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Last year Queen’s University purchased property, previously a Providence Care facility, located at 355 King Street West. This site was acquired with the intention of relocating academic and administrative units there over the long term. A rezoning of the property is required to permit these uses on site and will be subject to a public planning act process for those applications, which will...


The City of Kingston has received its first land use planning appeal under the new Local Planning Appeals Tribunal (LPAT), enacted on April 3, 2018. I provided a previous blog post related to the changes brought in by Bill 139, click here to access that post. About the appeal The application for the re-zoning of 268 Victoria Street, which was refused by City Council, was appealed to the...


I spent part of the morning today out walking the North King’s Town (NKT) area with City staff Laura MacCormick, Sonya Bolton, Kim Brown and the consulting team from Dialog. Together we were undertaking a “ground truth’ exercise on the land use plan being developed. The goal of our walk and ‘ground truth’ exercise was to explore if the recommendations on paper make practical sense in the...


Thank you to the Kingscourt Community Association and Councillor Mary-Rita Holland for inviting the Planning team to join their meeting at the Kingscourt Free Methodist Church last night. Laura MacCormick, deputy director of planning, building & licensing, and I had a very thoughtful conversation with a group of honest and engaged residents. Our conversation included concerns related to...


Join the City’s building department for a before-you-build deck workshop on Saturday, May 5. This workshop is designed to be a helpful how-to for permit and zoning processes to make sure your deck building project is safe and in compliance with City bylaws. The workshop begins at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 5 at the Cataraqui Arena, main floor conference room, 1030 Sunnyside Rd. To register...


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