Notice of Passing, proposed Official Plan Amendment, Kerr Village Growth Area

Wed, 20 Dec 2017

42.15.55, Ward 2

On Tuesday December 5, 2017 Town Council passed By-law 2017-119, which adopted Official Plan Amendment 19, under section 17(23), of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. P.13, as amended at its meeting that commenced on December 4, 2017 and was completed December 5, 2017.

The purpose of the proposed official plan amendment is to modify the text and schedules of the Livable Oakville Plan pertaining to the Kerr Village Growth Area to implement the findings of the Kerr Village Growth Area Review.

The effect of the proposed amendment includes changes to:

  • update the description and development concept for Kerr Village to clarify intent and to reflect various policy changes throughout;
  • update the policy language for expressing growth targets as a minimum planned density to be determined as part of future conformity matters;
  • introduce new and revised urban design policies to enhance existing objectives, including a new urban design schedule to illustrate urban design elements including: primary streets, secondary streets, enhanced streetscape areas, urban squares, and gateways;
  • designate the northwest corner of Kerr Street and Speers Road entirely Urban Core to facilitate comprehensive redevelopment;
  • introduce bonusing permissions to the Main Street 1 designations within the Kerr Village Main Street District;
  • permit stand-alone residential uses in certain contexts within the Main Street 1 and Main Street 2 designations;
  • permit stand-alone office uses and limited commercial uses within existing detached dwellings north of Lakeshore Road;
  • extend the Kerr Village Growth Area boundary in the Lower Kerr Village District to Dorval Drive in the west and Sixteen Mile Creek in the east;
  • introduce the Greenbelt Urban River Valley to the lands subject to the new Greenbelt Plan (2017);
  • update the Kerr Village Land Use Schedule and South East Land Use Schedule accordingly; and,
  • enhance clarity and intent through housekeeping amendments.

The proposed amendment will result in changes to the following parts of the Livable Oakville Plan: Section 23 (Kerr Village); Section 27.2 (South East Exceptions – Schedule G); Schedule A1 – Urban Structure; Schedule O – Kerr Village Land Use; and, Schedule G – South East Land Use.

The official plan amendment applies to the lands within the Kerr Village Growth Area ("subject lands") as identified on the map below.

This land is also subject to Fernbrook Homes (Rebecca) Limited - 210 Rebecca Street and 118, 122, 128 and 136 Maurice Drive - 24CDM-16001/1617 and 24T-16001/1617 and SP 1617.055/01; Grandview Living Inc. - 114 Maurice Drive – OPA 1617.43 and Z.1617.42; Would Be Developments Inc. - 174 Lakeshore Road W – 1716.015/01; Neilas (Shepherd Road) Inc. - 54 to 60 Shepherd Road - 1616.063/01; Recchia Developments - 67 Lakeshore Road West – SP1615.040/02; Garden Drive Townes Inc. - 113 to 131 Garden Drive - SP1617.054/01; Delridge Greenlife West Harbour - 42 Lakeshore Road West – SP1715.041/01; and Memory Care Investments (Oakville) Ltd. - 105 Garden Drive - 1617.052/01.

Council’s decision reflects the written and oral submissions received from the public and they have been appropriately addressed.

Any person or public body will be entitled to receive notice of the decision of the approval authority if a written request to be notified of the decision (including the person’s or public body’s address, fax number or email address) is made to the Manager of Planning Policy for the Regional Municipality of Halton at 1151 Bronte Road, Oakville, ON L6M 3L1.

The Director of Planning Services and Chief Planning Official for the Regional Municipality of Halton at 1151 Bronte Road, Oakville, ON L6M 3L1 is the approval authority to which these proposed official plan amendments will be submitted for approval.

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 online at the Kerr Village Growth Area Review page.

Questions may be directed to:

Carly Dodds
Policy Planner
Planning Services Department
905-845-6601, ext. 3264 (TTY 905-338-4200)

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.