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 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 18th day of April, 2019.

Map Location D14-19-03

Sidewalk and Street Sweeping

Please be advised that sidewalk and street sweeping began as of Monday, April 15, 2019.

Streets in the Brickyard and Airport Road areas have been completed. Crews are working in the Valley Drive and Minto Avenue areas, as well as Rideout. Next week crews will start in the downtown core, with sidewalk sweeping already in progress. The sweeping will continue into the month of May.

Motorists are asked to proceed with caution around the slow-moving street sweepers particularly where it is working on sweeping the centre lane, shoulders, and bridges.

The City extends thanks to the public for their patience and cooperation as this seasonal maintenance is carried out.

Please Don’t Feed the Deer

The public is reminded not to feed the deer within the City.

When we feed the deer, they stay around.  Wolves are gathering where the deer are in the City and recently there has been an attack on a large dog.  Fines can be imposed for feeding deer as per the City of Kenora By-law 139-2008 and 51-2012.

Read more about deer management in the City of Kenora.

 

Notice of Complete Application to Purchase City Property

Application to Purchase City Property

The Corporation of the City of Kenora has received an application from an abutting land owner to purchase City unopened road allowance for lot addition to 400 Fourth Street North. The subject land is located adjacent to 400 and 338 Fourth Street North. Refer to the sketch below for an illustration.

The purpose of this notice is to notify the public of the by-law that will be under consideration to declare lands available for disposal. Council will give consideration to the by-law during the April 9th, 2019 Committee of a Whole meeting. A decision will be made on April 16th, 2019 during the regular Council meeting.

The subject land is approximately 0.099 ha in size, generally 21 m in width and 46 m in length. Toward the lot addition, the property will be described on a reference plan, consolidated on title, and merged. The land is vacant and would be developed in accordance with the provisions of the R2-Residential Second Density zone within the Zoning By-law No. 101-2015.

Inquiries and submissions can be made to Devon McCloskey, City Planner, at 807-467-2059, by email at dmccloskey@kenora.ca, or at the address below.

Information about the application is also available to the public, by appointment, during regular office hours at the City of Kenora, Planning Department, 2nd Floor, 60 Fourteenth Street North, Kenora, Ontario, P9N 4M9

Dated at the City of Kenora this 21st day of March, 2019

Location Map Fourth Street North Application

Notice of Decision for a Zoning By-law Amendment D14-19-02

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. 41 – 2019 at a meeting on Tuesday, March 19th, 2019, thereby giving approval to a Zoning By-law Amendment. Public notice of the Application was given in reference to Planning File No. D14-19-02.

Location of Property: Area A known as the ‘Anchor Inn’ at 543 Lakeview Drive, Area B at 49 Nash Drive, and Area C at the southside of Nash Street. Refer to the location sketch on the reverse side of this notice (Page 2).

Purpose and Effect: To change zoning of property as identified from Highway Commercial (HC) to Tourist Recreational (TR-42) to allow for development of uses permitted within the TR zone, including a Resort;

Area ‘A’, to reduce the eastside yard setback to allow a narrowing from 4.5 m to 1.6 m, reduce the westside yard setback to 2.4 m, reduce the front yard setback to 6 m, reduce the rear yard to 4.5 m, increase building height to enable a variable terraced design to 15 m;

Area ‘C’, to allow for a two story Club House and Administration Office, not more than 7 m in height, to reduce the setback from water to 6 m, to reduce the rear setback to 4.5 m;

To increase the lot coverage for the overall development to 44%.

Council gave consideration to the public submissions, noting that the development would be a great improvement for the property and that future applications for Condominium and Site Plan will be brought forward.

Other Planning Applications Relevant to the Subject Location: the property will also be the subject to applications for condominium and site plan approval.

The Last Date for Filing a Notice of Appeal is Wednesday, April 10th, 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 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.

