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UPCOMING SARNIA COUNCIL MEETINGS

Monday, March 4, 2019 - 4:00 p.m. Council Chambers – Regular Council Meeting.

Monday, March 25, 2019 - 4:00 p.m. Council Chambers – Regular Council Meeting.

Agendas are available on the City’s website and through the Clerk’s Department, 2nd Floor, City Hall.

Note: The February 25, 2019 Corporate Priorities and Strategic Planning Meeting has been cancelled and will be rescheduled to a later date.

 


NOTICE OF COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE MEETING

Notice is being given of a meeting of Committee of the Whole for the purpose of reviewing the Procedure By-Law and Code of Conduct to be held at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, March 4th, 2019 in Committee Room #2.

 


SARNIA POLICE SERVICES BOARD

An open meeting of the Sarnia Police Services Board will be held on Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 9:30 a.m. at the Police Services Building Board Room on the 2nd Floor.

 


CITY OF SARNIA

NOTICE OF INTENTION TO AMEND DESIGNATION BY-LAW NO. 9791
PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 30.1  OF THE ONTARIO HERITAGE ACT R.S.O. 1990.

 

TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the Corporation of the City of Sarnia is giving its Notice of Intention to Amend By-law Number 9791, a by-law which designates The City of Sarnia Canatara Log Cabin Complex, as a property that has Historic, Architectural Value or Interest.

Council gave its Notice of Intention to amend the by-law at its February 11th 2019, Council Meeting.

 

REASON FOR THE AMENDMENT

By-law No. 9791 is a By-Law that designated three structures known municipally as the Canatara Log Cabin Complex – the log cabin, carriage house and smokehouse, as being of Historic, Architectural Value or Interest. The smoke house was removed from the property a while ago, and the carriage house was totally rebuilt. Both were done without any updates and/or amendments to the by-law.

Major work is required to be done on the remaining log cabin for occupancy to be obtained so that it can be used for programmed community activities. Permits (demolition and building) are therefore required to facilitate the restoration and/or replication of the log cabin, with the intent of salvaging and maintaining as much original material as is possible, to maintain the heritage value and interest of the property.

To authorize the issuance of any building permits, it is therefore necessary to amend the existing designation by-law in accordance with Part IV, Section 30.1 of the Ontario Heritage Act, to reflect the past changes to the property and to complete the required work on the log cabin. The amendment would not remove the designation from the property; it is only to permit the work to be done on the log cabin and update the by-law to reflect the overall changes that were made to the property.

 

APPEAL TO THE CONSERVATION REVIEW BOARD

Any member of the public may appeal the amendment of this by-law to the Conservation Review Board by filing a notice of appeal, setting out the reasons for the appeal, with the Clerk of the Corporation of the City of Sarnia, within 30 days of the publication of the Notice in the local newspaper.

Any objections to this amendment of By-law 9791 must be filed no later than March 18th, 2019, before the end of City Hall Business day - 4:30 p.m.  Objections should be directed to the City Clerk’s Office, City Hall 2nd Floor, 255 North Christina Street, P.O. Box 3018, Sarnia ON, N7T 7N2

The decision of the Council of the Corporation of the City of Sarnia is final if an appeal is not received on or before March 18th 2019.  Additional information can be obtained by contacting staff of the Community Development Services & Standards Department during regular office hours.

 

DATED at the City of Sarnia this 16th day of February, 2019.

Max Williams – Planner II
Secretary, Sarnia Heritage Committee
City Hall, 255 North Christina Street,
P.O. Box 3018, Sarnia, ON N7T 7N2

 


CITY OF SARNIA NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETINGS

 

Please be advised that public meetings to consider the below-noted applications will be held by Sarnia City Council in the Council Chambers at City Hall on Monday, March 4, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.

 

Persons wishing to speak to these applications are requested to notify the City Clerk on or before noon Wednesday, February 27, 2019 in order to be placed on the agenda, although anyone in attendance will be given an opportunity to address Council on this matter.

 

  1. Rezoning Application 16-2018-85 of 2002, Draft Plan of Subdivision Application No. SD2-2018 and Draft Plan of Condominium Application No. CD1-2018 are submitted by Monteith Brown Planning Consultants on behalf of the owner, Bright’s Grove Golf Course.

 

The subject lands are municipally known as 1992 Estella Street and are located north of Lakeshore Road, east of Thelma Avenue, south of Estella Street and west of Yonge Street, as shown on the Area Map.

