Notice of Decision for a Zoning By-law Amendment D14-19-08

Notice of Decision for a Zoning By-law Amendment D14-19-08 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. 124 – 2019 at a meeting on Tuesday, August 13th, 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. D14-19-08.

Location of Property: 915 Ottawa Street, PLAN 18 BLK 49 LOT 12; Townsite of Keewatin. Refer to the location sketch below.

Purpose and Effect: To change zoning of property as identified from Institutional (I) to Residential Density 3 – R3[45] to allow an existing building to apply for a change of use permit for an apartment dwelling containing six units, having interior and exterior access; with legal non-complying building setbacks (4.3 m front yard, 0.6 m interior side yard, 8 m rear yard), a total of 10 parking spaces on site, and 7 parking spaces having reduced lengths of 5.36 m.

Effect of Public Submissions on this Decision: Council received comments and had the opportunity to consider each; housing is a top priority for the City and the proposal to increase supply within the Established Area is consistent with the Official Plan.

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, September 10th, 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 dmccloskey@kenora.ca, 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 22nd day of August, 2019

Map Location D14-19-08

Notice of Complete Application and Public Meeting D14-19-08

Notice of Decision for Official Plan Amendment D09-19-02 and Zoning By-law Amendment D14-19-07

Notice of Decision for Official Plan Amendment, File No. D09-19-02, to the City of Kenora Official Plan (November 5, 2015) and Zoning By-law Amendment, File No. D14-19-07, to the City of Kenora Comprehensive Zoning By-law No. 101-2015
Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.P.13, s. 17 and 34

TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the City of Kenora passed By-law No. 111-2019 at a meeting on Tuesday, August 13th, 2019, under Section 17 of the Planning Act, RSO 1990, c. P.13, as amended.

AND TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the City of Kenora passed By-law No. 112-2019 at a meeting on Tuesday, August 13th, 2019, under Section 34 of the Planning Act, RSO 1990, c. P.13, as amended.

DESCRIPTION OF LANDS: property located at 66 Cambrian Drive located at the Northwest End of Cambrian Drive refer to the key map below.

THE PURPOSE AND EFFECT OF THE OFFICIAL PLAN AMENDMENT (BY-LAW NO. 111-2019) IS TO: change the designation of the subject property to allow for a campground and resort as site specific exceptions in addition to those uses permitted in the Rural Zone. This will enable use of the property as a small farm and small campground, offering people travelling with horses short term accommodation, and the potential for summer & year-round cabins in a future phase of development, not to exceed 25% of the total property area.

THE PURPOSE AND EFFECT OF THE ZONING BY-LAW AMENDMENT (BY-LAW NO.112 -2019): is to rezone the subject location to RU [44] thereby allowing for a campground and resort as site specific exemptions in addition to those uses permitted in the Rural Zone. This will enable use of the property as a small farm and small campground, offering people travelling with horses short term accommodation, and the potential for summer & year-round cabins in a future phase of development, not to exceed 25% of the total property area.

EFFECT OF PUBLIC SUBMISSIONS ON THIS DECISION: Council deferred a decision on the applications to allow additional time for the public to submit comments. Comments were given consideration by Council, who noted that the concerns as submitted, were not related to the specific applications for added use of the private property for a small campground and cabins. Councilors who were in support of the applications noted that concerns related to the use City property would be brought forward with a recommendation by the Community Services Department at a meeting in the near future.

ANY PERSON OR PUBLIC BODY MAY APPEAL THIS DECISION to the Local Planning Appeal 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, September 10th, 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.

The proposed Official Plan Amendment (By-law No. 111-2019) is exempt from approval by the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing. The decision of the Council of the City of Kenora is final if a notice of appeal is not received on or before the last day for filing a notice of appeal.

Only individuals, corporations or public bodies may appeal a decision of the municipality or planning board 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 the appeal unless, before the plan was adopted, the person or public body made oral submissions at a public meeting or written submissions to the council or, in the opinion of the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal, there are reasonable grounds to add the person or public body as a party.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION relating to the Official Plan Amendment and Zoning By-law Amendment is available for inspection during regular office hours at the Operations Centre. Please contact Devon McCloskey, City Planner: Tel: 807-467-2059 or Email: dmccloskey@kenora.ca, 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 22nd day of August, 2019

Map Location D09-19-02 D14-19-07

 

 

Boil Water Advisory Issued

Following repair work to the hydrant on Fifth Street South, the City of Kenora Water and Wastewater Division issued a Boil Water Advisory (BWA) on August 20, 2019 for the locations listed on the BWA notice below.

All water from taps should be boiled for at least one minute if it used for human consumption.

The BWA is in effect until a Notice of Rescind is issued.

