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Public Notices - December 7, 2017


PLANNING APPLICATIONS

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.

Revised - 1738, 1742, 1752, and 1756 Hamilton Road; located on the east side of Hamilton Road, between Commissioners Road East and the Thames River; approximately 19.4 hectares (48 acres) A notice of application was advertised in the “Londoner” on June 1, 2017.  An updated application has recently been submitted the purpose and effect of which is the creation of a residential subdivision consisting of low density single detached dwellings, cluster dwellings, street townhouse dwellings, open space lands, and public road access via local street connections to Hamilton Road.  Draft Plan of Subdivision – Consideration of a draft plan of subdivision consisting of 69 single detached residential lots (Lots 1 - 69), two (2) cluster housing blocks (Blocks 70 & 71), one (1) street townhouse block (Block 72), seven (7) open space blocks (Blocks 73 - 79), one (1) road widening block (Block 80), two (2) reserve blocks (Blocks 81 & 82), temporary turning circles (Blocks 83 - 86), and three (3) local streets (Streets “A”, “B” & “C”).  Official Plan Amendment - Possible Amendment to the Official Plan to Schedule ‘B2’ - Natural Resources and Natural Hazards map to remove the “Aggregate Resource Area” delineation; and an amendment to Schedule ‘C’ – Transportation Corridors map to delete the “Secondary Collector” road classification on the east side of Hamilton Road.  Zoning By-law Amendment - Possible Amendment to Zoning By-law Z.-1 to change the zoning from an Urban Reserve (UR4) Zone, a holding Urban Reserve (h-2•UR4) Zone, a Residential R1 (R1-14) Zone, an Environmental Review (ER) Zone, an Open Space (OS4) Zone, and a holding Open Space (h-2•OS4) Zone to the following zones: Residential R1 Special Provision (R1-3( )) to permit single detached dwellings on lots with a minimum lot frontage of 10m and minimum lot area of 300 square metres; together with a special provision for a maximum lot coverage of 45% for one (1) storey dwellings. (Lots 1 – 11); Residential R1 Special Provision (R1-3( )) to permit single detached dwellings on lots with a minimum lot frontage of 10m and minimum lot area of 300 square metres; together with a special provision for a maximum lot coverage of 45% for one (1) storey dwellings. (Lot 12); Residential R1 Special Provision (R1-3( ) or R1-3(17)) to permit single detached dwellings on lots with a minimum lot frontage of 10m, minimum lot area of 300 square metres, and minimum front and exterior side yard depth of 4.5m to main building and 6m to garage; together with a special provision for a maximum lot coverage of 45% for one (1) storey dwellings. (Lots 13 – 64 & Lots 66 - 69); Residential R4 Special Provision (R4-6( )) to permit street townhouse dwellings with a minimum lot area per unit of 145 square metres and minimum lot frontage per unit of 5.5m; together with a special provision for minimum front and exterior side yard depth of 3m to main building and 6m to garage, and minimum rear yard depth of 6m. (Block 72); Residential R6 Special Provision (R6-5( )) to permit 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 12m; together with a special provision for minimum interior side and rear yard depth of 5m, and to permit open or covered but unenclosed decks or porches not exceeding one storey in height to project into the required yard no closer than 2m to a lot line adjacent an Open Space (OS5) Zone. (Blocks 70 & 71); Open Space (OS5) to permit such uses as conservation lands, conservation works, passive recreation uses which include hiking trails and multi-use pathways, and managed woodlots. (Blocks 73 – 79).  The City may consider applying holding provisions in the zoning to ensure adequate provision of municipal services and 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) Addendum report, prepared by Natural Resources Solutions Inc., dated July 2015, was submitted with the application for draft plan of subdivision. The EIS report is available for public review during regular business hours at the City of London Development Services, 6th floor, City Hall.  Files: 39T-17502/OZ-8147 Planner: L. Mottram (City Hall)

 

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.

