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Steve Zorbas, CPA, CMA, B.Comm., DPA
General Manager, Corporate Services/Chief Financial Officer/Treasurer

1. OFFICIAL PLAN AMENDMENT (OPA NO. 33)

A Complete Application has been made by JOSEPH TOMAINO on behalf of LUCAS LUCCHETTA and LUCCHETTA BUILDERS INC. to redesignate lands legally described as Part of Lot 239, former Township of Thorold, shown as Part 2 on Plan 59R-7365, Part 2 on Plan 59R-13040, and Parts 1 and 2 on Plan 59R-16468 for lands at 368 Aqueduct Street and 155 Gadsby Avenue from the existing LOW DENSITY RESIDENTIAL and PARKS, OPEN SPACE AND RECREATION to LOW DENSITY RESIDENTIAL and CORE NATURAL HERITAGE in the City Welland Official Plan. The purpose of the Amendment is to allow for the development of a portion of the lands with an eight (8) unit Plan of Vacant Land Condominium with access off of Aqueduct Street and create one (1) lot fronting on Gadsby Avenue. A block of land will be dedicated to the City for the long-term environmental conservation. The property is currently zoned Residential Low Density 1 – RL1 and Neighbourhood Open Space – O1. Application for Zoning By-law Amendment (File No. 2020-14) and Draft Plan of Vacant Land Condominium (File No. 26CD-14-20009) have been submitted in conjunction with this application for Official Plan Amendment.

2. ZONING BY-LAW AMENDMENT (FILE NO. 2020-14)

A Complete Application has been made by JOSEPH TOMAINO on behalf of LUCAS LUCCHETTA & LUCCHETTA BUILDERS INC. to rezone lands legally described as Part of Lot 239, former Township of Thorold, shown as Part 2 on Plan 59R-7365, Part 2 on Plan 59R-13040, and Parts 1 and 2 on Plan 59R-16468 for lands at 368 Aqueduct Street and 155 Gadsby Avenue from the existing RESIDENTIAL LOW DENSITY 1 – RL1 and NEIGHBOURHOOD OPEN SPACE – O1 to SITE SPECIFIC RESIDENTIAL LOW DENSITY 2 – RL2 and ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION OVERLAY in Zoning By-law 2017-117. The purpose of the Amendment is to allow for a rear yard setback of 5 metres for the lot proposed at 155 Gadsby Avenue, and to permit a lot frontage of 4 metres whereas 6 metres is required for each semi-detached dwelling unit. The application for Zoning By-law Amendment has been made to allow for the future development of an eight (8) unit Draft Plan of Vacant Land Condominium with access off of Aqueduct Street and the development of a single lot fronting onto Gadsby Avenue. The Official Plan designation is LOW DENSITY RESIDENTIAL and PARKS, RECREATION AND OPEN SPACE. Applications for Official Plan Amendment (OPA No. 33) and Draft Plan of Vacant Land Condominium (File No. 26CD-14-20009) were submitted in conjunction with the application for Zoning By-law Amendment.

3. DRAFT PLAN OF VACANT LAND CONDOMINIUM (26CD-14-20009)

A Complete Application has been made by JOSEPH TOMAINO on behalf of LUCAS LUCCHETTA & LUCCHETTA BUILDERS INC. for Draft Plan of Vacant Land Condominium Approval for lands legally described as Part of Lot 239, former Township of Thorold, shown as Part 2 on Plan 59R-7365, Part 2 on Plan 59R-13040, and Parts 1 and 2 on Plan 59R-16468 for lands at 368 Aqueduct Street and 155 Gadsby Avenue. The subject lands are designated Urban Area in the Regional Official Plan, as Low Density Residential and Parks, Recreation and Open Space in the City of Welland Official Plan, and zoned Residential Low Density 1 – RL1 and Neighbourhood Open Space – O1 by By-law 2017-117. Applications for Official Plan Amendment (OPA No. 33) and Zoning By-law Amendment (File No. 2020-14) were submitted in conjunction with the application for Draft Plan of Vacant Land Condominium. The application proposes the development of 4259.7 square metres of land for a draft plan of vacant land condominium for the purposes of created one block of six (6) townhouse dwellings, two (2) semi-detached dwellings accessed from Aqueduct Street , one (1) lot for a single detached dwelling, and one (1) block for environmental purposes.

A Virtual Public Information Meeting, to be held by City Staff, has been scheduled for 6:00 P.M., THURSDAY, APRIL 15, 2021. If you would like to participate in the Public Information Meeting, please contact Rachelle Larocque, Interim Manager of Planning at rachelle.larocque@welland.ca no later than 12:00 P.M. on Thursday, April 15, 2021 to be provided with a link to participate.

A Statutory Public Hearing in accordance with the requirements of the Planning Act will be held by Council at 7:00 P.M., TUESDAY, MAY 4, 2021 via Zoom Meeting. Please contact the City Clerk at clerk@welland.ca no later than 12:00 P.M. on Friday, April 30, 2021 to be provided with a link to participate. Please ensure to identify the file number(s) in the email request for participation in the Statutory Public Meeting. All Council meetings are livestreamed on the City’s Website at: www.welland.ca/Council/LiveStream.asp.

The Province declared a state of emergency under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act, R.S.O, 1990 due to COVID-19. Public gatherings are currently prohibited. Further, Civic Square is currently open by appointment only. The City’s Planning Division is holding Open Houses and Public Meetings electronically and remotely.

Interested parties are invited to participate in 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 proposed By-law is passed, before the Official Plan (or Official Plan Amendment) is adopted, and in respect of the proposed plan of vacant land condominium before Council gives or refuses to give approval to the draft plan of vacant land condominium, the person or public body is not entitled to appeal the decision of Welland City Council to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal.

