Notice of Passing for Zoning By-Law Amendment - Appeal-related harmonization, monitoring and other housekeeping matters

Fri, 26 Feb 2016

Town Initiated
42.25.15, Ward 1-6

Council passed Zoning By-law 2016-023 under section 34, of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. P.13, as amended on February 16, 2016.

The purpose and effect of the proposed amendment to the Town of Oakville Zoning By-law 2014-014 is to incorporate a number of appeal-related amendments across multiple zones to ensure consistency, update regulations based on other legislative changes, update regulations based on monitoring of the by-law since its passing, and additionally clarify the interpretation of a number of existing regulations.  The proposed amendment includes:

  • Revisions to the definition of front lot line,
  • Revisions to the definition of private home daycare,
  • Revisions to the general provision regarding accessory dwellings and area measurement (4.1),
  • Revisions to the general provision regarding allowable projections including column titles, outdoor pool decks, access stairs, balconies, and uncovered platforms (4.3),
  • Additions to the general provision regarding outside display and sales (4.17),
  • Revisions to the parking provision regarding parking space dimensions and obstructions [5.2.3(d)],
  • Adding private schools as a permitted use in the Neighbourhood Commercial (C1) Zone (9.2),
  • Changing the term “dry cleaning/laundry” to “dry cleaning depot” and “dry cleaning/laundry establishment” in the commercial zones (9.2),
  • Adding art gallery as a permitted use in the Office Employment (E1) and Business Employment (E2) Zones, and
  • Limiting the permission for heavy vehicle parking area in employment zones to be an accessory use (10.2).

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.

These lands are also subject to the following applications:

For minor variance (as of December 15, 2015):
File No. CAV A/132/2008, 371 Spruce Street; File No. CAV A/143/2012, 3358 Lakeshore Road West; File No. CAV A/139/2012, 3056 Neyagawa Boulevard; File No. CAV A/152/2012, 241 Cardinal Drive; File No. CAV A/006/2013, 1491 Burloak Drive; File No. CAV A/098/2014, 1102 Crestview Street; File No. CAV A/225/2014, 1243 Bridge Road; File No. CAV A/079/2015, 125 Chartwell Road; File No. CAV A/083/2015, 1091 Speers Rd; File No. CAV A/094/2015, 2253 and 2257 Royal Windsor Drive; File No. CAV A/112/2015, 2055 Cornwall Road; File No. CAV A/126/2015, 472 Jeanette Drive; File No. CAV A/127/2015, 113 Deane Avenue; File No. CAV A/152/2015, 529 Michael Terrace; File No. CAV A/169/2015, 474 Lakeshore Road East; File No. CAV A/181/2015; File No. CAV A/181/2015, 366 Galt Avenue; File No. CAV A/211/2015, 172 Westdale Road; File No. CAV A/217/2015, 1128 Westdale Road; File No. CAV A/212/2015, 12 Birch Hill Lane; File No. CAV A/241/2015, 428 Sandmere Place; File No. CAV A/225/2015, 1116 Westdale Rd; File No. CAV A/222/2015, 287 Vilma Drive; File No. CAV A/235/2015, 2305 Kirkhill Place; File No. CAV A/237/2015, File No. 2485 North Service Road West; File No. CAV A/241/2015, 428 Sandmere Place; File No. CAV A/232/2015, 1198 Cynthia Lane; File No. CAV A/209/2015, 1229 Marlborough Court; File No. CAV A/108/2015, 27 Park Avenue; File No. CAV A/215/2015, 418 Cairncroft Road; File No. CAV A/230/2015 and A/231/2015, 87 Reynolds Street; File No. CAV A/233/2015, 45 First Street; File No. CAV A/242/2015, 199 Allan Street; File No.  CAV A/243/2015, 1357 Pinegrove Road; File No. CAV A/244/2015, 2448 Bridge Road; File No. CAV A/245/2015, 107 Strathcona Avenue; File No. CAV A/246/2015, 1496 Mansfield Drive; File No. CAV A/247/2015, 21 First Street; File No. CAV A/248/2015, File No. 355 Bartos Drive; File No. CAV A/249/2015, 1031 Pinewood Avenue; File No. CAV A/196/2015, 56 Brentwood Road; File No. CAV A/201/2015, 2400 Neyagawa Blvd; File No. CAV A/001/2016-1222 Baldwin Drive; File No. CAV A/002/2016, 263 Chartwell Road; File No. CAV A/003/2016, 382 Sandhurst Drive; File No. CAV A/004/2016, 1427 Willowdown Road; File No. CAV A/005/2016, 1110 Morrison Heights Drive; File No. CAV A/007/2016, 1240 Braeside Drive; File No. CAV A/008/2016, 51 Arkendo Drive; File No. CAV A/009/2016, 1131 Truman Avenue; File No. CAV A/010/2016, File No. 480 Chamberlain Lane; File No. CAV A/011/2016, 354 Fourth Line; File No. CAV A/012/2016, 350 River Side Drive; File No. CAV A/013/2016, 24 West River Street; File No. CAV A/014/2016, 3095 Victoria Street; File No. CAV A/015/2016, 117 Deane Avenue.