Location Sketch (2014 Aerial Imagery) D14-19-02

Location Sketch (2014 Aerial Imagery)

Location Map D14-19-02

Large Scale

Spring Load Restrictions

Load Restriction on Local Roads Effective March 23, 2019

Please be advised that beginning Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 11:59 pm, reduced load restrictions will be in effect as per the City of Kenora By-law 155-2008 and the Highway Traffic Act R.S.O. 1990, c. H. 8, Section 122. This restriction is necessary to protect highways, streets, and roads from damage during mild, wet spring conditions. Signs are posted on each of the impacted roads to notify motorists of the restriction.

The following roads are subject to the spring load restriction:

Anderson Road East Melick Road Mark’s Lane Snow Drive
Ascough Road Essex Road Matheson Bay Road Strecker Road
Austin Lake Road Gauthier Road Miller Rapids Road Sunnyside Road
Beauty Bay Road Gay Street Mt. Evergreen Road Tallieu Road
Beggs Road Gerald Street McKenzie Portage Road Tetroe Road
Beryl Winder Road Golf Course Road Ninth Street North

(from 19th Ave N. to Airport Road)

Transmitter Road
Bodgen Road Gould Road Parmeter Road Treadway Drive
Bruckenburger Road Haney Drive Peterson Road Valley Drive

(from Rabbit Lake

Road to Airport Road)

Carlton Road Hilly Lake Road Rabbit Lake Road Villeneuve Road
Clarence Street Homestake Road Radcliffe Drive Villeneuve Road North
Coker Road James Road Rat Portage Road Villeneuve Road South
Darlington Drive Johnson Road Ricky Street West Bay Road
Dennis Street Jones Road

(from Hwy 17E

To Homestake Road)

Ritchie Road Whitehead Road
Devlin Drive Kinger Road Schnarr Lake Road Worona Road
Donbrock Drive Kitt Road School Road Zimmerman Road
Duffus Road Lawton Drive Sinclair Road

 

 

 

 

 

Saturday Parking Enforced Effective April 1, 2019

The Effective April 1, 2019, parking on Saturdays will be enforced. Be sure to feed the meter to avoid a parking ticket.

As per the City of Kenora Traffic by-law 180-2015 and Parking and Structure by-law 82-2018, when parking at a metered space, a fee of $1 per hour (25¢, $1, and $2 accepted) must be deposited into the parking meter or ticket machine between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m., excluding Sundays and Public Holidays. This means the fee must be paid to park in a metered zone daily, Monday through Saturday.

Water and Sewer Billing Changes

Please be advised that City of Kenora water and sewer customers who are scheduled to bill before February 18th will receive their bill from Synergy North. After February 18th, customers will receive two statements – water and sewer billing will come from the City of Kenora, and hydro billing will come from Synergy North.

In the past, both water and sewer and hydro billings were combined through one system. The City of Kenora is working on the final stages of converting to a new system which will separate the two utility bills. Water and sewer customers can expect to see the City of Kenora on their bill after February 18th.

Questions about water and sewer accounts can be directed to Customer Service at 807-467-2000 or service@kenora.ca.

Water Insert New Bills – Feb 2019 (7)

Notice of Complete Application and Public Meeting D14-19-02

Corporation of the City Of Kenora

Notice of Complete Application and Public Meeting for a Zoning By-law Amendment, File Number D14-19-02

Planning Act, R.S.O 1990, c.P13, s. 34

Take Notice that Council of the Corporation of the City of Kenora will hold a Statutory Public Meeting, under Section 34 of the Planning Act, to consider a site specific Zoning By-law Amendment as it pertains to Zoning By-law No. 101-2015, at the following time and location:

Statutory Public Meeting
When: Tuesday, March 12th, 2019 at 12:00 p.m.
Location: Council Chambers, City Hall, 1 Main Street South, Kenora, ON

The Council of the Corporation of the City of Kenora will then have the opportunity to consider a decision regarding the application on Tuesday, March 19th, 2019 at 12:00 p.m.

