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Public Notice - Planning committee

May 12, 2015 -

Thursday, May 21, 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

235, 243 Colborne St., 60 and 62 Elm St. – Podium Developments – D14-114-2015

Application for zoning bylaw amendment to permit the redevelopment of the lands with two multiple unit buildings. The proposed development involves the consolidation of the lands into two parcels. The total number of residential units for the proposed development is 24, to be located within two stacked townhouse buildings.

2685 Creekford Rd. – Kingston Creekford Holdings – D09-029-2015 - D14-117-2015

Applications for Official Plan amendment and for zoning bylaw amendment to amend the business park industrial designation and to rezone the property to a site-specific business park zone. The proposed redevelopment of the site is to consist of business park industrial uses and a gas bar and service station. The zoning bylaw amendment application requests a change in the range of uses and to incorporate relief from front and rear yard requirements, landscaped open space requirements, parking requirements and loading requirements.

3950 6th Concession Rd. – Jeff McEwen – D14-113-2015

Application for zoning bylaw amendment to facilitate a proposed new lot and retained parcel, a zone change is required to prohibit the establishment of a residential use on the retained farm lot.


(Items for discussion/recommendation):

3950 6th Concession Rd. – Jeff McEwen – D14-113-2015

See description under public meetings.

Ontario Bill 73: the Smart Growth for Our Communities Act – Proposed changes to the Planning Act and Development Charges Act

The Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing (MMAH) has announced Bill 73, the Smart Growth for Our Communities Act, which proposes significant changes to the Planning Act and Development Charges Act. Bill 73 is the result of a formal public review of the land use planning and appeal system that took place in late 2013. This report summarizes the proposed changes outlined in Bill 73 and provides staff comments with respect to those changes. Comments on Bill 73 are due to the province by June 3.

Five -year Official Plan update background report

This report outlines the policy issues and changes to be included in the five-year update of the City of Kingston Official Plan. The background report contains recommendations based on consultant work conducted for the current situation review, feedback from stakeholders, public consultations, recommendations with regard to the urban boundary, and a description of existing opportunities and constraints.

1370 John Counter Blvd. – Driveway Realties Ltd. – D14-096-2014

Application for zoning bylaw amendment to permit the development of a business park with a total of approximately eight buildings, surface parking and access from both Sir John A. Macdonald Boulevard and John Counter Boulevard.

371 Division St. - 1881430 Ontario Inc. – D14-089-2014

Application for for zoning bylaw amendment to permit eight additional residential units on the property, consisting of a two-residence unit building fronting onto Division Street and three stacked townhouses with two residential units per townhouse fronting onto Pine Street. The existing single family dwelling would remain. Parking is proposed to be provided in a consolidated lot with access from Pine Street.

41 MacKenzie Crescent - Fulan Zhang – D14-101-2014

Application for zoning bylaw amendment to permit changes to the one-family dwelling zone "A2" in the City of Kingston zoning bylaw number 8499 to allow for a secondary suite.

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 12th day of May, 2015

Paige Agnew, director
Planning, building and licensing