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Affordability Committee – Wednesday, April 26, 2023, 6pm

Updated: Jan 6

Three Public Meetings for proposed developments in Wards 1 & 7

Meeting Location: Council Chambers

📝📑 Advisory Committee Reports

  • Nil

🗣️🏙️ Public Meetings

  • The Public Meetings are now being held in person OR by electronic participation.

  • If you wish to provide oral comments electronically, please register in advance by emailing: or calling 705-739-4220 x5500 during regular office hours prior to 12pm on the day of the meeting

  • Once you register, you will be provided information from the Legislative Services Branch on how to make your submission at the Virtual Public Meeting. To participate in the Virtual Planning Meeting virtually, you will need access to a computer with internet service or a telephone.

  • If you decide to speak after the meeting has started, you need to email or call 705-797-5353.

🗣️🏘️ 259 Salem Road and 910 Essa Road (Ward 7)

500 Salem Road (Ward 7)

95 Cook Street and 103 & 107 Napier Street (Ward 1)

  • Public Meeting Notice:

  • Presentation:

  • Staff Memo:

  • Correspondence:

  • Application for an Official Plan Amendment and Zoning Bylaw Amendment

  • Proposal to permit the development of 35 block/cluster townhouse units ranging from 2-3 storeys, while maintaining 2 existing single detached residential lots along Napier Street and an institutional block along Cook Street for an existing church

  • Application submitted by Innovative Planning Solutions Inc. on behalf of 255605 Ontario Inc.

  • Seeking to change land use in the Official Plan for a portion of the property from "Institutional" to "Residential"

  • Seeking to rezone from "Institutional - Special Provision 149" (I,SP-149) and "Residential Single Detached Dwelling Second Density" (R2) to "Residential Multiple Dwelling Second Density with Special Provisions" (RM2,SP-XXX), "Residential Single Detached Dwelling Second Density with Special Provisions" (R2,SP-XXX), and "Institutional with Special Provisions" (I,SP-XXX)

  • Special Provision requests for Townhouse Units:

    • Front Yard Setback reduced to 3m (currently 7m required)

    • Rear Yard Setback reduced to 2m (currently 7m required)

    • Gross Floor Area increased to 91% of lot area (currently 60% required)

    • Density increased to 41 units per hectare (currently 40 required)

    • Permit Tandem Parking

  • Special Provision requests for existing Single Detached Residential lots:

    • Rear Yard Setback (103 Napier) reduced to 4.1m (currently 7m required)

    • Side Yard Setback (107 Napier) reduced to 0.6 on east and 3.2m on west (currently 1.2m required)

  • Special Provision requests for Institutional block (for existing church)

    • Lot Frontage decreased to 28.5m (currently 30m required)

    • Side Yard Setback reduced to 2.5m on north and 6.7 on south (currently 9m required)

    • Rear Yard Setback reduced to 5m (currently 9m required)

    • Landscape Strip reduced to 0.8m on north and 1.8m on south (currently 3m required)



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