Notice of Meeting on December 4, 2017 for a proposed Official Plan Amendment for the Kerr Village Growth Area

Mon, 13 Nov 2017

Notice of Meeting
Proposed Official Plan Amendment
Kerr Village Growth Area
Town Initiated
42.15.55, Ward 2

Monday, December 4, 2017, at 7 p.m.
Town Hall, 1225 Trafalgar Road, Council Chamber

You are invited to attend and provide input at this meeting hosted by Planning and Development Council.

The Planning Services department will be presenting a recommendation report with respect to the  town-initiated official plan amendment resulting from the Kerr Village Growth Area Review at this meeting.

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 2378224 Ontario Inc. - 231 to 237 Rebecca Street - Z.1617.43; 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.

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, 1225 Trafalgar Road, Oakville, ON L6H 0H3 or at  before the proposed official plan amendment is adopted:

  • the person or public body is not entitled to appeal the decision of the Town of Oakville Council to the Ontario Municipal Board; and
  • the person or public body may not be added as a party to the hearing of an appeal before the Ontario Municipal Board unless, in the opinion of the Board, there are reasonable grounds to add the person or public body as a party.

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 December 4, 2017, to ensure its availability to the Members of Council at the meeting. Individuals making oral submissions at the public meeting are requested to submit a written outline of the submission to the Town Clerk.  All submissions should include the full name and address of the presenter.

For more information about this matter, including information about preserving your appeal rights go to the Kerr Village Growth Area Review page, or you may visit the Planning Services department between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, or contact:

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

If you have any accessibility needs, please advise Carly Dodds one week before the meeting.

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 November 10, 2017