Bronte Green Corporation - 1401 Bronte Road - OPA 1530.07, Z.1530.07, 24CDM-14003/1530 and 24T-14004/1530
Official Planning Amendment, Zoning By-Law Amendment, Draft Plan of Subdivision and Draft Plan of Condominium
1401 Bronte Road
File: OPA 1530.07, Z.1530.07, 24T-14004/1530 and 24CDM-14003/1530
To permit a new residential subdivision including parkland, a mix of residential units and mixed uses on the lands currently occupied by the Saw Whet Golf Course. The application for Official Plan amendment also includes proposed designations for additional lands on the west side of Bronte Road (referred to as the “Enns lands” or “Bronte Road West Lands”). These lands are not included in the applications for zoning by-law amendment or the draft plan of subdivision.
The land owned by the Bronte Green Corporation and the Bronte Road West lie within the Merton Planning Study area.
Application status - negotiated settlement
The application has been appealed to the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) File #PL141318. The OMB is now responsible for making a decision on the application.
The Town of Oakville, Region of Halton, Conservation Halton, and the Halton District School Board have now negotiated a settlement with Bronte Green Corporation and the owners of lands on the west side of Bronte Road. Links to the revised concept plan and other documents related to the settlement are provided:
- Concept Plan - November 17, 2016 Update (pdf, 1.3MB)
- Concept Plan - November 14, 2016 Version (pdf, 2.6 MB)
- Draft Plan of Subdivision (pdf, 1.5 MB)
- Coloured Version of Draft Plan (pdf, 439 kb)
- Official Plan Amendment (pdf, 1.3 MB)
- Enlargement of Official Plan Map (pdf, 674 kb)
- Zoning By-Law Amendment (pdf, 421 kb)
- Conditions of Draft Approval of the Plan of Subdivision (pdf, 962 kb)
- Pedestrian Circulation and Trails Plan (pdf, 634 kb)
- Air Photo - Context Map (pdf, 511 kb)
The OMB has not yet made its decision. Evidence on the settlement was presented on Monday, November 14, 2014. Additional evidence will be presented on Thursday November 17, 2016. Participants will be heard by the board on Wednesday, November 23 and Thursday November 24, 2016. Members of the public are welcome to attend the hearing, however only people who filed a summary of their evidence in the form of a participant statement prior to August 27, 2015 will be permitted to speak.
For more information, please visit the Bronte Green Corporation settlement FAQ page.
- The OMB’s Decision and Procedural Order issued May 14, 2015 (pdf)
- Consolidated issues list for the hearing that was filed with the Board (pdf)
After five weeks of hearing, the applicant is still presenting its case. The Board will not hear from the other parties including the public agencies until that is complete although the Board heard from 11 of the 50 participants in June. Although the Board had reserved hearing dates from September 12 to November 18, 2016, for the continuation of the hearing, the September dates have been cancelled. It is currently likely that the hearing will reconvene sometime in October. Additional details will be provided on this website when available.
On Monday, November 14, 2016, the Town of Oakville, Region of Halton, Conservation Halton, Halton District School Board advised the Ontario Municipal Board that they had agreed to a settlement of the applications filed by Bronte Green Corporation. The Board has heard evidence from Bronte Green on the proposed settlement. Evidence from the owner of lands on the west side of Bronte Road with respect to those lands will be heard on Thursday, November 17, 2016. An open house for participants to ask questions with respect to the revised plan will be hosted at townhall in the Bronte Palermo Room on Thursday, November 17, 2016 between 6 and 8 p.m.