Notice of Refusal for a Proposed Official Plan Amendment and Zoning By-law Amendment

Tuesday, February 06, 2024

42 Lakeshore Road West, Format Lakeshore Inc.

OPA 1715.25, Z.1715.25
Ward 2

For the reasons set out in the staff report, Council has decided to refuse the application for an official plan amendment and zoning by-law amendment submitted by Format Lakeshore Inc. under sections 22 and 34 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. P.13, as amended on January 22, 2024.

The purpose and effect of the proposed official plan amendment and zoning by-law amendment is to amend the Town's Official Plan and Zoning By-law to permit a Site-Specific height provision for the subject lands.

The effect of the applications would be to permit a new ten-storey mixed-use building.

Council’s decision reflects that the comments from the public have been appropriately addressed.

Any appeals must be filed with the Town Clerk at 1225 Trafalgar Road, Oakville, ON, L6H 0H3; must set out the reasons for the appeal; and must be accompanied with a certified cheque or money order in the amount of $300 payable to the Minister of Finance. A copy of the appeal form is available from the Ontario Land Tribunal website.

A person or public body that requested an amendment to the official plan of the Town of Oakville may appeal the refusal of the requested amendment to the Ontario Land Tribunal in respect of all or any part of the requested amendment by filing a notice of appeal with the Town Clerk.

No person or public body shall be added as a party to the hearing of the appeal unless, before the requested official plan amendment was refused, the person or public body made oral submission at a public meeting if any, or written submissions to the council or, in the opinion of the Ontario Land Tribunal, there are reasonable grounds to add the person or public body as a party. 

The decision of Council is final if a notice of appeal is not received before or on the last day to appeal.

Questions may be directed to Riley McKnight, Planner, Planning Services department at 905-845-6601, ext. 2919 (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 can form part of the public record which may be released to the public. 

Last date for filing an appeal: February 26, 2024