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File # D11-022-2017 (Site Plan) 
File # D14-1589 (Rezoning)

The 5 Points

Advance Tech Developments has applied for Rezoning and Site Plan approval for a proposed development at Barrie's 5 Points (Ward 2) : 2–14 Dunlop Street West, 43 & 45 Maple Avenue, 30–42 Bayfield Street.

Type of ApplicationDate Application Received / Deemed CompleteStatus
September 30, 2015 (deemed complete)Approved
Site PlanAugust 29, 2017 (received)Approved

Development Proposal

Rezoning: 203 Residential Condominium Units with associated parking and Ground Floor Commercial

Site Plan: Advance Tech Developments has proposed a 20-storey apartment building with 208 residential condominium units with associated parking and ground floor commercial uses.

The community benefits required for this development include 9 residential units to be provided at affordable rental rates for a period of 20 years, an approximate 1,000 square foot public square and furnishings of $10,000 facing the 5 Points.

Key Dates

Public Consultation: Neighbourhood MeetingNovember 17, 2015 at Victoria Village
Public Consultation: Public MeetingFebruary 22, 2016
General Committee MeetingMarch 19, 2018
See Staff Report
Council MeetingMarch 26, 2018
Council gave approval to rezone the subject lands and approve site plan conditions for the site at the 5 Points.

Zoning Bylaw Approval

Targeted for April 16, 2018

Selected Documents Submitted with Applications

Additional information can be obtained from Gordon Dickson, Senior Planner, at 705-739-4220 Ext. 4517, 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:

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:

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.

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.

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.


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.

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.

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