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NOTICE OF PUBLIC INFORMATION PROCESS CONCERNING PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO
CITY OF WELLAND ZONING BY-LAW 2667, APPLICATIONS FOR OFFICIAL PLAN AMENDMENT AND APPLICATION FOR DRAFT PLAN OF SUBDIVISION

 

  1. FILE NO. 26T-14-14001
    A complete Application has been made by UPPER CANADA CONSULTANTS on behalf of LEA SILVESTRI INVESTMENTS LTD. for approval of a Draft Plan of Subdivision for lands at the north west and south west corners of South Pelham Road and Webber Road.  The subject lands are designated as URBAN AREA by the Regional Policy Plan, as CORE NATURAL HERITAGE SYSTEM, LOW DENSITY RESIDENTIAL AND MEDIUM DENSITY RESIDENTIAL by the City of Welland Official Plan and are zoned RA - Rural Agricultural Zone by By-law 2667.  The lands are also the subject of an Application for Zoning By-law Amendment - File 2014-02 and Application for Official Plan Amendment.  The application proposes the development of 22.85 hectares of land for residential and commercial purposes.
     
  2. FILE NO. OPA
    A complete Application has been made by UPPER CANADA CONSULTANTS on behalf of LEA SILVESTRI INVESTMENTS LTD. to amend the City of Welland Official Plan by changing the designation of the lands on the west side of South Pelham Road and 309 South Pelham Road (north west and south west corners of South Pelham Road and Webber Road) from CORE NATURAL HERITAGE SYSTEM, LOW DENSITY RESIDENTIAL AND MEDIUM DENSITY RESIDENTIAL to CORE NATURAL HERITAGE SYSTEM, AREA SPECIFIC LOW DENSITY RESIDENTIAL AND MEDIUM DENSITY RESIDENTIAL.  The purpose of the Amendment is to permit the development of a Plan of Subdivision.  The proposed Plan of Subdivision when completed will contain 63 single-detached dwelling units, 21 Blocks for future residential use, 2 Blocks for future residential/commercial mixed-use and 2 Blocks for parks.  The lands are also the subject of an Application for Draft Plan of Subdivision - 26T-14-14001 and Application for Zoning By-law Amendment - File 2014-02.
     
  3. FILE NO. OPA
    A complete Application has been made by DARLENE EDWARDS AND MARK D. AND LYNN M. MELLONI on behalf of JULIE ZENOVIA MALISKEVICH AND EDWARD LUSKA to amend the City of Welland Official Plan by changing the designation of the lands at 142 and 144A Thorold Road (north side of Thorold Road, west of Carlton Avenue) from LOW DENSITY RESIDENTIAL to COMMUNITY COMMERCIAL CORRIDOR.  The purpose of the Amendment is to permit the use of the lands and existing buildings at 142 Thorold Road for a business office and personal services and at 144A Thorold Road for a range of commercial uses permitted in the General Commercial Zone - C3.  The lands are also the subject of an Application for Zoning By-law Amendment - File 2014-04.
     
  4. FILE NO. 2014-02
    A complete Application has been made by UPPER CANADA CONSULTANTS on behalf of LEA SILVESTRI INVESTMENTS LTD. to rezone the lands at 245, 253, 309 and west side of South Pelham Road (north west and south west corners of South Pelham Road and Webber Road) from the existing Rural Agricultural District - RA to Site Specific MXR, R3 and RM3 Zones, EP and O1 Zones.  The purpose of the Amendment is to permit the development of a Plan of Subdivision containing mixed-use residential/commercial uses; dwelling units composed of single-detached dwellings, semi-detached dwellings, triplexes, townhouses; parkland and environmental conservation lands.  The Official Plan designation is CORE NATURAL HERITAGE SYSTEM, LOW DENSITY RESIDENTIAL AND MEDIUM DENSITY RESIDENTIAL.  The lands are also the subject of an Application for Draft Plan of Subdivision - File 26T-14-14001 and Application for Official Plan Amendment.
     
