Statutory public meeting on May 10, 2021, for a town-initiated, town-wide zoning by-law amendment
Thu, 15 Apr 2021
Proposed Zoning By-law Amendment
Town-initiated, Town Wide
42.25.20, Wards 1 to 7
Monday, May 10, 2021, at 6:30 p.m.
Videoconference broadcast from the Council Chamber
Town Hall, 1225 Trafalgar Road
Town of Oakville YouTube channel
You are invited to attend and provide input at this videoconferencing meeting hosted by Planning and Development Council.
Due to the COVID-19 emergency, attendance at Town Hall is restricted and public meetings are being held by videoconference only. Instructions on how to view the meeting or participate by written submission, videoconference or telephone are provided below.
The Planning Services department will be presenting a recommendation report with respect to this development proposal at this meeting.
The purpose of the proposed omnibus amendment to Town of Oakville Zoning By-law 2014-014, as amended, is to make a number of housekeeping, technical and other modifications affecting numerous zones, which would assist in the use and interpretation of the Zoning By-law and implement the Livable Oakville Plan.
The effect of the omnibus amendment to Zoning By-law 2014-014 would be as follows:
Part 1, Administration, would be modified by:
- adding a new s. 1.11 Interpretation of Words, to assist with the interpretation and implementation of by-law
- modifying s. 1.4, to assist with the issuance of Certificates of Occupancy
- adding a new s.12 Construction Tolerance, to assist with minor construction errors or slight measurement discrepancies
Part 2, Establishment of Zones, would be amended by:
- modify s. 2.3.2 Split Zoning, to provided additional clarity and assist with interpretation and implementation of the by-law
Part 3, Definitions, would be amended by:
- modifying the definitions of “Floor Area, Residential”, “Residential Floor Area Ratio”, “Attic”, “Pet Care Establishment”, “Structure”, “Manufacturing”, “Lot Coverage”, “Storey”, “Grade, Established”, “Yards”, “Lot Area”, “Motor Vehicle Service Station”, “Park, Public” and “Parking Area, Heavy Vehicle” for clarification purposes.
Part 4, General Provisions, would be amended by:
- modifying s. 4.12.4 a), to rectify any land dedication to a property owner
- modifying s. 4.11.1, to clarify the requirement for landscaping and shared driveways
- modifying s. 4.25.2, to clarify model homes are not subject to s.4.14
- modifying s. 4.25.2, to clarify temporary sales offices are not subject to s.4.14
- modifying s. 4.1.1 b), to clarify the permitted uses as per Table 6.2.1
- modifying s. 4.3, to clarify the allowable projections and encroachments
- modifying Table 4.3, to add window wells
- modifying s. 4.22 (b), to assist with the interpretation and implementation of by-law for shipping containers
- modifying s. 4.25.1, to clarify the permitted uses incidental to construction
- modifying s. 4.6, to restructure the section pertaining to rooftop mechanical equipment and rooftop terraces accordingly
- modifying Table 4.3 for the RL6 Zone, to include decks measured from grade
- modifying s. 4.6.6 h), to remove conflict with Ontario Building Code requirement
- modifying s. 4.16.1 d), to add regulations for pools and hot tubs on rooftop terraces
- modifying Table 4.11.2 pertaining to Manufacturing, to reduce conflicts with change in permitted property uses
- modifying Table 4.3 by adding Flankage, to clarify below grade access stairs regulations
Part 5, Parking, Loading & Stacking Lane Provisions, would be amended by:
- modifying s. 5.8.6, to clarify floor area excludes basement area
- modifying s. 5.8.4 a), to clarify how the measurement is taken
- modifying Table 5.2.1, to clarify that footnote 2 b) does not apply to apartment dwellings
- modifying Table 5.2.1, to clarify the discrepancy between the two footnotes pertaining to equal to or greater than 60 per cent
- modifying Table 5.2.2, to clarify that footnote 2 b) does not apply to apartment dwellings
- modifying s. 5.5.2, to clarify where the stacking spaces are counted from
- modifying Additional Regulations for Table 5.5, to clarify where the measurement is taken from when multiple windows are provided for a restaurant
- modifying s. 5.8.2 c), to assist with the interpretation and implementation of by-law pertaining to combined maximum driveway widths
Part 6, Residential Zones, would be amended by:
- adding a side note to s. 6.3, to clarify that section 6.10 applies when they are divided by Part Lot Control
- modifying s. 6.4.6 b), to clarify that floor area does not apply to area within a mechanical space above the second storey
- modifying Table 6.2.1, to clarify that an Accessory Dwelling is not permitted in a Link Home as per Section 4.1.1 b)
- modifying s. 6.5.2, to clarify that yard requirements are the same for accessory buildings as the dwelling, unless otherwise noted
- modifying Table 6.3.3 for the RL8 Zone, to correct and align the current by-law with the former 1984- 063 by-law regulations
