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PUBLIC NOTICENotice of Public Meeting: Zoning By-law and Official Plan amendment to permit second suites within the Georgian Neighbourhood Study Boundary Area
Thursday, May 16, 2019

​Re: Official Plan Amendment and Zoning By-law Amendment:  to permit second suites within the Georgian Neighbourhood Study Boundary area.

TAKE NOTICE that General Committee will hold a Public Meeting on:

Monday, June 10, 2019, at 7:00 p.m.
City Hall Council Chamber
70 Collier Street, Barrie

THE PURPOSE  of the proposed amendments to the Official Plan and the Zoning By-law 2009-141, is to consider the creation of second suites within the Georgian Neighbourhood Study Boundary Area, where they are currently not permitted.  The proposed amendments include text changes to the Official Plan and both text and mapping changes to the Zoning By-law 2009-141. In addition to the changes outlined below, amendments to the standards and provisions for second suites may be reviewed and amended based on comments received during the public process.

The details of the proposed amendments to the Official Plan are; 

 a) That Section 3.3.2.2 (e) be replaced with the following

“Second Suites are permitted in single detached, semi-detached and street townhouses subject to the standards and provisions of the Comprehensive Zoning By-law. Second suites are permitted in the all areas of the City to encourage affordable, safe housing". 

The details of the proposed amendments to Zoning By-law 2009-141 are;

a) That Section 5.2.9.1 (a) be removed;
b) Schedule “A” be amended to remove the ‘Georgian      Neighbourhood Study Area’ boundary, and;
c) Appendix “D” Second Suites Exclusion (Georgian Neighbourhood Study) Area of Zoning By-law 2009-141 be removed.

For more information including meeting cancellation notices due to inclement weather and copies of the plans, please visit 'Policies and Strategies' at barrie.ca/planning.

Share your views

Anyone can attend the meeting to share their views about this matter; however written submissions are encouraged and should be directed to Legislative & Court Services by Tuesday June, 4, 2019.

If a person or public body does not share their views before a decision is made, they:

a) ​aren't entitled to appeal the decision of the Corporation of The City of Barrie to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal ; and

b) may not be added as a party to the hearing of an appeal before the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal unless, in the opinion of the Tribunal, there are reasonable grounds to do so.

All information including opinions, presentations, reports and documentation provided for or at a Public Meeting are considered public record. This information may be posted on barrie.ca and/or made available to the public upon request. Questions about this collection should be directed to the undersigned.​

For more information or to be notified of Council's decisions in respect to this application please contact:

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​Michelle Banfield, RPP, Manager of Growth & Development
Planning and Building Services Department
City of Barrie
70 Collier Street, P.O. Box 400
Barrie, Ontario, L4M 4T5
705-739-4220, Ext. 5466
Michelle.Banfield@Barrie.ca​

















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