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File # d30-001-2021

821 Big Bay Point Road

Baldwin Planning and Development Consultants has requested consideration for a Zoning By-law Amendment at 821 Big Bay Point Road in Ward 10.

Type of ApplicationDate Application ReceivedStatus
Zoning By-law AmendmentDecember 30, 2020Approved
​Site Plan Control​October 13, 2021​Under Review

About the Application

Baldwin Planning and Development Consultants, on behalf of Robert Gilroy, is seeking input from the public on a proposed residential condominium development with 30 townhouse units at 821 Big Bay Point Road in the City of Barrie.

The lands are approximately 0.75 hectares in area and are located on the south side of Big Bay Point, west of Prince William Way. The proposed development would require a Zoning By-law Amendment application to rezone the subject lands from Residential Third Density (R3), Residential M​ultiple Second Density - Townhouse (RM2-TH) & Agricultural (A) to Residential Multiple Dwelling Second Density - Special Provision​ (RM2) (SP-XX).  ​

Key Dates

Public Consultation:
Neighbourhood Meeting
Decem​ber 2, 2020 at 5pm

Due to restrictions on public gatherings relating to COVID-19, this neighbourhood meeting was held virtually. Those wishing to provide oral comment at the virtual neighbourhood meeting were asked to register in advance. Registration details were posted on this webpage and social media; listed in the events calendar on this website and within Pingstreet; and distributed by ward-specific e-bulletin to subscribed recipients.

Public Consultation:
Public Meeting

Tuesday, March 23, 2021 at 7pm

Due to restrictions on public gatherings due to COVID-19, this public meeting was televised on Rogers TV and is available on the City's YouTube Channel. Those wishing to provide oral commetns at the virtual public meeting were asked to register in advance.

Planning Committee MeetingJune 15, 2021
Council MeetingJune 28, 2021
Appeal Period EndedAugust 30, 2021

Common Documents Requested for Viewing 

Available documents are listed below. Additional information can be obtained from Tyler Butler, Planner at 705-739-4220 x5446 or

 Glossary: Planning Terms

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:

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:

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.

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.

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:


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 (

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.

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