 

Rezoning Application 16-2018-85 of 2002

The applicant has proposed to change the zoning of the lands, add a site-specific Urban Residential 1-53 (UR1-53) Zone to add regulations to a portion of the site (CD1-2018) and to add natural hazard regulations. More specifically, the applicant has proposed the following zoning changes:

 

  1. Amend Zoning By-law No. 85 of 2002 to make the following mapping changes to Map 10 on Appendix A on the subject lands (shown on the Area Map):
    • Change Urban Residential 1 Holding (UR1(H)) Zone to a site specific Urban Residential 1-53 (UR1-53) Zone
    • Change Urban Residential 4 Holding (UR4(H)) Zone to a site specific Urban Residential 1-53 (UR1-53) Zone
    • Change Urban Residential 1  Holding (UR1(H)) Zone to Major Open Space 1 (MOS1) Zone
    • Change Urban Residential 1 Holding (UR1(H)) Zone to Urban Residential 1 (UR1) Zone
    • Mapping changes to alter the floodway and flood fringe to reflect technical reports submitted with the application

 

  1. Amend Zoning By-law No. 85 of 2002 to add a site specific Urban Residential 1-53 (UR1-53) Zone with the following regulations:
    • Single detached dwellings on community lots as a permitted use
    • Minimum parcel area of 3.755 ha
    • Minimum community lot area of 375m²
    • Minimum lot frontage of 23m (Estella Street)
    • Minimum community lot frontage of 13m
    • Minimum front yard depths of 4m (dwelling) and 6m (attached garage)
    • Minimum 1.2m side yard widths (dwelling with attached garage)
    • Minimum rear yard depth of 6.0m
    • Maximum lot coverage of 35% for the parcel
    • Maximum lot coverage of 50% on each community lot
    • Maximum height of 12m
    • Minimum landscaped open space of 50% for the parcel
  2. Amend Zoning By-law No. 85 of 2002 to add a new subsection 3.27(3)(a)(ii) to provide natural hazard regulations

Draft Plan of Subdivision Application No. SD2-2018

The applicant has proposed the development of 8 single detached residential dwelling lots (Subdivision Plan) that would front onto a new proposed municipal street. The proposed subdivision also includes 1 block for public road connection, 1 block for vacant land condominium, 2 blocks for golf course development, 1 block for road widening on Lakeshore Road, 1 block for a road widening on James Street and lands swaps on Estella Street.

 

The development of the lands is subject to the approval of Rezoning Application 16-2018-85 of 2002.

 

Draft Plan of Condominium Application No. CD1-2018

The applicant has proposed the development of 64 single detached residential dwelling lots on private roads (Condominium Plan) that would also include 0.78 ha of common elements (open space for landscaping and visitor parking)

 

The development of the lands is subject to the approval of Rezoning Application 16-2018-85 of 2002.

  1. Draft Plan of Subdivision Application No. SD3-2018 is submitted by the applicant, GFive Inc.

 

The subject lands are municipally known as 220 Mitton Street North and form part of the ‘North Block’ of the former Sarnia General Hospital Site, which is located north of George Street, south of Essex Street, east of Mitton Street North and west of Mackenzie Street North, as shown on the Area Map.

 

The applicant has proposed the development of 11 single detached residential dwelling lots on Essex Street. The proposed subdivision also includes 2 vacant commercial blocks fronting onto Mitton Street North, George Street and Mackenzie Street North.

 

  1. Rezoning Application No. 1-2019-85 of 2002 is submitted by the applicants, Eric and Tina Clarke and the agent, Rob Panzer.

 

The subject land is municipally known as 141 Durand Street and is located on the south side of Durand Street, east of Christina Street North (See Area Map). The subject land is currently designated Urban Residential in the Official Plan and zoned Urban Residential 2-1 (UR2-1) by Zoning By-law 85 of 2002, which permits low density residential uses (single detached dwellings with secondary dwelling units).

 

The applicant has proposed to amend the Urban Residential 2-1 (UR2-1) zoning of the subject lands, to permit three (3) dwelling units to be located in a converted single detached dwelling. No external alterations are proposed to the building.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Information about the applications is available on the City’s Community Engagement website at www.planning.smartsarnia.com and at the Community Development Services and Standards Department, 3rd Floor, City Hall, anytime during business hours from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Tel. 519 332-0330 Ext. 3295). Forward emails to planning@sarnia.ca .

 

Copies of the comments of City Hall Departments and other agencies who have reviewed the application, the Community Development Services and Standards Department's planning report and the proposed zoning by-law amendments will be available at the Planning & Building Department, 3rd Floor, City Hall, on or after Friday, March 1, 2019.

 

Council agendas (with staff report) 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, March 1, 2019.

