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UPCOMING SARNIA COUNCIL MEETINGS

Monday, October 29, 2018 – 10:00 a.m. Council Chambers – Corporate Priorities/Strategic Planning Meeting.

Monday, November 5, 2018 – 4:00 p.m. Council Chambers – Regular Council Meeting.

Agendas are available on the City’s website and through the Clerk’s Department, 2nd Floor, City Hall.

 


CITY OF SARNIA NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETINGS

Please be advised that public meetings of City Council are scheduled for Monday, November 5, 2018, at 4:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall, to hear the application listed below. Please check with the City Clerk for the time when these applications will be dealt with.

Persons wishing to speak to these applications are requested to notify the City Clerk on or before noon, Wednesday, October 31, 2018, in order to be placed on the agenda, although anyone in attendance will be given an opportunity to address Council on these matters.

Official Plan Amendment No. 13 and Rezoning Application 8-2018-85 of 2002 are submitted by Kory Mackinnon and Rob Panzer, on behalf of the owners.

Please be advised that applications have been received to convert the former Hyde Park United Church building into an apartment dwelling with 32 dwelling units on the subject site at 1081 Brenchley Street (see AREA MAP). The proposal includes the conversion/renovation of the former church building, a third storey addition and an addition along the north-east section of the building.

More specifically, the applicant has proposed the following amendments to the Official Plan and Zoning By-law:Amend the Official Plan by changing the designation of the lands from Urban Residential to Apartment Residential; and

  1. Amend Zoning By-law 85 of 2002 by changing the zoning of lands from “Urban Residential 2-1 (UR2-1)” to a site-specific “Urban Residential 5-29 (UR5-29)” zone that would permit a ‘multiple dwelling’ and ‘apartment dwelling’ with a maximum of 32 dwelling units and provide the following zoning regulations:
    1. Reduced minimum parking standards of one space per dwelling unit plus 0.15 spaces per unit for visitor’s parking; and
    2. Reduced landscaped open space requirements of 25% of the lot.

All other regulations in the Urban Residential 5 (UR5) Zone would apply to the proposed conversion and additions.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

For more information about this application, contact the Planning and Building Department, 3rd Floor, City Hall, anytime during business hours (Tel. 519 332-0330 Ext. 3344); forward E-mails to planning@sarnia.ca.

A planning rationale report, transportation impact assessment, site servicing feasibility review and building renderings have been submitted as part of this application. These documents are available in the Planning and Building Department at Sarnia City Hall, located on the third floor at 255 Christina Street North and at http://planning.smartsarnia.com/planning-applications/.

 

Copies of the comments of the various City Hall Departments and other agencies who have reviewed this application, the Planning Department's planning reports with recommendations, and copies of the proposed zoning by-law amendment will be available at the Planning and Building Department, 3rd Floor, City Hall, on or after Friday, November 2, 2018.

Council agendas (with staff reports) are posted on the City’s website at www.sarnia.ca or can be obtained from the Clerk’s Department, 2nd Floor City Hall, on Friday, November 2, 2018.

 

PLANNING ACT INFORMATION FOR REZONINGS

a) If a person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make written submissions to the Council of the Corporation of the City of Sarnia before the by-law is passed, the person or public body is not entitled to appeal the decision of the Council of the Corporation of the City of Sarnia to the Local Planning Appeals Tribunal.

b) If a person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make written submissions to the Council of the Corporation of the City of Sarnia before the by-law is passed, the person or public body may not be added as a party to the hearing of an appeal before the Local Planning Appeals Tribunal unless, in the opinion of the Tribunal, there are reasonable grounds to do so.

 

PLANNING ACT INFORMATION FOR OFFICIAL PLAN AMENDMENTS

a) If you wish to be notified of the adoption of the proposed official plan amendment, or of the refusal of a request to amend the Official Plan, you must make a written request to the City of Sarnia, P. O. Box 3018, 255 Christina St. North, Sarnia, Ontario. N7T 7N2

b) If a person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make written submissions to the City of Sarnia before the proposed official plan amendment is adopted, the person or public body:

    i)  is not entitled to appeal the decision of the County of Lambton to the Local Planning Appeals Tribunal; and

ii) may not be added as a party to the hearing of an appeal before the Local Planning Appeals Tribunal unless, in the opinion of the Tribunal, there are reasonable grounds to add the person or public body as a party.

 


City of Sarnia Municipal and School Board Election

Residents of the City of Sarnia are hereby informed that a municipal and school board election will be held. The voting period will open at 9:00 a.m. on October 11 and close at 8:00 p.m. on October 22, 2018.

Eligible electors may vote by telephone or internet 24/7 during the voting period. Directions will be provided in your Voter Information Letter (VIL).

 

Voter Help Centres

Internet-connected devices and election workers will be available to assist eligible electors at the following locations. If you require assistance during the voting period, please visit:

October 11-20

October 22

Sarnia City Hall
255 Christina Street North

Monday through Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Sarnia City Hall
255 Christina Street North
8:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Clearwater Arena
1400 Wellington Street
4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

St. Patrick’s Catholic High School
1001 The Rapids Parkway
4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Bright’s Grove Public School
2612 Hamilton Rd, Bright's Grove
4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

 

More Information

For more information please use one of the following contact methods:

Email: election2018@sarnia.ca

Telephone: 519-332-0330 ext. 3320 or 1-877-4-SARNIA (1-877-472-7642)

In person: City Clerk’s Department, 2nd floor, Sarnia City Hall, 255 North Christina Street North

 

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