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File # D12-438/D14-1648

967 & 973 Big Bay Point Road

MHBC Planning has applied for rezoning and subdivision approval for a proposed development at 967 & ​973 Big Bay Point Road in Ward 10.

Type of Application Date Application Deemed Complete Status
Rezoning/Subdivision March 22, 2018 Approved


To rezone from Agricultural General (AG) and Rural Residential (RR) to Residential (R5) to permit the development of 43 single detached residential units.

Key Dates

Public Consultation: Neighbourhood Meeting Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 7PM
Barrie Surface Water Treatment Plan
20 Royal Parkside Drive, Barrie
Public Consultation: Public Meeting

June 11, 2018 at 7PM 
Council Chambers, City Hall
70 Collier Street

General Committee Meeting Monday, March 18, 2019
Council Meeting Monday, March 25, 2019​
Subdivision Approval with Conditions: April 5, 2019
Appeal Period End May 6, 2019 (Zoning By-law Amendment) 
May 7, 2019 (Draft Plan of Subdivision)

​​Subdivision Registration

Common Documents Requested for Viewing

More information can be obtained from planner noted above.

 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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