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File # D14-1676-2019​

39-67 Dunlop Street West & 35-37 Mary Street

Barrie Waterfront Developments Inc.​ (c/o Weston Consulting Planning + Urban Design) has submitted a Zoning By-law Amendment Application for a proposed development at 39-67 Dunlop Street West and 35-37 Mary Street.

Type of ApplicationDate Application Received / Deemed Complete
Zoning By-law Amendment
May 14, 2019
Under Review

Development Proposal

A mixed-use, high-rise development consisting of two residential towers comprised of 534 units, including a 30-storey building (Phase 1) and 34-storey building (Phase II) atop a 6-storey podium (with ground floor retail/commercial uses and parking on Levels 2-6).  A total of 1,647.70 m2 of retail/commercial area is proposed at street level.  The proposed development      
co​ntemplates a pedestrian arcade that will connect the Dunlop Street frontage with the existing transportation terminal and waterfront ​​

The amendments to the zoning by-law are required to implement site-specific provisions as they relate to the proposed development, including building height and density; parking; and, minimum lot coverage dedicated to commercial uses.

Key Dates

Neighbourhood MeetingApril 23, 2019, 7:00 P.M. City Hall Rotunda. 70 Collier Street.
Public MeetingJune 26, 2019, 7:00 P.M. Council Chambers, City Hall. 70 Collier Street.
Council MeetingTBD
Appeal Period TBD

Documents Submitted with Applications

Additional information can be obtained from Gordon Dickson, Senior Planner Ext. 4517 or ​ .

 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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