London is now in Step 3 of the Provincial Roadmap to Reopen. In alignment with Step 3, the City of London has expanded additional in-person City services in accordance with the new regulations.
PUBLIC PARTICIPATION MEETING PROCESS
A Provincial Stay-at-Home Order and Province-wide shutdown is in effect for London. In alignment with these measures, the Public Participation Meeting process has been modified to protect the health and well-being of members of the public and City employees during the pandemic.
Anyone wishing to speak at a Public Participation Meeting can do so virtually, using Zoom online or by phone. Pre-registration is required.
Pre-registration is only required for those wishing to speak at a Public Participation Meeting.
Council and Standing Committee Meetings will continue; however, City Hall will be temporarily closed to the public for in-person attendance at these meetings. Live streaming of Council and Standing Committee Meetings will continue to be available via the City of London’s website or YouTube.
1 Notice of Collection of Personal Information – personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, 2001 and will be used by Members of Council and City of London staff in their consideration of this matter, including the provision of adequate physical distancing. Questions about this collection should be addressed to the City Clerk, 3rd floor, City Hall, 300 Dufferin Ave., London, ON N6A 4L9. Tel: 519-661-2489, ext. 4937, email: email@example.com.
2The personal information collected on this form is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, 2001, S.O. 2001, c. 25, and will only be used to contact you for contact tracing purposes in the event of a COVID-19 outbreak at this facility. Whether or not used, you agree that the City of London can destroy your personal information after 21 days. In the event of an outbreak, the City of London may disclose your name and telephone number to the Middlesex London Health Unit for contact tracing purposes.
Questions about this collection should be addressed to the City Clerk at 300 Dufferin Ave., London, ON N6A 4L9. Tel: 519-661-2489 ext. 4937, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
The Planning and Environment Committee will consider the following matters at a Public Participation Meeting to be held Monday, June 21, 2021. During the COVID-19 emergency, Standing Committee and Council Meetings are virtual meetings hosted in City Hall, Council Chambers. Participation of some Council Members and staff will be virtual. Meetings can be viewed via live-streaming on YouTube and the City website. There is additional information on the City of London website www.london.ca about Public Participation Meetings, during the Covid-19 emergency. Information regarding the matter being considered at the Public Participation Meeting will be posted on the City of London website at www.london.ca on Wednesday, June 16, 2021. Written submissions regarding this matter to be included on the Planning and Environment Committee Added Agenda are to be submitted no later than 9:00 AM on Friday, June 18, 2021 either delivered or mailed to the City Clerk’s Office, Room 308, 300 Dufferin Avenue, P.O. Box 5035, London, ON N6A 4L9 or by email to email@example.com. Those who wish to attend in person should pre-register by contacting PPMClerks@london.ca or 519-661-2489 ext. 7100.
Items not to be heard before 4:00 p.m.
915-919 Commissioners Road East – The purpose and effect of the proposed Zoning By-law amendment is to allow a Retail Store as an additional permitted use in an existing building up to a maximum gross floor area (GFA) of 111 m2 (1200 ft2) and allow a reduction of required parking to the existing fifty-one (51) on-site parking spaces. The existing range of permitted uses would continue to apply to the site. File: Z-9334 Planner: L.Davies Snyder ext.4651
Items not to be heard before 4:30 p.m.
193 Queens Avenue – The purpose and effect of the requested Zoning By-law amendment is to recognize and permit the continued operation of the existing surface commercial parking lot use for a period of three years. Possible change to Zoning By-law Z.-1 FROM a Holding Downtown Area (h-3*DA1*D350) Zone and a Holding Downtown Area (h-3*DA2*D350) Zone TO a Holding Downtown Area/Temporary (h-3*DA1*D350/T-_) Zone and a Holding Downtown Area/Temporary (h-3*DA2*D350/T-_) Zone. File: TZ-9327 Planner: B. Debbert ext.5345
1830 Adelaide Street North – The purpose and effect of this amendment is to permit an increase in total commercial gross floor area and in maximum gross floor area for individual stores. Possible change to Zoning By-law Z.-1 FROM a Neighbourhood Shopping Area (NSA1/NSA2/NSA5) TO a Neighbourhood Shopping Area Special Provision (NSA1/NSA2/NSA4(_)/NSA5) Zone. The requested amendment would allow an overall maximum gross floor area of 5,104m2 and a maximum of 952m2 of gross floor area for individual commercial uses, and would facilitate the development of an additional unit on the existing commercial development. File: Z-9312 Planner: J. Lee ext.4980
Items not to be heard before 5:00 p.m.