1900 Kilgorman Way; Lot 9 Registered Plan No. 33M-682 City Council intends to consider removing the Holding (“h-37”) Provision from the zoning of the subject lands.  The purpose and effect is to allow development of the lands for residential uses permitted under the Residential R1 (R1-14) Zone.  The purpose of the “h-37” provision is to implement the Provincial Minimum Distance Separation (MDS) regulations the “h-37” holding provision will not be deleted until the existing livestock facility has been removed or, through removal of building infrastructure, is no longer capable of housing livestock.  Permitted Interim Use: Existing Uses.  Council will consider removing the holding provision as it applies to these lands no earlier than January 16, 2018. File: H-8854 Planner: L. Mottram (City Hall)

1245 Michael Street - City Council intends to consider removing the “h” and the “h-147” holding provision from the subject lands. 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 subdivision agreement has been entered into for the subject lands. The “h-147” symbol shall not be deleted until a site plan is approved and a development agreement is entered into which incorporates the urban design objectives as identified in the Council resolution (ensure building orientation to the street and adjacent open space blocks).  Council will consider removing the holding provision(s) as it applies to these lands no earlier than January 8, 2017. File: H-8857 Planner: N. Pasato (City Hall)

 

1691 Hamilton Road; identified as Lots 1 - 73 on the draft-approved plan of subdivision File No. 39T-13502 located west of Hamilton Road and north of Commissioners Road East City Council intends to consider removing the Holding (“h”) Provision from the zoning of the subject lands.  The purpose and effect of this zoning change is to remove the holding symbol to allow development of the lands for residential uses permitted under the Residential R1 Special Provision (R1-3(17)) Zone.  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 for the development agreement or subdivision agreement, and Council is satisfied that the conditions of approval of the plans and drawings for a site plan, or the conditions of the approval of a draft plan of subdivision, will ensure a development agreement or subdivision agreement is executed by the applicant and the City prior to development.  Council will consider removing the holding provisions as it applies to these lands no earlier than January 16, 2018.  File: H-8859 Planner: L. Mottram (City Hall)

 

PROVIDING COMMENT
Your comments on these matters are important.  You may comment by phone, mail, e-mail or fax by calling 519-661-4980, or emailing the planner assigned to the file you are interested in.  Mail should be directed to: The City of London, Planning Services, 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 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 of the Municipal Council or the Approval Authority of the City of London to the Ontario Municipal Board.
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 Ontario Municipal Board unless, in the opinion of the Board, there are reasonable grounds to add the person or public body as a party.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

If you wish to view additional information or material relating to these applications, the files are available to the public at the Planning Services, 206 Dundas Street, or Development Services, 6th floor, City Hall, 300 Dufferin Ave., London, ON, Monday to Friday, 8:30am-4:30pm.  The notices indicate the office location of the files. Key maps for the lands described in these applications are not provided as they are available for review at the offices noted above. *Please ensure you reference the File Number or address in all communications.

 

MINOR VARIANCES

 

The Committee of Adjustment for the City of London will meet on Monday, December 18, 2017, commencing at 1:20 p.m., on the second floor of City Hall, 300 Dufferin Avenue, London, Ontario for the purpose of hearing the following applications for Minor Variance to Zoning By-law Z.-1.

1:20 p.m. – A.177/17 - 101 Briscoe Street West, Lots 510 and 511, Registered Plan 488, south side of Briscoe St W, east of Highwood Avenue. Retained: To permit a Lot Frontage of 11.25m whereas 12m is the minimum. Severed: To permit a Lot Frontage of 9.12m whereas 12m is the minimum 

1:30 p.m. – A.188/17 - 423 Central Avenue, PLAN 12 PT LOT 21 W/S CARTWRIGHT REG, south side of Central Avenue west of Cartwright Street. To enclose an existing staircase. To permit an interior side yard setback of 0.7m whereas 1.2m is the minimum required.