Part 7, Midtown Oakville Zones, would be amended by:
- modifying Footnote 3 of Table 7.2, to setup the footnote for consistency
Part 8, Mixed Use Zones, would be amended by:
- modifying Footnote 1 of Table 8.2, to assist with the interpretation and implementation of by-law
- modifying Footnote 3 a) of Table 8.2, apply regulation to allow for accessory dwelling uses below the first storey
- modifying Footnote 3 b) of Table 8.2, to apply regulations to condominiums
Part 10, Employment Zones, would be amended by:
- removing Footnote 5 a) of Table 10.2, as it’s unnecessary in combination with footnote b)
- modifying Footnote 9 of Table 10.2, to apply the proper intent of the Footnote
- modifying Table 10.2 in conjunction with s. 10.6, to provide additional clarity in relation to the amendment to the definition
Part 13, Environmental Zones, would be amended by:
- modifying Footnotes 1, 2 and 3 of Table 13.2, to eliminate redundancy and clarify the permissions for lots of record
Part 15, Special Provisions, would be amended by:
- modifying s. 15.22.1, Zone Provisions i), to allow 1.0 m projection into minimum yards
- modifying s. 15.117 by adding linked dwelling as a permitted use, to correct that linked dwellings are an existing use on Maidstone Crescent, but are not a permitted use
- adding a new section for 2061 and 2108 to 2134 Lakeshore Road East, to reflect the regulations set out in the Court Order DC-16-0065-00 modifying s. 15.44.1 f), to be corrected as per old Special Provision 434
- modifying Section 15.44.1 g), to be corrected as per old Special Provision 434
- modifying Table 335, to clarify that a Day Care is a permitted use in the E2 Zone, introduced through by OMB Decision PL140317
Zoning By-law 2014-014, as amended, applies to all lands south of Dundas Street and north of Highway 407. All lands subject to Zoning By-law 2014-014, as amended, are affected by the proposed amendments to the text of the By-law. A number of individual sites are also affected by the proposed amendment through amended or additional site specific regulations.
No key map is provided as the proposed by-law amendment applies to all lands subject to Zoning By-law 2014-014, as amended.
If a person or public body would otherwise have an ability to appeal the decision of the Town of Oakville to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal but the person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make written submissions to Council c/o the Town Clerk at the Town of Oakville, Clerk’s department, 1225 Trafalgar Road, Oakville, ON L6H 0H3 (Dropbox is located in front of Town Hall) or at TownClerk@oakville.ca before the bylaw is passed, the person or public body is not entitled to appeal the decision.
If a person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting, or make written submissions to Council c/o the Town Clerk at the Town of Oakville, Clerk’s department, before the 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 Tribunal, there are reasonable grounds to do so.
If you wish to be notified of the decision of the Town of Oakville on this matter, you must make a written request to the Town Clerk at the Town of Oakville, Clerk’s department, 1225 Trafalgar Road, Oakville, ON L6H 0H3 or at TownClerk@oakville.ca.
This meeting will be live streamed on YouTube.
Any submission to the Planning and Development Council, either in hard copy or in electronic format, must be forwarded to the Clerk’s department for receipt no later than noon on Monday, May 10, 2021, to ensure its availability to the Members of Council at the meeting. Individuals wishing to make an oral submission at the public meeting are strongly encouraged to contact the Clerk’s Department by noon on Friday, May 7, 2021 by email to: TownClerk@Oakville.ca or call 905-815-6015 to register as a delegation and to obtain instructions on how to participate.
Requests to participate electronically will also be received during the meeting to ensure that those watching the live stream will be given the opportunity to speak. Instructions will be given on how to speak to an item during the live stream of the meeting. All submissions should include the full name and address
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For more information about this matter, including information about preserving your appeal rights, you may: view the information on our Development Application Appeals Process page or contact Brandon Hassan, Planner, Planning Services department at 905- 845-6601, ext. 3006 (TTY 905-338-4200) or at email@example.com.
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The personal information accompanying your submission is being collected under the authority of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. P.13, as amended, and may form part of the public record which may be released to the public.
Dated at the Town of Oakville April 15, 2021