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  • Service Advisory Monday January 17, 2022

    Effective Dates

    Monday, January 17, 2022

    Type

    Transit Service Update

    Description

    Transit services have been suspended due to poor road conditions, we will continue to monitor the situation throughout the day and adjust service accordingly.

    View more information: Service Advisory Monday January 17, 2022 details

  • Watermain Break: Dorchester Road

    Effective Dates

    Monday, January 17, 2022 until Tuesday, January 18, 2022

    Type

    Watermain Break

    Description

    Please be advised that a watermain break has occurred on Dorchester Road between Camrose Street and Harriman Street.

    Due to the extensive restoration work that must be undertaken to repair the watermain Dorchester Road will have traffic control measures in place between Camrose Street and Harriman Street.

    The following streets will experience water interruptions: O'Neil Street AND Dorchester Road (between Harriman Street and Camrose Street).

    Emergency access will be available during this repair.

    The traffic control measures and water interruptions have an expected duration of approximately 8 to 10 hours.

    The water may be slightly discolored and off tasting after the interruption. This will disappear shortly after resuming use of the water. Running your cold water tap only, will help resolve the problem.

    The City of Niagara Falls will make every effort to minimize the restoration time and appreciates your patience. For further details please contact the Niagara Falls Service Centre at 905-356-1355.

    View more information: Watermain Break: Dorchester Road details


  • Snowplowing Operation

    Description

    Municipal crews continue to respond to the current weather event affecting our area. Prior to this event anti-icing operations were conducted and overnight crews actively maintained arterial and collector roads.

     

    At 4:00 am crews commenced full scale city wide plowing operations to address residential areas. Crews will continue to actively plow and salt arterial and collector roads as part of this operation.

     

    Sidewalk routes are being plowed and salted as part of this operation. 

     

    The weather system will start tapering down at approximately 10:00 a.m. in our area.  Wind gust of up to 60 km/hr will begin this afternoon causing drifting snow which could impact visibility. 

     

    Crews will continue plowing operations well into the evening with Contractor and City loaders being called out to clear cul-de-sacs and crescents following truck plows last pass on the roadways. 

     

    Residents are asked to stay clear from plowing equipment to allow them to safely perform this work. Also if possible not to park on the street as it may hinder clearing operations.

     

    Residents who are traveling should check weather forecast before doing so and should leave additional time. When traveling drivers should exercise caution as they may encounter less than ideal road conditions.

     

    Should additional actions be required and update will be sent.

     

     

    Marianne Tikky, CRS-I  |  Manager of Roadways/Parks  |  Municipal Works  |  City of Niagara Falls

    3200 Stanley Avenue  |  Niagara Falls, ON L2E 6S4  |  (905) 356-7521 ext 4222  |  Fax 905-356-6460  | [email protected]

    Attachments

      Posting Dates

      1/17/2022 to 1/18/2022
    • Notice of Remote Electronic Open House (AM-2021-027)

      Description

      The applications for a draft plan of condominium and zoning by-law amendment are to permit a residential development with 19 units in a mixture of block townhouse and semi-detached dwellings on 0.46 hectares (1.14 acres) of land. Schedule 1 shows the proposed development.
      The land is zoned Residential Two (R2) under Zoning By-law No. 79-200.
      The zoning by-law amendment is requesting to place the land under a site specific Residential Low Density, Grouped Multiple Dwellings (R4) zone to add semi-detached dwelling as a permitted use and permit site specific lot area, lot frontage, rear yard, interior side yard, and privacy yard depth.

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

      Posting Dates

      1/14/2022 to 2/1/2022
    • Regional Road 43 (Bridge Street) at Victoria Avenue Roundabout Construction

      Description

      Please be advised that The Regional Municipality of Niagara (The Region) will be reconstructing the intersection of Regional Road 43 (Bridge St.) and Victoria Ave., in the City of Niagara Falls. Rankin Construction Inc. will carry out this work under Contract No. 2021-T-47.

      Construction is tentatively scheduled to begin late January 2022 pending weather and continue until completion in August 2022.

      The existing intersection at RR 43 (Bridge St.) and Victoria Ave. will be converted into a five leg roundabout. Additional work will include the replacement of the existing watermain and storm and sanitary sewers.

      Prior to construction, a representative of OZA Inspections will be contacting you to arrange for an inspection of the interior and exterior of your house or building. The purpose of this inspection is to determine and document the extent of any cracking or other damage that exists prior to the commencement of construction.

      Attachments

      Posting Dates

      1/14/2022 to 9/2/2022
    • Notice of Committee of Adjustment Public Meeting (A-2021-066)

      Description

      The applicant is proposing to convert the basement of the detached dwelling into a second dwelling unit. The property is zoned Residential 1E (R1E) Zone in accordance with Zoning By-Law No. 79-200. Whereas, Section 5.12 (b) requires the second dwelling unit not to exceed 40% of the floor area of the primary dwelling unit, the second dwelling unit is proposed to have a floor area of 70.51% of the primary dwelling unit. A variance of 30.51 % is requested.