You are also invited to attend The Kenora Planning Advisory Committee (PAC) regular meeting, who hears applications and considers recommendations to Council, commencing at the following time and location:

PAC Meeting
When: Tuesday, February 26th, 2019 at 6:00 p.m.
Location: Training Room, Operations Centre, 60 Fourteenth Street North, 2nd Floor, Kenora, ON

Purpose and Effect: to change the zoning of the subject property from Highway Commercial (HC) to a site specific form of Tourist Recreational (TR) to allow for development of uses permitted within the TR zone, including a Resort. The application is also requesting relief, from the Zone Regulations of Section 4.8.6; for area ‘A’, to reduce the eastside yard setback to allow a narrowing from 4.5 m to 1.6 m, reduce the westside yard setback 4.5 m to 2.4 m, reduce the front yard setback 8 m to 6 m, reduce the rear yard 8 m to 4.5 m, increase the building height 10 m to 15 m; for the Area ‘C’, to allow for a Club House, Administration Office, and two (2) second floor guest units, per Section 3.30 b) i., ii. to reduce the setback from water 15 m to 6 m, to reduce the rear setback 8 m to 4.5 m; to increase the lot coverage for the overall development 40% to 44%.

Location of Property: Area A known as the ‘Anchor Inn’ at 543 Lakeview Drive, Area B at 49 Nash Drive, and Area C at Nash Street. Refer to the location sketch below.

Other Applications: the property will also be subject to applications for Condominium and Site Plan Approval.

Public Meeting: Input on the proposed amendment is encouraged. You can provide input by speaking at the PAC and/or Statutory Public Meeting, and you are not required to register in advance to speak. You may also provide your comments in writing. If you are the owner of any land that contains seven or more residential units, please post this notice in an area that is visible to all of the residents.

If possible, written submissions are requested to be made before February 18th, 2019 and directed to:
Ms. Devon McCloskey, City Planner
60 Fourteenth Street North, 2nd Floor, Kenora, ON P9N 3X2
Email: dmccloskey@kenora.ca

Failure To Make Oral Or Written Submission: If a person or public body would otherwise have an ability to appeal the decision of The Council of the Corporation of the City of Kenora to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal but the person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make written submissions to the Corporation of the City of Kenora before the by-law is passed, the person or public body is not entitled to appeal the decision.

If a person or public body does not make oral submission at a public meeting, or make written submissions to the Corporation of the City of Kenora before the by-law is passed, 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.

Appeal of a decision of the Municipality in respect of this amendment to the Zoning By-Law may be made by any person or public body not later than 20 days after notice of the decision is given.

Notice Of Decision: If you wish to be notified of the decision of the Council of The Corporation of the City of Kenora in respect of the application for Zoning By-Law Amendment, you must make a written re9quest to Heather Pihulak, Clerk of The Corporation of the City of Kenora at 1 Main Street South, Kenora, ON P9N 3X2

Additional Information about this matter, including information about the appeal rights is available during regular office hours at the Operations Centre. Please contact Devon McCloskey, City Planner: Tel: 807-467-2059 or Email: dmccloskey@kenora.ca, to make an appointment.

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 7th day of February, 2019

Location Sketch (2014 Aerial Imagery)

Location Sketch (2014 Aerial Imagery) D14-19-02

Large Scale Location Map

Location Map D14-19-02

 

Method of Payment Change Effective April 1, 2019

Please be advised that customers may pay for utility bills at City Hall, including water/sewer and Synergy North; however, only cash, debit or cheques will be accepted after April 1, 2019. Credit cards will not be accepted.

Customers who routinely pay with a credit card will need to make arrangements for other payment options.

Questions about payment options may be directed to Customer Service at 807-467-2000 or service@kenora.ca.