1146-1156 Byron Baseline Road - Consideration of a Site Plan Control application to permit the construction of one townhouse block and one stacked townhouse block with a total of 28 residential units. The current zoning was approved as Holding Residential R5 Special Provision (h-5*h-183*R5-7(12)) which permits cluster townhouse and cluster stacked townhouse dwellings. The zoning on this site includes the holding provisions to require a public site plan meeting before the Planning and Environment Committee. File: SPA21-009 Site Development Planner: M.Vivian ext.7547
NOTICE OF REVISED APPLICATION
The following applications were received and advertised on a previous date in The Londoner and have since been REVISED. The Planning and Environment Committee will be considering these applications at a future public meeting, the date and time of which will be published in the Londoner. If you have any questions or would like to provide comment, please see “Providing Comment” below.
2331 Kilally Road and 1588 Clarke Road, located on the south side of Kilally Road, east of Clarke Road; approx. 27.8 hectares (68.7 acres) - The purpose and effect of this application is to consider a proposed draft plan of subdivision, Official Plan and zoning amendment to allow a residential subdivision consisting of low density single detached dwellings, medium density cluster dwellings, street townhouse dwellings, low-rise apartment buildings, parks, open spaces, multi-use pathways and stormwater management facility, served by five (5) local streets. Draft Plan of Subdivision – Consideration of a proposed revised draft plan of subdivision consisting of 16 low density residential blocks; five (5) medium density residential blocks; two (2) park blocks; two (2) blocks for Stormwater Management (SWM) Pond and Sanitary Pump Station; two (2) road reserve blocks; one (1) open space buffer block; and one (1) open space block; serviced by five (5) local streets (Streets A, B, C, D, and E). Official Plan Amendment – Consideration of possible amendments to the (1989) Official Plan, including amendments to Schedule ‘A’ – Land Use Map to change the land use designations from: “Urban Reserve – Community Growth”, “Environmental Review”, and “Open Space” to “Low Density Residential”, “Multi-Family, Medium Density Residential” and “Open Space”; Schedule ‘B-1’ – Natural Heritage Features Map to change the limits of the ‘Potential ESA’ and Max Hazard Line to reflect the findings of the Environmental Impact Study and Slope Stability Study; and, to Schedule ‘C’ - Transportation Corridors Map to remove the “Proposed Future Arterial Road” delineation that applies to Kilally Road, approximately 200 metres east of Clarke Road. Zoning By-law Amendment - Consideration of an amendment to the zoning by-law to change the zoning from an Urban Reserve UR4 Zone, an Urban Reserve UR4/Temporary (T-56) Zone, a Holding Urban Reserve (h-2•UR4), and an Open Space OS5 Zone to Residential R1 (R1-3) Zone to permit single detached dwellings on lots with a minimum lot area of 300 square metres and minimum lot frontage of 10 metres; Residential R1 (R1-4) Zone to permit single detached dwellings on lots with a minimum lot area of 360 square metres and minimum lot frontage of 12 metres; Residential R1 Special Provision (R1-4(21)) Zone to permit single detached dwellings on lots with a minimum lot area of 360 square metres and minimum lot frontage of 12 metres, together with a special provision for a dwelling setback from a high pressure pipeline of 20 metres (minimum); Residential R1/Residential R4 Special Provision (R1-1/R4-6(*)) Zone to permit single detached dwellings on lots with a minimum lot area of 250 square metres and minimum lot frontage of 9 metres, and to permit street townhouses with a minimum lot area of 145 square metres per unit and a minimum lot frontage of 5.5 metres per unit, together with a special provision for a lot coverage of 50 percent (maximum); Residential R5/Residential R6/Residential R7/Residential R8 (R5-7/R6-5/R7•H13•D75/R8-4) Zone to permit such uses as townhouses and stacked townhouses up to a maximum density of 60 units per hectare and maximum height of 12 metres; various forms of cluster housing including single detached, semi-detached, duplex, triplex, fourplex, townhouse, stacked townhouse, and apartment buildings up to a maximum density of 35 units per hectare and maximum height of 12 metres; senior citizen apartment buildings, handicapped persons apartment buildings, nursing homes, retirements lodges, continuum-of-care facilities, and emergency care