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

      Posting Dates

      1/12/2022 to 1/26/2022
    • Notice of Committee of Adjustment Public Meeting (B-2021-034)

      Description

      The subject land is comprised of two parcels as shown on the attached Schedule 1. Parcel 1 has frontage on Montrose Road and Schisler Road and is legally described as Parts 17, 28, 39, 40 and 41 on Plan 59R-6480. Parcel 1 is approximately 44 hectares. Parcel 2 has frontage on Carl Road and Montrose Road and is legally described as Parts 6, 13 & 42 on Plan 59R-6480. Parcel 2 is approximately 20 hectares.

      The application is made for consent to convey Part 17 and Part of Part 41 with an area of 8662 square metres and a frontage of 60 metres, from Parcel 1 to Parcel 2.  The conveyance will provide Parcel 2 a lot frontage of 60 metres on Montrose Road. On July 28, 2020, the committee approved the same consent application under Application No. 2020-018, however the applicant did not fulfill conditions of approval within the required one year period.

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

      Posting Dates

      1/10/2022 to 1/25/2022
    • Notice of Committee of Adjustment Public Meeting (B-2021-030)

      Description

      The subject lands known as 4240 Chippawa Parkway, located on the southeast side of Chippawa Parkway at Peter Street.

      The application is made for consent to convey a parcel of land (Part 1 as shown on Schedule 1) with an area of 515 square metres for future construction of a single detached dwelling. A parcel with an area of 515 square metres (Part 2 as shown on Schedule 1) will be retained for future construction of a single detached dwelling

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

      Posting Dates

      1/10/2022 to 1/25/2022
    • Notice of Committee of Adjustment Public Meeting (B-2021-032)

      Description

      The subject lands, known as 13891 Ort Road and 13995 Ort Road are located on the west side of Ort Road, south of Morningstar Road.

      The application is made for consent to convey Part 1 to Part 3 as a lot addition for continued residential use. Part 2 is to be retained for continued residential use. Parts 1 and 3 are approximately 0.83 ha in area and Part 2 is 1.40 ha in area.

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

      Posting Dates

      1/10/2022 to 1/25/2022
    • Notice of Committee of Adjustment Public Meeting (A-2021-067)

      Description

      The subject property known as 6305-6351 Dunn Street, located on the north side of Dunn Street, west of Drummond Road.  

      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).

      The applicant has an existing 119 unit residential apartment and has converted a guest suite into an apartment dwelling bringing the total number of residential units to 120. The property is zoned Residential Apartment 5B (R5B) Zone in accordance with Zoning By-Law No. 79-200. Whereas, Section 7.11.2 (a) requires a lot area of 133 square metres for each dwelling unit, a lot area of 132.67 square metres for each dwelling exists. A variance of 0.33 square metres for each dwelling is required. 

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

      Posting Dates

      1/10/2022 to 1/25/2022
    • Notice of Committee of Adjustment Public Meeting (B-2021-033 & A-2021-065)

      Description

      The subject lands known as 5760 Murray Street, are located on the south side of Murray Street at Finlay Avenue.

      The application is made for consent to convey a parcel of land (Part 2) with an area of 418.06 square metres for future residential development. A parcel with an area of 418.06 square metres (Part 1) will be retained for residential use.

      A concurrent minor variance application (A-2021-065) has been submitted requesting relief from the minimum lot frontage for an interior lot for Part 1 and Part 2.  The lands are zoned Residential 1E Density (R1E).  Where section 7.5.2(b)(i) of By-law No. 79-200 requires a minimum lot frontage for an interior lot of 12 metres, a lot frontage of 9.14 metres is proposed for both parts.  A variance of 2.86 metres is requested. Additionally, where section 7.5.2(e) of By-law 79-200 requires a minimum interior side yard width of 1.2 m, a side yard width of 0.9 m is proposed for the proposed dwelling on Part 1.  A variance of 0.3 meters is requested.

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

      Posting Dates

      1/10/2022 to 1/25/2022
    • Notice of Committee of Adjustment Public Meeting (B-2021-031 & A-2021-064)

      Description

      The subject lands known as 6151 Harvey Street, located on the north side of Harvey Street.

      The application is made to convey a parcel of land (shown as Part 1 on Schedule 1) and add it to the abutting property at the rear of 6150 Mountaingate Dr.,to the north (shown as Part 3 on Schedule 1).  Part 2, (known as 6151 Harvey Street) will be retained for continued residential use.