  5. FILE NO. 2014-03
    A complete Application has been made by UPPER CANADA CONSULTANTS on behalf of 1872353 ONTARIO INC. to rezone a portion of the lands at 401 South Pelham Road (west side of South Pelham Road at the intersection of South Pelham Road and Fitch Street) from the existing R2 and RA Zones to a Site Specific RM3 Zone.  The purpose of the Amendment is to permit a proposed freehold triplex with Site Specific provisions for lot coverage and accessory dwelling units.  The Official Plan designation is CORE NATURAL HERITAGE SYSTEM, LOW DENSITY RESIDENTIAL AND MEDIUM DENSITY RESIDENTIAL.  The lands are also the subject of an Application for Consent - File B010/2014WELL.
     
  6. FILE NO. 2014-04
    A complete Application has been made by DARLENE EDWARDS AND MARK D. AND LYNN M. MELLONI on behalf of JULIE ZENOVIA MALISKEVICH AND EDWARD LUSKA to rezone the lands at 142 and 144A Thorold Road (north side of Thorold Road, west of Carlton Avenue) from the existing R2 Zone and R2 Exemption 8.2.7 to a Site Specific C3 Zone.  The purpose of the Amendment is to permit the existing dwelling and lands at 142 Thorold Road to be used for a business office and personal services and to permit the existing building and lands at 144A Thorold Road to be used for uses permitted in the General Commercial Zone - C3.  The Official Plan designation is LOW DENSITY RESIDENTIAL.  The lands are also the subject of an Application for Official Plan Amendment.

A Public Information Meeting, to be held by City Staff, has been scheduled for 7:00 P.M., Thursday, August 14, 2014 at the Civic Square, Community Room, 60 East Main Street, Welland.

A Statutory Public Hearing in accordance with the requirements of the Planning Act will be held by Council at 7:00 P.M., Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at the Civic Square, Council Chambers, 60 East Main Street, Welland.

Interested parties are invited to attend these public meetings to express their opinions on the Applications.  In addition, interested parties are invited to submit written comments to the undersigned concerning the Applications.  All submissions will be presented to City Council.

If a person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make written submissions to the City of Welland before the By-law is passed, or before the proposed Official Plan (or Official Plan Amendment) is adopted, or 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 is not entitled to appeal the decision of Welland City Council to the Ontario Municipal Board.

If a person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make written submissions to the City of Welland before the By-law is passed, or before the proposed Official Plan (or Official Plan Amendment) is adopted, or 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 Ontario Municipal Board unless, in the opinion of the Board, there are reasonable grounds to do so.

If you wish to be notified of the adoption of the proposed Official Plan (or Official Plan Amendment), or of the refusal of a request to amend the Official Plan, or to be notified of the decision in respect of the proposed Plan of Subdivision, you must make a written request to the City of Welland, 60 East Main Street, Welland, Ontario.  L3B 3X4.

For a copy of the proposed development you may contact Integrated Services - Planning Division, City of Welland, Civic Square, 60 East Main Street, Welland, Ontario, L3B 3X4, phone 905-735-1700, Extension 2251 or fax to 905-735-8772.  Additional information will be available after August 15, 2014.

Dated:    July 31, 2014

Grant Munday, B.A.A.
Planning Supervisor
Integrated Services.

 

 

 

PUBLIC INFORMATION MEETING NOTICE

City of Welland
Urban Design Guidelines

The City of Welland has completed an Urban Design Study which provides both general principles and specific guidelines for a range of development types and redevelopment projects in the community. The Urban Design document is intended to recognize the importance of various areas within the City and to consider design elements for the built environment, streetscape, pedestrian movement, landscaping and the use of materials.  The Urban Design Guidelines are intended to apply to different forms of development such as residential, commercial and industrial, in an effort to create a stronger sensibility of the physical environment and a more vibrant City and place to live, work and play.

The Draft Urban Design Guidelines are available on the City's website at www.welland.ca/Development/PlanningReports.asp.

Two Public Information Meetings will be held by Staff in order to provide an overview of the Draft Urban Design Guidelines and to obtain your input on the draft document as follows:

Meeting 1
Date:  Thursday, August 14, 2014
Time:  10:00 – 11:30 A.M.

Location:      City Hall, Community Room, First Floor
                        60 East Main Street, Welland
Meeting 2
Date:  Thursday, August 14, 2014
Time:  5:00 - 6:30 P.M.