BWA

 

 

 

Interruption to Water Service

Due to the City’s repair work on a broken hydrant on 407 Fifth Street South and Titan Contractors work on replacement of a watermain value on the area, there will be an interruption of water service on Tuesday, August 20th from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the following streets:

  • Sixth Avenue South
  • Fifth Avenue South
  • Fifth Street South
  • Sixth Street South
  • Seventh Avenue South; and
  • Fourth Avenue South

See attached notice for exact addresses.

Once the repairs have been completed, a boil water advisory (BWA) notice will be issued for the affected locations, followed by the rescind notice 5-6 business days later.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. The water and Wastewater Division is working hard to get the repairs done as quickly as possible.

Hydrant Repair Service Interruption August 20, 2019

Watermain Flushing Program Schedule Change August 19, 2019

SCHEDULE CHANGE for August 19, 2019

Due to construction works in Lakeside and downtown areas, we continue to have issues with the flushing in those areas.   The flushing crew will move to the Minto area, or Day 11 on the schedule.

Water System Flushing Program Begins August 12, 2019

Minto Day 11

 

Fifth Street South and Sixth Avenue South Closure

Please be advised from Monday, August 19th at 7 a.m. until Friday, August 23rd at 7 p.m. the intersection at Fifth Street South and Sixth Avenue South will be closed to all traffic.

The closure is necessary for sewer and water infrastructure upgrades. Questions or concerns regarding this project should be directed to Titan Contractors at 807-548-5666.

The City thanks the public for their cooperation and patience during these infrastructure upgrades.

Fifth St S and Sixth Ave S intersection closure Aug 19-23

Seeking Members to Join the Kenora Planning Advisory Committee

Board Member Required for the following:

Kenora Planning Advisory Committee

City Council is seeking citizens interested in serving as a Member of the Kenora Planning Advisory Committee. The term of appointment is up to November 30, 2022 (at the pleasure of Council).

The purpose of the Kenora Planning Advisory Committee is to oversee the land use development of the City of Kenora, having regard to Provincial Policy, the City of Kenora Official Plan, and the City of Kenora Zoning By-law and to the principles of organized, reasonable development. The Committee is responsible for the duties and responsibilities of a Committee of Adjustment established under the authority of the Planning Act and its regulations, The Statutory Powers Procedure Act, The Municipal Conflict of Interest Act, Building Code Act and The Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and the common law concept of natural justice, and any other applicable municipal policies and by-laws.

If you are passionate about your community and have an interest in the planning and land use, please submit your application form to:

Kelly Galbraith, Deputy Clerk
1 Main Street South
Kenora, ON P9N 3X2
kgalbraith@kenora.ca

On or before: Friday, August 30, 2019

Application Forms and a copy of the eligibility requirements are available at City Hall, or a copy of the application form can be obtained by visiting Kenora.ca / Government / Forms

Wanted: Main Street Christmas Tree

The City of Kenora is looking for tree donations for the 2019 Main Street Christmas Tree.  The tree must be triangular in shape, 20 foot maximum width,  30 foot plus in height, and no split tip (only 1 leader or crown).

tree

Main Street Christmas Tree Dimensions

Those interested in donating are asked to call the Operations and Infrastructure Department at 807-467-2291.

Back Lane of Eighth Street South Closure August 12-16, 2019

Please be advised that starting August 12 through to Friday, August 16 at 7 p.m. the back lane of Eighth Street South and intersection will be completely closed to all traffic. The closure is necessary for Titan Contractors to complete the water and sewer replacement works in the area.

Questions or concerns regarding this project should be directed to Titan Contractors at 807-548-5666.

The City thanks the public for their cooperation and patience during these infrastructure upgrades.

Sixteenth Avenue North Railway Crossing Closure

Please be advised the Sixteenth Avenue North railway crossing between Railway Street and Sixth Street North will be closed on Sunday, August 18, 2019 between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m.

The closure is necessary for Canadian Pacific (CP) to perform maintenance at the railway crossing.

The City thanks the public for their cooperation and patience.

 

City Transit Struck By Train

The City transit was struck this morning at approximately 10:00 a.m. by a train at the Government Road intersection in Keewatin.

Thankfully, all passengers on the transit were uninjured and everyone is safe. First Student Canada operates the City Transit through a contract agreement with the City and the driver of the transit was a First Student employee.

The City is working closely with emergency services, First Student, and Canadian Pacific (CP) to ensure the safety of the passengers and will resume transit service as soon as possible.

There are no further details surrounding the incident at this time.

Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm Blitz

Alarmed for Life

Please be advised on Tuesday, August 13, 2019, between 6:00 pm and 9:00 pm, Kenora Fire and Emergency Services will be conducting a door-to-door blitz in the north end of the City.

The crew will be speaking to residents, in the area outlined on the map below, to ensure they have working smoke and carbon monoxide alarms.

Residents are reminded that smoke alarms are required on every level of their residence and carbon monoxide alarms are required for all residences with fuel fired appliances.

For further information contact City of Kenora Fire Emergency services at 807-467-2090.

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