      A concurrent minor variance application (A-2021-064) has been submitted requesting relief from the minimum lot area for Part 2 (6151 Harvey Ave) required in Zoning By-law 79-200.  The lands are zoned Residential 1C Density (R1C).  Where section 7.3.2(a) of Zoning By-law 79-200 requires a minimum lot area of 550 square metres, a lot area of 411.6 square metres is proposed.  A variance of 138.4 square metres is requested. 

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

      Posting Dates

      1/10/2022 to 1/25/2022
    • Notice of Committee of Adjustment Public Meeting (A-2021-063)

      Description

      The subject property known as 4807 Kent Avenue located on the west side of Kent Avenue, south of Woodbine Street.

      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).

      The applicant has installed two shipping containers on the subject property. The property is zoned Light Industrial (LI-706), in accordance with Zoning By-Law No. 79-200, as amended by By-Law 2005-74. Whereas Section 11.2.2 (d) of By-Law No. 79-200 requires an interior side yard width of 3.5 metres, an interior side yard width of 1.36 metres is proposed. A variance of 2.14 metres is requested. Additionally, whereas section 11.2.2. (h) requires a minimum vertical height of each exterior wall of 2.5 metres, a height of 2.43 metres is proposed.  A variance of 0.07 metres is requested.

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

      Posting Dates

      1/10/2022 to 1/25/2022
    • Notice of Committee of Adjustment Public Meeting (A-2021-062)

      Description

      The subject property known as 7891 Seabiscuit Drive located on the north east side of Seabiscuit Drive, east of Kalar Road.

      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).

      The applicant is proposing to construct a two storey single detached dwelling on the subject property. The property is zoned Residential 1E (R1E-1094) Zone in accordance with Zoning By-Law No. 79-200, as amended by site specific By-Law No. 2019-050. Whereas Section 7.5.2 (c) of By-Law No. 79-200 requires a front yard depth of 6 metres, a front yard depth of 4.64 metres is proposed to accommodate a two storey porch and balcony projection. A variance of 1.36 metres is requested.

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

      Posting Dates

      1/10/2022 to 1/25/2022
    • Notice of Committee of Adjustment Public Meeting (A-2021-060)

      Description

      The subject property known as 6771 Beechwood Road located on the west side of Beechwood Road, north of McLeod Road.

      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).

      Proposal:   The applicant is proposing to construct an accessory building on the subject property for use as a detached garage. The property is zoned Agricultural under Zoning By-Law No. 79-200, section 12.3 of By-Law No. 79-200 permits a detached dwelling and accessory buildings on the lot. Whereas, section 4.13 of By-Law 79-200 permits the maximum building height of 4.6 metres and maximum wall height of 3 metres, the applicant is proposing maximum building height of 5.64 metres and a maximum wall height of 3.66 metres.  Respective variances of 1.04 metres and 0.66 metres are requested.

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

      Posting Dates

      1/10/2022 to 1/25/2022
    • NOTICE OF STUDY COMMENCEMENT - Dorchester Road & Oldfield Road Intersection Improvements

      Description

      The City of Niagara Falls (City) and through their consultant Associated Engineering (Ont). Ltd. (AE) has initiated a Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (MCEA) for the intersection improvements at Dorchester Road and Oldfield Road, in the City of Niagara Falls.
      The MCEA Study will develop and evaluate a variety of intersection improvement alternatives including: do nothing, convert to a signalized intersection, and implement a roundabout.

      For further information or to provide input into the MCEA process, please contact one of the project team members identified below:

      Nick Golia, C.Tech
      Senior Project Manager
      City of Niagara Falls
      4310 Queen Street,
      Niagara Falls, ON L2E 6X5
      Ph. (905) 356-7521 Ext. 4290
      [email protected]

      Andrea LaPlante, P.Eng.
      Project Manager
      Associated Engineering (Ont.) Ltd.
      Suite 300 – 101 Lampman Court
      Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0
      Ph. (289) 434-4804
      [email protected]

      Attachments

      Posting Dates

      1/10/2022 to 7/1/2022
    • Zoning By-law Amendment Application (AM-2021-024)

      Description

      The Zoning By-law Amendment application is requested to permit the development of 30 townhouse dwelling units (in three block townhouse dwellings accessed by an internal driveway and one on-street townhouse dwelling accessed from Dixon Street) on Part 2 on the site plan. Refer to Schedule 1 for the site plan.

      The land is zoned Residential Low Density, Grouped Multiple Dwellings (R4), in part and Residential 1E Density (R1E), in part. The application requests Part 2 be rezoned R4, with site specific regulations to add an on-street townhouse dwelling as a permitted use and for front yard depth (from Dunn Street and Dixon Street), interior side yard width, maximum lot coverage, architectural projections into a required front yard and deck projections into a required interior side yard.

