Boarding House Study & SRO

The City, with its consultant MHBC Planning, has undertaken a study of hotels/motels that are currently being used as residences for all or part of the year.  A New land use, a Single Room Occupancy (SRO) Building, is proposed to define and describe these uses.  Amendments to the Official Plan, Zoning By-law No. 79-200 and Licensing By-law No. 2001-31 are proposed to regulate SROs.

An OPEN HOUSE is was held on March 18, 2019 (Notice of Open House) .

The information boards presented at the Public Meeting can be viewed here.

Please visit the City's mycity - let's talk page to view draft planning and licensing documents and to complete an online surveyLet's talk - SRO

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A Statutory Public Meeting where City Council will consider these regulatory documents has been scheduled for June 25, 2019.

Futher information can be requested from the Planning and Development Department at planning@niagarafalls.ca .