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File #D14-1690 and D11-004-2020 and d12-452

428 Little Avenue
& 237 Foster Drive

428 Little Inc., c/o Celeste Phillips Planning Inc. has applied for a Zoning By-law Amendment and Draft Plan of Subdivision for 428 Little Avenue and & 237 Foster Drive in ward 8.

Type of ApplicationDate Application ReceivedStatus
Zoning By-law Amendment January 16, 2020 Approved 
​Draft Plan of Subdivision​May 21, 2020​Draft Approved
Site Plan Control Application​April 8, 2020Under Review

About the Application

​The proposal under consideration includes a multi-residential condominium development consisting of 50 townhouse units and six (6) Affordable Housing units. The units are to be three stories in height with frontage on a private road that would connect Foster Drive to the north and Little Avenue to the south. To accomplish this proposal the owner/applicant is required to submit a Zoning By-law Amendment Application and Draft Plan of Subdivision.

Key Dates

Public Consultation:
Neighbourhood Meeting
7pm February 20, 2020.
City Hall Rotunda, 70 Collier St. ​
Public Consultation:
Public Meeting

Tuesday June 23, 2020 at 7pm
Watch the Public Meeting

Due to restrictions on public gatherings due to COVID-19, this public meeting was televised on Rogers TV and livestreamed on the City's YouTube Channel. Those wishing to provide oral comments at the virtual public meeting were asked to register in advance.

Planning Committee Meeting

November 17, 2020 at 7:30pm

Council MeetingDecember 7, 2020 at 7:00pm​
Appeal PeriodEnds December 29, 2020​

Common Documents Requested for Viewing 

Available documents are listed below. Additional information can be obtained from Tyler Butler at 705-739-4220 Ext. 5446 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:

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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