For consent (as of December 15, 2015):
File No. B14/11 (1619), 491 Lakeshore Road West; File No. B14/12 (1619), 113 Suffolk Avenue; File No. B14/13 (1619), 117 Suffolk Avenue; File No. B15/01-, 2369 Lakeshore Road West; File No. B15/05, 3430, 3450 and 3470 Superior Court; File No. B15/06 (1511), 1191 Holton Heights Drive; File No. B15/07 (1511), Holton Heights Drive; File No. B15/08 (1712), 45 First Street; File No. B15/10, 474 Lakeshore Road East; File No. B15/12 (1333), 3239 Dundas Street West; File No. B15/18 (1713), 87 Reynolds Street; File No. B15/19 (1713), 87 Reynolds Street; File No. B15/20 (1511), 1273 Hillview Crescent; File No. B15/13, 326 Reynolds Street; File No. B15/14, 135 Watson Avenue; File No. B15/15, 3130 and 3108 Sixth Line; File No. B15/17, 2061 Lakeshore Road East; File No. B15/21, 55 Howard Avenue.

Plan of subdivision (as of February 22, 2016):
File No. 24T-14007/1430; 1401 Bronte Road (Bronte Green Corporation), File No. 24T-14004/1530; 1215 and 1221 Lakeshore Road West [Fernbrook Homes (Lakeshore) Inc.], File No. 24T-14006/1722; 2087 Upper Middle Road East (Infrastructure Ontario), File No. 24T-11003/1405.

Official plan amendment (as of February 22, 2016):
File No. 1430.32, 1401 Bronte Road (Bronte Green Corporation), File No. 1530.07; 114 Maurice Drive (Grandview Living Inc.), File No. 1617.42; 231 and 237 Rebecca Street (2378224 Ontario Inc.), File No. 1617.43; 2266 Lakeshore Road West and 86 East Street (Investican Group Ltd.), File No. 1728.61.

Lands covered by the proposed by-law amendment are also subject to appeals of the original passage of Zoning By-law 2014-014 (inZone project, OMB File No. PL140317).

Any appeals of the zoning by-law must be filed with the Town Clerk, 1225 Trafalgar Road, Oakville, ON L6H 0H3, setting out the reasons for the appeal together with a certified cheque or money order in the amount of $125 payable to the Minister of Finance. A copy of the appeal form is available from the Ontario Municipal Board website.

Only individuals, corporations and public bodies may appeal a by-law to the Ontario Municipal Board. A notice of appeal may not be filed by an unincorporated association or group. However, a notice of appeal may be filed in the name of an individual who is a member of the association or the group on its behalf.

No person or public body shall be added as a party to the hearing of the appeal unless, before the by-law was passed, the person or public body made oral submissions at a public meeting or written submissions to the Town Clerk or, in the opinion of the Ontario Municipal Board, there are reasonable grounds to add the person or public body as a party.

The public may view planning documents and background material at the Planning Services department between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday or on the February 16, 2016 Planning and Development Council agenda.

Questions may be directed to:

Diane Childs, Manager
Policy Planning
Planning Services Department 
905-845-6601, ext. 3986 (TTY 905-338-4200)
diane.childs@oakville.ca

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: March 16, 2016