Notice of Committee of Adjustment Hearing - August 16, 2022

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Notice is hereby given that the following applications under Sections 45 and 53 of the Planning Act, R.S.O., 1990, c.P.13 will be heard by the Committee of Adjustment through an electronic hearing on Tuesday, August 16, 2022 at 6:00 p.m.

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B04/22– 631 Otonabee Drive (Residential)

The applicant is seeking consent to sever a 9.74 metre wide lot to create a new residential building lot.

A23/22 – 631 Otonabee Drive - Retained lands

The applicant is seeking relief from Section 3.4.2.m of the Zoning By-law to reduce the minimum lot width from 15 metres to 14.64 metres to facilitate the creation of a new residential building lot as described in B04/22.

A24/22 – 631 Otonabee Drive - Retained lands

The applicant is seeking relief from Section 3.4.2.m of the Zoning By-law to reduce the minimum lot width from 15 metres to 9.74 metres to facilitate the creation of a new residential building lot as described in B04/22.

A25/22 – 61 Ridgewood Court (Residential)

The applicant is seeking relief from Section 7.2 (e) (i) of the Zoning By-law to reduce the minimum building setback from a rear lot line from 7.6 metres to 2.72 metres for a 14.21 square metre sunroom addition.

B05/22– 478 Downie Street (Public Service)

The applicant is seeking consent to sever the southern portion of the subject property, having 24.67 metres frontage along Downie Street. The applicant is also seeking consent for a vehicle right of way to be located on the proposed retained lands in favour of the proposed severed lot.

A26/22 - 478 Downie Street – Retained Lands

The applicant is seeking relief from Section 22B.2(e) of the Zoning By-law to reduce the minimum width of landscaped open space required to be established and maintained along all lot lines except where interrupted by driveways from 3 metres to 0 metres for the south lot line.

A27/22 - 478 Downie Street – Severed Lands

The applicant is seeking the following relief from the Zoning By-law to facilitate the severance and future development utilizing the PS.2 - .207 Zoning on site:

a)   Section 22B.2(b) to reduce the minimum lot depth from 30 metres to 25.4 m;

b)   Section 22B.2(e) to reduce the minimum width of landscaped open space required to be established and maintained along all lot lines except where interrupted by driveways from 3 metres to 0 for the street line and the eastern/south lot lines to reflect the existing conditions; and

c)    Section 6.11(a) to reduce the minimum building setback from the Downie Street Streetline from 6 metres to 0 metres.

A28/22 – 33 Leahy’s Lane (Residential)

The applicant is seeking the following relief from the Zoning By-law to facilitate the second phase of the Habitat for Humanity project at the subject property:

a)   Section 3.9(.287)(iv) increase the maximum building coverage of lot area from 24% to 35%; and

b)   Section 3.9(.287)(v) increase the maximum lot coverage by open parking areas, driveways and vehicle movement areas from 24% to 30%.

A29/22 – 519 Edison Avenue (Residential)

The applicant is seeking the following relief from the Zoning By-law to facilitate the construction of a two-storey dwelling with secondary suite:

a)   Section 7.2(e)(i) reduce the minimum building setback from rear lot line from 7.6 metres to 4.7 metres; and

b)   Section 6.11(b) on a street having a width of less than 20 metres, the setback for a covered front porch is being reduced from aligning with the neighbouring dwelling (4.56 metres) to 2.67 metres.       

A30/22 – 745 Lansdowne Street West (Commercial)

The applicant is seeking the following relief from the Zoning By-law to facilitate the placement of a 48-foot storage trailer on site seasonally (October 1 – January 10) each year to accommodate increased Christmas Season stock volume associated with Shoppers Drug Mart:

a)   Section 6.40 of the Zoning By-law to allow the placement of a temporary building in a commercial district; and

b)   Section 3.9(.210) to reduce the minimum building setback from the east side lot line from 3 metres to 0.5 metres to allow the temporary seasonal placement of a storage trailer.


Any person may observe the above hearing electronically.

Additionally, any person may make written or verbal representation either in support of or in opposition to the application.

For information about how to observe the hearing, participate in the hearing, or provide written comment, please contact Alexey Shcherbin at 705-742-7777 ext. 1743 or by e-mail. Unregistered delegations are not permitted.

For more information, please contact the Planning Division by e-mail or by telephone at 705-742-7777 ext. 1743 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday.