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SOUTH OF SHAW STREET, NORTH OF HIGHWAY 58A, EAST OF PRINCE CHARLES DRIVE SOUTH AND WEST OF THE WELLAND RECREATIONAL CANAL (BEING PART 5 ON PLAN 59R-10161)


Notice is hereby given that City Council on September 22, 2020 declared surplus to the City’s needs a portion of land on the south of Shaw Street, north of Highway 58A, east of Prince Charles Drive South and west of the Welland Recreational Canal shown as Part 5 on Plan 59R-10161, Part of Lot 27, Concession 7, former Township of Crowland, City of Welland. It is the intent to dispose of these lands in accordance with City Policy.

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

Dated: October 7, 2020

Travers Fitzpatrick
General Manager
Infrastructure & Development Services

1 FILE NO. OPA NO. 31

A Complete Application for Official Plan Amendment (OPA 31) has been submitted by NIAGARA PLANNING GROUP on behalf of NIAGARA HP PROPERTIES INC. for lands legally described as Part of Lot 246, former Township of Thorold, now in the City of Welland, municipally known as 781 Clare Avenue, to redesignate the lands from LOW DENSITY RESIDENTIAL to MEDIUM DENSITY RESIDENTIAL with a special exception to allow for a maximum density of 94 units per hectare to allow for the development of the property with a townhouse complex with 24 dwelling units. Application for Zoning By-law Amendment (2020-10) was submitted in conjunction with this application.

2 FILE NO. 2020-10

A Complete Application for Zoning By-law Amendment (2020-10) has been submitted by NIAGARA PLANNING GROUP on behalf of NIAGARA HP PROPERTIES INC. for lands legally described as Part of Lot 246, former Township of Thorold, now in the City of Welland, municipally known as 781 Clare Avenue, to rezone the lands from Residential Low Density 1 – RL1 to Site Specific Residential Multiple – RM. The Site Specific Amendments have been requested to allow for: an interior side yard of 2 metres; rear yard setback of 6 metres; a minimum snow storage area of 17 square metres for a residential use with four or more parking spaces; allow for an aisle width of 1.2 metres for bicycle parking; and, to allow for a landscape buffer of 0.3 metres for a parking lot containing more than 10 but fewer than 100 parking spaces. Application for Official Plan Amendment (OPA No. 31) was submitted in conjunction with this application for Zoning By-law Amendment.

A Virtual Public Information Meeting, to be held by City Staff, has been scheduled for 6:00P.M., THURSDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2020. If you would like to participate in the Public Information Meeting, please contact Rachelle.larocque@welland.ca no later than 12:00 P.M. on Thursday, October 29, 2020 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, NOVEMBER 10, 2020 via Zoom Meeting. Please contact the City Clerk at clerk@welland.ca no later than 12:00 P.M. on Friday, November 6, 2020 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 limited to a maximum of 50 persons. 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 this public meeting 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 or before the Official Plan (or Official Plan Amendment) is adopted, 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 or before the Official Plan (or Official Plan Amendment) is adopted, 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 and Zoning By-law Amendment, you must make a written request to the City of Welland, 60 East Main Street, Welland, Ontario, L3B 3X4 or email rachelle.larocque@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, Planning Supervisor, Infrastructure and Development Services - Planning Division, 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 October 29, 2020.

Dated: October 15, 2020

Grant Munday, B.A.A., MCIP, RPP
Manager of Development Approvals

Document:

Draft OPA 31

Maps:

map for 2020-10 & OPA31

1 FILE NO. 2020-08

A Complete Application has been made by U. LUCCHETTA CONSTRUCTION LTD. to amend the existing Site Specific Residential Multiple RM-4 Zone in Zoning By-law 2017-117. This application will impact properties on Kintyre, Turnberry, Berwick, Ganton, Carrick, and Ailsa Trails, as well as lands that have not yet been registered as part of the Plan of Subdivision. The purpose of the application for Rezoning is to: allow for front yard porches to encroach into the front yard on corner lots, allow for lot coverage of 60% for interior units on townhouse blocks; to allow for covered or uncovered rear yard decks to encroach 3 metres into the rear yard; and, to identify that the daylighting triangle is not the front yard on corner lots. The Official Plan designation is Medium Density Residential.

