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File # D12-440 & D14-1658

400 Lockhart Road

Jones Consulting Group Ltd. on behalf of Barrie Lockhart GP Inc. has submitted Zoning By-law Amendment and Draft Plan of Subdivision applications.

 Type of Application Date Application Deemed Complete         Status 
Zoning By-law Amendment and Draft Plan of SubdivisionNovember 23, 2018


The purpose of the Draft Plan of Subdivision application is to permit the creation of 470 to 594 residential units in a mix of housing types, along with a public elementary school, mixed-use block, three (3) village squares, an environmental protection area, stormwater management blocks, and roads.

The purpose of the Zoning By-law Amendment application is to amend the zoning of the subject property from ‘Agricultural’ (A) and ‘Environmental Protection’ (EP) to ‘Neighbourhood Residential’ (R5), ‘Neighbourhood Mixed-use’ (NMU), ‘Environmental Protection’ (EP), ‘Open Space’ (OS), and ‘Educational Institutional - Special’ (I-E)(SP-XXX). The special provision being proposed for the school block would permit residential uses in the event that the Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB) does not acquire the property to develop an elementary school.

Key Dates

Neighbourhood Meeting

7:00 pm to 8:45 pm on Wednesday January 9th, 2019
St. Paul's Anglican Church, 54 St.Paul's Crescent, Barrie

Public Meeting

7:00 pm on Monday February 25th, 2019
Council Chamber, City Hall
70 Collier Street, Barrie

General Committee Meeting7:00 pm on Monday May 27th, 2019
Council CHambers, City Hall
70 Collier Street, Barrie
Council MeetingJune 17, 2019
Appeal PeriodJuly 11, 2019

Plans Submitted with Application​

Available documents are linked below. Additional information can be​ obtai​​ned from Andrew Gameiro, Planner, 705-739-4220 Ext. 5038​​

 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 (

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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