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file #: D14-1691

79 Gowan Street

Zoning By-law Amendment application for a proposed development at 79 Gowan Street in Ward 8.

Type of ApplicationDate application deemed completeStatus
Rezoning February 20, 2020 Under Review

About the Application

Innovative Planning Solutions (c/o Tyler Kawall) on behalf of Mario Lampert Holdings Ltd. has submitted a Zoning By-law Amendment Application to amend the zoning of the subject lands from Residential Multiple Dwelling First Density (RM1) to Residential Multiple Dwelling Second Density with special provisions (RM2)(SP-XXX) to permit the development of a 4 storey residential building with 7 units.

Key Dates

Neighbourhood Meeting

October 17, 2019 at 7:00PM
Southshore Community Centre
201 Lakeshore Drive

Public Meeting

​Monday June 1, 2020 at 7pm

Due to restrictions on public gatherings due to COVID-19, this public meeting will be held in a virtual forum. It will be televised on Rogers TV and will be livestreamed on the City's YouTube Channel.               

If you wish to provide oral comments at the virtual public meeting, please register in advance by emailing or calling 705-730-4220 x5500 prior to Monday June 1, 2020 at 12pm. Once you register, you will be provided information on how to make your submission at the public meeting. To provide oral comment in the virtual planning meeting, you will need access to a computer with internet service or a telephone.

If you wish to make a written submission concerning this matter, please email or mail written comments to or City Hall, 70 Collier Street, PO Box 400. Barrie, ON  L4M 4T5 (attention: City Clerk). Written comments must be received by Monday June 1, 2020 at 12pm.

Any person may make representation at the meeting however, written submissions and advance registration are encouraged.

​Planning Committee Meeting
(Staff Report)
​3rd Quarter of 2020 (tentative)
​Council Meeting
​3rd Quarter of 2020 (tentative)

Common Documents Requested for Viewing

Additional information can be requested from Andrew Gameiro at  705-739-4220 x 5038 or

 Glossary: Planning Terms

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.


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.

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.

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.

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:

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:

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:

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