Notice Of Passing Of A Zoning By-Law By The Corporation Of The Town Of Collingwood (Simcoe County Affordable Housing)

TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the Corporation of the Town of Collingwood passed By-law No. 2017-044 on the 26th day of June, 2017 under Section 34 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. P. 13, as amended.
Amending Zoning By-law No. 2017-044 (Town File No. D14117) pertains to several parcels of land located immediately northeast of the High Street and Second Street intersection and northwest of the Second Street and Elm Street intersection.  The subject lands have frontage of approximately 163 m on High Street, 128 metres on Second Street and 93 metres on Elm Street and an overall area of approximately of 1.57 hectares.  The lands are legally described as Lots 4 to 16, 19 and 20 of Registered Plan 1541, Town of Collingwood, County of Simcoe and are currently, municipally addressed as 1 High Street, 4 Murray Court and 130 Elm Street.
THE PURPOSE AND EFFECT of the proposed Zoning By-law Amendment is to rezone the subject property from Residential Third Density (R3) zone to a Residential Fourth Density Exception Seven (R4-7) zone in order to permit the construction of two apartment buildings for affordable housing with site specific exceptions for a maximum building height of 19 metres (for the proposed apartment building adjacent to Elm Street), a minimum exterior yard of 5 metres (for the proposed apartment building adjacent to High Street), a minimum parking requirement of 0.9 spaces per apartment dwelling unit, inclusive of visitor parking, and a minimum landscaped open space of 37%.
This land is also subject to an application for a Deeming By-law to bring the various parcels of land involved together as a single lot (Town File No. D1207117) and an application for Site Plan Approval for the affordable housing development proposal (Town File No. D11417).
Effect of Written and Oral Submissions on Decision: Public comments, as summarized in the Planning Report, were considered as part of the decision-making process.
AND TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that any person or agency may appeal the By-law by filing with the Clerk of the Corporation of the Town of Collingwood, not later than the 27th day of July, 2017, an appeal form setting out the objection to the By-law and the reasons in support of the objection, accompanied by the fee prescribed under the Ontario Municipal Board Act in the amount of $300.00 which must be in the form of a certified cheque or money order payable to the Minister of Finance. If you wish to appeal to the OMB, a copy of an appeal form is available from the OMB website at
Only individuals, corporations and public bodies may appeal the Zoning By-law Amendment to the Ontario Municipal Board.  A notice of appeal may not be filed by an unincorporated association or group.  However, a notice of appeal may be filed in the name of an individual who is a member of the association or group on its behalf.
No person or public body shall be added as a party to the hearing of the appeal unless, before the by-law was passed, the person or public body made oral submissions at the public meeting or written submissions to the council or, in the opinion of the Ontario Municipal Board, there are reasonable grounds to add the person or public body as a party.
DATED at the Town of Collingwood this 7th day of July, 2017.
Sara Almas
Town File No.  D14117