Notice of Complete Applications to Purchase City Property

Notice of Complete Applications to Purchase City Property & Intent to Close Unopened Road Allowance and Deem City Owned Lands Surplus

The Corporation of the City of Kenora has received two applications from abutting land owners to purchase City Property (unopened road allowance) for two (2) lot additions at St. Clair Street and Twelfth Street, in Keewatin. The purpose of this notice is to notify the public of the by-law that will be under consideration to close unopened road allowance and declare that land available for disposal. The By-law will be placed on the Council Agenda for consideration on February 19th, 2019.

The subject land would be surveyed in two pieces, generally being 5m in width and 56 m in length. Refer to the snapshot of Reference Plan of Survey 23R-12145. The subject property is proposed to be sold and consolidated with abutting lands for shoreline development due to challenging slope of the shoreline fronting existing lots.

Inquiries and submissions can be made to Devon McCloskey, City Planner, at 807-467-2059, by email at dmccloskey@kenora.ca or at the address below.

Information about the application is also available to the public, by appointment, during regular office hours at the City of Kenora, Planning Department, 2nd Floor, 60 Fourteenth Street North,
Kenora, Ontario P9N 4M9.

Dated at the City of Kenora this 31st day of January, 2019.

Map Location St. Clair St and Twelfth St

Notice of Complete Application and Public Meeting D14-19-01

Corporation of the City Of Kenora

Notice of Complete Application and Public Meeting for a Zoning By-law Amendment, File Number D14-19-01

Planning Act, R.S.O 1990, c.P13, s. 34

Correction: Please note that the time of the Statutory Public Meeting is at
12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 12th, 2019 (Council Chambers)

Take Notice that Council of the Corporation of the City of Kenora will hold a Statutory Public Meeting, under Section 34 of the Planning Act, to consider a Zoning By-law Amendment as it pertains to Zoning By-law No. 101-2015, at the following time and location:

Statutory Public Meeting
When: Tuesday, February 12th, 2019 at 12:00 p.m.
Location: Council Chambers, City Hall, 1 Main Street South, Kenora, ON

The Council of the Corporation of the City of Kenora will then have the opportunity to consider a decision regarding the application on Tuesday, February 19th, 2019 at 12:00 p.m.

Purpose and Effect: to change the zoning of the subject property from Institutional (I) to Residential Third Density (R3) to allow for development of those uses permitted within the R3 zone, being six (6) apartment units with legal non-complying requirements in accordance with Section 4.3 of the Zoning By-law.

Location of Property: 200 First Street North. Refer to the map aside.

Map Location D14-19-01

Public Meeting: Input on the proposed amendment is encouraged. You can provide input by speaking at the Statutory Public Meeting, and you are not required to register in advance to speak. You may also provide your comments in writing to the City Planner at the address below. If you are aware of any person interested in or affected by the application who has not received a copy of this notice you are requested to inform that person of this meeting.

Ms. Devon McCloskey, City Planner
60 Fourteenth Street North, 2nd Floor, Kenora, ON P9N 3X2
Email: dmccloskey@kenora.ca

Failure To Make Oral Or Written Submission: If a person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make written submissions to the Council of The Corporation of the City of Kenora before the by-law is passed:
a) the person or public body is not entitled to appeal the decision of the Council of The Corporation of the City of Kenora to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal.
b) 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.
Appeal of a decision of the Municipality in respect of this amendment to the Zoning By-Law may be made by any person or public body not later than 20 days after notice of the decision is given.

Notice of Decision: If you wish to be notified of the decision of the Council of The Corporation of the City of Kenora in respect of the application for Zoning By-Law Amendment, you must make a written request to Heather Pihulak, Clerk of The Corporation of the City of Kenora at 1 Main Street South, Kenora, ON P9N 3X2

Additional Information is available during regular office hours at the Operations Centre. Please contact Devon McCloskey, City Planner, if you require more information: Tel: 807-467-2059 or Email: dmccloskey@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.

Dated at the City of Kenora this 31st day of January, 2019