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There is a possible Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB) at the St. George Park Pond in Welland. An Environmental Officer attended the site on July 19 to make observations and collected samples to identify the algae and for algal toxin analysis.

For general information on blue-green algae, please refer to the Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks’ website at http://www.ontario.ca/environment-and-energy/blue-green-algae.

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THE CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF WELLAND

2021 FINAL NON-RESIDENTIAL TAX BILLING & INSTALLMENT DUE DATE

PROPERTY CLASSES invoiced on this FINAL TAX BILLING:

Multi-Residential; Commercial; Industrial; Large Industrial, Landfills and Pipelines

INSTALLMENT DUE DATE:

Friday October 1, 2021

PAYMENT OF THE FINAL BILLING MAY BE MADE AS FOLLOWS:

  • City Hall, 60 East Main Street, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Financial Institutions. Payments accepted on or before installment due date only.
  • Payment by Mail: Enclose payment stub(s) with cheque/money order. If a receipt for payment is required, please send a self addressed/stamped envelope along with the entire bill and your payment.
  • Pre-Authorized Payment Plan available online or at City Hall.

LATE PAYMENTS are subject to Penalty at 1.25% per month, applicable on the first day after due date.

Failure to receive a tax bill does not excuse a taxpayer from the responsibility for payment of taxes and penalties.

Steve Zorbas, CPA, CMA, B. Comm, DPA
CAO/Director of Corporate Services

Pursuant to Section 295 of the Municipal Act, 2001, the Consolidated Financial Statements for the Corporation of the City of Welland for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2020, including notes to the financial statements and the auditor’s report, are now available on the City’s website, at www.welland.ca/finance/pdf/CityofWelland2020.pdf

A hard copy will be provided, at no cost, to any taxpayer or resident of the municipality upon request at the City of Welland, Corporate Services – Finance Division, 60 East Main Street, Welland, Ontario.

Steve Zorbas, Director, Corporate Services, Chief Financial Officer/Treasurer

Planning Act, Chapter P.13, Sections 45(1) and 45(3), R.S.O. 1990

1 FILE NO. A33-2021

Owner: Ash
Location: 127 St. George Street
Purpose: Variance requested from Zoning By-law 2017-117 as follows:
Section 5.3.2 a) iii) - To permit a proposed 40.1 square metre accessory building to be located 2.8 metres from the street line instead of the minimum 5.5 metres.
EXPLANATORY NOTE: Relief is requested in order to permit the construction of a detached garage in the rear yard with a reduced setback from the street line at Clifford Street.

2 FILE NO. A34-2021

Owner: Kolnicky
Location: 315 Alberta Street
Purpose: Variances requested from Zoning By-law 2017-117 as follows:
Section 6.1.6 a) i) and b) - To permit the minimum width of the ninety-degree garage parking space abutting walls or obstructions to be 2.8 metres instead of the required 3.35 metres.
Section 6.9.1 a) - To permit the required parking space to be a minimum of 4.8 metres from the street line instead of the minimum 5.5 metres.
Table 7.3.1 - RL2 Zone - Single Dwelling - To permit a minimum front yard of 4.8 metres to the garage instead of the required 6 metres for a proposed front garage addition.
EXPLANATORY NOTE: Relief is requested in order to permit a front garage addition with a reduced front yard, a reduced garage parking space width and at a reduced distance from the street line.

3 FILE NO. A35-2021

Owner: Bhatti
Location: 396 Netherby Road
Purpose: Variances requested from Zoning By-law 2017-117 as follows:
Section 5.2 b) - To permit an existing accessory dwelling unit not in association with a single detached dwelling instead of in association with a single detached dwelling, such accessory dwelling unit being approximately 171 square metres in size and to exist until a single detached dwelling is constructed.
Section 5.2 c) - To permit an existing accessory dwelling unit in a building that is not accessory to a single detached dwelling until a single detached dwelling is constructed.
EXPLANATORY NOTE: Relief is requested in order to permit existing trailers on the property to be used as an accessory dwelling unit while a new single detached dwelling is constructed.

4 FILE NO. A36-2021

Owner: 5044559 Ontario Inc.
Location: 22 Iron Street
Purpose: Variance requested from Zoning By-law 2017-117 as follows:
Section 6.4.1 - Multiple Dwelling - To permit a reduction in the number of required parking spaces from 1 to 0 for one new dwelling unit proposed in the existing 4 unit building, resulting in a 5 unit multiple dwelling.
EXPLANATORY NOTE: Relief is required in order to permit 1 new dwelling unit in the existing 4 unit multiple dwelling without the required parking space.

