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File # D12-442 AND D11-015-2018RELATED FILES D14-1639

521 & 525 Essa Road

Innovative Planning Solutions Inc. on behalf of Encore Development Group has submitted an application for Site Plan Approval and a Draft Plan of Subdivision

Type of Application Date Application Deemed Complete Status

Zoning By-law Amendment (File: D14-1639)

Site Plan (File: D11-015-2018)

Draft Plan of Subdivision (File: D12-442)

October 2, 2017

December 2018

February 1, 2019

Approved

Under Review

Under Review

Proposal

The purpose of the Site Plan application is to develop the subject lands with thirty-six (36) back-to-back townhouse units and twelve (12) traditional townhouse units.

The purpose of the Draft Plan of Subdivision application is to permit the creation of a residential block on the subject lands to facilitate the registration of a Condominium.

Key Dates

Public Consultation: Neighbourhood Meeting
see Presentation
November 7, 2017 (Zoning By-law Amendment)
Public Consultation: Public Meeting December 11, 2017 (Zoning By-law Amendment)
March 18, 2019 (Draft Plan of Subdivision)
General Committee Meeting

April 23, 2018 (Zoning By-law Amendment)

The authority for approval for Draft Plan of Subdivision and Site Plan applications is delegated to the Director of Planning and Building Services.

A Notice of Decision for the Draft Plan of Subdivision will be sent out to all interested parties, as well as property owners located within 120 metres of the subject property.

Council Meeting April 30, 2018 (Zoning By-law Amendment)

The authority for approval for Draft Plan of Subdivision and Site Plan applications is delegated to the Director of Planning and Building Services.

A Notice of Decision for the Draft Plan of Subdivision will be sent out to all interested parties, as well as property owners located within 120 metres of the subject property.
Appeal Period Expiry

May 24, 2018 (Zoning By-law Amendment)
To be Determined (Draft Plan of Subdivision).

Documents Submitted with Application

Additional Information can be obtained from Andrew Gameiro, andrew.gameiro@barrie.ca or 705-739-4220 Ext. 5038.

 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: www.barrie.ca/committees


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: www.barrie.ca/committees


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: www.barrie.ca/CommunicatingWithCouncil


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 (www.barrie.ca/enews), & 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.


Rezoning

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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