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File # D14-1659

70 and 76 Edgehill Drive

Innovative Planning Solutions on behalf of 1765469 Ontario Inc. and 70 Edgehill Inc. have applied for a Zoning By-law Amendment

Type of Application: Zoning By-law Amendment
Date deemed complete: November 28, 2018
Status: Consultation Period in Progress


Innovative Planning Solutions, on behalf of 1765469 Ontario Inc. and 70 Edgehill Inc., applied for a Zoning By-law Amendment to develop one hundred (100) back-to-back townhouse dwelling units, and nine (9) block/cluster townhouse dwellings. 70 Edgehill Drive is currently zoned Residential Single Detached Second Density (R2). 76 Edgehill Drive is zoned Residential Apartment Second Density (RA2-2) with a Holding and Special Provisions (H-128) (SP-508) and Environmental Protection (EP). The proposed amendment would rezone all residentially zoned lands to Residential Multiple Dwelling Second Density (RM2) and seeks several Special Provisions:

ProvisionRequired in RM2 ZonesSpecial Provisions to be considered
Front Yard Setback7.0m3.0m
​Min. Landscaped Open Space​35%​32%
​Max. Lot Coverage​35%​32%
​Gross Floor Area (max.)​60% of lot area​113.3%
​Building Height​10.0m​16.5m
​Parking​1.5 spaces per unit:
164 spaces
6 Barrier Free spaces
Tandem Parking not permitted
​1.25 spaces per unit
136 spaces
Tandem parking
​Min. Consolidated Amenity Area​12m2 per unit (1,308m2)​1,136m2
​Density​40 units per hectare​97.5 units per hectare

Key Dates

Neighbourhood Meeting

January 24, 2019 - 7:00pm
Dorian Parker Centre, 227 Sunnidale Road

Public Meeting

February 25, 2019
City Hall Council Chambers
70 Collier Street

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 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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