Category Archives: Official Plan

Statutory Public Meeting: Official Plan Amendment

May 10, 2018

The City will hold a statutory public meeting to introduce the proposed Official Plan Amendments to Council on Monday, June 11. Continue reading Statutory Public Meeting: Official Plan Amendment


Proposed Official Plan Amendment meeting: Affordable housing

May 9, 2018

Guelph City Council will hold a public meeting in accordance with the Planning Act where the proposed Official Plan Amendment (OPA) for Affordable Housing will be considered. The meeting will take place: Monday, June 11 6:30 p.m. Council Chambers, City Hall 1 Carden Street, Guelph Council Report – Public Meeting Proposed Official Plan Amendment About the affordable housing proposed OPA Purpose and effect of the proposed Official Plan Amendment The purpose and effect of the proposed OPA is to update the affordable housing policies in the Official Plan in accordance with the Council approved Affordable Housing Strategy (2017). The OPA would amend Section 7.2 of the Official Plan to update the affordable housing targets, including removing the separate policy encouraging the creation of approximately 90 accessory apartment units. The policies would also be… Continue reading Proposed Official Plan Amendment meeting: Affordable housing


300 Water Street

February 6, 2018

File Numbers: ZC1712 and OP1707 The subject property is currently designated “Open Space and Park” with a “Natural Areas” overlay.  The purpose of the Official Plan Amendment is to re-designate the property to the “Low Density Residential” land use designation with a site-specific policy.  The subject property is currently zoned “Urban Reserve” (UR), according to Zoning By-law (1995)-14864, as amended.  The purpose of the proposed Zoning By-law Amendment is to change the zoning from the “Urban Reserve” (UR) zone to a “Residential Single Detached” (R.1C) zone and to a “Specialized Residential On-Street Townhouse” (R.3B-?) zone. Notice of Public Meeting – May 2018 Public Notice Complete Application – February 2018 Public Meeting Report – May 2018   Reports and Studies Development Concept Plan Environmental Impact Study-August… Continue reading 300 Water Street


388 Arkell Road

October 10, 2017

Files: OP1705 and ZC1708 The purpose of the proposed Official Plan Amendment and Zoning Bylaw Amendment is to permit the development of a secondary school on the subject property. Complete applications have been received by the City of Guelph to amend the City’s Official Plan and Zoning Bylaw for the property municipally known as 388 Arkell Road in accordance with the provisions of the Planning Act, as amended. The applications were received by the City on August 28, 2017 and deemed to be complete on September 21, 2017. 388 Arkell Road Public Meeting Council Report Related Documents For more information Lindsay Sulatycki 519-822-1260 extension 3313 lindsay.sulatycki@guelph.ca  


1300 Gordon Street

August 31, 2017

File number ZC1707 and OP1704 The purpose of the proposed Official Plan Amendment is to designate the site to High Density Residential and increase the density from the allowable 100 units per hectare to 132 units per hectare. The purpose of the proposed Zoning Bylaw Amendment is to rezone the subject site from the current R.1B (Residential Single Detached) Zone to R.4A-? (Residential Apartment) with special regulations to permit the development of a 6 storey residential building containing a total of 32 apartment units. Revised Submission 2018 Revised Application Notice – June 2018 Functioning Servicing and Stormwater Managment Report- April 2018 Concept Plan Landscape Plan Basement and Ground Floor Plan Gordon Street and South Elevations Environment Impact Study Addendum – April 2018 Tree Preservation Plan –… Continue reading 1300 Gordon Street


233-237 Janefield Avenue

June 20, 2017

An Official Plan amendment is proposed to permit a high density apartment with a density of 168 units per hectare.  A zoning bylaw amendment is proposed from the existing R.4A-1 (Specialized Apartment Residential) Zone and SC.1-4 (Specialized Service Commercial) Zone to a R.4B-? (Specialized High Density Apartment) Zone to permit a 12 storey apartment building with 185 apartment units. Continue reading 233-237 Janefield Avenue


1888 Gordon Street

February 15, 2017

File number ZC1701 / OP1701 Official Plan and Zoning Bylaw Amendment to permit a high-density residential development on the subject site. Notice of Complete Application – February 15, 2017 Notice of Public Meeting – April 10, 2017 Notice of Revised Application – November 23, 2017 Notice of Third Submission – January 25, 2018 Notice of Decision Meeting – June 2018 Decision Staff Report – June 2018 Associated reports Fourth Submission Hydrogeology Assessement- April 24, 2018 Urban Design Brief – April 20, 2018 Functional Servicing Report – April 20, 2018  Third Submission Urban Design Brief – Revision 2 – January 10, 2018 Transportation Impact Study-Response Memo – January 9, 2018 Site Plan – January 9, 2018 Landscape Plans – January 10, 2018 Hydrogeology Assessment – Version 3 –… Continue reading 1888 Gordon Street


75 Dublin Street North

September 29, 2016

 2016 City Initiated Zoning and Official Plan Amendments for 75 Dublin Street North A complete application has been received to amend the Official Plan for the lands municipally known as 75 Dublin Street North. The subject property is currently designated “Mixed Use 2” in the Downtown Secondary Plan. The purpose of the proposed Official Plan Amendment is to permit a maximum building height of five (5) storeys whereas a maximum building height of four (4) storeys is currently permitted for the subject property. File number OP1706 Notice of Public Meeting – February 27, 2018 Public Meeting Council Report – February 27, 2018   Letter from applicant requesting additional OPA provisions – March 13, 2018 Notice of Revised Application and Decision Meeting – April 18, 2018… Continue reading 75 Dublin Street North