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File # D14-1668

435 Big Bay Point Road

ADA Homes Ltd. has applied for Rezoning for a proposed development at 435 Big Bay Point Road in Ward 9.

Type of ApplicationDate Application Deemed CompleteStatus



March 28, 2019

By-law 2020-040 in Full Force and Effect

​Site Plan Control​--

Pending Submission

About the Application  

​Innovative Planning Solutions on behalf of ADA Homes Ltd. has requested consideration of a change in zoning for lands known municipally as 435 Big Bay Point Road. The change in zoning would permit a 19 unit townhouse development. The proposed zoning change is from Residential Single Detached (R2) to Residential Multiple (RM2) with Special Provisions to allow for:

  • R​educed rear yard setback; 
  • Permission of tandem parking; 
  • An increase in the maximum density; and,
  • A decrease in the landscape strip required adjacent to parking. 

Key Dates

Neighbourhood Meeting Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 7PM
Willow Landing Elementary School
330 Big Bay Point Road
Public Meeting Monday, June 10, 2019 at 7PM
Council Chambers, City Hall
70 Collier Street​
Planning Committee MeetingMarch 3, 2020 (DEV006-20)
Council Meeting(By-Law passed May 11, 2020)
Appeal PeriodJune 10, 2020

Common Documents Requested for Viewing 

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

 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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