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City Council - Wednesday, September 20, 2023, 7pm

Updated: Jan 5

A number of Zoning Bylaw Amendments, including the 2 Yonge Street applications that caused much discussion last week.




🧑‍⚖️🤴 Student Mayor(s)

  • Nil



📜📜 Confirmation of the Minutes



🏆🏅 Awards and Recognitions

  • Nil


🗣🎙 Deputations


🏢🏬 Zoning Bylaw Amendments - 427-437 Yonge Street AND 447-455 Yonge Street (Ward 8)

  • Blair Mills

  • Greg Stephenson



💸⚖️ Tax Applications



📝📄 General Committee Report


Section A (Items Approved on Consent)

🏘️🏘️ Zoning Bylaw Amendment - 101-119 Bay Lane (Ward 8)

  • Recommendation: Approve the rezoning from 'Residential Hold' (RH) to 'Residential Single Detached Dwelling First Density' with Special Provisions (R1) (SP-XXX)

  • Special Provisions:

    • minimum lot frontage reduced from 22m to 17m

    • uncurbed gravel surface treatment permitted for private roads and driveways (currently curbed stable surfaces are required)

    • uses, buildings and structures accessory to residential uses on lots 1-10 will be permitted on Block 11 – accessory uses such as recreational uses/facilities (tennis court), private roadway/driveways, infrastructure and storage will be permitted


🏒🚪 AAA U18 Dressing Room Facility Agreement


💌🏥 Invitation to Present - Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre

  • Invite the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre to provide a presentation to City Council in Fall of 2023


Section B

🏢🏬 Zoning Bylaw Amendment - 447-455 Yonge Street (Ward 8)

  • Recommendation: Approve the rezoning from 'Residential Single Detached Dwelling First Density' (R1) to 'Mixed Use Corridor - Special Provision' (MU2)(SP-XXX)

  • Special Provisions:

    • Yonge St. is the front yard of the property

    • permit a partially paved front yard (fully paved currently required)

    • eliminate minimum building setback to daylighting triangle (1m currently required)

    • require minimum rear yard setback of 20-33m to recognize the proposed L-shape building (currently 7m minimum permitted)

    • increase maximum south side yard setback to 6m (currently 3m required)

    • reduce commercial area from 50% to 34% of the gross floor area of the first floor

    • increase maximum lot coverage for parking areas from 35% to 39%

    • reduce minimum setback to underground parking structure from street from 1.2m to 0.6m


Section C

🌾🧑‍🌾 Extension to Temporary Use Bylaw - 15 Harvie Road (Ward 7)

  • LOST motion: Approve the extension to allow agricultural activity on the property for 3 years, subject to special provisions

  • Special Provisions:

    • agricultural activities limited to field crops in an open field

    • 30m naturalized buffer required around Lover's Creek and Whiskey Creek

    • access to the site for farming purposes is restricted to the entrance at Harvie Road

    • best management practices must be applied re: use of fertilizer and pesticides

    • activities related to the Bryne Drive South Extension will take precedent over permission for agriculture use on the portion of the lands identified for the construction of the roadway


Section D

🏢🏬 Zoning Bylaw Amendment - 427-437 Yonge Street (Ward 8)

  • Recommendation: Approve the rezoning from 'Residential Single Detached Dwelling First Density' (R1) to 'Mixed Use Corridor - Special Provision' (MU2)(SP-XXX)

  • Special Provisions:

    • Yonge St. is the front yard of the property

    • permit a partially paved front yard (fully paved currently required)

    • eliminate minimum building setback to daylighting triangle (1m currently required)

    • require minimum rear yard setback of 20-33m to recognize the proposed L-shape building (currently 7m minimum permitted)

    • increase maximum north side yard setback to 11m (currently 3m required)

    • reduce commercial area from 50% to 39% of the gross floor area of the first floor

    • increase maximum lot coverage for parking areas from 35% to 42%

    • reduce minimum setback to underground parking structure from street from 1.2m to 0.6m



⏸️⏯️ Deferred Business

  • Nil


Direct Motions

  • Nil


🧑‍🏫📑 Presentations

  • Nil



📜📜 Bylaws


Bill 095 - Part Lot Control Exemption, 55 & 57 Copperhill Heights

Bill 096 - Part Lot Control Exemption, 56-64 Blue Forest Crescent

Bill 097 - Zoning Bylaw Amendment, 667, 669, 673 & 675 Yonge Street (Ward 9)

Bill 098 - Zoning Bylaw Amendment, 101-119 Bay Lane (Ward 8)

Bill 099 - Zoning Bylaw Amendment, 518-524 Tiffin St. (Ward 5)

Bill 100 - Zoning Bylaw Amendment, 447-455 Yonge Street (Ward 8)

Bill 101 - Zoning Bylaw Amendment, 427, 429, 431, 435 & 437 Yonge Street (Ward 8)

Bill 102 – Confirmation Bylaw













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