Subdivision Approval (Urban Design Manual) By-law

BY-LAW Number: 
2010-083
Summary: 

BEING A BY-LAW TO ADOPT THE TOWN OF COLLINGWOOD URBAN DESIGN MANUAL BY REFERENCE FOR CONSIDERATION OF DRAFT PLAN OF SUBDIVISION APPROVAL FOR THE TOWN OF COLLINGWOOD


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WHEREAS clause 51(24)(m) of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. P.13, as amended, provides that in considering a draft plan of subdivision an approval authority shall have regard to the interrelationship between the design of the proposed plan of subdivision and site plan control matters relating to any development on land, if the land is located with a site plan control area designated under subsection 41(2) of the Planning Act;
 
AND WHEREAS section 8.3.2 of the Town of Collingwood Official Plan designates all lands in the Town of Collingwood as a Site Plan Control Area;
 
AND WHEREAS the Council has adopted an Urban Design Manual establishing standards relating to exterior design, including without limitation the character, scale, appearance and design features of buildings, and their sustainable design, but only to the extent that it is a matter of exterior design and the sustainable design elements on any adjoining highway under a municipality’s jurisdiction, including without limitation trees, shrubs, hedges, plantings or other ground cover, permeable paving materials, street furniture, curb ramps, waste and recycling containers and bicycle parking facilities;
 
AND WHEREAS the Town of Collingwood Official Plan contain policies related to exterior design and sustainable design elements on highways;
 
AND WHEREAS section 447.8 of the Municipal Act, 2001, S.O. 2001, c. 25, as amended, authorizes a municipality to adopt by reference, in whole or in part, with such changes as the council considers appropriate, any code, standard, procedure or regulation as it stands at a specific date, as it stands at the time of adoption or as amended from time to time provided the document is available for public inspection;
 
NOW THEREFORE THE COUNCIL OF THE CORPORATION OF THE TOWN OF COLLINGWOOD ENACTS THE FOLLOWING:
 
1.         The Town of Collingwood Urban Design Manual dated July, 2010, as it may be from time to time amended, is adopted by reference and Council shall have regard to the standards set out therein in considering a draft plan of subdivision application and the interrelationship between the design of the proposed plan of subdivision and site plan control matters relating to any development on the land.
 
2.         The Town of Collingwood Urban Design Manual shall be available for public inspection at the municipal offices of the Town of Collingwood during regular business hours.
 
3.         THAT this By-law shall come into full force and effect on the date of final passage hereof at which time all By-laws and/or resolutions that are inconsistent with the provisions of this By-law and the same are hereby repealed or rescinded insofar as it is necessary to give effect to the provisions of this By-law.
 
 
ENACTED AND PASSED this 19th day of July 2010.
 
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                                                                                                MAYOR
 
                                                                                                ____________________________
                                                                                                CLERK
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