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

      Posting Dates

      1/7/2022 to 1/25/2022
    • Zoning By-law Amendment Application (AM-2021-023)

      Description

      The Official Plan and Zoning By-law Amendment application is to recognize the use of the existing building (former Niagara College) as an office, and to permit a portion of the required parking for four properties (Embassy Suites, 6700 Fallsview Boulevard, The Tower Hotel, 6732 Fallsview Boulevard, The Hyatt Regency/Centric, 6289 Fallsview Boulevard, and the Wyndham Suites Hotel, 6170 Stanley Avenue) to be provided off-site as valet parking on Part 1 on the site plan. Refer to Schedule 1 for the site plan.

      The land is designated Residential. The application requests a Special Policy Area designation be applied to Part 1 to permit an office, and to permit the use of this portion to provide a portion of the required parking for the above noted tourist commercial developments.

      The land is zoned Residential Low Density, Grouped Multiple Dwellings (R4), in part and Residential 1E Density (R1E), in part. The application requests Part 1 be rezoned a site specific R4 zone to permit an office and a satellite tourist commercial parking area (for the earlier noted tourist commercial developments) in addition to uses permitted under a R4 zone, and to establish site specific maximum lot coverage, and parking within a front yard.

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

      Posting Dates

      1/7/2022 to 1/25/2022
    • Notice of Remote Electronic Public Meeting - 5646, 5678, 5708 Dorchester Road (AM-2021-018)

      Description

      The applicant has submitted a vacant land condominium application to construct a total of 67 block townhouse units. Schedule 1 shows the proposed site plan.

      The applicant has also submitted an application to amend the Zoning By-law No. 79-200, as amended. The lands are designated Residential in the City’s Official Plan. The applicant is requesting that the subject properties be placed under a site specific Residential Low Density, Group Multiple Dwelling (R4) zone, with site specific lot area, front yard depth and privacy yard depth regulations, to permit the proposed development.

      Posting Dates

      1/7/2022 to 2/9/2022
    • Notice of Application (AM-2021-025) Walker Aggregates

      Description

      An Official Plan and Zoning By-law amendment application has been submitted for lands totalling 103.6 hectares in area and shown on the right. The requested application seeks to permit an aggregate quarry with associated processing and recycling of aggregate material including asphalt and concrete and a concrete or asphalt mixing plant on the lands. Schedule 1 shows details of the proposed development.

      The lands are designated Good General Agriculture, in part, Environmental Protection Are, in part and Environmental Conservation Area in part.  The applicant is requesting the lands be redesignated to Extractive Industrial to permit the proposed uses.

      The lands are zoned Agriculture (A and A-467) and Hazard Land (HL) under Zoning By-law No. 79-200, as amended by By-law No. 1999-48.  The applicant is requesting the land be rezoned site specific Extractive Industrial (EI) with regulations permitting a pit or quarry licensed under the Aggregate Resources Act, processing of natural materials from the site, processing of aggregate recycled aggregate material, a concrete or asphalt mixing plant, accessory buildings or structures and uses permitted under an Agriculture (A) zone.

      A concurrent application for a Regional Official Plan Amendment has been submitted to the Regional Municipality of Niagara. This amendment is proposed to add the subject lands to section 13 (Site Specific Policies) of the Regional Official Plan to facilitate the establishment of a new quarry.

      An application for a Category 2 (Below Water Quarry) – Class A License has also been filed by the applicant to the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry under the Aggregate Resources Act. 

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

      Posting Dates

      1/5/2022 to 4/29/2022
    • Notice of Study Commencement - Hodgson Subdivision Sewer Separation Strategy

      Description

      The City of Niagara Falls (City) and through their consultant Associated Engineering (Ont). Ltd. (AE) has initiated a Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (MCEA) for a new stormwater management facility which will permit sewer separation and urbanization of the Hodgson Subdivision. The facility will also serve as a storm outlet for the future widening of Kalar Road from Lundy’s Lane to Beaverdams Road.

      Public and stakeholder consultation is a key element of the MCEA process and input is invited for incorporation into the planning and design of this project. Comments received from the public will be considered in the development and evaluation of alternatives and preparation of the Project File Report. A Public Information Centre (PIC) will be held in the upcoming months to offer an opportunity to review the Study alternatives and provide input into the MCEA process.

      For further information or to provide input into the MCEA process, please contact one of the project team members identified below:

      Zach Staples, P.Eng.

      Senior Project Manager

      City of Niagara Falls

      4310 Queen Street,

      Niagara Falls, ON L2E 6X5

      Ph. (905) 356-7521

      Ext. 4337

      [email protected]

       

      Andrea LaPlante, P.Eng.

      Project Manager

      Associated Engineering (Ont.) Ltd. Suite 300 – 101 Lampman Court

      Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0

      Ph.  (289) 434-4804

       

      Posting Dates

      11/5/2021 to 2/28/2022