Location:      Welland Community Wellness Complex, Meeting Room
                        145 Lincoln Street, Welland

All members of the public are invited to attend.  If you have any questions, please contact Christine Rossetto, Planning Assistant at 905-735-1700, extension 2258.

 

 

 

COMMITTEE OF ADJUSTMENT
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING CONCERNING
APPLICATIONS FOR MINOR VARIANCE OR
PERMISSION AND CONSENT
Planning Act, Chapter P.13, Sections 45(1), 45(3) and 53, R.S.O. 1990


 
  1. FILE NO.   B010/2014WELL
    An application has been received from Upper Canada Consultants on behalf of 1872353 Ontario Inc. for property located at 401 South Pelham Road, Welland (Part of Lot 1, Concession 13, Former Pelham Township) for consent to convey 0.104 hectares of vacant land, shown as Part 1 on the sketch attached to the application, for future residential use as a freehold triplex with accessory dwelling units. Part 2, being 1.9 hectares of land containing a shed, is to be retained for future residential development. The subject lands are also subject to Rezoning File No. 2014-03.
     
  2. FILE NO.  A09/2014
    An application has been received from Harry and Clara Powell for property located on the west side of Riverside Drive, south of Lincoln Street, Welland (Part Lot 29, Concession 6, Former Crowland Township) to consider variances from City of Welland Zoning By-law 2667 (as amended) as follows: Section 7.2.1 - To permit a minimum lot frontage of 12.5 metres instead of the required 18 metres for a proposed lot (Part 2 on sketch); Section 7.2.2 - To permit a minimum lot area of 512 square metres instead of the required 655 square metres for a proposed lot (Part 2 on sketch); and Section 7.2.5 - To permit a minimum gross floor area of 91 square metres instead of the required 100 square metres for a proposed single detached dwelling. The subject lands are also subject to Consent Application File No. B005/2014WELL. This Notice has been revised to reflect a new sketch and proposed lot area for Part 2. EXPLANATORY NOTE: Relief is requested in order to satisfy a condition of consent approval and to permit the creation of an undersized lot, shown as Part 2 on the sketch, for the construction of a single detached dwelling.
     
  3. FILE NO.  A10/2014
    An application has been received from Harry and Clara Powell for property located at 196 Riverside Drive, Welland (Part Lot 29, Concession 6, Former Crowland Township) to consider variances from City of Welland Zoning By-law 2667 (as amended) as follows: Section 7.2.2 - To permit a minimum lot area of 518 square metres instead of the required 655 square metres for a proposed retained lot (Part 1 on sketch); and Section 7.2.3 - To permit a minimum north rear yard of 0.2 metres for an existing covered 5.57 square metre porch only, and a north yard of 1.0 metres for the northeast corner of the existing dwelling, and a north yard of 5.6 metres for the northwest corner of the existing dwelling, all instead of the required 7.5 metres. The subject lands are also subject to Consent Application File No. B005/2014WELL. This Notice has been revised to reflect a new sketch, the proposed lot area and proposed north yards for Part 1. EXPLANATORY NOTE: Relief is required in order to satisfy a condition of consent approval, to permit the creation of an undersized retained lot, shown as Part 1 on the sketch, and to recognize the north rear yards to result from a future road widening along Webber Road.
     
  4. FILE NO.  A17/2014
    An application has been received from Priority Permits Ltd on behalf of KTJ Investments Ltd for property located at 916 Niagara Street, Welland (Part of Lot 230, Former Thorold Township) to consider a variance from City of Welland Sign By-law 2005-21 as follows: Section 7.3.12 - To permit two ground signs per street on a lot with less than 100 metres of frontage instead of only one ground sign. This Notice has been revised to reflect revisions to the plans by eliminating a previous variance request. EXPLANATORY NOTE: Relief is required in order to permit a second ground sign.
     
  5. FILE NO.  A18/2014
    An application has been received from Forward Signs Inc. on behalf of Conseil Scolaire Viamonde for property located at 621 Quaker Road, Welland (Part Lot 236, Former Thorold Township) to consider a variance from City of Welland Sign By-law 2005-21 as follows: Section 7.3.10 - To permit a ground sign to be erected within 3 metres of a driveway entrance or road curb. EXPLANATORY NOTE: Relief is requested in order to permit a new ground sign on the school property.
     
