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Proposed Development

1012 Yonge Street

Innovative Planning Solutions Inc. on behalf of Crown (Barrie) Developments inc., has applied for Official Plan and Zoning By-law amendments.

Type of ApplicationDate Application ReceivedStatus
Official Plan Amendment
File #D30-005-2021
April 13, 2021Under Review
Zoning By-law Amendment
File #D30-005-2021
April 13, 2021Under Review

About the Application

​The proposed Official Plan Amendment Application seeks to create a Defined Policy Area to permit a density greater than 120 units per hectare on the subject lands (250 units per hectare proposed).

The proposed Zoning By‐law Amendment Application seeks to rezone the subject lands from ‘Agricultural General’ (AG) to ‘Neighbourhood Mixed Use - Special’ (NMU)(SP‐XXX) with site-specific provisions, to permit the development 1,029 residential units in the form of three 6-storey and two 3-storey multi-residential buildings and 10 townhouse units, together with 1,281 square metres of ground floor commercial space along Yonge Street and underground and surface parking.

Key Dates

Public Consultation:
Public Meeting

Tuesday, June 1, 2021 at 7pm

With the current restrictions on public gatherings due to COVID-19, this public meeting will be held in a virtual forum with electronic participation. 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 705-739-4220 x5500 during regular office hours prior to by Tuesday June 1, 2020 by 12:00 p.m. Once you register, you will be provided information from the Legislative Services Branch on how to make your submission at the virtual public meeting with electronic participation.

To participate 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 Tuesday, June 1, 2020 by 12:00 p.m.

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 Andrew Gameiro, B.E.S., RPP, at 705-739-4220 ext. 5038 or

In accordance with the Copyright Act, the plans/reports provided on these pages are for viewing purposes only. Copyrighted documents may not be reproduced for profit nor may any person/organization present these records as their own work.

 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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