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File # D14-1495, D12-394

759 Yonge Street

32514586 Canada Inc. has applied for Official Plan Amendment/Rezoning/Subdivision for a proposed development at 759 Yonge Street in Ward 9.

Type of Application Date Application Deemed Complete Status
Official Plan Amendment/Rezoning/Subdivision September 1, 2016 Draft Plan Approved

About the Application  

Proposal: The development proposes 1,326 residential units and approximately 2,787 square metres (30,000 square feet) of retail/commercial at the base of mid-rise buildings adjacent to the Barrie South GO Station and along the Yonge Street corridor. Residential units include townhouses, stacked townhouses, back-to-back town houses and 6 storey apartments. Townhouse units will be freehold while stacked townhouses, back-to-back townhouses and apartments will be a condominium format.

All units are subject to further planning applications including removal of Part Lot Control for the freehold townhouses, Site Plan Approval and Condominium Approval. The site will be serviced with municipal services and roads except for a small portion of the site adjacent to Painswick Park which will have condominium roads.

Key Dates

Public Consultation: Public Meeting December 12, 2016
General Committee Meeting May 29, 2017
Council Meeting June 5, 2017
Subdivision Approval with Conditions October 18, 2017
Subdivision Registration  TBD
Appeal Period Ended  November 7, 2017

Common Documents Requested for Viewing 

Available documents are listed below. Additional information can be obtained from Jordan Lambie, Senior Urban Design Planner, at 705-739-4220 x 4324 or 


 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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