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File # D30-002-2021 / D11-001-2021

217 Dunlop Street East

Applications for a Zoning By-Law Amendment and Site Plan Approval for a 15 Storey, 41 Unit Mixed Use Building.

Type of ApplicationDate Application Deemed CompleteStatus
Amendment to the Zoning Bylaw (ZBA)February 19, 2021Under Review
Site Plan ApprovalFebruary 19, 2021Under Review

About the Application

A 15-storey, 41 unit mixed-use condominium on the lands known municipally as 217 Dunlop Street East. The project will require approval of a site-specific zoning by-law amendment, site plan, and plan of condominium.

The proposed Zoning By-law Amendment maintains the Transition Centre Commercial-1 (C2-1) zoning while introducing site-specific provisions (SP-XXX) to address variances to the following development standards in the Zoning By-law:

  • Side yard setbacks
  • Gross floor area
  • Building height
  • Minimum coverage for commercial uses
  • Landscape buffer
  • Parking

Key Dates

Public Consultation:
Neighbourhood Meeting

View neighbourhood meeting presentation

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

April 27, 2021 at 7pm

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

To participate in the virtual planning meeting, you will need access to a computer with internet service or a telephone.

If you wish to provide oral comments at the virtual public meeting, please register in advance by emailing: or calling 705-739-4220 x5500 during regular office hours prior to by Monday, April 26, 2021 by 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.

If you wish to make a written submission concerning this matter, please email or mail written comments to or City Hall, 70 Collier Street, PO Box 400, Barrie, Ontario  L4M 4T5 (attention: City Clerk). Written comments must be received by Monday, April 26, 2021 by 12:00 p.m.

Planning Committee MeetingTo be determined
Council MeetingTo be determined
Appeal Period EndedTo be determined

Common Documents Requested for Viewing

Available documents are listed below. Additional information can be obtained from Jordan Lambie, Senior Urban Design Planner, at 705-739-4220 x4324 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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