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152 & 156 Miller Drive

Park City Inc. has applied for rezoning for a proposed development at 152 & 156 Miller Drive in Ward 5.

Type of ApplicationDate Application Received
(File: D14-1650)
​March 28, 2018Approved
​Draft Plan of Subdivision
(File: D12-446)
​April 12, 2019Approved; Registration Pending

About the Proposal

The owner has applied to amend the current zoning of the property from Residential Single Detached (R1) to Residential Single Detached Dwelling Fourth Density with Special Provisions (R4)(SP) and Residential Multiple Dwelling Second Density with Special Provisions (RM2)(SP), to permit the development of 43 single detached residential units.  The Special Provisions (SP) relate to the following:

  • an increase to the maximum permitted building height;
  • a reduction to the minimum required lot area and rear yard setback for the proposed R4 lots fronting Miller Drive;
  • a reduction to the minimum required lot frontage for the proposed RM2 block;
  • removal of the provision related to maximum Gross Floor Area for the proposed RM2 block; and
  • a reduction to the minimum required setback to a secondary means of access for the proposed RM2 block;

In conjunction with this application, the owner has also submitted a Draft Plan of Subdivision application to create four (4) single detached residential lots fronting Miller drive and one (1) block that would be further subdivided through a subsequent Plan of Condominium to create 39 additional single detached residential lots on a private roadway.   The overall density proposed for the development is 30 units per hectare.

 Key Dates

Public Consultation: Neighbourhood Meeting May 15, 2018 at 7:00pm - Portage View Public School, 124 Letitia Street
Public Consultation:  Public MeetingRESCHEDULED for June 26, 2019 at 7:00pm - City Hall Council Chambers
General Committee MeetingDecember 10, 2019 at 7:00pm - City Hall Council Chambers
Appeal Period EndsFebruary 3, 2020

 Common Documents Requested for Viewing

Available documents are listed below. More information can be obtained from Carlissa McLaren, Supervisor of Planning, at 705-739-4220 x4719 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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