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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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: email@example.com.
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.
1697 Highbury Avenue North - The purpose and effect of this zoning change is to permit two new stacked townhouse buildings with a total of 20 units (58 units per hectare (uph)): (1) a 3-storey, stacked townhouse building with 12 units located close to the street; and (2) a 2-storey stacked townhouse building with 8 units located toward the rear of the property. Possible change to Zoning By-law Z.-1 FROM a Residential R5/Residential R6 (R5-2/R6-4) Zone and an Open Space (OS5) Zone TO a Residential R5 Special Provision (R5-7(_)) Zone and an Open Space (OS5) Zone. Special provisions for the Residential R5 Special Provision (R5-7(_)) Zone include a minimum front yard depth of 1.0m, a maximum front yard depth of 6.0m, a south interior side yard depth of 1.5m, a rear yard depth of 5.5m, and a third stacked townhouse unit on the units immediately adjacent to Highbury Avenue North whereas the definition of “Stacked Townhouse” permits stacking up to 2 units high. Key changes to the development proposal since the original Notice of Application published on January 28, 2021 include increasing the amount of land in the Open Space (OS5) Zone; decreasing the number of units from 23 to 20; and relocating the three unit tall stacked townhouse to the front of the property. File: Z-9302 Planner: B. Debbert ext.5345.
NOTICE OF APPLICATION
The following applications have been received by the City of London. 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.
450 Wharncliffe Road South – The purpose and effect of this Official Plan and zoning change is to permit in conjunction with the existing permitted uses to include office, medical/dental office, clinic, laboratory, retail store, and liquor, beer and wine store uses with a minimum of 13 parking spaces and a minimum exterior side yard setback to a parking space of 1.5m. Possible amendment to the 1989 Official Plan FROM an Auto Oriented Commercial Corridor Special Policy TO an Auto Oriented Commercial Corridor Special Policy to remove reference to Highway Service Commercial and to permit a range of office, medical/dental office, clinic, laboratory, retail store, and liquor, beer and wine store uses. The intent is to align the 1989 Official Plan policies with The London Plan policies that apply to the site. Possible change to Zoning By-law Z.-1 FROM a Highway Service (HS2) Zone TO a Highway Service Special Provision (HS2 (*)) Zone to permit in conjunction with the existing permitted uses to include office, medical/dental office, clinic, laboratory, retail store, and liquor, beer and wine store uses, with a minimum of 13 parking spaces for all permitted uses and an exterior yard setback to a parking space of 1.5m minimum. File: OZ-9344 Planner: C. Smith ext.4468
NOTICE OF INTENT TO REMOVE A HOLDING PROVISION
City Council will consider removing the Holding Provisions as applied to the lands described below at a future Council Meeting. Council will not hear representations from the public on these matters. If you have any questions or comments about this matter, please call the planner identified below.
1600 Twilite Boulevard - City Council intends to consider removing the “h” and “h-100” Holding Provision’s from the zoning of the subject lands. The purpose and effect of this zoning change is to remove the holding symbol’s permitting the development of Foxwood Subdivision Phase 3A, Draft Plan of Subdivision which includes 49 lots for single detached dwellings. The purpose of the “h” provision is to ensure the orderly development of lands and the adequate provision of municipal services. The “h” symbol shall not be deleted until the required security has been provided and/or a development agreement has been entered into for the subject lands. The purpose of the “h-100” provision is to ensure there is adequate water service and appropriate access, a looped watermain system must be constructed and a second public access must be available to the satisfaction of the City Engineer, prior to the removal of the h-100 symbol. Council will consider removing the holding provisions as it applies to these lands no earlier than May 31, 2021. File: H-9345 Planner: S. Meksula ext.5349
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.
The Committee of Adjustment for the City of London will meet on Thursday May 27, 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.059/21 - 706 Princess Avenue, PLAN 378 PT LOT 24, north side of Princess Avenue, east of Elizabeth Street. To construct an addition. To permit a west interior side yard setback of 1.3m, whereas 3.0m is the minimum required.
1:50 p.m. – A.054/21 - 297 Wolfe Street, PLAN 225 PT LOT 14 AND RP 33R15291 PART 2, south side of Wolfe Street, east of Wellington Street. To construct an addition. To permit a floor area ratio of 66%, whereas 55% is the maximum permitted. To permit a gross floor area of 400m², whereas 300m² is the maximum permitted.
2:10 p.m. – A.061/21 - 15 Chesham Grove, PLAN M70 LOT 168-1, east side of Chesham Grove, south of Chesham Avenue. To construct an addition. To permit a rear yard setback of 6.2m, whereas 7.0m is the minimum permitted. To permit a lot coverage of 43%, whereas 40% is the maximum permitted. To permit a building depth of 62%, whereas 60% is the maximum permitted.
2:30 p.m. - A.055/21 - 2484 Tokala Trail, PLAN 33M729 LOT 108, west side of Tokala Trail, north of Wateroak Drive. To construct a private open swimming pool and an accessory structure. To permit a private open swimming pool in the front yard, whereas private open swimming pools are permitted to the interior side yard and rear yard. To permit a private open swimming pool with a setback of 1.2m, whereas 1.5m is the minimum setback required to any lot line and, whereas 4.5m is the minimum required setback to any street line. To permit an accessory structure in the front and exterior side yard, whereas no accessory structure shall be permitted in a required front or the exterior side yard. To permit an accessory structure with a setback of 0.8m, whereas 4.5m is the minimum required.
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.