For a list of regularly scheduled meetings of Council and Committees please return to the bottom of the home page to view Weekly Meetings.





RE: Towpath Village / Towpath Drainage Course Public Information Consultation

The City of Welland in conjunction with the Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority and the Niagara Region Public Health Department will be holding a Public Information Consultation to discuss recent concerns regarding the Towpath Drainage Course. The Towpath Drainage Course is located in the Towpath Village subdivision (corner of Quaker Road and Towpath Road). Some concerns include drainage functionality, mosquitoes, ticks, and vegetation located in and around the drainage course.

The consultation will consist of presentations given by the NPCA, Niagara Region, and City of Welland, followed by a question and answer session. All residents are invited to attend.

Who:         Towpath Village subdivision residents, City of Welland Engineering Staff, NPCA, Niagara Region Health Department

What:        Public Information Consultation

Why:         To discuss concerns regarding the Towpath Drainage Course

Where:     Welland Civic Square, 60 East Main Street – Community Room (first floor)

When:       Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Time:        7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Parking:   Welland Civic Square rear parking lot (free after 6pm) or Welland Farmers Market (free)

Should you have any questions or concerns please contact Mike Kowalczyk at 905-735-1700 (ext. 2229)




Planning Act, Chapter P.13, Sections 45(1), and 53, R.S.O. 1990

  1. FILE NO.   B013/2014WELL
    An application has been received from Cassels Brock and Blackwell LLP on behalf of Leon Holdings (1967) Limited for property located at 777 Niagara Street, Welland (Part of Lot 231, Former Thorold Township) for consent to lease land containing a gas bar and building, shown as Part 4 on the sketch attached to the Application, being 1,410 square metres of land, for continued commercial use of the Canadian Tire gas bar known municipally as 777 Niagara Street. Parts 1, 2, 3, 5 and 6, being 37,518 square metres of land, are to be retained for commercial use of the buildings known municipally as 777 and 803 Niagara Street.
  2. FILE NO.  A26/2014
    An application has been received from Dapper Holdings Ltd for property located at 6 Darte Drive, Welland (Part Lots 100 to 104, 133 to 137, Plan 948) to consider variances from City of Welland Zoning By-law 2667 (as amended) as follows: Section: 5.3(c)(i) and (ii) - To permit structures to be located in the front and side yards instead of in the rear yard of a corner lot; Section 24.11 #3 - To permit a minimum west side yard of 1.3 metres instead of the minimum 3.0 metres for an existing 81 square metre quonset hut; Section 24.11 #4 and #4(a) - To permit outdoor storage within the front, rear and side yards instead of only in the rear yard and to permit the front, rear and side yards to be enclosed with a chain link fence instead of a decorative closed board fence; and Section 24.11 #4(b) - To permit stored materials to be a maximum height of 3.0 metres and to exceed the required fence height of 2.5 metres instead of not exceeding the required fence height. EXPLANATORY NOTE: Relief is required in order to recognize existing site conditions associated with an existing landscape operation on the property.
  3. FILE NO.  A27/2014
    An application has been received from Timbro Design Build on behalf of 2433814 Ontario Inc. for property located at 316 Enterprise Drive, Welland (Lot 4, Plan 59M-342) to consider variances from Township of Crowland Zoning By-law 1538 (as amended) as follows: Section 5.9 - To permit a maximum height of 11.5 metres instead of the maximum 11 metres for a proposed industrial building; and Section 5.20 # 8 and # 9 - To reduce the number of required parking spaces from 232 to 68 for a proposed industrial building. EXPLANATORY NOTE: Relief is required in order to permit the construction of an industrial building.

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, November 19, 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  October 30, 2014

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