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520 & 526 Big Bay Point Road

Innovative Planning Solutions, on behalf of Morriello Construction Ltd, has submitted a Zoning By-law Amendment application for a proposed development at 520 and 526 Big Bay Point Road.

Type of ApplicationDate Application ReceivedStatus
Zoning By-law Amendment
File: D30-006-2021
May 25, 2021Under Review

About the Application

​Proposal:  Change in land use from single detached residential (R1) to residential apartment with special provisions (RA1-2)(SP-XXX) to facilitate the development of a 6 storey, 46 unit apartment building.

Key Dates

Public Consultation:
Neighbourhood Meeting
February 3, 2021 at 5pm
Public Consultation:
Public Meeting
September 21, 2021 at 7pm
View the public notice for full information.
General Committee MeetingTo be determined
Council MeetingTo be determined
Appeal Period EndedTo be determined

Common Documents Requested for Viewing 

Available documents are listed below. Additional information can be obtained from Celeste Kitsemetry, Senior Planner , at 705-739-4220 ext. 4430 or

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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