establishments up to a maximum density of 75 units per hectare and maximum height of 13 metres; apartment buildings, stacked townhouses, and lodging house class 2 up to a maximum density of 75 units per hectare and maximum height of 13 metres; an Open Space OS1 Zone to permit such uses as conservation lands, conservation works, golf courses, public and private parks, recreational buildings associated with conservation lands and public parks, campgrounds, and managed forests; an Open Space OS1(3) Special Provision Zone to permit conservation lands, conservation works, golf courses, public and private parks, recreational buildings associated with conservation lands and public parks, campgrounds, and managed forests, together with a special provision for no minimum lot frontage or minimum lot area requirement; and, an Open Space OS5(3) Special Provision Zone to permit conservation lands, conservation works, passive recreation uses which include hiking trails and multi-use pathways, and managed woodlots, together with a special provision for no minimum lot frontage or minimum lot area requirement. An amendment to Subsection 4.21 of the Zoning By-law General Provisions is also requested to amend the street classification of Kilally Road, 200 metres east of Clarke Road, from a ‘Proposed Arterial’ to ‘Local Road’, and amend the road allowance limit as measured from the centre line from 18 metres to 10 metres to reflect existing conditions (the steep slopes and vegetation on the north side of Kilally Road will impede any road-widening plans), and to be consistent with the transportation network vision established in The London Plan. The City may also consider applying holding provisions in the zoning to ensure adequate provision of municipal services, that a subdivision agreement or development agreement is entered into, and to ensure completion of noise assessment reports and implementation of mitigation measures for development adjacent arterial roads. An Environmental Impact Study (EIS) report prepared by AECOM, dated March 2020, and EIS Addendum, dated March 2021, have been submitted with the application for draft plan of subdivision. The EIS reports are available for viewing by contacting the City’s Planner listed below. File: 39T-20502 / OZ-9244 Planner: L. Mottram ext.4866
Your comments on these matters are important. You may comment by phone, mail or emailing the planner assigned to the file you are interested in. Mail should be directed to: The City of London, Development Services or City Planning, P.O. Box 5035, 300 Dufferin Ave., London, ON, N6A 4L9.
Please note: Personal information collected and recorded at the Public Participation Meeting, or through written submissions on this subject, is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, 2001, as amended, and the Planning Act, 1990 R.S.O. 1990, c.P.13 and will be used by Members of Council and City of London staff in their consideration of this matter. The written submissions, including names and contact information and the associated reports arising from the public participation process, will be made available to the public, including publishing on the City's website. Video recordings of the Public Participation Meeting may also be posted to the City of London's website. Questions about this collection should be referred to Cathy Saunders, City Clerk, 519-661-2489 ext. 4937.
If a person or public body would otherwise have an ability to appeal the decision of the Corporation of the City of London or of the Approval Authority to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal but the person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make written submissions to the City of London before the application is adopted or approved, the person or public body is not entitled to appeal the decision. If a person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make written submissions to the City of London before the proposed amendment is adopted or approved, the person or public body may not be added as a party to the hearing of an appeal before the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal unless, in the opinion of the Tribunal, there are reasonable grounds to add the person or public body as a party.
Opportunities to view any file materials in-person can be arranged through the file Planner. For more information about these matters, including information about appeal rights, contact Development Services at firstname.lastname@example.org and/or (519) 930-3500. *Please ensure you reference the File Number or address in all communications.
