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Public Notice - Planning Committee - Aug 3, 2017

July 25, 2017 -

Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017 at 6:30 p.m.
Council Chambers, City Hall, 216 Ontario St.

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

Public Meeting

51-57 Queen St., 18 Queen St. & 282 Ontario St. – Homestead Land Holdings Ltd. – D09-039-2015, D14-146-2015

Applications for Official Plan amendment and Zoning Bylaw amendment to permit two multi-unit residential towers containing a total of 400 residential units. The applicant has modified the proposed development since the statutory public meeting held Feb.18, 2016. The applicant has reduced the proposed number of storeys from 21 to 19 on Block 5 and 21 to 17 storeys on Block 3 and removed the municipal parking garage from the proposed development on Block 3. Commercial space is proposed at grade along the King Street frontage, within the podium of both structures. Additional modifications include: removing the proposed layby, introducing a rear access lane, reducing the tower floorplate area, reducing the podium height and adding more building articulation and massing to the proposed structures.  

On June 8, 2017, the applicant (Homestead Land Holdings Limited) appealed the proposed Official Plan amendment and Zoning Bylaw amendment applications to the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB), based on the approval authority's failure to make decision within the prescribed amount of time. As such, the public meeting scheduled for Aug. 3, 2017 is for information purposes rather than a statutory public meeting.

In accordance with Section 37 of the Planning Act and Sections 9.5.25 – 9.5.30 of the Official Plan, the City will seek possible Community Benefits if any increase in height or density is approved by council. Possible suggestions for community benefits can be provided by the public on Aug. 3, 2017 at the public meeting.

46 Cowdy St. – Susan Zambonin – D14-021-2017

Application for Zoning Bylaw amendment to demolish an existing church, and redevelop three semi-detached dwellings and a community outreach centre. A site-specific zone is required to facilitate this proposal.

85 Sydenham St. – Michael Hickey– D14-014-2017

Application for Zoning Bylaw amendment to construct a two-storey addition to an existing detached garage which will contain a two-bedroom dwelling unit. The subject property is developed with a single-detached dwelling containing one three-bedroom dwelling unit with a detached garage. A Zoning Bylaw amendment is required to permit the proposal, including relief from provisions, such as the minimum required lot area, to allow two dwelling units on the property and relief from maximum lot coverage.

1707, 1709, 1711, 1713 & 1715 Executive Ave. – 1517849 Ontario Limited o/a Greene Homes – D14-023-2017

Application for Zoning Bylaw amendment to permit construction of wider single-detached dwellings on three pie-shaped lots plus a lot on either side of the grouping, for a total of five lots. The subject vacant lots are located within the Midland Park Phase 4, Stages 2-4 Subdivision (Registered Plan 13M-104).

Business

Items for discussion/recommendation

285 Holden St. – Tamarack (Cataraqui West) Corporation – D14-016-2017

Application for Zoning Bylaw amendment to remove the minimum lot area and maximum lot coverage requirements of the R2-41 and R2-42 zone in the Zoning Bylaw Number 76-26.The application also proposes to lift the Holding symbol for the R2-41 & R2-42 zones. Zone boundaries are also being adjusted through this process to align with lot boundaries that have been adjusted through detailed subdivision design.

Removal of Conversion Provisions – Area Regulated by ZBL 8499 – City of Kingston – D14-017-2017

City-initiated application for Zoning Bylaw amendment to remove Sections 5.23 "Conversion of a One-Family Dwelling to a Multiple-Family Dwelling" and 5.23(A) "Conversion of a One-Family Dwelling to a Two-Family Dwelling" of Zoning By-law Number 8499. Other related sections (including 5.3A.(a) ii(1); 5.3.A(c); 6.2(b); and 6.3(a)(i)) of Zoning Bylaw Number 8499 are also proposed to be removed or amended.

Amenity Area and Landscaped Open Space Provisions – City of Kingston – D14-018-2017

City-initiated application for Zoning Bylaw amendment to implement recommendations of the Amenity Area Review Study Final Report completed in January 2015 by Dillon Consulting Limited with respect to amenity areas in multi-unit dwellings, and to propose new landscaped open space requirements in the residential zones.

For additional planning applications, complete notices and agendas visit www.CityofKingston.ca/PlanningCommittee

To see the status of development applications in Kingston see www.CityofKingston.ca/DASH

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 25th day of July, 2017

Paige Agnew, director
Planning, building and licensing services