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Official Plan comprehensive report to be presented

A comprehensive report on the final version of the five-year update of the Official Plan will be presented at the planning committee meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 16, in Council Chambers at City Hall, 216 Ontario St.  An overview of the revisions that have been made to the Official Plan during the update will be presented as well as next steps in the project. The...
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Wishing everyone happy holidays!

I would like to take a moment to wish everyone a safe and happy holiday season. Thank you for reading my blog post, for attending planning, building and licensing open houses, public meetings, events and for commenting on various projects and being engaged. We have had a busy year with projects that include the Noise Bylaw Review, Official Plan Update, North King’s Town community...
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Thanks for staying engaged in North King’s Town

Thank-you to everyone who provided comments on the draft report for the community visioning exercise and preliminary market analysis for the North King’s Town Secondary Plan. We heard loud and clear that it doesn’t accurately reflect what was discussed at the consultation events and that it doesn’t go far enough to highlight and protect the things you love most about North King’s Town...
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Come chat Zoning with us!

We have held several zoning chats around the City and there are more to come.  We know Kingstonians are interested in zoning and we feel with the draft of the City-wide Zoning bylaw this is the perfect time to sit down and talk about what’s in the draft. Come and ask questions of City planners and provide us with feedback on the draft City-wide Zoning Bylaw. Drop by to speak...
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Tree and Site Alteration bylaws open house

We are reviewing the Tree and Site Alteration bylaws and invite you to come to an open house to see the changes that are being proposed. The Tree Bylaw regulates the destruction or injury of trees and the Site Alteration Bylaw regulates the placing or dumping of fill, the removal of topsoil and the alteration of the grade of land. The open house will be on Tuesday, Nov. 29 from 6 to...
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Zoning Chats with planning staff

As we begin the City-wide Zoning Bylaw consultation we are hosting several Zoning chats around the City. We know Kingstonians are interested in zoning and we feel with the draft of the City-wide Zoning bylaw this is the perfect time to sit down and talk about what’s in the draft. This is an opportunity to ask questions of City planners and for us to receive feedback on the draft...
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North King’s Town draft report

A draft report on the North King’s Town community visioning exercise and preliminary market analysis is now available for input at www.CityofKingston.ca/GetInvolved . The draft report reflects the comments we heard throughout the process from the community. We are hosting an informal drop-in open house on Monday, Nov. 14 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. at Artillery Park Aquatic Centre, 382 Bagot...
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Noise Bylaw open house

Offer your input on the new sports field rules proposed for an update to the Noise Bylaw at the open house on Monday, Nov. 7, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Portsmouth Olympic Harbour, Press Lounge, 53 Yonge St. (presentation at 6:30 p.m.). There were a number of comments received in earlier consultation that were specific to sports fields. We want to ensure the public gets to review the...
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Official Plan Update open house

The latest revisions to the Official Plan Update will be presented at an open house on Wednesday, Oct. 26 at 6 p.m. in Memorial Hall, City Hall. A presentation on the revisions will begin at 6:30 p.m.  This is the document that will guide Kingston’s growth over the next couple of decades and it has benefited from input we have received from residents. This will be the fifth draft of...
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Planning staff asking for information session suggestions

Planning staff hosted two Zoning 101 information sessions on Oct 12, with 26 participants attending the two sessions. Planning staff focused on helping interested citizens understand how to read and understand zoning bylaws as the City moves ahead with developing its City-wide Zoning Bylaw . Kingston residents have a very strong interest in the City’s planning roles, policies, rules and...
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