The Committee of Adjustment for the City of London will meet on Thursday June 24, 2021, commencing at 1:30 p.m., for the purpose of hearing the following applications for Minor Variance to Zoning By-law Z.-1. Due to the COVID-19 emergency in the Province of Ontario, public hearings before the committee will be held virtually. Those who wish to attend the public hearing, or to provide written submissions regarding the matter should contact the Secretary - Treasurer, London Committee of Adjustment at 519-661-2489 ext. 4988 by 4:30 p.m. the day before the committee meeting. Additional information regarding the matter being considered by the committee is available to the public for inspection by contacting the Secretary-Treasurer, London Committee of Adjustment.
1:30 p.m. – A.066/21 - 530 Oxford Street West - 530 Oxford Street West, LONDON CON 1 PT LOT 20 RP 33R5659 PARTS 3 5 TO 7 10 TO 13 16 17 PT PARTS 1 2 4 8 9 14 18 12., south side of Oxford Street West, east of Wonderland Road North. To construct commercial buildings. To permit 9% Landscaped Open Space, whereas 9.2% is the minimum required. To permit a building height of 13.1m, whereas 9.0m is the maximum permitted. To permit 590 off-street parking spaces, whereas 659 spaces is the minimum required.
1:50 p.m. – A.063/21 - 3082 Shaver Street - 3082 Shaver Street, PLAN 676 LOT 27, north side of Shaver Street, west of Harper Street. To permit parking and storage of a recreational vehicle. To permit a recreational vehicle that has a dimension greater than 2.4m (7.9ft) of width, 2.4m of height above ground, or 6.0m of length to be parked or stored within an interior side yard, whereas a recreational vehicle of the above noted size is required to be parked or stored within a rear yard.
2:30 p.m. – A.065/21 - 1356 Silverfox Drive - 1356 Silverfox Drive, PLAN 33M729 LOT 83, west side of Silverfox Drive, north of Medway Park Drive. To construct a single detached dwelling. To permit a building height of 10.5m, whereas 9.0m is the maximum permitted.
If you wish to be notified of a decision of the Committee of Adjustment, you must appear in person or by Counsel at the hearing and file a written request with the Secretary-Treasurer of the Committee of Adjustment. An appeal from a decision of the Committee of Adjustment to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) shall be filed within 20 days of making the decision. Any appeal must be filed with the Secretary-Treasurer of the Committee of Adjustment, in person at 6th Floor, City Hall, 300 Dufferin Ave., London, ON, or Mail to City of London, P.O. Box 5035, ON N6A 4L9. 519-661-2489 ext. 4988
The London Consent Authority will be considering the following application for consent no earlier than Comments Due By June 17, 2021.
B.018/21 – 1380 Wilton Grove Road – Request to sever approximately 37,800m2 to create one (1) lot for future light industrial land uses, and retain approximately 76,700m2 for future light industrial uses and lands for environmental review. Planner: D. Hahn ext.3833
The Committee of Adjustment for the City of London will meet on Thursday June 24, 2021, commencing at 1:30 p.m., for the purpose of hearing the following applications for Consent and may have concurrent applications for Minor Variances to Zoning By-law Z.-1. Due to the COVID-19 emergency in the Province of Ontario, public hearings before the committee will be held virtually. Those who wish to attend the public hearing, or to provide written submissions regarding the matter should contact the Secretary - Treasurer, London Committee of Adjustment at 519-661-2489 ext. 4988 by 4:30 p.m. the day before the committee meeting. Additional information regarding the matter being considered by the committee is available to the public for inspection by contacting the Secretary-Treasurer, London Committee of Adjustment.
2:10 - B.011/21 – 3680 Wonderland Road South, CON 2 PT LOT 36 RP 33R3790 PT PARTS 1 & 2, east side of Wonderland Road South, north of Exeter Road. To sever approximately 9.5 ha (23.5 ac) to create one (1) lot for the purpose of facilitating future residential uses and to retain approximately 5.4 ha (13.3 ac) for the purpose of facilitating future commercial/semi-light industrial uses.
