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File # D14-1680

481 Yonge Street

481 Yonge Developments Inc. has applied for rezoning for a proposed development at 481 Yonge Street in Ward 8.

Type of ApplicationDate Application Deemed CompleteStatus
Zoning By-law AmendmentJune 20, 2019Approved
​Site Plan Control​n/a​Pending Submission

About the Application  

Innovative Planning Solutions, on behalf of 481 Yonge Development Inc., has submitted a Zoning By-law Amendment application to rezone the subject property from Residential Multiple Dwelling Second Density (RM2) to Mixed Use Corridor - Special (MU2)(SP) to permit the development of a 4-storey residential apartment building with 67 units in total. 

Key Dates

Neighbourhood Meeting

April 24, 2019 at 7:00pm, St. Peter’s Catholic Secondary School, 201 Ashford Drive

Open House

September 9, 2019 at 5:45pm-6:45pm, City Hall Rotunda

Public Meeting

September 9, 2019 at 7:00pm, City Hall Council Chambers

Planning Committee MeetingJune 23, 2020
Council MeetingJune 29, 2020
Appeal PeriodExpires September 3, 2020

Common Documents Requested for Viewing 

Available documents are listed below. Additional information can be obtained from staff contact noted above.

 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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