Public Notices

  • Notice of Public Information Centre - Garner Road Reconstruction

    Description

    Garner Road Reconstruction from McLeod Road to Warren Woods Avenue

    Posting Dates

    1/17/2020 to 1/30/2020
  • Zoning By-law Amendment Application (AM-2019-020)

    Description

    The zoning amendment is requested to permit a semi-detached dwelling on the southerly portion of the two properties known as 5020 and 5036 Bridge Street (Parts 2 and 4). The lands are currently vacant and are approved to be severed (B-2019-011 and B-2019-012). Part 3 (5036 Bridge Street) contains a detached dwelling and Part 1 (5020 Bridge Street) is currently vacant.

    The lands are currently zoned General Commercial, in accordance with Zoning By-law No. 79-200. The applicant is requesting Parts 2 and 4 be rezoned to a Residential Two Density zone (R2) to permit a future semi-detached dwelling. Parts 1 and 3 are requested to be rezoned to a site-specific General Commercial (GC) zone. The site specific regulations requested for Parts 1 and 3 include adding a detached, semi-detached, and duplex dwelling and accessory buildings and structures to the list of permitted uses and reducing the minimum lot area, front yard depth, and interior side yard width requirements. Schedule 1 shows the details of the development.

    Posting Dates

    1/13/2020 to 2/12/2020
  • Notice of Committee of Adjustment Public Meeting (A-2019-041)

    Description

    The applicant is requesting the Committee of Adjustment to consider minor variances from  the provisions of Zoning By-law No. 79-200, as amended by Site Specific By-law No. 2018-034, through a process permitted by Section 45(1) of the Planning Act (R.S.O. 1990, c.P.13), pending a resolution to be passed by Council on January 14, 2020.

    The applicant is proposing to construct townhouse dwelling units on the subject lands. Where site specific By-law No. 2018-034 requires a minimum privacy yard depth of 6 metres measured to an EPA zone, a privacy yard depth of 3.12 metres is proposed from the rear wall of Unit 12. A variance of 2.88 metres is requested. In addition, a privacy yard depth of 2.09 metres is proposed for Unit 12 and a privacy yard depth of 3 metres is proposed for Units 11, 13, 14 & 15 to accommodate roofed over one storey porches on the rear of the dwelling units.  A variance of 3.91 metres for Unit 12 and a variance of 3 metres for Units 11, 13, 14 and 15 is requested.   Further, where the by-law requires a minimum privacy yard depth of 7 metres for all other townhouse dwelling units, a privacy yard depth of 4 metres is proposed for Units 17 to 22 inclusive to accommodate roofed over one storey porches on the rear of the dwelling units.  A variance of 3 metres is requested.

    Posting Dates

    1/7/2020 to 1/22/2020
  • Notice of Committee of Adjustment Public Meeting (B-2019-027 and A-2019-039)

    Description

    The subject land, known as 3251 Dorchester Road, is located on the west side of Dorchester Road between Stamford Green Drive and Harriman Street.

    Application B-2019-027 is for consent to convey a parcel, with an area of 525.7 square metres (Part 1), for future residential use.  A parcel, with an area of 514.2 square metres (Part 2), will be retained for continued residential use and contains a detached dwelling known as 3251 Dorchester Road.

     A concurrent minor variance application (File A-2019-039) has been submitted to vary the minimum lot frontage requirement of the Zoning By-law No. 79-200.  The by-law requires a minimum lot frontage of 15 metres, whereas Parts 1 and 2 provide lot frontages of 12.7 metres and 12.4 metres, respectively.  Variances of 2.3 metres and 2.6 metres are requested, respectively.

    Posting Dates

    1/7/2020 to 1/22/2020
  • Notice of Committee of Adjustment Public Meeting (B-2019-028)

    Description

    The subject lands are known as 10550 Bailey Avenue and 2696 Baxter Avenue and are located south of Miller Road.

    Application is made for consent for mortgage or charge, partial discharge of mortgage and to convey 436.3 square metres of land (Part 2) from 2696 Baxter Avenue (Part 3) which has an area of 1.62 hectares. Part 2 is proposed to be conveyed to 10550 Bailey Avenue (Part 1) which has an area of 1.58 hectares. The conveyance is to accommodate a recently installed septic bed for the dwelling located on Part 1. Part 3 containing a dwelling known as 2696 Baxter Avenue will be retained for continued residential use.