If a person or public body that files an appeal of a decision of the City of London Consent Authority in respect of the proposed consent does not make written submissions to the Consent Authority, before it gives or refuses to give a provisional consent, the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) may dismiss the appeal. If you wish to be notified of the decision of the Consent Authority in respect of the proposed consent you must make a written submission to the City of London Consent Authority, 300 Dufferin Avenue, 6th Floor, London, Ontario, N6A 4L9. Additional information on these applications is available at the Consent Authority Office, Development and Compliance Services, Development Services, 6th Floor, City Hall, 300 Dufferin Avenue, London, Ontario 519-930-3500.
Notice of Public Information Centre #1 – Windermere Road Improvements – Municipal Class Environmental Assessment
The City of London is undertaking a Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (EA) to identify intersection, active transportation, and transit improvements to the Windermere Road corridor between Western Road and Doon Drive. Accessibility improvements along the corridor and intersections will be implemented to accommodate users of all ages and abilities. The study is being conducted in accordance with the requirements of Schedule ‘C’ projects as outlined in the Municipal Class EA document (2000, as amended in 2007, 2011 and 2015), which is approved under the Ontario Environmental Assessment Act. The first Public Information Centre (PIC) is being held in a virtual format. A live webinar will be hosted on June 10, 2021 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. to present the PIC materials and solicit feedback. A link to the meeting will be provided on the City of London’s Get Involved website, at getinvolved.london.ca/windermere. The webinar will be recorded, and available for your review on the project website starting June 11, 2021. To be added to the study mailing list or provide comments, please contact a member of the study team below:
Paul Yanchuk, P.Eng
City of London
Tel: 519-661-2489 ext. 2563
Kevin Welker, P.Eng., Project Manager
Stantec Consulting Ltd.
Notice of Public Information Centre for Downtown Loop (Rapid Transit), Phase 2 of Construction
As the City of London prepares to construct Phase 2 of the Downtown Loop on Queens Avenue and Ridout Street in 2022, we are hosting a Public Information Centre (PIC) on Thursday, June 17, 2021 at 5 p.m., to share the near-final designs for the project. Public Information Centre: Join us virtually on June 17, 2021 to: • view the near-final designs for the Downtown Loop, Phase 2 (Queens Avenue and Ridout Street) • view visualizations of the bus stations and streetscapes • learn more about the plans for construction • participate in a Q&A session, and get answers to any questions about the project and phase two of construction Visit getinvolved.london.ca/downtownloop for details on how join the Public Information Centre. You may also sign up to receive email updates about the project at london.ca/downtownloop. While this information would typically be presented in-person at a public information event, adjustments are being made to ensure public safety and follow COVID-19 restrictions on public gatherings. A recording of this meeting and all of the latest materials and information on Downtown Loop will be posted on the Get Involved website at getinvolved.london.ca/downtownloop on June 18, 2021 for those who are not able to attend the live event. About the project: The Downtown Loop, which will frame Dundas Place, running buses along Queens Avenue, King Street, Ridout Street, and Wellington Street, is scheduled for phased construction from 2021 to 2023. The project will add rapid transit elements and transportation improvements above ground, while repairing and replacing aging sewers and underground infrastructure. The full Downtown Loop project will: • improve traffic capacity and revitalize the 2 km of streets surrounding Dundas Place • add new rapid transit stops on King Street at Wellington Street and Talbot Street; on Wellington Street at King Street; and on Queens Avenue near Ridout Street • add boulevard enhancements, new street lights and upgraded traffic signals • move buses into their own curbside lane and give them a left-turn priority signal, improving safety and capacity for all road users in the core • address necessary underground work, including replacing aging sewers and watermains to accommodate future growth, as well as private utilities improvements or upgrades. We recognize that not everyone will be able to access this information online. If you require any special accommodation, or have questions about the project, please contact us at email@example.com, or 519-930-3518.
Division Manager, Major Projects
Information will be collected in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. With the exception of personal information, all comments will become part of the public record.