  6. FILE NO.  A19/2014
    An application has been received from Thomas Egan for property located at 727 East Main Street, Welland (Lots 1021, 1022 and 203, Plan 960) to consider variances from City of Welland Zoning By-law 2667 (as amended) as follows: Section 5.20.24 #10 and #16 - To permit a reduction in the number of required parking spaces from 19 to 13, which includes 1 space for the physically challenged, for the existing commercial/residential building; and Section 8.1.1 - The Single Detached Dwelling - Second Density (R2) Zone permits the following uses: single detached dwelling and bed and breakfast.  The variance request is to permit a clinic and business office in addition to the uses permitted in the R2 Zone. EXPLANATORY NOTE: Relief is requested in order to permit a clinic and business office within the existing building located in the R2 Zone and to permit a reduction in the number of required parking spaces.  The majority of the property is Zoned General Commercial Zone. No new external development is proposed.
     
  7. FILE NO.  A20/2014
    An application has been received from Larry Marconi on behalf of Empire Prime Developments Inc. for property located at 129 Hagar Street, Welland (Lots 44 to 53, Part Lots 54 and 55 and Part Queen Street, Plan 566; and Part Block HH, Plan 564) to consider a variance from City of Welland Zoning By-law 2667 (as amended) as follows: Section 25.1 - The Yard Storage and Heavy Manufacturing Zone (I2) does not permit an Athletic/Fitness Club. The variance request is to permit an Athletic/Fitness Club in addition to use permitted in the I2 Zone. EXPLANATORY NOTE: Relief is requested in order to permit an athletic/fitness club within the existing industrial building. No external development is proposed.

Key maps identifying the location of the subject lands for each Application are shown.

A Public Hearing will be held by the Committee to consider these Applications at 5:00 P.M., Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at the Civic Square, Council Chambers, 60 East Main Street, Welland

You are entitled to attend this Hearing in person to express your views on the Applications.  If you wish to make written comments on the Applications, they may be forwarded to the Secretary- Treasurer of the Committee at the address shown below.  If you do not attend this Hearing, it may proceed in your absence and except as otherwise provided in the Planning Act, you will not be entitled to any further notice in the proceedings.

The Applicant or their Agent must be present at the Hearing.

If a person or public body that files an appeal of a Decision of the City of Welland Committee of Adjustment in respect of the proposed Consents does not make written submissions to the City of Welland Committee of Adjustment before it gives or refuses to give a provisional Consent, the Ontario Municipal Board may dismiss the appeal.

If you wish to be notified of the Decision of the City of Welland Committee of Adjustment in respect of the proposed Consents and Variances, you must make a written request to the Secretary- Treasurer at the address shown below.  This will also entitle you to be advised of a possible Ontario Municipal Board Hearing should the Decision be appealed by the Applicant or another member of the public.

Additional information regarding the Applications is available to the public for inspection in Integrated Services, Civic Square between 8:30 A.M. and 4:30 P.M., Monday to Friday.

Dated  July 31, 2014

Christine Rossetto,
SECRETARY-TREASURER,
City of Welland Committee of Adjustment,
60 East Main Street, Welland, Ontario.  L3B 3X4.
Telephone: 905-735-1700, Extension 2258
Fax: 905-735-8772

 

 

 

NOTICE OF STATUTORY PUBLIC MEETING
DOWNTOWN AND HEALTH AND WELLNESS CLUSTER
PROPOSED COMMUNITY IMPROVEMENT PLAN

Map (pdf)

TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the Corporation of the City of Welland will hold a Public Meeting on Monday, August 11, 2014 at 7:00 PM in Council Chambers, Civic Square, 60 East Main Street to consider a proposed Community Improvement Plan (CIP) for the Downtown and Health and Wellness Cluster pursuant to the provisions of the Planning Act.