    Posting Dates

    1/7/2020 to 1/22/2020
  • Notice of Committee of Adjustment Public Meeting (B-2019-029 to B-2019-031 Inclusive)

    Description

    The subject lands, known as 8069-8093 Reilly Street are located on the south west corner of Chippawa Parkway and Reilly Street.

    The applications are made for consent to partial discharge of mortgage and to convey three parcels of land. Parts 1-3 (inclusive) each contain an on-street townhouse dwelling unit. Part 1 has an area of 200.1 square metres. Parts 2 and 3 each have areas of 160.5 square metres. Part 4, with an area of 283 square metres and containing a forth on-street townhouse unit, will be retained for continued residential use.

    Posting Dates

    1/7/2020 to 1/22/2020
  • Notice of Committee of Adjustment Public Meeting (A-2019-040)

    Description

    The applicant is requesting the Committee of Adjustment to consider minor variances from provisions of Zoning By-law No. 79-200, through a process permitted by Section 45 (1) of the Planning Act (R.S.O. 1990, c.P.13).

    The applicant has constructed an accessory structure partially in the westerly interior side yard and partially in the rear yard of the detached dwelling. Zoning By-law No. 79-200, requires an accessory structure located in an interior side yard to provide a minimum interior side yard width of 1.2 metres, whereas an interior side yard width of 0.31 metre exists. A variance of 0.89 metre is requested. Also, where the by-law requires an accessory structure located in a rear yard to provide a minimum interior side yard width of 0.45 metre in a rear yard, a minimum interior side yard width of 0.31 metre exists. A variance of 0.14 metres is requested. Further, the by-law does not permit an overhanging roof, eaves or gutter of an accessory structure in a rear yard to project more than 0.3 metre into any required yard or be less than 0.15 metre from any lot line.  The gutter projects 0.31 metres into the required interior side yard, and is 0.02 metre from the lot line. Variances of 0.01 metre and 0.13 metre respectively, are requested.

    Posting Dates

    1/7/2020 to 1/22/2020
  • Notice of Committee of Adjustment Public Meeting (A-2019-042)

    Description

    The applicant is requesting the Committee of Adjustment to consider minor a variance from a provision of Zoning By-law No. 79-200, through a process permitted by Section 45 (1) of the Planning Act (R.S.O. 1990, c.P.13).

    The applicant is proposing to convert the basement of the detached dwelling into a second dwelling unit.  Whereas, Zoning By-law No. 79-200, requires the second unit not to exceed 40% of the floor area of the primary dwelling unit, the second unit is proposed to have a floor area of 77% of the primary dwelling unit.  A variance of 37% is requested.

    Posting Dates

    1/7/2020 to 1/22/2020
  • Notice of Committee of Adjustment Public Meeting (A-2019-043)

    Description

    The applicant is requesting the Committee of Adjustment to consider minor variances from provisions of Zoning By-law No. 79-200, through a process permitted by Section 45 (1) of the Planning Act (R.S.O. 1990, c.P.13).

    The applicant is proposing to construct an addition to the existing detached dwelling. Zoning By-law No. 79-200 requires a minimum interior side yard width of 1.2 metres. The existing dwelling and attached garage are setback 0.8 metre from the side lot line. The second storey addition and the enclosed breezeway are proposed to have the same interior side yard width. A variance of 0.4 metre is requested. Further, the by-law permits a roofed-over one storey porch to project 2.5 metres into a required front yard. The applicant is proposing a roofed-over one storey porch that projects 2.58 metres into the required front yard. A variance of 0.08 metre is requested.

    Posting Dates

    1/7/2020 to 1/22/2020
  • Notice of Committee of Adjustment Public Meeting (A-2019-044)

    Description

    The applicant is requesting the Committee of Adjustment to consider a minor variance from a provision of Zoning By-law No. 79-200, through a process permitted by Section 45 (1) of the Planning Act (R.S.O. 1990, c.P.13).

    The applicant recently constructed a dormer flush with the exterior wall of the single detached dwelling. By-law No. 79-200, requires a minimum exterior side yard width of 4.5 metres, whereas a minimum exterior side yard width of 3.6 metres exists. A variance of 0.9 metre is requested. Further, the by-law requires an accessory structure to have an exterior side yard width of 4.5 metres to the exterior side yard. An exterior side yard width of 4.09 metres is proposed.  A variance of 0.41 metre is requested.

