Notice of public meeting on October 11, 2017 for Bronte Village Growth Area

Thu, 14 Sep 2017

Proposed Official Plan Amendment
Bronte Village Growth Area
Town Initiated
42.15.51, Ward 1

Wednesday, October 11, 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 purpose of the proposed official plan amendment is to modify the text and schedules of the Livable Oakville Plan pertaining to the Bronte Village Growth Area to implement the findings of the Bronte Village Growth Area Review.

The effect of the proposed amendment includes changes to:

  • enhance clarity and intent through housekeeping amendments;
  • update the development concept to clarify intent and to reflect policy changes throughout;
  • provide policy direction for the ongoing Lakeshore Road West Environmental Assessment;
  • update the policy language for expressing growth targets as a minimum planned density to be determined as part of future conformity matters;
  • introduce new urban design policies to enhance existing objectives and include an urban design schedule to illustrate urban design elements including: primary streets, secondary streets, enhanced streetscape areas, urban squares, view corridors, pedestrian connections, and gateways;
  • permit stand-alone residential uses in certain contexts within the Main Street 1 and Main Street 2 designations;
  • designate various properties to permit greater development opportunities at key locations which reflect the existing development concept;
  • expand bonusing permissions within the Main Street District;
  • provide an underlying land use designation on the lands designated Parkway Belt West;
  • introduce the Greenbelt Urban River Valley as per the new Greenbelt Plan (2017);
  • adjust the growth area boundary to exclude St. Ann’s Court; and,
  • update the Bronte Village Land Use Schedule accordingly

The proposed amendment will result in changes to the following parts of the Livable Oakville Plan: Section 24 (Bronte Village), Schedule A1 – Urban Structure, Schedule F – South West Land Use, and Schedule P – Bronte Village Land Use.

The area generally bounded by Sovereign Street to the north, East Street to the east, Lake Ontario to the south, and West River Street to the west. A key map is provided with this notice for your ease of reference.

This land is also subject to the following applications: East Sovereign GP Inc. - 2286, 2296 and 2298 Sovereign Street and 124,126 and 128 East Street - Z.1728.62, 24T-17001/1728 and 24CDM-17001/1728; Sabrina Homes (East Street Acquisitions) - 121 and 125 East Street - OPA and ZBA 1728.63, 24T-17005/1728; Symgine (Lake East ) Inc. - 83 East Street and 2266 Lakeshore Road West - OPA and ZBA 1728.61, Site Plan 1728.058/01; Bronte Village Mall (Western) - 2441 Lakeshore Road West - 1729.004/10; Bronte Village Mall (Eastern) - 2441 Lakeshore Road West - 1729.004/11; Ferbro Construction - 2377 Lakeshore Road West - 1729.070/01; 167 Nelson Street - CAV A/149/2017; 2375 Sovereign Street – B17/09(1729); 2369 Lakeshore Road West - B15/01(1729).

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 Tuesday, October 10, 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.

A copy of the proposed official plan amendment and information and material will be available to the public for inspection on or after Wednesday, September 20, 2017 on the Bronte Village Growth Area page, or you may visit the Planning Services department between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, contact:

Brad Sunderland
Policy Planner
Planning Services Department
905-845-6601, ext. 3043 (TTY 905-338-4200)

For more information about this matter, including information about preserving your appeal rights go to the Bronte Village Growth Area page, or visit the Planning Services department between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, or contact Brad Sunderland, Policy Planner, Planning Services Department at 905-845-6601, ext. 3043 (TTY 905-338-4200) or at

If you have any accessibility needs, please advise Brad Sunderland 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 September 14, 2017