currently occupy area across both properties. The application will not result in an increase in the number of dwelling units than what currently exists on the site.


Items for Discussion/Recommendation:

Employment Land Strategy Review Study – Final Report – Consultant Briefing

The Employment Land Strategy Review Study has been completed by Watson and Associates Economists Ltd. in association with Dillon Consulting Limited. The purpose of the study was to undertake a comprehensive review of both City-owned and privately-owned employment land within the City and to recommend a long term vision and strategy to ensure the provision of an adequate supply of jobs for the City's growing population. The recommendations of the study are to be implemented through the City's 5 Year Official Plan Update and feed into the preparation of the Comprehensive Zoning Bylaw. Both the Official Plan Update and the Comprehensive Zoning Bylawwill have extensive consultation programs and statutory Planning Act processes.

Estate Residential Review – Final Review

The City of Kingston hired RFA Planning Consultant Inc. to undertake the Estate Residential Review. The purpose of the review is to examine background information that the City had compiled, including its vacant land inventory, rural severance activity and building permit activity, and recent proposals for estate residential developments. Further, the review identifies trends in lot creation and residential development in the rural area, reviews 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. This report presents the results of the Estate Residential Review and recommends that the results and recommendations of the study be implemented through the 5 Year Official Plan Update.

1122 John Counter Blvd. – Fort Henry Investments Ltd. – D14-093-2014

Application for Zoning Bylaw to permit the development of a Business Park and a Commercial development with a total of approximately ten (10) buildings and a commercial site that includes a gas station, car wash and convenience store. The application is seeking site-specific zoning for a proposed development that would implement the current City of Kingston Official Plan designations for the property, which are ‘Business Park Industrial' and ‘District Commercial'. The lands are currently zoned Industrial ‘M1' Zone in Zoning Bylaw Number 8499, as amended.

432 Union St. - Karey Barr and Brent Barr – D14-110-2015

See description under Public Meetings.

Information regarding the above can be viewed at 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 14th day of April, 2015

Paige Agnew, Director
Planning, Building and Licensing