Public Meetings

Notice of Public Meeting - AM-2023-030 - 3958 Cardinal Drive (ZBA & Vacant Land Condominum)

Tuesday, April 30, 2024 @ 4:30 PM
City Hall Council Chambers or Remotely

A zoning by-law amendment application has been submitted to permit 33 townhouse dwelling units in 5 blocks, Schedule 1 shows the details of the proposal.

The land is currently zoned Residential Low Density Group Multiple Dwellings (R4-815) in accordance with Zoning By-law 79, 200 as amended by By-law No. 2020-050. The current zoning permits a 118-unit retirement home with height variations from 15.6 m to 19.2 m. The applicant is requesting to place the townhouses under a site-specific Low-Density Group Multiple Dwellings (R4) zone. The proposal includes: a reduction of the minimum lot area for each dwelling unit, a reduction of the minimum front yard depth, a reduction of the... (truncated - see link for details)

Notice of Public Meeting - AM-2023-030 - 3958 Cardinal Drive (ZBA & Vacant Land Condominum) website link

Notice of Public Meeting (AM-2023-007) 5858-5882 Dunn Street

Tuesday, April 30, 2024 @ 4:30 PM
City Hall, Council Chambers or via virtual attendance

A zoning by-law amendment application has been submitted to permit 72 stacked townhouse dwelling units within 4 blocks. Schedule 1 shows the details of the proposal.

The subject lands, municipally known as 5858, 5866, 5882 Dunn Street are currently zoned Residential Low Density, Grouped Multiple Dwellings (R4) in part and Development Holding (DH) in part. The applicant requests to place the stacked townhouses under a site-specific Residential Apartment (R5C) zone with a reduction of the minimum front yard depth, minimum interior side yard width, minimum rear yard depth, minimum landscape open space, minimum parking space requirement for each dwelling unit, and the minimum... (truncated - see link for details)

Notice of Public Meeting (AM-2023-007) 5858-5882 Dunn Street website link

Notice of Statutory Public Meeting regarding Development Charges

Tuesday, April 30, 2024 @ 4:00 PM
Council Chambers, City Hall, 4310 Queen Street, Niagara Falls, ON, Canada L2E 6X5

Take notice that City of Niagara Falls Council is holding a public meeting on April 30th, 2024, at 4:00 PM to discuss proposed development charge rates as well as the policies that will be applied throughout the City. Council will be considering the approval of updated development charges by-laws on a date following this public meeting.


Development charges are fees on new developments that fund growth-related costs to a municipality, which are governed by the Development Charges Act, 1997. The Development Charges Background Study relates to the provision of eligible DC Services, which includes General Government, Library Services, Fire Protection Services, Parks and Recreation,... (truncated - see link for details)

Notice of Statutory Public Meeting regarding Development Charges website link

Notice of Public Committee of Adjustment Hearing (A-2024-009) - 7686 Dorchester Rd - Minor Variance

Tuesday, April 23, 2024 @ 4:00 PM
Committee Room 2, City Hall, 4310 Queen Street, Niagara Falls

The subject property is zoned Residential Low Density Grouped Multiple Dwelling (R4) Zone, in accordance with Zoning By-law No. 79-200. The applicant is proposing to extend/enlarge the legal nonconforming use specifically to increase the square footage of the existing  detached shop by a proposed addition of 53.4 m2. The regulations of the R4 zone do not apply to a legal non-conforming use. The applicant is requesting the Committee of Adjustment to consider and extension/enlargement of a legal non-conforming use, through a process permitted by Section 45(a)(i) and 45(2)(ii) of the Planning Act (R.S.O. 199, c.P.13). See details in the... (truncated - see link for details)

Notice of Public Committee of Adjustment Hearing (A-2024-009) - 7686 Dorchester Rd - Minor Variance website link

Notice of Public Committee of Adjustment Hearing (A-2024-008) - 8196 McLeod Rd - Minor Variance

Tuesday, April 23, 2024 @ 4:00 PM
Committee Room 2, City Hall, 4310 Queen Street, Niagara Falls

