D084318 Georgian Hotel Conference Centre - Official Plan and Zoning By-Law Amendment Georgian Hotel Conference Centre

Project: The Georgian Bay Hotel and Conference Centre Official Plan & Zoning By-Law Amendment

Municipal Location:    10 Vacation Inn

Owner:                          Georgian Bay Hotel & Conference Centre 

Agent:                           travis planning consultants, Colin Travis MCIP, RPP

Engineer:                      C.F. Crozier & Associates, Kevin Morris

Landscape Architect:  Hensel Design Group, Mike Hensel 

The developer submitted information:  

Development Applications

Contact Information for Development

Developer Planning Justification Report

Developer Supporting Reports Traffic, Golf Ball Analysis, Scoped EISStorm Water Management and Functional ServicingDeveloper Open House Presentation, Draft Official Plan and Zoning By-law Amendment Combined

Subsequent Submittals: November 30, 2020

The Planning Department has received revised documents in response to our first submittal comments. The proposed OPA includes a maximum density of 75 units per hectare and the proposed ZBA includes additional provisions stipulating a maximum of 165 dwelling units for the vacant southerly lands. Additional details pertaining to the proposed OPA and ZBA are outlined in Colin Travis’ letter dated November 12, 2020.

Links to applicants' subsequent documents:  Agent Cover Letter including Draft OPA and ZBA, Flood Study, Proposed Schedules for Official Plan Amendment and Zoning By-Law Amendment, and Proposed Site Plan. 

Proposed Site Plan Submitted


The Sectors of the proposed Official Plan and Zoning By-Law Amendment

Municipal Information

Municipal Planner:  Community Planner, Lindsay Ayers 

Contact Information



Municipal Staff Documents: 

Public Meeting Held:  Feb 11, 2019 

Notice of Complete Application, Notice of Public Meeting

Municipal Public Meeting Presentation

Project Description:  The pre-consultation application was discussed at the meeting held on Feb. 8, 2018.  These applications have been received for a proposal to amend the Official Plan Policies and Zoning By-Law on the subject lands.    The specific hotel property interests concern the existing hotel site of about 4.3ha and a vacant parcel of about 2.5ha situated approximately 120m fourth of the hotel site.  Between these two parcels are a series of residential condominiums having an aggregate site area of about 3.4 ha.   For purposes of land use description and function, these parcels are referred to as the North Sector, the Central Sector, and South Sector.  Please access the planning consultant’s report from Colin Travis for a full description provided in this link.  This property is within the NVCA Jurisdiction. Of note SCC #129 is not included in these amendments.   


Here are links to several documents regarding the Official Plan Amendment and Zoning By-Law Amendment. 

Notice of the Adoption of an Official Plan Amendment (Official Plan Amendment No. 46) and a Notice of Passing of a Zoning By-law Amendment for the lands generally associated with Georgian Bay Hotel, located at 10 Vacation Inn Drive – Town of Collingwood File No. D084318. 

OPA 46 Notice of Adoption

ZBA Notice of Passing 


BL2023-011 ZBA 





Comments The comments above are made to the best of our knowledge using all of the information and resources available at the posting time.  The information contained herein is believed to be correct, however, the Town assumes no liability for negligence, inaccuracies or omissions.  Please contact Planning Services at 705-445-1290 between the hours of 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM.    For more information please email the planner on file or planning@collingwood.ca 
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