A Virtual Public Information Meeting, to be held by City Staff, has been scheduled for 6:00 P.M., THURSDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2020. If you would like to participate in the Public Information Meeting, please contact Rachelle Larocque, Planning Supervisor, Rachelle.larocque@welland.ca no later than 12:00 P.M. on Thursday, October 15, 2020 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, October 27, 2020 via Zoom Meeting. Please contact the City Clerk at clerk@welland.ca no later than 12:00 P.M. on Friday, October 23, 2020 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 limited to a maximum of 50 persons. 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 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 proposed By-law is passed, 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, 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 Zoning By-law Amendment, you must make a written request to the City of Welland, 60 East Main Street, Welland, Ontario, L3B 3X4 or email rachelle.larocque@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, Planning Supervisor, Infrastructure and Development Services - Planning Division, 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 October 15, 2020.

Dated: October 6, 2020

Grant Munday, B.A.A., MCIP, RPP
Manager of Development Approvals

Maps:

map for 2020-08

1 FILE NO. OPA NO. 32

A complete application for Official Plan Amendment has been initiated by the City of Welland for lands described as being north of Forks Road, east of Highway 58, south of Highway 58A, and on the west side of Colborne Street and the recreational canal, legally described as Part Township Lots 23 and 24, Concession 5, Parts 1 and 2 on RP 59R-9333, and Part 1 on RP 59R-6589, City of Welland, municipally known as 80, 98, 122 and 148 Colborne Street, to designate the lands as an Area Specific Policy (Area 7) in Section 6.7 of the City’s Official Plan to allow for an estate residential development for a maximum of eight (8) lots on private water and septic systems, having a minimum size of 0.8 hectares (2 acres) each and a minimum lot frontage of 60 metres (150 feet).

2. FILE NO. 2020-11

A complete application for Zoning By-law Amendment has been initiated by the City of Welland for lands described as being north of Forks Road, east of Highway 58, south of Highway 58A, and on the west side of Colborne Street and the recreational canal, legally described as Part Township Lots 23 and 24, Concession 5, Parts 1 and 2 on RP 59R-9333, and Part 1 on RP 59R-6589, City of Welland, municipally known as 80, 98, 122 and 148 Colborne Street, to rezone the lands to Site Specific Rural Residential – RR in Zoning By-law 2017-117. The Zoning on these lands is currently under appeal. The proposed Site Specific Zone amendments have been made to provide a maximum of eight (8) lots to be created in this area of private services, and set out site specific lot area, frontage, front yard, interior side yard, rear yard, building height, lot coverage, and to require that development on these lands must be completed through a Draft Plan of Condominium.

A Virtual Public Information Meeting, to be held by City Staff, has been scheduled for 7:00P.M., OCTOBER 15, 2020. If you would like to participate in the Public Information Meeting, please contact Rachelle Larocque, Rachelle.larocque@welland.ca no later than 12pm on October 14, 2020 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, OCTOBER 27, 2020 via Zoom Meeting. Please contact the City Clerk at clerk@welland.ca no later than 12pm on Friday, October 23, 2020 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 limited to a maximum of 50 persons. 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 Official Plan (or Official Plan Amendment) is adopted, or before the proposed By-law is passed, 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 Official Plan (or Official Plan Amendment) is adopted, or before the proposed By-law is passed, 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 and/or Zoning By-law Amendment, you must make a written request to the City of Welland, 60 East Main Street, Welland, Ontario, L3B 3X4 or email rachelle.larocque@welland.ca.

For a copy of the proposed development or for more information about these matters, including information about preserving your appeal rights, contact Rachelle Larocque, Planning Supervisor, Infrastructure and Development Services - Planning Division, 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 October 14, 2020.

Dated: October 1, 2020

Travers Fitzpatrick
General Manager, Infrastructure and Development Services

Maps:

map for Zoning Schedule A - Froude

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

1 FILE NO. B008/2020WELL

Owner: 425 King Welland Inc.
Location: 425 King Street
Purpose: Application is made for consent to convey a pedestrian and vehicular ingress and egress easement in perpetuity over 658 square metres of vacant land, shown as Part 1 on the July 22, 2020 sketch attached to the application, to the benefit of Parts 3, 4 and 5 on the sketch. Parts 3 and 4 are known municipally as 153 Lincoln Street. Part 5 is known municipally as 439 King Street. Parts 1 and 2, being 3,427 square metres of vacant land, known municipally as 425 King Street, are to be retained for continued vacant and driveway use.