    Posting Dates

    1/7/2020 to 1/22/2020
  • Official Plan and Zoning By-law Amendment (AM-2019-018) and Draft Plan of Subdivision Application (26T-11-2019-004)

    Description

    The applicant has submitted an application to subdivide a 16.8 hectare parcel of land on the south-west corner of McLeod Road and Kalar Road into 104 lots for detached dwellings, 8 lots for 16 semi-detached dwelling units, 26 blocks for 148 on-street townhouse dwelling units, 1 block for the future division into 2 elementary school sites, 1 block for a park and blocks for road widenings and 0.3 metre reserves.  Refer to Schedule 1 for details of the proposed development.

    The applicant has also submitted an application to amend the Official Plan and Zoning By-law No. 79-200 (AM-2018-005).  The lands are designated Residential, Low Density, Medium Density and High Density and Open Space under the Garner South Secondary Plan (GSSP).  The applicant has requested an amendment to this plan to redesignate the Residential, High Density block to Residential, Medium Density, and adjust the land use boundaries between the Residential, Low and Medium Density and Open Space designations to accommodate the development as proposed.  Please note that land may be used for school purposes without an amendment to the GSSP.

    The land is zoned Development Holding (DH), in accordance with By-law No. 79-200.  The applicant is requesting the zoning to be changed to a site specific Residential Mixed (R3) zone, in part, to permit the proposed detached, semi-detached and on-street townhouse dwellings, an Open Space (OS) zone, in part, for the proposed park, and an Institutional (I) zone, in part, for the proposed school sites.

    Posting Dates

    12/23/2019 to 1/29/2020
  • Draft Plan of Condominium Application (26CD-11-2019-005)

    Description

    The applicant proposes to register a Vacant Land Condominium on the land.  This plan will permit the creation of vacant land units (lots) for the future sale of 22 townhouse dwelling units.  The plan includes a 7.5 hectare wetland that will be maintained in a natural state in a Condominium common area.  Schedule 1 shows the proposed condominium, while Schedule 2 shows the detailed unit layout. 

    The part on which the townhouse units are proposed is zoned Residential Low Density, Grouped Multiple Dwellings (R4-1060) and the wetland area and associated buffer is zoned Environmental Protection Area (EPA), both in accordance with Zoning By-law No. 79-200, as amended by By-law No. 2018-34.  The R4-1060 zoning permits the development of townhouse dwellings subject to site specific regulations, while the EPA zone prohibits development of the wetland

    Posting Dates

    12/23/2019 to 1/29/2020
  • Notice of Intention to pass a By-law to expand the boundaries of the Victoria Business Improvement Area

    Description

    In accordance with Section 209 of the Municipal Act 2001, the Victoria Centre Improvement Area Board of Management has requested that the City of Niagara Falls alter the boundaries of the Victoria Centre Business Improvement Area (BIA) to expand their boundaries.

    A BIA is established by municipalities to oversee the improvement, beautification and maintenance of municipality owned land, buildings and structures in the area beyond that provided by the municipality and to promote the area as a business or shopping area. These BIA initiatives are financed through a special levy, which is applied to all property owners in the area who can choose to pass the cost on to the business tenants.

    Posting Dates

    11/29/2019 to 1/31/2020
  • Notice of Construction - #2019-434-17

    Description

    Sixth Avenue, Fifth Avenue, Fourth Avenue & Third Avenue - Sewer Separation, Watermain Replacement & Road Reconstruction

    Sixth Avenue, Fifth Avenue, Fourth Avenue & Third Avenue - Sewer Separation, Watermain Replacement & Road Reconstruction

    Posting Dates

    10/22/2019 to 6/30/2020
  • Notice of Construction - Kalar Sports Park

    Description

    Project No. 2019-403-16.

    The two main parking lots at the Kalar Road Sports Park will be reconstructed including improvements such as grading, asphalt paving, stormwater management and landscaping.

    Posting Dates

    10/3/2019 to 5/18/2020
  • Notice to Residents - Reconstruction of Regional Road 98 (Montrose Road)

    Description

    Reconstruction of Regional Road 98 (Montrose Road - From Regional Road 49 (McLeod Road) to Charnwood Avenue

    Posting Dates

    7/23/2019 to 5/31/2020