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TAKE NOTICE that the Council of The Corporation of the City of Welland passed Development Charges By-law 2019-83 on the 9th day of July, 2019 under Section 2 of the Development Charges Act, 1997; and

TAKE NOTICE that any person or organization may appeal to the Ontario Municipal Board under Section 14 of the Development Charges Act, 1997, in respect of the Development Charges By-law, by filing with the Clerk of the City of Welland on or before the 19th day of August 2019 a notice of appeal setting out the objection to the By-law and the reasons supporting the objection. An appeal may be filed with the City Clerk, Welland Civic Square, 60 East Main Street, Welland, ON L3B 3X4.

The schedule of Development Charges imposed by the By-law as outlined below comes into force on the 1st day of August, 2019:


Development Charges are imposed on Residential and Non-Residential excluding Industrial development in the City of Welland except where exemptions are recognized under the By-law. As Development Charges are applicable to the entire City of Welland, except those areas identified in the maps appended to the By-law. A key map has not been provided as the By-law applies to all lands within the City of Welland.

A copy of the complete By-law is available for examination during regular office hours (8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday – Friday), in the Clerk’s Division or can be accessed on the City’s website at www.welland.ca/Planning/PlanningFees.asp. Questions concerning this By-law should be directed to Infrastructure & Development Services, Welland Civic Square, 60 East Main Street, Welland, ON L3B 3X4, (905) 735-1700, Extension 2240 or 2242

Dated at the City of Welland this 19th day of July, 2019.

Tara Stephens, City Clerk


Residential, Farmlands & Managed Forests


Tuesday, July 2, 2019
Tuesday, September 3, 2019


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General Manager, Corporate Services/ Chief Financial Officer/Treasurer

Planning Act, Chapter P.13, Sections 45(2), 45(3) and 53, R.S.O. 1990

1 FILE NO. B007/2019WELL

Owner: Errol Budhram
Location: 186-188 Lincoln Street
Purpose: Application is made for consent to convey 442.1 square metres of land containing a shed, shown as Part 1 on the sketch attached to the application, for future residential use of a detached dwelling. Part 2, being 440.9 square metres of land, is to be retained for continued residential use of the existing dwelling known municipally as 188 Lincoln Street.

2 FILE NO. A06/2019

Owner: 2601272 Ontario Inc.
Location: 446 East Main Street
Purpose: Variances requested from Sign By-law 2005-21 as follows:
Section 4.3.1(i) - To permit a sign to be located partially within the sight triangle, with the bottom of the sign face located at least 2.9 metres above the elevation of the street traffic lane instead of at least 3.65 metres.
Section 7.3.2 - To permit a maximum ground sign height of 7.77 metres instead of the maximum 7.5 metres.
Section 7.3.3 - To permit a maximum ground sign area of 8 square metres instead of the maximum 6 square metres.
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.

3 FILE NO. A07/2019

Owner: 1578896 Ontario Inc.
Location: 85 Pearson Road
Purpose: To allow a change in use from an existing legal non-conforming accessory building to a single-detached dwelling for residential use.
To allow a two storey extension onto the existing legal non-conforming accessory building for single-detached dwelling residential use purposes, such extension to be approximately 65.8 square metres in size, such extension and existing building to have a front yard of 1.85 metres, and such extension shown on Figure 5 - Proposed Conceptual Building Envelope and on Appendix B - Residential Developable Area attached to the June 2019 Planning Justification Report submitted with the Application.
EXPLANATORY NOTE: The subject land is zoned Agricultural (A1) Zone with Environmental Conservation Overlay (EC) and Environmental Protection Overlay (EP). There is an existing legal non-conforming accessory building (shed) on the subject land. Permission is requested in order to allow a change in use of the shed to a single-detached dwelling and to allow the existing shed to be extended for the single-detached dwelling use, with a 1.85 metre front yard. The proposed extension is shown as a conceptual building expansion area on Appendix B - Residential Developable Area.

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, July 17, 2019 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 Local Planning Appeal Tribunal 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/Permissions, 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 Local Planning Appeal Tribunal Hearing should the Decision be appealed by the Applicant or another member of the public.

For more information about this matter, contact the 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, Email christine.rossetto@welland.ca.

Additional information regarding the Applications will be available to the public for inspection in Infrastructure and Development Services - Planning Division weekdays between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 pm.

Dated June 27, 2019

Christine Rossetto,


map for B007/2019

map for A06/2019

map for A07/2019

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