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 By-law is passed, before the Official Plan (or Official Plan Amendment) is adopted, and in respect of the proposed plan of vacant land condominium before Council gives or refuses to give approval to the draft plan of vacant land condominium, the person or public body may not be added as a party to the hearing of an appeal before the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal 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 Decision of the City of Welland on the proposed Official Plan Amendment, Zoning By-law Amendment, and Draft Plan of Vacant Land Condominium, you must make a written request to the City of Welland, 60 East Main Street, Welland, Ontario, L3B 3X4 or email devserv@welland.ca.

For a copy of the proposed development or for more information about this matter, including information about preserving your appeal rights, contact Rachelle Larocque, Interim Manager of Planning, Development and Building Services, City of Welland, Civic Square, 60 East Main Street, Welland, Ontario, L3B 3X4, phone 905-735-1700, Extension 2310, Email rachelle.larocque@welland.ca or fax to 905-735-8772. Additional information will be available after April 15, 2021.

Dated: March 25, 2021

Grant Munday, B.A.A., MCIP, RPP
Interim Director
Development and Building Services

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

1 FILE NO. B002/2021WELL

Owner: Armitage
Location: 113-115 Plymouth Road
Purpose: Application is made for consent to partial discharge of mortgage or charge and to convey 693 square metres of land containing a semi-detached dwelling unit and 2 sheds, shown as Part 1 on the sketch attached to the application, for continued residential use of the semi-detached dwelling unit known municipally as 113 Plymouth Road. Part 2, being 678 square metres of land, is to be retained for continued residential use of the semi-detached dwelling unit and shed known municipally as 115 Plymouth Road.

2 FILE NO. B003/2021WELL

Owner: Shafiq
Location: 201-203 Lincoln Street
Purpose: Application is made for consent to partial discharge of mortgage or charge and to convey 473 square metres of land containing a street townhouse dwelling unit and a garage, shown as Part 2 on the sketch attached to the application, for continued residential use of the street townhouse dwelling unit known municipally as 201 Lincoln Street. Part 2, being 300 square metres of land, is to be retained for continued residential use of the street townhouse dwelling unit known municipally as 203 Lincoln Street.
The subject land is also subject to concurrent Minor Variance Application File No. A12/2021.

3 FILE NO. A10/2021

Owner: Vinmar Developments Ltd.
Location: 370 Murdock Road
Purpose: Variance requested from Zoning By-law 2017-117 as follows:
Table 7.2.1 Column 4 - RM-85 (RM) Zone - To permit a semi-detached dwelling in addition to the uses permitted within the RM Zone.
EXPLANTORY NOTE: Relief is requested in order to add semi-detached dwelling as a permitted use within the RM-85 (RM) Zone.

4 FILE NO. A11/2021

Owner: Pychel
Location: East side Iva Street, south of Sauer Avenue
Purpose: Variances requested from Zoning By-law 2017-117 as follows:
Table 7.3.1 - RL1 Zone - To permit minimum interior side yards of 1 metre and a minimum rear yard of 6 metres instead of the required 1.2 metres and 7.5 metres respectively, for a proposed single detached dwelling; and
Table 7.3.1 - RL1 Zone - To permit a maximum lot coverage of 50 percent instead of the maximum 45 percent for a proposed single detached dwelling.
EXPLANTORY NOTE: Relief is requested in order to permit the construction of a single dwelling with increased lot coverage and reduced side and rear yards.

5 FILE NO. A12/2021

Owner: Shafiq
Location: 203 Lincoln Street
Purpose: Variance requested from Zoning By-law 2017-117 as follows:
Table 7.3.1 - RL2 Zone - To permit a minimum lot frontage of 4.8 metres instead of the minimum 5 metres for a proposed lot yet to be created containing an existing street townhouse unit with garage access from lane (Part 1 on sketch).
The subject land is also subject to concurrent Consent Application File No. B003/2021WELL.
EXPLANTORY NOTE: Relief is requested in order to permit the creation of a lot with reduced lot frontage containing an existing street townhouse unit.

6 FILE NO. A13/2021

Owner: Marr
Location: 18 Scholfield Avenue
Purpose: Variances requested from Zoning By-law 2017-117 as follows:
Section 5.3.2 a) ii) - To permit a minimum rear lot line setback of 0.7 metres instead of the minimum 0.9 metres for a proposed detached private garage being approximately 76 square metres in size; and
Section 5.3.4 a) - To permit a maximum total lot coverage of all accessory buildings and structures to be 17 percent instead of the maximum 10 percent.
EXPLANTORY NOTE: Relief is requested in order to permit the construction of a detached garage with a reduced rear setback and increased accessory buildings total lot coverage. The existing garage will be removed.

7 FILE NO. A14/2021

Owner: Barrs
Location: 64 State Street
Purpose: Variance requested from Zoning By-law 2017-117 as follows:
Table 6.4.1 - Multiple Dwelling - To permit a reduction in the number of required parking spaces from 1 to 0 for the existing building proposed to contain a maximum of 4 dwelling units.
EXPLANTORY NOTE: The existing building contains 3 dwelling units and 1 commercial unit.
Relief is requested in order to permit the conversion of the commercial unit into a dwelling unit resulting in a 4 unit multiple dwelling with reduced parking.

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, April 21, 2021 to consider these Applications via Zoom.

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Civic Square is closed to the public and 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, April 16, 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.

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, you must make a written request to the Secretary-Treasurer at the address or email 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 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: April 1, 2021

Christine Rossetto,
SECRETARY-TREASURER

Maps:

map for B002/2021WELL

map for B003/2021WELL and A12/2021

map for  A10/2021

map for A11/2021

map for A13/2021

map for A14/2021