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There were a number of questions at the October 19 Planning Committee meeting seeking greater understanding of the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) appeal process for 48A Point St. Mark Drive (former Rideau Marina). I provided some clarification on next steps in this process and additional resources in this October 20 blog post. On November 22 there are two separate OMB pre-hearings scheduled....
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I wanted to say thank you to everyone that came out and contributed to last night’s Planning Committee meeting in Council Chambers. The quality of feedback that was provided is helpful to City staff as we continue our process of technical review of Homestead’s proposal at 48A Point St. Mark Drive (former Rideau Marina). There were a number of questions at the Oct. 19 Planning Committee...
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We are looking for public and stakeholder input on amendments to the Building Bylaw, under section 7 of the Building Code Act, which reflect the changes to the permit fee schedule passed by council on Aug. 8, 2017 and add requirements for construction site fencing. The Building Bylaw open house will be held in the second floor boardroom of 1211 John Counter Blvd. on Thursday, Sept. 28 from...
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At its next meeting, the planning committee will review a proposal that is seeking to construct a 20-storey residential building at 5 Lower Union St. and adaptively re-use the former Marine Museum property at 55 Ontario St for residential, commercial or community uses. The City is looking for public input on possible community benefits that could be tied to the proposal. Interested...
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There has always been significant interest in how our community is shaped, and in some developments, community benefits have been negotiated by the City in exchange for increases in a project’s height and/or density. Section 37 of the Planning Act authorizes municipalities to request these community benefits where policies exist in their official plan, and Kingston’s official plan does so in...
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