Public Notices

Road Closures

  • Stanley Avenue (Somerville) Bridge CLOSURE

    Effective Dates

    Tuesday, March 7, 2017 until Monday, July 31, 2017

    Reason

    Construction Project

    Type

    Temporary

    Contact

    Sherri-Marie Millar
    905-356-7521 ext. 4217

    Description

    The bridge is not safe for travel due to a recent accident that damaged the side railing. A previously scheduled rehabilitation will begin in early April and last approximately 60 working days or until mid-July, 2017. Upon successful completion of the rehabilitation works the bridge will be reopened. View on a map

    Detour Information

    Lyons Creek Rd to Sodom Rd to Willick Rd to Ort Rd to Reixinger Rd

  • Queen Street Cruise Nights

    Effective Dates

    Tuesday, May 2, 2017 until Tuesday, October 3, 2017

    Reason

    Special Event

    Type

    Temporary

    Contact

    Mathew Bilodeau
    905-356-7521 ext. 5202

    Description

    Queen Street will be closed Tuesday evenings from May 2, 2017 to October 3, 2017. Road closures will be occurring from 5:00PM to 9:00PM to facilitate Queen Street cruise night and car show – Cruising on the ‘Q’. View on a map

    Detour Information

    For additional information regarding transit re-routing please visit Transit Route Detours.

  • Level Avenue - From Dunn Street to Dixon Street

    Effective Dates

    Monday, July 10, 2017 until Tuesday, October 31, 2017

    Reason

    Construction Project

    Type

    Temporary

    Contact

    Nick Golia
    905-356-7521 ext. 4290

    Description

    Dunn Street to Dixon Street View on a map

    Detour Information

    Local Traffic Only

  • Morrison St - Shoulder & Ditch Repair

    Effective Dates

    Monday, July 24, 2017 until Wednesday, July 26, 2017

    Reason

    Upgrade/Repair

    Type

    Partial

    Contact

    Municipal Service Centre
    905-356-1355

    Description

    Municipal Works will be closing the West bound lane of Morrison Street from west of Drummond Road to the train tracks for shoulder and ditch work. LeMarsh Road at Burdette Drive will also be closed to avoid traffic onto Morrison Street. This work will take 1 to 2 days to complete and will start at 7 a.m. and ending no later than 3 p.m. View on a map

Public Notices

  • Notice of Construction - #2017-393-16

    Description

    Hamilton St. - Sixth Ave. to Stanley Ave., Homewood Ave. - Bridge St. to North Limit, Menzie St. - Homewood Ave. to Stanley Ave.

    Posting Dates

    7/24/2017 to 7/1/2018
  • Notice of Committee of Adjustment (B-2017-030 & B-2017-031)

    Description

    The applications are made for consent to convey two parcels of land.  Part 2 has an area of 385.9 square metres and Part 3 has an area of 522.1 square metres. These parcels are proposed for single detached dwellings.  A parcel with an area of 402.1 square metres (Part 1) will be retained for future single detached dwelling.  The existing building on the land will be demolished.

    Posting Dates

    7/21/2017 to 8/2/2017
  • Notice of Committee of Adjustment (A-2017-027)

    Description

    The redevelopment of 3710 Main Street repurposed the former Kaumeyer Paper warehouse into commercial/residential condominium units.  A portion of the commercial units proposed for the ground floor area face the rear parking lot and the courtyard facing Willoughby Drive.  In the General Commercial zone, dwelling units must be located entirely above the ground floor, whereas permission is requested to locate dwelling units on the ground floor in a specific area of the building.

    Further, the by-law protects road clearance widths of 13 metres measured from the centreline of Willoughby Drive, and 11.5 metres measured from the centreline of Main Street, whereas the existing distance between the lot line on Willoughby Drive and the centreline is 7.25 metres, and the existing distance between the lot line on Main Street and the centreline is 10 metres.  Variances of 5.75 metres and 1.5 metres respectively, are requested.

    Posting Dates

    7/21/2017 to 8/2/2017
  • Notice of Committee of Adjustment Public Meeting (A-2017-026)

    Description

    The applicant is proposing to construct a detached garage/workshop.  Zoning By-law No. 79-200 permits a maximum ground floor area for accessory structures of 93 square metres, whereas a ground floor area of 172.8 square metres is proposed.  A variance of 79.8 square metres is requested.  The by-law also permits a maximum of 40 square metres of a rear yard to be used as a parking area, whereas a rear yard parking area of 97.8 square metres is proposed. A variance of 57.8 square metres is also requested.

    Posting Dates

    7/21/2017 to 8/2/2017
  • Notice of Committee of Adjustment Public Meeting (A-2017-025)

    Description

    The applicant is proposing to construct an accessory structure for storage purposes on the subject property.  Zoning By-law No. 79-200 permits a maximum building height of 4.6 metres for accessory structures with a pitched roof, whereas a building height of 6.7 metres is proposed.  A variance of 2.1 metres is requested.

    Posting Dates

    7/21/2017 to 8/2/2017
  • Notice of Committee of Adjustment Public Meeting (A-2017-024)

    Description

    The applicant is proposing to establish a restaurant with drive-through facilities in the existing building.  Zoning By-law No. 79-200 requires 12 parking spaces in a queuing lane, measured from where the products are dispensed, whereas 10 parking spaces in the queuing lane are proposed.  A variance of 2 parking spaces is requested.

