Corporation of the City of Kenora
Notice of Completion Application and Virtual Meeting for a Draft Plan of Condominium
Application File Number D07-20-01
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 Procedural By-law 043-2020, 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 Draft Plan of Condominium for the property located at 1731 Railway Street, as identified in the Key Map below. The application was deemed complete by the City of Kenora on February 28, 2020 in accordance with Section 51(19.4)(a) 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, May 19, 2020 at 6:00 p.m.
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 and a recording of the meeting can be viewed on Kenora.ca following the meeting.
LOCATION OF THE PROPERTY
The subject lands are located in a mixed-use neighbourhood which was part of a small highway commercial and residential area in the former Town of Jaffray Melick. The subject lands abut Laurenson Creek, a Provincially Significant Wetland to the south, and light industrial use lands to the east. There is a mix of residential and light industrial/highway commercial uses on the north side, along Railway Street. The abutting property, to the west, is a single detached dwelling and there are single detached and multi residential dwellings in the immediate area. The subject lands are located approx. 300 metres south of the Canadian Pacific Railway. A Key Map is provided below.
DESCRIPTION OF PROPOSAL
The Draft Plan of Condominium (known as Laurenson Landing) will be a phased development consisting of seventy-three (73) units in three (3) phases. The first phase would see the development of fourteen (14) single storey, multiple attached dwelling and fifteen (15) two storey stacked multiple attached dwellings. The second phase would consist of fifteen (15) single storey multiple attached dwelling units and sixteen (16) two storey, stacked dwelling units. The third phase proposes an additional thirteen (13) two storey multiple attached dwelling units. Common elements include driveways and rear yard amenity space.
The Draft Plan of Condominium application is to divide the ownership into the 73 proposed units.
Access to the Subject Lands is via Railway Street, one of Kenora’s main arteries. The proposed internal road system will be a crescent and one road; the road will be 8 m in width.
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 condominium, as follows:
a. Submit comments in writing: Persons wishing to provide comments may submit such comments in writing, by email, to firstname.lastname@example.org or by regular mail to the address below, and quote File Number: D07-20-01. Comments shall be submitted by 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 19, 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 in advance by email, to email@example.com and quote File Number: D07-20-01. 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: 807-467-2192.
NOTES REGARDING YOUR RIGHTS
i. If you wish to be notified of the decision of the Planning Advisory Committee in respect of the proposed Draft Plan of Condominium, 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: D07-20-01.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION relating to the proposed Plan of Condominium application is available electronically though the Planning Department, for further information please contact Melissa Shaw, by email, to firstname.lastname@example.org and quote File Number D07-20-01.
Dated at the City of Kenora this 30th day of April, 2020.
Melissa Shaw, Secretary-Treasurer 60 Fourteenth St. N., 2nd Floor, Kenora, ON, P9N 4M9, Phone: 807-467-2292, Email: email@example.com
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.