Public Meetings October 23
By City Staff
CITY OF SARNIA
NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETINGS
Please be advised that public meetings of City Council are scheduled for Monday, October 23, 2017, at 4:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall, to hear the application listed below. Please check with the City Clerk for the time when these applications will be dealt with.
Persons wishing to speak to these applications are requested to notify the City Clerk on or before noon, Wednesday, October 18, 2017, in order to be placed on the agenda, although anyone in attendance will be given an opportunity to address Council on these matters.
Official Plan Amendment No. 5 and Rezoning Application 7-2017-85 of 2002 are submitted by Monteith Brown Planning Consultants, on behalf of the owners.
Please be advised that applications have been received to construct a retirement community on the subject site (see AREA MAP), which is the site of the former Devine Street Public School and is municipally known as 321 Devine Street. The proposal includes a 1,572m² (16,951ft²) five storey memory care building and a 2,242.2m² (23,941ft²) eight storey seniors residence building.
More specifically, the applicant has proposed the following amendments to the Official Plan and Zoning By-law:
- Amend the Official Plan by changing the designation of the lands from Urban Residential to Apartment Residential.
- Amend Zoning By-law 85 of 2002 by changing the zoning of the lands from “Urban Residential 2-1 (UR2-1)” to a site-specific “Urban Residential 5-27 (UR5-27)” zone that would permit long-term care facilities, nursing homes and retirement home.
For more information about this application, contact the Planning and Building Department, 3rd Floor, City Hall, anytime during business hours (Tel. 519 332-0330 Ext. 3344); forward E-mails to firstname.lastname@example.org
A planning rationale, conceptual site plan/floor plans, shadow study, traffic impact and parking study, functional servicing report, grading plan and servicing plans have been submitted as part of this application. These documents are available in the Planning and Building Department at Sarnia City Hall, located on the third floor at 255 Christina Street North.
Copies of the comments of the various City Hall Departments and other agencies who have reviewed this application, the Planning Department's planning reports with recommendations, and copies of the proposed zoning by-law amendment will be available at the Planning and Building Department, 3rd Floor, City Hall, on or after Friday, October 20, 2017.
Council agendas (with staff reports) are posted on the City’s website at www.sarnia.ca or can be obtained from the Clerk’s Department, 2nd Floor City Hall, on Friday, October 20, 2017.
PLANNING ACT INFORMATION FOR REZONINGS
a) If a person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make written submissions to the Council of the Corporation of the City of Sarnia before the by-law is passed, the person or public body is not entitled to appeal the decision of the Council of the Corporation of the City of Sarnia to the Ontario Municipal Board.
b) If a person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make written submissions to the Council of the Corporation of the City of Sarnia before the by-law is passed, 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 do so.
PLANNING ACT INFORMATION FOR OFFICIAL PLAN AMENDMENTS
a) If you wish to be notified of the adoption of the proposed official plan amendment, or of the refusal of a request to amend the Official Plan, you must make a written request to the City of Sarnia, P. O. Box 3018, 255 Christina St. North, Sarnia, Ontario. N7T 7N2
b) If a person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make written submissions to the City of Sarnia before the proposed official plan amendment is adopted, the person or public body:
i) is not entitled to appeal the decision of the County of Lambton to the Ontario Municipal Board; and
ii) 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.
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