The subject lands are zoned Residential Group Multiple Dwellings (R4-1090), in part, and Environmental Protection Area (EPA-1091), in part, in accordance with Zoning By-law No. 79-200, as amended by site specific By-law No. 2019-056. Further varied by Committee of Adjustment Decision A-2019-029. The applicant is proposing to construct one additional dwelling unit within each existing 5-unit townhouse dwelling
and within each semi-detached dwelling on the subject lands. The applicant is requesting the Committee of Adjustment to consider minor variances from provisions of Zoning By-law No 79-200, as amended, through a process permitted by... (truncated - see link for details)

Notice of Public Committee of Adjustment Hearing (A-2024-008) - 8196 McLeod Rd - Minor Variance website link

Notice of Public Committee of Adjustment Hearing (A-2024-006) - 5920 Dunn St - Minor Variance

Tuesday, April 23, 2024 @ 4:00 PM
Committee Room 2, City Hall, 4310 Queen Street, Niagara Falls

The applicant is proposing to construct 6 stacked townhouse dwellings containing 101 dwelling units on the subject lands. The subject property is zoned Residential Apartment 5C Density Zone (R5C-1126) Zone in accordance with Zoning By-law No. 79-200, as amended by site specific By-law No. 2020-081. The applicant is requesting the Committee of Adjustment to consider minor variances from provisions of Zoning Bylaw No 79-200, as amended, through a process permitted by Section 45(1) of the Planning Act (R.S.O. 1990, c.P.13).] See details in attached.

Digital copies of plans and documents submitted with the application may be obtained on the Planning... (truncated - see link for details)

Notice of Public Committee of Adjustment Hearing (A-2024-006) - 5920 Dunn St - Minor Variance website link

Notice of Public Committee of Adjustment Hearing (A-2024-007) - 7191 Alex Ave - Minor Variance

Tuesday, April 23, 2024 @ 4:00 PM
Committee Room 2, City Hall, 4310 Queen Street, Niagara Falls

The applicant is proposing to construct a 7 storey, 112 unit apartment dwelling on the subject lands. The subject property is currently
zoned Residential Apartment 5E Density (R5E-1127) zone in accordance with By-law No. 79-200, as amended by By-law No. 2020-082. The applicant is requesting the Committee of Adjustment to consider minor variances from provisions of Zoning By-law No 79-200, as
amended, through a process permitted by Section 45(1) of the Planning Act (R.S.O. 1990, c.P.13).] See details in the attached.

Digital copies of plans and documents submitted with the application may be obtained on the Planning Department ... (truncated - see link for details)

Notice of Public Committee of Adjustment Hearing (A-2024-007) - 7191 Alex Ave - Minor Variance website link

Tuesday, April 23, 2024 @ 4:00 PM
Committee Room 2, City Hall, 4310 Queen Street, Niagara Falls

The applicant is requesting the Committee of Adjustment to consider minor variances from provisions of Zoning Bylaw No. 79-200, as amended through a process permitted by Section 45(1) and to consider a consent under Section 53 of the Planning Act (R.S.O. 1990, c.P.13). The applicant is proposing a second floor addition to the existing dwelling. The subject property is zoned Residential (R2) Zone in accordance with Zoning Bylaw No. 79-200.  See details in the attached.

Digital copies of plans and documents submitted with the application may be obtained on the Planning Department ... (truncated - see link for details)

Notice of Public Committee of Adjustment Hearing (A-2024-004 & B-2024-005) - 6870 Warden Ave - Minor Variance & Consent website link

Notice of Public Meeting (AM-2021-015 & AM-2022-015) - 8970 & 9015 Stanley Avenue and vacant lands east on Lyons Creek Road

Tuesday, May 28, 2024 @ 4:30 PM
City Hall Council Chambers or Virtual Attendance

Official Plan and Zoning By-law Amendment applications have been submitted to facilitate the development of approximately 1,344 dwelling units, consisting of 679 detached dwellings, 155 on-street townhouse dwellings, and 510 multi-residential dwelling units, along with commercial uses, parks/trails, a stormwater management pond, and a sanitary pumping station.  Please see the attached notice for more details.

Digital copies of plans and documents submitted with the application may be obtained on the Planning Department Current Applications webpage.

Notice of Public Meeting (AM-2021-015 & AM-2022-015) - 8970 & 9015 Stanley Avenue and vacant lands east on Lyons Creek Road website link