Notice of Decision for City-Initiated Zoning By-law Amendment D14-19-06

Notice of Decision for a City-Initiated 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. 98 – 2019 at a meeting on Tuesday, June 18th, 2019, under Section 34 of the Planning Act, RSO 1990, c. P.13, as amended; thereby giving approval to a Zoning By-law Amendment. Public notice of the Application was given in reference to Planning File No. D14-19-06.

Location of Property: The City will review site specific applications for Zoning By-law Amendment, no locations are proposed at this time.

Purpose and Effect: to establish a Residential – Small Home Zone (SH) in Zoning By-law No. 101-2015, as amended, which will address permitted uses and regulations related to minimum lot area and minimum gross floor area. The zone contains more flexible regulation to enable the development of small homes in the City

Effect of Public Submissions on this Decision: The City has received interest for development of small homes on smaller lots, written submissions received were favorable to the proposed provisions.

Other Planning Applications Relevant to the Subject Location: As of today’s date, no other applications are anticipated.

Any Person or Public Body May Appeal this Decision to the Local Appeals Tribunal by filing with Heather Pihulak, City Clerk, City of Kenora, 1 Main Street South, Kenora, ON, P9N 3X2, no later than 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 16th, 2019. The notice of appeal must:

i) Set out the reasons for the appeal. The reasons for the appeal must include an explanation of how the proposed Official Plan Amendment and/or Zoning By-law Amendment: are inconsistent with a provincial policy statement issued under subsection 3(1) of the Planning Act; fail to conform with or conflict with a provincial plan; or fail to conform with the City of Kenora Official Plan (November 5, 2015);
ii) Set out the specific part or parts of the proposed Official Plan Amendment and / or Zoning By-law Amendment to which the appeal applies; and
iii) Be accompanied by the fee prescribed under the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal Act, 2017 in the amount of $300.00, payable by cheque to the Minister of Finance, Province of Ontario.

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 27th day of June, 2019