    Posting Dates

    7/21/2017 to 8/2/2017
  • Notice of Study Completion - Master Drainage Plan Update Study Class EA

    Description

    Project Background

    The City of Niagara Falls, through their consultant Aquafor Beech Limited, has completed a Master Drainage Plan Update Study using Environmental Assessment Master Plan Approach 1. The study was completed to better understand the level of stormwater drainage service currently provided by the City and identify future improvements needed to sustainably develop and manage stormwater infrastructure.

    Across the study area, the recommended approach developed through the EA process includes stormwater management facility works, storm sewer replacements, construction of offline storage, installation of a relief storm sewer, construction of new storm sewers, inlet controls, erosion protection in channels, and culvert works.

    Subject to any comments received from this Notice of Completion and the receipt of necessary approvals, the City of Niagara Falls intends to proceed with prioritized works as identified in this report.

    Public Comment Invited

    An Environmental Study Report (ESR), which contains details of project background, planning and public consultation process and recommendations, has been placed in the public record for a 30-day review period. The ESR is available for review on the at the following locations beginning on Monday, July 24, 2017

    Clerk’s Department and Municipal Works Department

    City of Niagara Falls

    4310 Queen Street

    Niagara Falls, ON

    Hours: Monday to Friday

    8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

    Niagara Falls Public Library

    4848 Victoria Avenue

    Niagara Falls, ON

    Hours: Monday to Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

    Friday and Saturday 

    9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

    Interested persons should provide written comments or questions relating to the study through one of the following contacts:

    Kent Schachowskoj, P. Eng.

    Infrastructure and Asset Manager

    Municipal Works

    City of Niagara Falls

    4310 Queen Street

    Niagara Falls, ON L2E 6X5

    Ph. 905-356-7521 Ext. 4336

    Fax 289-296-0048

    Email: kschachowskoj@niagarafalls.ca

    Dave Maunder M. Sc., P. Eng.

    Aquafor Beech Limited

    2600 Skymark Avenue

    Building 6, Suite 202

    Mississauga, ON L4W 5B2

    Ph. 905-629-0099 Ext. 290

    Fax 905-629-0089

    Email: maunder.d@aquaforbeech.com

    Part II Order

    If concerns cannot be resolved in discussion with the City of Niagara Falls, interested persons or parties may request that the Minister of the Environment and Climate Change elevate the project status to a higher level of review under an Individual Environmental Assessment (known as a Part II Order). Reasons for the request must be provided so that the Minister can make an informed decision regarding the status of the project. Requests must be received by Wednesday, August 23, 2017 and be sent to the following contacts below:

    Minister
    Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change
    77 Wellesley Street W, 11F

    Toronto ON M7A 2T5

    Fax:  416-314-8452

    Director, Environmental Approvals Branch

    Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change
    135 St. Clair Avenue W, 1F

    Toronto ON M4V 1P5

    Email: EAASIBgen@ontario.ca

    Kent Schachowskoj, P. Eng.

    Infrastructure and Asset Manager

    Municipal Works

    City of Niagara Falls

    4310 Queen Street

    Niagara Falls, ON L2E 6X5

    Ph. 905-356-7521 Ext. 4336

    Fax 289-296-0048

    Email: kschachowskoj@niagarafalls.ca

    All comments and information received from individuals, stakeholder groups and agencies regarding this project are being collected to assist the City of Niagara Falls in developing a stormwater drainage improvements plan. Unless directed otherwise, personal information included in a submission would become part of the public record.

    Attachments

    Posting Dates

    7/20/2017 to 8/24/2017
  • Notice of Passing of Zoning By-law No. 2017-83

    Description

    The purpose of By-law No. 2017-83 is to site specifically amend the General Industrial (GI-32) zone of 6471 Kister Road to add a medical marijuana facility to the list of permitted uses on the property.

    Posting Dates

    7/19/2017 to 8/4/2017
  • Notice of Open House & Public Meeting (OPA #115)

    Description

    The City of Niagara Falls is introducing new policies into the Official Plan and regulations into the Zoning By-law to permit accessory dwelling units within single detached houses, semi-detached houses and on-street townhouses.

    Posting Dates

    7/13/2017 to 8/23/2017
  • Zoning By-law Amendment (AM-2012-014)

    Description

    The City of Niagara Falls is proposing to delete references to the term “family” within Zoning By-law 79-200.  The amendment is being forward at this time in connection with the proposed amendments to permit accessory dwelling units within single detached houses, semi-detached houses and on-street townhouses.

    Posting Dates

    7/13/2017 to 8/23/2017
  • Notice of Construction #2017-273-12

    Description

    Level Avenue - From Dunn Street to Dixon Street Sewer Separation, Watermain Replacement and Road Reconstruction

    Posting Dates

    7/10/2017 to 10/31/2017
  • Notice of Project Commencement

    Description

    Culp Street Watermain Replacement and Road Reconstruction

    Posting Dates

    7/10/2017 to 12/31/2017
  • Notice of Study Commencement

    Description

    Huggins Street and Area Sewer Separation Study

    Posting Dates

    7/10/2017 to 12/31/2017
  • Notice of Construction - #2017-269-12

    Description

    Buckley Avenue Phase II - Sewer Separation, Watermain Replacement and Road Reconstruction

    Posting Dates

    6/27/2017 to 11/1/2017
  • Notice of Construction - 2017-447-17

    Description

    2017 Road Rehabilitation & Sidewalk Replacement

    Posting Dates

    6/19/2017 to 10/31/2017
  • Notice of Construction - 2017-357-14

    Description

    Watermain Replacement Project - Butler Place, Secord Place, Empire Place

    Posting Dates

    4/27/2017 to 9/30/2017