1:40 p.m. – A.189/17 - 69 Wilson Avenue, PLAN 432 LOT 3 N/S ROGERS REG, northeast corner of Rogers Avenue and Wilson Avenue. To expand an existing single detached dwelling. To permit a parking area with a north interior side yard setback of 1.5m whereas 3m is the minimum required. To maintain a south exterior side yard setback of 1.1m.
1:50 p.m. – A.190/17 - 288-290 Central Avenue, PLAN 228 PT LOT 67 REG, on the north side of Central Avenue, east of Wellington Street. To sever one lot into two lots.  288 Central Avenue: To permit a lot area of 318.9m2 whereas 550m2 is the minimum allowed. 290 Central Avenue: To permit a lot area of 317m2 whereas 550m2 is the minimum allowed.
2:00 p.m. – A187/17 - 582 Highbury Avenue North, PLAN 481 LOT 6 REG, east side of Highbury Avenue North, south of Beattie Avenue. To construct a duplex dwelling. To permit a lot area of 333.5m2 whereas 550m2 is the minimum required. To permit a lot frontage of 9.6m whereas 12m is the minimum required. To permit a parking area with a north interior side yard setback of 1.2m whereas 3m 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 Ontario Municipal Board 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 7th Floor, City Hall, 300 Dufferin Ave., London, ON, or Mail to City of London, P.O. Box 5035, ON  N6A 4L9. 519-661-4988.

 

NOTICES

Notice of Intention to Repeal By-law Designating Property of Cultural Heritage Value or Interest and to Enact New Designating By-law

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Council of The Corporation of the City of London intends to REPEAL the following by-law:

  1. By-law No. L.S.P.-3319-198 (passed on October 16, 2000) which designated the property located at 1040 Waterloo Street to be of historic or architectural value or interest in accordance with the Ontario Heritage Act, R.S.O. 1990
  2. The reasons for repealing the designating by-law is to allow the property to be severed into three separate parcels in accordance with Consent No. B.034/16;

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Council intends to ENACT a new by-law as follows:

  1. A by-law to designate St. Peter’s Seminary (the severed lands), as required as a condition of consent (Consent No. B.034/16). 
  2. The reasons for designation: St. Peter’s Seminary was officially opened on September 29, 1926 by His Excellency Bishop Michael Francis Fallon. St. Thomas Aquinas Chapel, located within St. Peter’s Seminary, was officially opened on June 18, 1930 also by His Excellency Bishop Michael Francis Fallon. The main mass of St. Peter’s Seminary building is comprised of two, four storey wings, adjoining a central tower.  The exterior is built of stone from Credit Valley, Ontario and Tyndall, Manitoba, in the Collegiate Gothic style. The front entrance includes rich Gothic inspired carvings in Tyndall stone.  The Chapel of St. Thomas Aquinas is designed in the late English Gothic Revival style, with the elaborate fan-vaulting characteristics of the interiors of this style. St. Peter’s Seminary is important in defining the character of the area, as it is physically, functionally, visually and historically linked to its surroundings;

Any person who objects to the proposed repealing by-law or to the new designating by‑law must, no later than 4:30 p.m. on January 8, 2018, serve on the City Clerk a notice of objection in writing, setting out the reason for the objection and all relevant facts.  The Ontario Heritage Act provides that where a notice of objection has been served, the Council shall refer the matter to the Conservation Review Board for a hearing.

The detailed Statement of Cultural Heritage Value or Interest of this property can be seen in or obtained from the Office of the City Clerk, Room 308, City Hall, 300 Dufferin Avenue, London, Ontario N6A 4L9 during normal office hours (8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday).

DATED at London, Ontario on December 7, 2017. Catharine Saunders, City Clerk.



Notice of Public information Centre #5
City of London – Bus Rapid Transit System

You are invited to attend the 5th Public Information Centre for London’s Bus Rapid Transit System. The purpose of Public Information Centre #5 is to obtain feedback from the public to aid in the evaluation of the Bus Rapid Transit design options.

The City of London is assessing design options to minimize or mitigate impacts according to the Transit Project Assessment Process (TPAP; Ontario Regulation 231/08). TPAP is an Environmental Assessment process developed by the Province specifically for the approval of public transit projects. TPAP focuses on the assessment of potential impacts of a selected transit project, in this case the 24-km Bus Rapid Transit network as defined in the Rapid Transit Master Plan approved by City of London Council in July 2017. 

