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680 Lockhart Road

Rainsong Land Development Inc. has submitted applications for a proposed development at 680 Lockhart Road.

Phase 2
Southern half of 680 Lockhart Road

Type of ApplicationComplete Application Received Status
Zoning By-law Amendement 
File # D30-003-2022
Feb. 11, 2022Under Review
Plan of Subdivision
File # D30-003-2022
Feb. 11, 2022Under Review

About the Proposal

The purpose of the Zoning By-law Amendment application is to replace the former Agricultural General (AG) zoning on the subject lands carried over from the Town of Innisfil Zoning By-law (054-04) by virtue of the Barrie-Innisfil Boundary Adjustment Act. If approved, the amendment would rezone the subject lands to Neighbourhood Residential (R5), Neighbourhood Mixed Use Exception (NMU)(SP-XXX), Educational Institutional Exception (I-E)(SP-556) and Educational Institutional Exception (I-E)(SP-XXX).

The Draft Plan of Subdivision application would facilitate a subdivision comprised of single-detached dwellings, semi-detached dwellings, street townhouses and two institutional blocks set aside for future schools. The dwelling unit breakdown for the proposed development is as follows:

  • 194 Single-detached dwelling units
  • 118 Semi-detached dwelling units
  • 147 Street Townhouse dwelling units

Key Dates

Public Consultation: Public Meeting

May 3, 2022, 7pm
View the public notice

General Committee MeetingTo be determined
Council MeetingTo be determined
Appeal Period EndTo be determined

Phase 1
Northern half of 680 Lockhart Road

Type of ApplicationComplete Application Received Status
Zoning By-law Amendement 
File # D14-1633
April 19, 2017Approved
​Draft Plan of Subdivision
File # D12-433
​April 19, 2017Approved

About the Proposal

Rainsong Land Development Inc. proposed development of 142 single-detached dwelling units, 100 semi-detached dwelling units and 154 street townhouse units; together with a public elementary school block and a community centre/community park block.

Key Dates

Public Consultation: Neighbourhood MeetingJune 21, 2017
Public Consultation: Public MeetingOctober 16, 2017
Public Consultation: General Committee MeetingDecember 11, 2017
Council MeetingDecember 18, 2017
Subdivision Approval with ConditionsDecember 8, 2017
Subdivision RegistrationTo be Determined
Appeal Period EndJanuary 8, 2018 (Re-zoning) 
December 28, 2017 (Draft Plan of Subdivision)

Documents Submitted with Applications

Available documents are listed below. Additional Information can be obtained from Andrew Gameiro, Senior Planner, at or 705-739-4220 Ext. 5038. 

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.

 Northern Half (Phase 1)

 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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