2 FILE NO. B009/2020WELL

Owner: Castle Tower Consulting Inc.
Location: 237 Hellems Avenue and 141 Regent Street
Purpose: Application is made for consent to convey 306 square metres of land containing a 2 storey mixed residential and commercial building, shown as Part 2 on the sketch attached to the application, for future residential use of multiple dwelling. Part 1, being 103 square metres of land, is to be retained for continued residential use of the dwelling known municipally as 141 Regent Street.
The subject land is also subject to concurrent Minor Variance Application File Nos. A13/2020 and A14/2020.

3 FILE NO. A13/2020

Owner: Castle Tower Consulting Inc.
Location: 237 Hellems Avenue
Purpose: Variances requested from Zoning By-law 2017-117 as follows:
Section 6.1.6 a) - To permit ninety-degree parking spaces at 2.7 metres by 5.5 metres instead of the required 2.75 metres by 5.5 metres.
Section 6.1.6 b) - To permit the minimum width of the parking space abutting the wall to be 2.7 metres instead of the required 3.05 metres.
Section 6.4.1 - To permit a reduction in the number of required parking spaces from 5 to 3 for a proposed 5 unit multiple dwelling.
Section 6.7.2 f) - To permit bicycle parking to be accessed by an aisle without the minimum width of 1.5 metres.
Section 6.9.3 a) - To permit the required parking for a multiple dwelling to be located within 3 metres of a street line instead not within 3 metres.
Section 6.17 a) Table 6.17.1 Column 2 - To exempt the 1.5 metre landscaped buffer requirement between the perimeter of the parking lot and a lot line of the abutting Residential Zone.
Table 7.3.1 - RL2 Zone - Multiple Dwelling - To permit a minimum lot area of 306 square metres, a minimum lot frontage of 13.5 metres, a 0 metre front yard, a 0 metre interior side yard, a minimum 0.2 metre exterior side yard, a minimum 2.7 metre rear yard, a maximum lot coverage of 79 percent and 0 percent landscaped area instead of 540 square metres, 15 metres, 4.5 metres, 2 metres, 2 metres, 6 metres, 55 percent and 20 percent, respectively.
The subject land is also subject to concurrent Consent Application File No. B009/2020WELL.
EXPLANATORY NOTE: Relief is requested in order to permit a 5 unit multiple dwelling in the existing building on a proposed undersized lot yet to be created with various parking, site and lot deficiencies (Part 2 on sketch).

4 FILE NO. A14/2020

Owner: Castle Tower Consulting Inc.
Location: 141 Regent Street
Purpose: Variances requested from Zoning By-law 2017-117 as follows:
Section 6.1.6 a) - To permit a ninety-degree parking space at 2.7 metres by 5.5 metres instead of the required 2.75 metres by 5.5 metres.
Section 6.9.1 a) - To permit the required parking space to be 0 metres from the street line instead of the minimum 5.5 metres.
Table 7.3.1 - RL2 Zone - Single-Detached - To permit a minimum lot area of 103 square metres, a minimum lot frontage of 7.6 metres, a minimum 0.7 metre west interior side yard, a minimum 0.3 metre east interior side yard and a minimum 0.1 metre rear yard instead of 270 square metres, 9 metres, 1 metre, 1 metre and 6 metres, respectively.
The subject land is also subject to concurrent Consent Application File No. B009/2020WELL.
EXPLANATORY NOTE: Relief is requested in order to permit the creation of an undersized retained lot with reduced lot frontage, reduced yards for the existing dwelling and to permit a reduction in the parking space width and location from the street line (Part 1 on sketch).

5 FILE NO. A15/2020

Owner: 2695481 Ontario Ltd.
Location: 260 King Street
Purpose: Variances requested from Zoning By-law 2017-117 as follows:
Section 6.3 - To permit a reduction in the number of required parking spaces to 0 for the existing building proposed to contain 5 dwelling units on the first level and 6 rooms on the second level.
Table 8.2.1 Footnote (1) - To permit dwelling units to occupy 100 percent of the ground floor of the building in the Downtown Mixed Use Centre Zone instead of the maximum 75 percent and to permit the street front portion of the building to be used exclusively for residential uses instead of non-residential uses.
EXPLANATORY NOTE: Relief is requested in order to permit residential uses within the existing building with 5 dwelling units on the first level and 6 rooms on the second level 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 2:00 P.M., Wednesday, October 21, 2020 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, October 16, 2020 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 October 1, 2020

Christine Rossetto,
SECRETARY-TREASURER

Maps:

map for B008/2020WELL

map for B009/2020WELL A13/2020 and A14/2020

map for A15-2020