You are invited to attend Public Information Centre #5 at one of the times and locations listed below. Each event will be a drop-in open house with formal presentation and question period. Project staff from the City and the consultant team will be available to answer questions and collect your feedback, which will be used to evaluate design options. A formal recording of all feedback and comments from the public, stakeholders and involved agencies will be included in the Environmental Project Report.

Display materials will be posted on the project website, www.shiftlondon.ca.  You can also submit comments at any time by emailing shift@london.ca or either of the individuals below.
 

December 9, 2017, Central Library, 251 Dundas St.

Morning:  Open House from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.; Presentation at 10:00 a.m.

Afternoon: Open House from 1:30 – 4:30 p.m.; Presentation at 2:30 p.m.

Bus routes serving the location: 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 9, 12, 13, 15, 19, 20, 21, 23, 26, 90, 102, 104, 106
 

December 12, 2017, Aeolian Hall, 795 Dundas St.

Open House from 2 – 6 p.m.; Presentation at 3 p.m.

Bus routes serving the location: 2, 7, 20
 

December 13, 2017, Oakridge Secondary School, 1040 Oxford St. W.

Open House from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.; Presentation at 6:30 p.m.

Bus routes serving the location: 17, 19
 

December 13, 2017, Ivey Spencer Leadership Centre, 551 Windermere Rd.

Open House from 6 – 9 p.m.; Presentation at 7 p.m.

Buses serving the location: 32, 90
 

December 14, 2017, Downtown, Central Library, 251 Dundas St.

Open House from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.; Presentation at 12:00 p.m.

Bus routes serving the location: 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 9, 12, 13, 15, 19, 20, 21, 23, 26, 90, 102, 104, 106
 

December 14, 2017, Four Points by Sheraton, 1150 Wellington Rd. S.

Open House from 5 – 8 p.m.; Presentation at 6 p.m.

Buses serving the location: 10, 13, 14, 30, 90
 

ADDITIONAL PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT EVENTS PLANNED FOR EARLY 2018.

Jennie Ramsay, P. Eng.      

Project Director, Rapid Transit

City of London

Tel: (519) 661-2500 ext. 4936

jaramsay@london.ca

Brian Hollingworth, P. Eng.

Director

IBI Group

Tel: (519) 472-7328

bhollingworth@IBIGroup.com
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.

 


One River Master Plan Environmental Assessment Study
Notice of Public Participation Meeting: One River Master Plan Environmental Assessment, Phase 2 Stage 1: Recommended Option for Springbank Dam.
Civic Works Committee, Tuesday, January 9, 2018, not to be heard before 5:45 PM.
The City of London has retained CH2M to undertake a Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (EA) for the One River Master Plan. The Stage 1 Environmental Assessment Report will be available to the public on getinvolved.london.ca/OneRiver by December 15, 2017. The report provides a recommended option for Springbank Dam, which will be presented for public comment.
Written submissions regarding the above-noted matter to be included on the Civic Works Committee Added Agenda for the meeting should be submitted by no later than 9:00 AM on January 8, 2018, either delivered or mailed to the City Clerk’s Office, Room 308, 300 Dufferin Avenue, P.O. Box 5035, London, ON, N6A 4L9. Submissions in accordance with the above-noted deadline may be emailed to jmartin@london.ca. Personal information collected and recorded at the public participation meeting or submitted in writing on this subject is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, 2001, as amended, and will be used by Members of Council and City of London staff in their review of this matter. The written submissions, including names and contact information and the report of the public participation meeting, will be made available to the public, including posting on the City of London’s website. A video recording of the meeting proceedings 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.
For further information regarding the One River Master Plan Environmental Assessment, please visit getinvolved.london.ca/OneRiver or contact Ashley Rammeloo, Manager III, Engineering at arammeloo@london.ca
Please note that all correspondence will be maintained for reference throughout the project and will become part of the project record. Under the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA) and the Environmental Assessment Act (EAA), unless otherwise stated in the submission, any personal information such as name, address, telephone number and property location included in a submission will become part of the public record files for this project and will be released, if requested, to any person.