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File # D30-003-2020

407–419 Mapleview Drive West

407-419 Mapleview Inc & Encore Group has applied for an amendment to the Zoning Bylaw (ZBA) for a proposed development at 407–419 Mapleview Drive West in Ward 7.

Type of ApplicationDate Application ReceivedStatus
Amendment to the Zoning Bylaw (ZBA)December 8, 2020
Under Review

About the Application

The proposed Zoning By-law Amendment (ZBA) application seeks to rezone the five (5) subject properties from Residential Single Detached Dwelling First Density (R1) to Residential Multiple Dwelling Second Density (RM2) (SP‐XXX) with site-specific provisions. The Amendment would permit the development of two 12-unit back-to-back townhouse blocks, 4 storeys in height and 3 standard townhouse blocks, 3 storeys in height for a total of 46 residential units. The special zoning provisions being requested would permit:

  • Reduced front yard setbacks (4.0m to facade and 2.3m to stairs, where 7.0 is required);
  • Reduced Landscaped Open Space (30%, where 35% is required);
  • Increased Lot Coverage (50%, where 35% is permitted);
  • Increased Gross Floor Area (120%, where 60% is permitted);
  • Increased Height for the stacked, back-to-back townhouses fronting onto Mapleview (12.5m, where 10 is permitted);
  • Increased Density (72 units per hectare, where 40 and 53 is permitted); and​
  • That Unconsolidated Amenity Area be permitted, where Amenity Area must currently be provided as Consolidated.

Key Dates

Public Consultation:
Neighbourhood Meeting

Wednesday September 16th, 2020
Listen to the audio recording (video is not available)

Public Meeting

February 2nd, 2021
Watch the Public Meeting

Planning Committee Meeting
Tuesday, December 7th, 2021

Council has deferred a decision until the January 18th and/or January 31st, 2022 Planning Committee Meetings.​

Common Documents Requested for Viewing 

Available documents are listed below. Additional information can be obtained from Logan Juffermans, Planner, 705-739-4220 x4447,​



 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:

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.

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.

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:


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.

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