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UPCOMING SARNIA COUNCIL MEETINGS

Monday, April 15, 2019 - 4:00 p.m. Council Chambers – Regular Council Meeting.

Monday, May 6, 2019 - 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.

Note: The February 25, 2019 Corporate Priorities and Strategic Planning Meeting has been cancelled and will be rescheduled to a later date.

 


CITY COUNCIL MEETING DATE CHANGE

The October 21, 2019 Regular Council Meeting has been rescheduled to October 28, 2019.

The meeting, as scheduled, would have conflicted with the next federal election which is scheduled to take place on October 21, 2019.

 


Citizen Recruitment – Sarnia Heritage Committee

The City of Sarnia is seeking applicants for the Sarnia Heritage Committee. The Sarnia Heritage Committee advises City Council on the conservation of the City’s built heritage. It meets the first Thursday of each month at 12:00 p.m. at City Hall.

All applications must be received by 12:00 Noon, on Monday, April 1, 2019. Applications must be submitted using the online application form available at https://clerks.smartsarnia.com or in person at the Clerk’s Department, 2nd Floor, City Hall.

For more information about the Heritage Committee please contact Max Williams – 519-332-0330 Ext. 3293 – max.williams@sarnia.ca

 


 

CITY OF SARNIA NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

The Council of the City of Sarnia will hold a public meeting, pursuant to Section 12 of the Development Charges Act, 1997, as amended, to present and obtain public input on the City’s proposed development charges by-law and underlying background study.

All interested parties are invited to attend the public meeting of Council and any person who attends the meeting may make representations relating to the proposed by-law and background study. The meeting is to be held in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 255 Christina Street North on: Monday, April 15, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.

Persons wishing to address Council at the Public Meeting are requested to notify the City Clerk at 519-332-0330 x3320 or clerks@sarnia.ca on or before noon Wednesday, April 10, 2019 in order to be placed on the agenda, although anyone in attendance will be given an opportunity to address Council on this matter.

Information about the proposed by-law and background study is available on the City’s Community Engagement website at www.planning.smartsarnia.com.  The proposed by-law and background study is also available at the Community Development Services and Standards Department, 3rd Floor, City Hall, anytime during business hours from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Tel. 519 332-0330 Ext. 3295).

Interested persons may also express their comments in writing by contacting the Community Development Services and Standards Department at 519-332-0330 x3295 or planning@sarnia.ca. Written submissions will form part of the Council Agenda which will be made available to the general public.

Council agendas (with staff report) 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, April 12, 2019.

 


UPDATE TO THE PROCEDURE BY-LAW

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Council of The Corporation of the City of Sarnia proposes, at its meeting to be held at City Hall on April 15, 2019 to consider updating the Procedure By-Law No. 13 of 2018 of the City of Sarnia.  The update includes provisions regarding location of meetings, the cancelling of meetings, and an appeal process for refused delegations.

The proposed updated By-Law may be seen clerks.smartsarnia.com or at the City Clerk’s Office, 2nd Floor, City Hall.

Questions regarding this update can be directed to Dianne Gould-Brown, City Clerk at 519-332-0330, ext. 3258 or by e-mail to clerks@sarnia.ca .

Written comments regarding this matter should be submitted to the City Clerk’s Department no later than 12:00 noon on Monday, April 1st, 2019 and directed to the attention of the City Clerk, 2nd Floor, Sarnia City Hall, 255 North Christina Street, P.O. Box 3018, Sarnia, Ontario   N7T 7N2, by e-mail to clerks@sarnia.ca or by facsimile to 519-332-3995.

 


CITY OF SARNIA NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETINGS

Please be advised that a public meeting to consider the following application has been rescheduled and will be held by Sarnia City Council in the Council Chambers at City Hall on: Monday, April 15, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.

 

Persons wishing to speak to these applications are requested to notify the City Clerk on or before noon Wednesday, April 10, 2019 in order to be placed on the agenda, although anyone in attendance will be given an opportunity to address Council on this matter.

