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Skip Navigation Links113-and-117-Bayfield-Street_6-and-8-and-12-Sophia-Street-East 113 & 117 Bayfield St and 6, 8 & 12 Sophia St E

File # D14-1701

113 & 117 Bayfield Street and
6, 8 & 12 Sophia Street East

Jones Consulting Group Ltd. has applied for a Zoning Bylaw amendment for a proposed development in Ward 2.

Type of ApplicationDate Application Deemed CompleteStatus
Amendment to the Zoning BylawJune 18, 2020Under Review

About the Application

The purpose of the Zoning By‐law Amendment Application is to rezone the lands from Transitional Centre Commercial (C2‐1) to Residential Apartment Dwelling Second Density (RA2‐1) (SP‐XXX) with site-specific provisions, to permit the development of an eight storey apartment building that will contain 108 residential units.

The special zoning provisions being requested by the applicant would permit a reduced parking ratio and permit limited tandem parking, permit reduced setbacks and an increased lot coverage and gross floor area, and permit a reduced landscape open space area and landscape buffer.

Key Dates

Public Consultation:
Neighbourhood Meeting

Tuesday August 11th, 2020 at 5:00 pm on ZOOM

Public Consultation:
Planning Committee Public Meeting
Tuesday October 20, 2020 - 7:00 pm


Due to restrictions on public gatherings due to COVID-19, this public meeting will be held in a virtual forum. It will be televised on Rogers TV and will be livestreamed on the City's YouTube Channel.          

If you wish to provide oral comments at the virtual public meeting, please register in advance by emailing cityclerks@barrie.ca or calling 705-739-4220 x5500 during regular office hours prior to Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at 12:00 p.m.  Once you register, you will be provided information from the Legislative Services Branch on how to make your submission at the virtual public meeting with electronic participation.

General Committee MeetingTBD
Council MeetingTBD
Appeal Period EndedTBD

Common Documents Requested for Viewing

Available documents are listed below. Additional information can be obtained from Andrew Gameiro, Planner, 705-739-4220 x5038 or Andrew.Gameiro@barrie.ca; or Logan Juffermans, Planner, 705-739-4220 x4447 or Logan.Juffermans@barrie.ca.

 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: www.barrie.ca/committees


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: www.barrie.ca/committees


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 (www.barrie.ca/enews), & 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: www.barrie.ca/CommunicatingWithCouncil


Rezoning

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 (www.barrie.ca/zoning).


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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