Notice of Decision for a Zoning By-law Amendment

Notice of Decision for a Zoning By-law Amendment To Comprehensive Zoning By-Law No. 101-2015
Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.P.13, s. 34

Notice is hereby given, that the Council of the City of Kenora passed By-Law No. 54 – 2019 at a meeting on Tuesday, April 16th, 2019, thereby giving approval to a Zoning By-law Amendment. Public notice of the Application was given in reference to Planning File No. D14-19-03.

Location of Property: 661 Ninth Street North, being a proposed lot with 62 metres of frontage on Ninth Street North, west of the Kenora Armoury and north of the Evergreen Community Club. The lands are technically part of the property known as the “former mill lands”. Refer to the location sketch below.

Purpose and Effect: To change zoning of property as identified from Residential – Second Density and hold for development plan (R2-h) to Residential – Third Density (R3); to add a definition for Supportive Housing to Section 2 of the By-law, to create parking provisions, and to allow Supportive Housing as a permitted use, site specific to property described as being 0.6 hectares located at the west end of the former mill site, having 62 metres of frontage on Ninth Street North:

Supportive Housing
A residential use building containing rooming units or a combination of rooming and dwelling units, providing residence to any persons requiring supports to live, and support services on-site which may or may not include collective dining facilities, laundry facilities, counselling, educational services, and transportation. This does not include Retirement Homes, Continuum Care Facilities, Correctional Facilities, or Emergency Shelters,

To amend Table 4 of Section 3.23, to include Parking Requirements for Supportive Housing at the rate of 0.25 per rooming unit or 4 beds plus 1 per 100 m² of gross floor area used for medical, health or personal services.

Council gave consideration to the public submissions, the development is supported by the Provincial Policy Statement and the Official Plan.

Other Planning Applications Relevant to the Subject Location: the property will also be the subject of an application for consent to sever and site plan approval.

The Last Date for Filing a Notice of Appeal is Tuesday, May 7th, 2019.

Notices of appeal may only be made on the basis that:
i. the by-law is inconsistent with a policy statement issued under subsection 3 (1), fails to conform with or
conflicts with a provincial plan or fails to conform with an applicable official plan
ii. it is accompanied by the fee required by the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal Act being $300.00,
payable to the Ontario Minister of Finance.
iii. is filed with Heather Pihulak, City Clerk, City of Kenora, 1 Main Street South, Kenora, ON P9N 3X2

Only individuals, corporations and public bodies may appeal a by-law to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal. A notice of appeal may not be filed by an unincorporated association or group. However, a notice of appeal may be filed in the name of an individual who is a member of the association or the group on its behalf.

No person or public body shall be added as a party to the hearing of appeal unless, before the by-law was passed, the person or public body made oral submissions at a public meeting or written submissions to the council or, in the opinion of the Tribunal, there are reasonable grounds to add the person or public body as a party.

Additional Information relating to the zoning by-law amendment is available for inspection during regular office hours at the Operations Centre at 60 Fourteenth Street North, 2nd Floor. Please contact Devon McCloskey, City Planner, at 807-467-2059 or if you require more information.

Personal information that accompanies a submission will be collected under the authority of the Planning Act and may form part of the public record which may be released to the public.

Dated at the City of Kenora this 18th day of April, 2019.

Map Location D14-19-03