 

Rezoning Application No. 1-2019-85 of 2002 is submitted by the applicants, Eric and Tina Clarke and the agent, Rob Panzer.

The subject land is municipally known as 141 Durand Street and is located on the south side of Durand Street, east of Christina Street North (See Area Map). The subject land is currently designated Urban Residential in the Official Plan and zoned Urban Residential 2-1 (UR2-1) by Zoning By-law 85 of 2002, which permits low density residential uses (single detached dwellings with secondary dwelling units).

 

The applicant has proposed to amend the Urban Residential 2-1 (UR2-1) zoning of the subject lands, to permit three (3) dwelling units to be located in a converted single detached dwelling.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Information about the applications is available on the City’s Community Engagement website at www.planning.smartsarnia.com and at the Community Development Services and Standards Department, 3rd Floor, City Hall, anytime during business hours from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Tel. 519 332-0330 Ext. 3295). Forward emails to planning@sarnia.ca .

 

Copies of the comments of City Hall Departments and other agencies who have reviewed the application, the Community Development Services and Standards Department's planning report and the proposed zoning by-law amendments will be available at the Planning & Building Department, 3rd Floor, City Hall, on or after Friday, April 12, 2019.

 

Council agendas (with staff report) 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, April 12, 2019.

 

PLANNING ACT INFORMATION FOR REZONINGS

If you wish to be notified of the decision of the Council of The Corporation of the City of Sarnia on a proposed zoning by-law amendment, you must make a written request to the City Clerk.

 

  1. If a person or public body would otherwise have an ability to appeal the decision of the Council of The Corporation of the City of Sarnia to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal but the 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.

 

  1. 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 Appeal Tribunal unless, in the opinion of the Tribunal, there are reasonable grounds to do so.

 


CITY OF SARNIA NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETINGS

 

Please be advised that a public meeting to consider Rezoning Application 3-2019-85 of 2002 will be held by Sarnia City Council in the Council Chambers at City Hall on: Monday, April 15, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.

 

Persons wishing to speak to these applications are requested to notify the City Clerk on or before noon Wednesday, April 10, 2019 in order to be placed on the agenda, although anyone in attendance will be given an opportunity to address Council on this matter.

 

Rezoning Application No. 3-2019-85 of 2002 is submitted by the agent, B.M. Ross & Associates on behalf of the owner, Heritage Park Estates Inc.

The subject land is located west of Ronald Bloore Drive and south of Molinari Street (See Area Map).  The subject land is currently designated Urban Residential in the Official Plan and zoned Urban Residential 4-15 (UR4-15) by Zoning By-law 85 of 2002.

 

The applicant is proposing to amend the zoning of the subject lands to a site-specific Urban Residential 4-25 (UR4-25) Zone, to allow for semi-detached dwellings to be constructed with lot coverages of 40%, exterior side yards of 3m (9.8 ft.) and to allow for one lot (Part 6) to have a rear yard depth of 6.0m (19.7 ft.).

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Information about the applications is available on the City’s Community Engagement website at www.planning.smartsarnia.com and at the Community Development Services and Standards Department, 3rd Floor, City Hall, anytime during business hours from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Tel. 519 332-0330 Ext. 3295). Forward emails to planning@sarnia.ca .

 

Copies of the comments of City Hall Departments and other agencies who have reviewed the application, the Community Development Services and Standards Department's planning report and the proposed zoning by-law amendments will be available at the Planning & Building Department, 3rd Floor, City Hall, on or after Friday, April 12, 2019.

 

Council agendas (with staff report) 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, April 12, 2019.

 

PLANNING ACT INFORMATION FOR REZONINGS

If you wish to be notified of the decision of the Council of The Corporation of the City of Sarnia on a proposed zoning by-law amendment, you must make a written request to the City Clerk.

 

  1. If a person or public body would otherwise have an ability to appeal the decision of the Council of The Corporation of the City of Sarnia to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal but the 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.

 

  1. 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 Appeal Tribunal unless, in the opinion of the Tribunal, there are reasonable grounds to do so.

