Please be advised that a Public Hearing of Sarnia City Council will be held on Monday, July 8, 2024 at 1:00pm to consider the planning application for the property listed below and as shown on the Area Map.                                    

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Area Map – 1375 London Road
  1. Official Plan Amendment No. 04-2024 is to amend the City of Sarnia Official Plan to add site and area-specific policies for 1375 London Road regarding the minimum required height for stand-alone, non-residential buildings. Per Section of the Official Plan, all development within the Mixed-Use II Corridor shall incorporate a minimum building height of 3 storeys or 11 metres, whichever is greater.

The subject lands, approximately 45,000 square metres in area, are designated Mixed-Use Corridor I in the City of Sarnia Official Plan and contain an existing multi-tenant commercial plaza. The proposed amendment would help facilitate the development of a 6,000-square-foot, stand-alone building for the proposed restaurant use with a drive-thru facility on the subject lands.

The subject lands area designated “Mixed Use Corridor I” within the City of  Sarnia Official Plan and zoned “Commercial Centre 1-20 (CC1-20) in Zoning By-law 85 of 2002, as amended.

Additional Information

Additional information for 1375 London Road, including a Planning Rationale, Conceptual Site Plan, and Conceptual Floor Plan were submitted with this application and can be viewed at:

All documents submitted on the above application can also be obtained by contacting the Planning Department, Community Services Division at 519-332-0330 ext. 3301.

If approved, developments on any of the above-noted lands would proceed in accordance with a required Site Plan Control Agreement and required Building Permits.

How to Participate

You are invited to watch these meetings online at You can also participate by submitting comments and/or speaking during the public meeting. You may submit comments by email to, mail to City of Sarnia, c/o Community Services Division, 255 Christina Street North, P.O. Box 3018, Sarnia ON N7T 7N2, or place them in the mail slot on the right hand side of the Christina Street North entrance to City Hall.

To ensure your comments are included in the City Council Agenda, comments must be received by 1:00pm on Friday, June 21, 2024.

Speaking at Public Meetings

If you wish to participate in the public meeting, we encourage you to pre-register with the Clerks Department, by email to or phone at 519-332-0330 ext. 3320.

Instructions for participating in the meeting virtually will be provided following registration and online at under Public Meetings.

Planning Act Appeal Information

If a person or public body would otherwise have an ability to appeal the decision of the City of Sarnia to the Ontario Land Tribunal, but the person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make written submissions to the City of Sarnia before the Zoning 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 Ontario Land Tribunal (OLT) and may not be added as a party to the hearing of an appeal before the Ontario Land Tribunal (OLT) unless, in the opinion of the Tribunal, there are reasonable grounds to do so.

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 or Zoning By-law, you must make a written request to the City of Sarnia, P. O. Box 3018, 255 Christina St. North, Sarnia, Ontario. N7T 7N2.

Collection of Personal Information

Please be aware that if you are submitting correspondence to the City of Sarnia regarding any of this Application, your name, contact information and communications will become part of the public record that will be available to the general public, pursuant to the Planning Act and the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. For more information on this collection, please visit

If you wish to be notified of the decision of the Sarnia City Council’s on the above-noted application, you must make a written request to:

City of Sarnia, c/o Community Services Division, 255 Christina Street North,
P.O. Box 3018, Sarnia ON N7T 7N2
Dated this 15th day of June 2024.