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Skip Navigation Links51-75-Bradford-Street-and-20-Checkley-Street 51–75 Bradford St. & 20 Checkley St.

proposed development

51–75 Bradford St.
& 20 Checkley St.

Greenwin Barrie Inc. and 2714708 Ontario Inc. have partnered to develop a mixed use project.

Type of Application​Date Application Received / Deemed Complete
​Official Plan Amendment
(File: D09-OPA078)
​March 2, 2020
​Approved by Council as By-law 2021-009
(File: D14-1692)

​March 2, 2020
Approved by Council as By-law 2021-010
​Site Plan Control
Phase One (Lakeshore Dr.)
(File: D11-020-2020)
September 22, 2020

Under Review

About the Proposal

Smart Centres on behalf of Barrie Lakeshore Developments (Greenwin Barrie Inc. and 2714708 Ontario Inc.) has submitted applications to develop a mixed use project on the property known municipally as 51-75 Bradford Street & 20 Checkley Street. The site is approximately 3.5 hectares in size and located between Lakeshore Drive and Bradford Street in direct proximity to the City’s waterfront.

The concept under consideration includes 4 buildings with approximately 1700 residential units, commercial space, a hotel space and public corridors that will provide linkages with ​the existing natural features such as the Bunker’s Creek Ecopark and Kempenfelt Bay. 

Site Plan Control application D11-020-2020 has been submitted as Phase 1 of the development concept which includes the proposed 25 storey building fronting Lakeshore Drive for 145 hotel units and 230 residential units. 

Key Dates

Public Consultation:
Neighbourhood Meeting

Wednesday December 11, 2019
Rotunda at City Hall (70 Collier Street)

Public Consultation:
Public Meeting

Monday June 8, 2020​
Virtual Meeting

Planning Committee Meeting


Council Meeting
Virtual Meeting

Monday, January 11, 2021
Virtual Meeting
Appeal Period

Feb. 17, 2021 for By-law 2021-009 (Official Plan Amendment 78)
Feb. 22, 2021 for By-law 2021-010 (Rezoning D14-1692)

Common Documents Requested for Viewing​

Available documents are listed below. Additional information can be obtained from Celeste Kitsemetry, RPP, Senior Planner, at 705-739-4220 x4430 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

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 (

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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