 


CITY OF SARNIA NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

Please be advised that public meetings to consider the below-noted applications will be held by Sarnia City Council in the Council Chambers at City Hall on Monday, May 6, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.

Persons wishing to speak to these applications are requested to notify the City Clerk on or before noon Wednesday, May 1, 2019 in order to be placed on the agenda, although anyone in attendance will be given an opportunity to address Council on this matter.

Please be advised that the applicant has submitted Rezoning Application 2-2019-85 of 2002 and Draft Plan of Subdivision Application CD1-2019 to:

  1. Amend Zoning By-law No. 85 of 2002 to change the zoning on the subject lands from ‘Interim Use 1 (IU1)’ to a site-specific ‘Urban Residential 4-24 (UR4-24)’ Zone, to permit single detached, semi-detached and multiple attached dwellings.

 

  1. Amend Zoning By-law 85 of 2002 to add a site-specific ‘Urban Residential 4-24 (UR4-24)’ Zone to provide regulations for single detached, semi-detached and multiple attached dwellings.

 

  1. Approve Draft Plan of Subdivision Application No. SD1-2019 (see attached) that includes the following:
  • 87 residential building lots for single detached dwellings
  • 1 block for condominium townhouse development
  • 4 municipal roads (Streets ‘A’, ‘B’, ‘C’ and ‘D’)
  • The Rapids Parkway extension
  • Blocks for one foot reserves

The development of the lands is subject to the approval of the rezoning application referenced above.

 

The property is located on the south side of The Rapids Parkway in Development Area 1. More specifically, it is located north of Highway 402, east of the Howard Watson Nature Trail, south of The Rapids Parkway and west of Highway 40, as shown on the Area Map.

A Draft Plan of Subdivision, Planning Justification Report, Traffic Impact Assessment, Noise Control Feasibility Study and Geotechnical Investigation were submitted with these applications. These documents are available in Community Development Services and Standards at Sarnia City Hall, located on the third floor at 255 Christina Street North, and can be viewed at:

http://planning.smartsarnia.com/

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Information about the applications is available on the City’s Community Engagement website at www.planning.smartsarnia.com and at the Community Development Services and Standards Department, 3rd Floor, City Hall, anytime during business hours from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Tel. 519 332-0330 Ext. 3295). Forward emails to planning@sarnia.ca .

Copies of the comments of City Hall Departments and other agencies who have reviewed the application, the Community Development Services and Standards Department's planning report and the proposed zoning by-law amendments will be available at the Planning & Building Department, 3rd Floor, City Hall, on or after Friday, May 3, 2019.

Council agendas (with staff report) 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, May 3, 2019.

 

PLANNING ACT INFORMATION FOR REZONINGS

If you wish to be notified of the decision of the Council of The Corporation of the City of Sarnia on a proposed zoning by-law amendment, you must make a written request to the City Clerk.

 

  1. If a person or public body would otherwise have an ability to appeal the decision of the Council of The Corporation of the City of Sarnia to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal but the 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.

 

  1. 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 Appeal Tribunal unless, in the opinion of the Tribunal, there are reasonable grounds to do so.

 

PLANNING ACT INFORMATION FOR SUBDIVISIONS

 

If a person or public body does not make an oral submission at a public meeting or make a written submission to the Council of the Corporation of the City of Sarnia in respect to the proposed Plan of Subdivision before the approval authority gives or refuses to give approval to the plan of subdivision, the person or public body:

 

  1. is not entitled to appeal the decision of the Council of the Corporation of the City of Sarnia, to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal; and

 

  1. may not be added as a party to the hearing  of an appeal before the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal unless, in the opinion of the Tribunal, there is reasonable grounds to do so.

 

If you wish to be notified of the decisions of the Council of the Corporation of the City of Sarnia in respect of the rezoning, proposed plan of subdivision or proposed plan of condominium, you must make a written request to the City of Sarnia, P.O. Box 3018, 255 Christina St. North, Sarnia, Ontario. N7T 7N2.

 

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