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File # D12-404 (OPA 31, D14-1556)

Wright/Ardagh/Summerset / Meadows of Bear Creek

Jones Consulting, on behalf of 1934811 Ontario Limited – John Duivenvoorden, has applied for Plan of Subdivision for Wright/Ardagh/Summerset / Meadows of Bear Creek area.

Type of Application Date Received Status
Plan of Subdivision Resubmitted and Circulated Nov. 9, 2016

Draft Plan Conditions in Full Force and Effect August 3, 2017

OPA By-law 2017-042 and Zoning By-law 2017-043 Approved by Council June 5, 2017 (Staff Report PLN005-17)

Public Consultation

  • Neighbourhood Meeting:  June 15, 2015
  • The resubmission was circulated to applicable City departments and external agencies for their review and comment on November 9, 2016.
  • Public Meeting:  February 29, 2017 

About the Application

Lands identified as Lots 2 and 3, Concession 14 and all Blocks 160, 161, 162, 163 and 164 Plan 51M-876 have been draft plan approved for 75 single detached lots, a medium density block and blocks for Environmental Protection and the road network, including the extension of Summerset Drive. 

Selected Documents Submitted with the Application

Additional information can be obtained from Celeste Kitsemetry at 705-739-4220 Ext. 4430 or

 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. For example, change the density of property from Residential Single Detached Dwelling Second Density R2 to Residential Apartment Dwelling First Density RA1.

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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