Notice of intention to pass amending by-law to remove a holding symbol from Zoning By-law 2009-189

Friday, May 19, 2023
Notice of Intention to Pass Amending By-law to
Remove a Holding Symbol
Part of Block 146 on Plan 20M-1229
Mattamy (Joshua Creek) Limited
ZH 4.23, Ward 6

Monday, June 5, 2023
Anticipated Delegated Authority Approval Date

You are invited to provide input as it relates to this application submitted under Section 36 of the Planning Act to remove an “H” holding symbol H29 from Zoning By-law 2009-189 applicable to the lands identified below: 
  • North of Dundas Street East, south of Everest Crescent, on the west side of William Cutmore Boulevard.
A “H” holding symbol is a mechanism to ensure that certain conditions are met prior to the development of the lands proceeding in accordance with the approved Zoning. If the conditions are met, the Town is required to remove the holding symbol upon application by the landowner, by passing a By-law under Section 36 of the Planning Act. Holding Provision Number H29 requires that the following conditions shall first be completed to the satisfaction of the Town of Oakville:
  1. That water and wastewater Servicing Allocation has been secured for the subject lands and the proposed development through Halton Region; and that Halton Region provides correspondence indicating that sufficient water and wastewater servicing allocation has been secured to support the development.
  2. That the JC‐31 realignment works are completed and written confirmation is received from Conservation Halton confirming that the Dundas Urban Core (Block 200) is no longer within Conservation Halton’s regulated area, which includes the flooding hazard under the Regional Storm Event and its associated 7.5 metre allowance or the draft plan of subdivision is redlined in accordance with the final limits of the Natural Heritage System.

The Commissioner of Community Development, or their designate, will be making a decision on the application to remove the holding provision on or after Monday, June 5, 2023. 
Although there are no third-party rights of appeal on the removal of the holding symbol, you are entitled to notice and may make written submissions before the by-law is passed. Any submission should be forwarded to the Commissioner 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 Written submissions should be submitted no later than noon on Friday, June 2, 2023.

All submissions should include the full name and address of the author.

If you wish to be notified of the decision 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

For more information about this matter, contact Brandon Hassan, Planner, Planning Services department at 905-845-6601, ext. 3006 (TTY 905-338-4200) or at

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 May 19, 2023.