5 FILE NO. A37-2021

Owner: Canadian Tire Properties Inc.
Location: 158 and 210 Primeway Drive and 790 River Road
Purpose: Variances requested from Sign By-law 2005-21 as follows:
Section 7.3.5 - To permit a maximum sign area of 22.7 square metres instead of the maximum 20 square metres for Sign "P".
Section 7.3.5 - To permit a maximum sign area of 30.9 square metres and a maximum sign height of 10 metres for Sign "R", instead of the maximum 20 square metres and 9 metres, respectively.
Sections 7.3.1 and 7.3.12 - To permit 3 additional ground signs shown as Signs "M", "N" and "O" to be located within the parking lot instead of on a street frontage and instead of the maximum of 2 signs per street.
EXPLANATORY NOTE: Relief is requested in order to permit signs with increased height and/or area, and for 3 additional ground signs to be located within a parking lot instead of abutting a street frontage, all for the existing commercial business.

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

An Electronic Public Hearing will be held by the Committee at 5:00 P.M., Wednesday, October 20, 2021 to consider these Applications via Zoom.

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Public Hearings are being held virtually.

You are entitled to participate in this Electronic Hearing to express your views orally in favour of, or in opposition to, the Applications. You may make written comments in favour of, or in opposition to, the Applications to be considered by the Committee at the Electronic Hearing

If you wish to participate and/or if you wish to submit written comments, please contact and/or provide your comments to the Secretary-Treasurer by Friday, October 15, 2021 at noon.

If you do not participate in this Electronic 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. All comments received will form part of the public Record.

The Applicant or their Agent must participate in the Electronic Hearing.

A copy of the Decision of the Committee will be sent to the Applicant and to each person or their Counsel who participated in this Electronic Hearing and who has filed with the Secretary-Treasurer a written request for the Notice of Decision. Submitting a written request for the Decision will also entitle you to be advised of a possible Ontario Land Tribunal Hearing should the Decision be appealed by the Applicant or another member of the public.

All Committee of Adjustment Hearings are livestreamed on the City’s Website at www.welland.ca/Council/LiveStream.asp

For additional information about this matter, to participate in the Hearing and/or to submit written comments contact:

Christine Rossetto, Secretary-Treasurer, City of Welland Committee of Adjustment
60 East Main Street
Welland, Ontario L3B 3X4
905-735-1700, ext 2258
cofa@welland.ca

Dated October 7, 2021

Christine Rossetto,
SECRETARY-TREASURER

Maps:

map for A33-2021

map for A34-2021

map for A35-2021

map for A36-2021

map for A37-2021

Notice is hereby given that City Council on August 10, 2021 declared surplus to the City’s needs the following lands:

  1. 81 Doan’s Ridge Road (Roll# 271905000101701) Concession 5, Part Lot 13

    These lands have a lot area of 28,916 square metres (7.145 acres). They are designated Agricultural in the Official Plan and Zoned A1 – Agricultural in the Zoning By-law.
     
  2. South-west corner of Division Street and Cross Street (Part of Roll #’s 271903000610200 & 271903000610100)

    These lands have a lot area of 1,114 square metres (.275 acres). The lands are designated Agricultural in the Official Plan and Zoned RR – Rural Residential in the Zoning By-law.
     
  3. South of Colbeck Drive, east of Bellevue Court (Roll#271902001707401) PLAN 13 PT LOTS 892,893 PT BLK A NP648 PT BLK 14 M-86 RP 59R3980 PART 2 RP 59R10738 PARTS 1,2

    These lands are attached to the City of Welland Market Square Property (70 Young Street) and have an area of 1,117.7 square metres (.27 acres). The lands are designated Downtown in the Official Plan and are Zoned DMC – Downtown Mixed Use Centre in the Zoning By-law.

It is the intent to dispose of these lands in accordance with City policy.

For further information, please contact the Economic Development Division at 905-735-3771.

Dated: October 6, 2021

Grant Munday
Director
Planning & Development Services

Notice is hereby given that City Council on September 28, 2021 declared surplus to the City’s needs the following parcels of land:

  1. 33 Hellems Avenue, Part Lot E, Plan 551

    The subject lands are on the west side of Hellems Avenue, north of Division Street. They have a lot area equal to 53.39 square metres. They are designated Downtown in the City’s Official Plan and zoned DMC – Downtown Mixed-Use Centre in the City’s Zoning By-law 2017-117.
     
  2. 35 Hellems Avenue, Part Lot E, Plan 551

    The subject lands are on the west side of Hellems Avenue, north of Division Street. They have a lot area equal to 53.39 square metres. They are designated Downtown in the City’s Official Plan and zoned DMC – Downtown Mixed-Use Centre in the City’s Zoning By-law 2017-117.

It is the intent to dispose of these lands in accordance with City policy.

For further information, please contact the Economic Development Division at 905-735-3771.

Dated: October 6, 2021

Grant Munday
Director
Planning & Development Services