The proposed CIP is intended to promote revitalization of the Downtown, Health and Wellness Cluster and the King Street Area connecting the Downtown with the Health and Wellness Cluster.  The CIP will apply to the proposed Community Improvement Project Area shown as shaded on the map below.  The proposed CIP includes a Public Realm Improvement Plan as well as a variety of Financial Incentive Programs designed to stimulate private sector investment and building rehabilitation, development and redevelopment within the Community Improvement Project Area.

The proposed CIP including a map illustrating the location of the proposed Community Improvement Project Area to which the CIP will apply will be available for inspection during regular business hours at Welland Civic Square (Planning and Clerks Divisions) and can be viewed on the City's website at www.welland.ca commencing on July 18, 2014.

You are invited to attend the Public Meeting where City Council will consider a By-law to adopt the Downtown and Health and Wellness Community Improvement Plan.  This Meeting represents the formal Public Meeting under the provisions of Section 17 of the Planning Act and is being held to inform you about the Community Improvement Plan and to provide you with an opportunity to comment on the Plan.  Your comments may be provided verbally or as a written submission.  Written comments should be submitted to the General Manager, Integrated Services, City of Welland, 60 East Main Street, Welland, Ontario, L3B 3X4 by July 30, 2014. 

If a person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make written submissions to the City of Welland before the proposed CIP is adopted, the person or public body is not entitled to appeal the decision of Welland City Council to the Ontario Municipal Board.

If a person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make written submissions to the City of Welland before the proposed CIP is adopted, the person or public body may not be added as a party to the hearing of an appeal before the Ontario Municipal Board unless, in the opinion of the Board, there are reasonable grounds to add the person or public body as a party.
If you wish to be notified of the adoption of the proposed CIP, or of the refusal to adopt the CIP, you must make a written request to the City of Welland and such request must include the name and address to which such notice should be sent.

For further information please contact Christine Rossetto, Planning Assistant, Integrated Services – Planning Division, at 905-735-1700 ext. 2258 during the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

DATED: July 17, 2014.

Janette Loveys Smith
GENERAL MANAGER, Integrated Services

 

 

 

NOTICE OF PUBLIC INFORMATION PROCESS
CONCERNING PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO
CITY OF WELLAND ZONING BY-LAW 2667

 

  1. FILE NO.  2014-01
    A complete Application has been made by VICTORIA VANDER SCHELDE-PRICE on behalf of CAISSE POPULAIRE WELLAND LIMITEE to rezone Lots 21 and 23, Part Lot 19, Registered Plan 1297, now known as Plan 566, being Part 3 on Plan 59R-7189, Welland for lands at 59 Empire Street from the existing RM4-X10 Zone to a RM4-X10 Zone with Modifications.  The purpose of the Amendment is to permit a total of four (4) additional apartment units in addition to the existing permitted uses.  The RM4-X10 Zone currently permits business offices, a financial institution and associated parking and a maximum of four (4) apartment units on the second floor of the existing building.  The Official Plan designation is MEDIUM DENSITY RESIDENTIAL.

A Public Information Meeting, to be held by City Staff, has been scheduled for 7:00 P.M., Thursday, July 17, 2014 at the Civic Square, Council Chambers, 60 East Main Street, Welland.

A Statutory Public Hearing in accordance with the requirements of the Planning Act will be held by Council at 7:00 P.M., Monday, August 11, 2014 at the Civic Square, Council Chambers, 60 East Main Street, Welland.

Interested parties are invited to attend this public meeting to express their opinions on the Application.  In addition, interested parties are invited to submit written comments to the undersigned concerning the Application.  All submissions will be presented to City Council.

If a person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make written submissions to the City of Welland before the By-law is passed, the person or public body is not entitled to appeal the decision of Welland City Council to the Ontario Municipal Board.

If a person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make written submissions to the City of Welland 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 Ontario Municipal Board unless, in the opinion of the Board, there are reasonable grounds to do so.

For a copy of the proposed development you may contact Integrated Services - Planning Division, City of Welland, Civic Square, 60 East Main Street, Welland, Ontario, L3B 3X4, phone 905-735-1700, Extension 2251 or fax to 905-735-8772.  Additional information will be available after July 18, 2014.

Dated:      July 3, 2014

Rose Di Felice, M.Pl., M.Sc., MCIP, R.P.P.
Planning Manager
Integrated Services.