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Skip Navigation Links9-17_21_23-and-25-Owen-Street-47_49_51-and-53-Collier-Street 9–17, 21, 23 & 25 Owen St. and 47, 49, 51 & 53 Collier St.

proposed development

9-17, 21, 23, 25 Owen Street
& 47, 49, 51, 53 Collier Street

Applicant: Revera Inc.

Type of ApplicationDate Applicaion 
Site Plan Control
(File: D11-003-2020
& D11-007-2018)

June 25, 2019Under ​Review

About the Proposal

An original Site Plan Application was made in April 2018 for a 14 storey 193 suite retirement residence with amenity and commercial uses at grade.

A resubmission with a revised concept was made June 25th, 2019 and includes two additional properties (51 and 53 Collier Street) within the subject application. The revised proposal was for a 16 storey, 290 unit retirement residence with ground floor amenities and commercial and underground parking.

A third submission was provided to the City on February 5th, 2020 proposing structural design changes to the building’s foundation to avoid the water table. The change also result in a decreased total number of parking spaces (67 spaces, whereas 116 are required). The plans also propose additional ground floor commercial space (171 square metres) and additional residential units (314 units).

Key Dates 

Neighbourhood Meeting
To be determined.
Public MeetingTo be determined.
General Committee MeetingTo be determined.
Council MeetingTo be determined.
Appeal PeriodTo 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 Ext. 4324 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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