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 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 firstname.lastname@example.org, 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