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Proposed development

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Advance Tech Developments Inc. has submitted a Zoning By-law Amendment Application and Site Plan Control Application for a proposed development for lands located at 2–14 Dunlop Street West, 43 & 45 Maple Avenue, 30–42 Bayfield Street.​

Type of ApplicationDate Application ReceivedStatus
(File: D14-1589)
September 30, 2015 (Deemed Complete)Approved
Site Plan
​(File: D11-022-2017)
August 31, 2017 (Received)
Under Review

About the 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

Neighbourhood Meeting:
November 17, 2015 at Victoria Village
Public Meeting:February 22, 2016
General Committee Meeting:March 19, 2018
Council Meeting:March 26, 2018

Zoning Bylaw Approval:

April 16, 2018 (By-law No. 2018-036)​

Common Documents Requested for Viewing ​

Available documents are listed below. Additional information can be obtained from Andrew Gameiro, RPP, Senior Planner, at 705-739-4220 Ext. 5038 or

In accordance with the Copyright Act, the plans/reports provided on these pages are for viewing purposes only. Copyrighted documents may not be reproduced for profit nor may any person/organization present these records as their own work.​

 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 (

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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