Notice of Completion Application and Virtual Meeting for a Draft Plan of Subdivision D07-20-02

Notice of Completion Application and Virtual Meeting for a Draft Plan of Subdivision Application File Number D07-20-02

Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.P.13, s. 51 (19.4)(a), s. 51(20)

As the Province of Ontario declared a State of Emergency and continues to take significant steps to limit the transmission of the COVID-19 virus, the City of Kenora continues to protect the health and safety of the public, Council, and employees while at the same time processing Planning Act applications to ensure services that support community development can continue. Therefore, in accordance with the City of Kenora Terms of Reference and Rules of Order and Procedure for the City of Kenora Planning Advisory Committee, the Planning Advisory Committee will hold a virtual public meeting in accordance with the Planning Act, and orders made under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act.

TAKE NOTICE that the City of Kenora has received an application for approval of a proposed Plan of Subdivision for the property located at 661 Ninth Street North, as identified in the Key Map below. The application was deemed complete by the City of Kenora on June 26, 2020 in accordance with Sections 51(19.4)(a) and 51(20) of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990.

TAKE NOTICE that the Kenora Planning Advisory Committee (PAC) who hears applications and considers recommendations to Council, will hold a virtual public meeting at the following time and location:

PAC Virtual Meeting
When: Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at 6:00 p.m.(CST)
Location: PAC will be hosting a virtual meeting via Zoom Meeting, which allows for participation by telephone, as well as by computers and mobile devices. Access to the virtual meeting will be available to the public (see details below).  A recording of the meeting can be viewed on Kenora.ca following the meeting.

LOCATION OF THE PROPERTY
The subject lands are a 25.49 hectare parcel generally bordered by Veteran’s Drive to the west, Ninth Street North to the north, Ninth Avenue North to the east, and Fifth Street North to the south. The site is predominantly surrounded by areas designated as Established Area under the City of Kenora Official Plan, being a mix of residential, institutional, recreational and religious uses and small commercial/industrial uses. The CPR corridor is located further to the south, as is the downtown area known as the Harbourtown Centre. The majority of the land immediately to the west of the site (i.e. east of Veteran’s Drive) remains undeveloped.

DESCRIPTION OF PROPOSAL
The proposed Plan of Subdivision is to divide ownership into fifteen (15) proposed lots, creating twelve (12) ML- Light Industrial lots and three (3) R3- Residential – Third Density lots.

Access to the Subject Lands is via Ninth Street North, Ninth Avenue North and Fifth Street North. The proposed internal road system will be private road at 20.0 m wide.

The subject lands will be serviced by municipal sewer and water.

VIRTUAL PUBLIC MEETING: Although in-person Committee meetings have been cancelled, there are several ways in which the general public can provide input on the proposed Plan of Subdivision as follows:

a. Submit comments in writing: Persons wishing to provide comments may submit such comments in writing, by email, to mshaw@kenora.ca or by regular mail to the address below, and quote File Number: D07-20-02. Comments shall be submitted by 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday July 21, 2020.

b. Register to Speak at the PAC Virtual Meeting: If you wish to speak at the PAC Virtual Public Meeting, you are asked to register by 12:00 p.m. on  July 21, 2020 by email, to mshaw@kenora.ca and quote File Number: D07-20-02. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar by following the link provided through email. Please note that neither a computer, nor a video sharing device, is required to participate in the meeting via Zoom. You may also opt to call in from a cell or landline. A toll-free number will be provided for this purpose. To register by phone please call: 807-467-2059.

NOTES REGARDING YOUR RIGHTS

i. If a person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting, if one is held, or make written submissions to the Secretary-Treasurer of the Planning Advisory Committee in respect of the proposed Plan of Subdivision before the approval authority gives or refuses to give approval to the proposed Plan of Subdivision, the person or public body is not entitled to appeal the decision of the Planning Advisory Committee to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal.

ii. If a person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting, if one is held, or make written submissions the Secretary-Treasurer of the Planning Advisory Committee in respect of the proposed Plan of Subdivision before the approval authority gives or refuses to give approval to the draft plan of subdivision, 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 do so.

iii. If you wish to be notified of the decision of the Planning Advisory Committee in respect of the proposed Plan of Subdivision, you must make a written request to the Secretary-Treasurer of the Planning Advisory Committee, contact information is provided below. This will also entitle you to be advised on a possible Local Planning Appeal Tribunal hearing.

For more information about this matter, including information about preserving your appeal rights, please contact Melissa Shaw, Secretary-Treasurer and quote File Number: D07-20-02.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION relating to the proposed Plan of Subdivision application is available electronically through the Planning Department, for further information please contact Melissa Shaw, by email, to mshaw@kenora.ca and quote File Number D07-20-02.

Dated at the City of Kenora this 2nd day of July, 2020.

Melissa Shaw, Secretary-Treasurer 60 Fourteenth St. N., 2nd Floor, Kenora, ON, P9N 4M9, Phone: 807-467-2292, Email: mshaw@kenora.ca

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.

map location for D07-20-02

Draft plan of subdivision areas outlined in red