 

PLANNING ACT INFORMATION FOR REZONINGS

If you wish to be notified of the decision of the Council of The Corporation of the City of Sarnia on a proposed zoning by-law amendment, you must make a written request to the City Clerk.

 

  1. If a person or public body would otherwise have an ability to appeal the decision of the Council of The Corporation of the City of Sarnia to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal but the 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.

 

  1. 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 Local Planning Appeal Tribunal unless, in the opinion of the Tribunal, there are reasonable grounds to do so.

 

PLANNING ACT INFORMATION FOR SUBDIVISIONS AND CONDOMINIUMS

 

If a person or public body does not make an oral submission at a public meeting or make a written submission to the Council of the Corporation of the City of Sarnia in respect to the proposed Plan of Subdivision before the approval authority gives or refuses to give approval to the plan of subdivision, the person or public body:

 

  1. is not entitled to appeal the decision of the Council of the Corporation of the City of Sarnia, to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal; and

 

  1. may not be added as a party to the hearing  of an appeal before the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal unless, in the opinion of the Tribunal, there is reasonable grounds to do so.

 

If you wish to be notified of the decisions of the Council of the Corporation of the City of Sarnia in respect of the rezoning, proposed plan of subdivision or proposed plan of condominium, you must make a written request to the City of Sarnia, P.O. Box 3018, 255 Christina St. North, Sarnia, Ontario. N7T 7N2.

 

 


CITY OF SARNIA NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETINGS

Please be advised that a public meeting to consider the following application has been rescheduled and will be held by Sarnia City Council in the Council Chambers at City Hall on: Monday, April 15, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.

 

Persons wishing to speak to these applications are requested to notify the City Clerk on or before noon Wednesday, April 10, 2019 in order to be placed on the agenda, although anyone in attendance will be given an opportunity to address Council on this matter.

 

Rezoning Application No. 1-2019-85 of 2002 is submitted by the applicants, Eric and Tina Clarke and the agent, Rob Panzer.

The subject land is municipally known as 141 Durand Street and is located on the south side of Durand Street, east of Christina Street North (See Area Map). The subject land is currently designated Urban Residential in the Official Plan and zoned Urban Residential 2-1 (UR2-1) by Zoning By-law 85 of 2002, which permits low density residential uses (single detached dwellings with secondary dwelling units).

 

The applicant has proposed to amend the Urban Residential 2-1 (UR2-1) zoning of the subject lands, to permit three (3) dwelling units to be located in a converted single detached dwelling.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Information about the applications is available on the City’s Community Engagement website at www.planning.smartsarnia.com and at the Community Development Services and Standards Department, 3rd Floor, City Hall, anytime during business hours from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Tel. 519 332-0330 Ext. 3295). Forward emails to planning@sarnia.ca .

 

Copies of the comments of City Hall Departments and other agencies who have reviewed the application, the Community Development Services and Standards Department's planning report and the proposed zoning by-law amendments will be available at the Planning & Building Department, 3rd Floor, City Hall, on or after Friday, April 12, 2019.

 

Council agendas (with staff report) 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, April 12, 2019.

 

PLANNING ACT INFORMATION FOR REZONINGS

If you wish to be notified of the decision of the Council of The Corporation of the City of Sarnia on a proposed zoning by-law amendment, you must make a written request to the City Clerk.

 

  1. If a person or public body would otherwise have an ability to appeal the decision of the Council of The Corporation of the City of Sarnia to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal but the 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.

 

  1. 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 Local Planning Appeal Tribunal unless, in the opinion of the Tribunal, there are reasonable grounds to do so.

Stakeholder Meeting

Proposed Development Charge By-laws – City of Sarnia

 

You are invited to attend a Stakeholder meeting regarding a proposed Development Charge study for the City of Sarnia.

Development charges (DCs) are used to recover the capital costs associated with residential and non-residential growth within the City of Sarnia (i.e. water and wastewater treatment, roads, fire, etc.). If you have an interest in development charges levied against new development within the City of Sarnia your attendance is encouraged. The Stakeholder meeting will review updates to the policies regarding development charges, including how the charges are calculated and what services will be included in the calculation.

If you are unable to attend the stakeholder meeting you will have opportunities to comment on the proposed development charge study through the City website and a future public meeting.

The Stakeholder meeting will be an opportunity for people to obtain information on the proposed development charge by-laws beginning with a presentation and followed by a question period with responses provided by the consultant, Watson and Associates and City Staff.

The Stakeholder meeting is scheduled for:

Friday, February 15, 2019

10:00am – 11:30am

City of Sarnia – Committee Room 4

255 Christina Street N. – Lower Level

To obtain additional information or to provide comments please email planning@sarnia.ca

 


 

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