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File # D12-393, D11-032-2017, D11-023-2019

700 Mapleview Drive East

Mapleview Developments Ltd. has a Draft Plan of Subdivision and Site Plan Control application(s) for the proposed development at 700 Mapleview Drive East.

Type of Application Date Received Status

Plan of Subdivision

Draft Plan Conditions dated Oct. 2, 2013

The applications were appealed to the OMB by the owner/applicant for non-decision in Oct. 2011.  The final OMB Decision was released on Oct. 9, 2015 bringing OPA 2, Zoning By-law 2015-137 and the Draft Plan of Subdivision Conditions for D12-393 into effect.  Condition have been extended to Oct. 2, 2020.

Site Plan

Technical Meeting
Dec. 14, 2017 

Concept and detailed design under review and consideration. Applicant has appealed non-decision of City within Planning Act timeframe to the OMB.

Site Plan

Technical Meeting
Apr. 16, 2020 

Under Review

Public Consultation

  • Original applications and various amendments went through the Planning process from 2010-2013 prior to Neighbourhood Meeting process. ​
  • Public Meetings held Sept. 10, 2010 and May 28, 2012.

About the Applications

700 Mapleview Drive East was the subject of an OMB Hearing. Numerous site specific standards were included in the by-law provisions to accommodate a plan of subdivision for medium and high density residential uses.  The subdivision creates blocks for the road network, residential development, open space and lands dedicated to the City as Environmental Protection.

Site Plan Control application D11-023-2020 is under review for Block 6 (248 townhouses) and Block 8 (102 walkups).

Documents Submitted with the Applications

 Glossary: Planning Terms

Official Plan Amendment

An Official Plan Amendment is required to revise or change the land use of a property as recognized by the City’s Official Plan.  For example, change the land use from Commercial uses to Residential uses.


A Rezoning application is required to revise or change the lands use or density of a property as recognized by the City’s Comprehensive Zoning Bylaw. For example, change the density of property from Residential Single Detached Dwelling Second Density R2 to Residential Apartment Dwelling First Density RA1.

Site Plan Control

When a residential medium or high density, industrial, institutional or commercial property is located within a Site Plan Control area, development of the site requires approval from the City of Barrie. Site Plan approval is delegated to the Planning & Building Services Department. Signage is posted on the subject lands to inform the public that an application has been filed. No Public Meeting is held, no approval is required by Council, and the decision cannot be appealed by the general public.

Subdivision Approval

Subdivision approval occurs when a parcel of land is subdivided into various lots and/or blocks, where each lot or block is developed individually. Subdivision approval is delegated to Planning Staff. No Council decision is made on the matter.

Neighbourhood Meeting

Informal meeting hosted by the City at a venue in close proximity to the application location. The applicant presents the proposed development and attendees have the opportunity to ask questions. City staff provide information on application processing and timing. No decisions are made at this meeting. Notice of a Neighbourhood Meeting is mailed to property owners within 240m from the subject lands boundary, e-mailed to ward residents (, & posted on Facebook & Twitter. Signage is posted on the subject lands.

Public Meeting

Formal meeting of General Committee where the applicant makes presentation re the proposed development. The public has the opportunity to speak and ask questions. No decisions are made at this meeting. Notice of the Public Meeting is mailed to property owners within 120m from the subject lands boundary & contained in the local newspaper. Signage is posted on the subject lands. Learn more:

General Committee Meeting

General Committee meets to consider a staff report regarding the application that makes recommendations on the matter for Council consideration. Learn more:

Council Meeting

At a City Council meeting, Councillors make a decision on the application. There is an appeal period, in accordance with the Planning Act, following the Public Notice of the decision. Appeals are made to the City Clerk’s office. Learn more:

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