Proposed development meeting: 1533-1557 Gordon Street and 34 Lowes Road

Public meeting for planning application

Guelph City Council will hold a public meeting in accordance with the Planning Act to consider the following planning and development application. The meeting will take place:

Monday, March 19
6:30 p.m.
Council Chambers, City Hall, 1 Carden Street, Guelph

About the planning application

1533-1557 Gordon Street and 34 Lowes Road (File: ZC1710)—Ward 6

The subject site is 0.86 hectares in size and is located on the southwest corner of the intersection of Gordon Street and Lowes Road West. The purpose of the proposed Zoning Bylaw Amendment application is to rezone the subject site from the current R.1B (Residential Single Detached) Zone to a specialized R.4A-? (General Apartment Residential) Zone to permit the development of a six storey, 102 unit apartment building. Each of the existing five single detached dwellings on the subject site are proposed to be demolished to accommodate the apartment proposal.

The planner to contact for this application:

Michael Witmer, Development Planner II
519-837-5616 extension 2790
michael.witmer@guelph.ca

Speak at the meeting or provide written comments

If you wish to speak to City Council about the application please contact the City Clerk’s Office at 519-837-5603 or email clerks@guelph.ca no later than March 16, 2018 at 10 a.m. to register as a delegation. You may also attend the meeting and request to speak at the meeting.

If you prefer to comment in writing, please send your written comments the City Clerk’s Office no later than March 16, 2018 at 10 a.m.

Important information about making a submission

If a person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make written submissions to Guelph City Council before the bylaw is passed, the person or public body:
• is not entitled to appeal the decision of Guelph City Council to the Ontario Municipal Board; or
• may not be added as a party to the hearing of an appeal before the Ontario Municipal Board unless, in the opinion of the Board, there are reasonable grounds to do so.

For more information

Planning documents and background material for these applications are available for viewing during regular office hours at:

Planning and Building Services
City of Guelph, 1 Carden Street
519-837-5616
planning@guelph.ca

Copies of the staff report will be available at noon on March 9, 2018.

Contact the City Clerk’s Office

If you would like to be notified of City Council’s decision with respect to a planning application, you must make a written request to:

Stephen O’Brien, City Clerk
City of Guelph, 1 Carden Street, Guelph ON N1H 3A1
519-837-5603 or TTY 519-826-9771
clerks@guelph.ca
Fax: 519-763-1269