Notice of Committee of Adjustment Hearing - November 22, 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, November 22, 2022 at 6:00 p.m.

Map showing location of proposed developments1. B10/22 – 133 Sophia Street (Residential)

The applicant is seeking consent sever the westerly 10.95 metres to facilitate a new residential building lot on the severed lands.

A52/22 – 133 Sophia Street (Residential) – Severed Lands

The applicant is seeking the following relief from the Zoning By-law to facilitate the construction of a new dwelling resulting from Application B10/22:

a) Section 7.2(c) to reduce the minimum lot width from 12 metres to 10.95 metres;

b) Section 6.11(a) to reduce the minimum setback from a streetline of a local street 20 metres in width or wider from 6 metres to 2.72 metres; and

c) Section 7.2(e)(i) to reduce the minimum building setback from the west side lot line from 1.2 metres to 0.9 metres.

A53/22 – 133 Sophia Street (Residential) – Retained Lands

The applicant is seeking the following relief from the Zoning By-law to facilitate application B10/22 in relation to the existing dwelling:

d) Section 7.2(c) to reduce the minimum lot width from 12 metres to 10.95 metres;

e) Section 6.11(a) to reduce the minimum setback from a streetline from 6 metres to 2.72 to recognize the location of the existing dwelling; and

Section 7.2(e)(i) to reduce the minimum building setback from the east side lot line from 1.2 metres to 0.87 metres to recognize the location of the existing dwelling..

2.A54/22 – 112 Hunter Street East (Residential)

The applicant is seeking permission to expand a legal non-conforming dental laboratory use on the subject property. The applicant is proposing to enlarge the building via a rear 75.5-square-metre two-storey addition and removal of the existing one-storey frame garage.

3. A55/22 – 282 Aylmer Street North, 220 King Street and 50 Louis Street (Commercial)

The applicant is seeking the following relief from the Zoning By-law to facilitate the construction of a new 8-storey mixed-use building comprised of ground floor retail and 75 dwelling units:

a) Section 18.2(c)(ii) to increase the maximum floor area ratio in a building containing 21 dwelling units or more from 1.2 to 3.5;

b) Section 4.3.1(a)(i) to reduce the minimum drive aisle width for 61-90-degree parking from 6.0 metres to 5.5 metres;

c) Section 4.6.2 to reduce the required loading spaces from 3 ‘Type B’ spaces to zero;

d) Section 4.4.1(a)(iii) to reduce the minimum length of an accessible parking space from 5.7 metres to 5.5 metres;

e) Section 4.4.1(b) to reduce the aisle width for 76-90-degree accessible parking spaces from 6.4 metres to 5.5 metres;

f) Section 6.8(2.1)(a) to reduce the minimum building setback from the Centreline of Aylmer Street from 16 metres to 13.54 metres;

g) Section 6.19(e) to reduce the setback of an obstruction (the proposed building) from 21.3 metres to 17.7 metres from the point of intersection of two intersecting streetlines.

h) Section 6.37(ii) to reduce the minimum unit size of one-bedroom units from 56 square metres to the following:

a. 5 units that are a minimum of 45 square metres
b. 21 units that are a minimum of 46 square metres; and
c. 14 units that are a minimum of 49 square metres.

4. A56/22 – 950 Lansdowne Street West (Commercial)

The applicant is seeking a minor variance from the Zoning By-law to permit a Copy/Printing Centre in addition to the permitted uses set out in Special District 138 (SP.138) Zone.

5. A57/22 – 162 Montgomery Street (Residential)

The applicant is seeking the following minor variances from the Zoning By-law to recognize the location of the existing dwelling and decks on the subject property:

a) Section 7.2(e)(i) to reduce the minimum building setback from a side lot line from 1.2 metres to

a. 0.041 metres for the west side lot line to the converted attached garage and pergola
b. 0.61 metres for the east side lot line to the original construction and the addition

b) Section 6.19(b) to increase the extension of a platform into setback from a side lot line from 0.9 metres to

a. 1.159 metres into the west side lot line setback (0.041 metres from the side lot line)
b. 1.172 metres into the east side lot line setback (0.028 metres from the side lot line)

6. A58/22 – 1050 Chemong Road (Commercial)

The applicant is seeking the following minor variances from the Zoning By-law to facilitate a 2,668 square metre expansion of the retail store, 270 square metre expansion of the garden centre and a 632 square metre temporary soil compound:

a) Section 4.2(B)(3) to reduce the amount of required parking spaces for a retail establishment from 1/18 square metres of floor area to 1/38 square metres of floor area for a total of 277 parking spaces; and

b) Section 4.6.2(B)(2)(iv) to reduce the number of required loading spaces from 8 Type ‘A’ to 2 Type ‘A’ and 2 Type ‘B’.


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 Denise Driscoll at 705-742-7777 ext. 1880 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. 1880 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday.