3194 Dundas Street West Development Update

Posted on April 23, 2020

A rezoning application has been filed by Gairloch Developments to construct an 8-storey mixed-use building at 3194 Dundas Street West. The application proposes 122 m2 of non –residential space at grade, with 88 residential units above, and 55 car parking spaces below. Details are available on the City’s Application Information Centre here.

A pre-application meeting was held on December 9, 2019. City Planning Staff will begin work on a Preliminary Report reviewing the application. There will be further community consultation, however the format is not yet confirmed.

Note: At this time, the Government of Ontario’s Emergency Order suspends limitation periods and procedural time periods set out in legislation and regulation.  This suspension of time periods applies to all Planning Act procedural timelines, including complete application and decision timelines. The suspension is retroactive to March 16, 2020.​

 

Suspension of Planning Timelines

Posted on April 16, 2020

The Government of Ontario’s Emergency Order (O. Reg 73/20) under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act suspends limitation periods and procedural time periods set out in legislation and regulation.  This suspension of time periods applies to all Planning Act procedural timelines, including complete application and decision timelines. This includes Committee of Adjustment timelines to appeal a decision. In addition, all procedural periods under the Heritage Act and the City of Toronto Act will be suspended. The suspension is retroactive to March 16, 2020.

This order also impacts the operations and current proceedings before the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) and Toronto Local Appeal Body (TLAB).  The LPAT has issued directions regarding current appeal proceedings before the LPAT which can be viewed at https://elto.gov.on.ca/tribunals/lpat/about-lpat/.  The TLAB issued a similar direction. It has suspended all hearing events and will not schedule any new ones until May 29, 2020. TLAB public offices are closed at 40 Orchard View Blvd. All hearings are postponed and a notice of the new hearing date will be provided by the tribunal at a future date.  Both the LPAT and the TLAB have indicated that they will be monitoring the situation and will reconsider their directions if circumstance warrant.

The situation with COVID-19 is unprecedented and is evolving every day. The City of Toronto will continue to follow directions from provincial and federal authorities and health agencies.  For a list of City facilities and services, including City Planning services, affected by Toronto’s State of Emergency due to COVID-19 please visit https://www.toronto.ca/home/covid-19/affected-city-services/.

1488 Queen Street West Development Update

Posted on April 16, 2020

A rezoning application to construct a 6-storey building has been filed for 1488 Queen St West, current site of Guardian Drugs. The application proposes 190 m2 of non –residential gfa with 29 residential dwelling units and 3 parking space. Details are available on the City’s Application Information Centre at https://www.toronto.ca/city-government/planning-development/application-information-centre/

A pre-application meeting was held on February 20th, 2020. City Planning Staff will begin work on a Preliminary Report reviewing the application.

There will be further community consultation, however the format is not yet confirmed.

Note: At this time, the Government of Ontario’s Emergency Order suspends limitation periods and procedural time periods set out in legislation and regulation.  This suspension of time periods applies to all Planning Act procedural timelines, including complete application and decision timelines. The suspension is retroactive to March 16, 2020.

 

1375 Queen Street West Development Update

Posted on April 16, 2020

A rezoning application has been filed by Skale Developments to construct an 8-storey

mixed-use building at 1375 Queen St West, at Close Ave. The application proposes 443 m2 of non –residential gfa with 46 rental dwelling units and 1 car share parking space. Details are available on the City’s Application Information Centre at https://www.toronto.ca/city-government/planning-development/application-information-centre/

A pre-application meeting was held on February 25th, 2020. City Planning Staff will begin work on a Preliminary Report reviewing the application.

There will be further community consultation, however the format is not yet confirmed.

Note: At this time, the Government of Ontario’s Emergency Order suspends limitation periods and procedural time periods set out in legislation and regulation.  This suspension of time periods applies to all Planning Act procedural timelines, including complete application and decision timelines. The suspension is retroactive to March 16, 2020.

1521 Queen St W Preliminary report at TEYCC – March 12, 2020

Posted on March 5, 2020

The Preliminary Staff Report responding to the rezoning application of 1521 Queen Street West will be reviewed at Toronto and East York Community Council on Thursday, March 12th.  http://app.toronto.ca/tmmis/viewAgendaItemHistory.do?item=2020.TE14.27

The rezoning application proposes to amend the City’s Zoning By-laws with an eight-storey mixed-use building. Information on the application is available on-line at the City’s Application Information Centre, http://app.toronto.ca/AIC/index.do .

The Preliminary Staff Report recommends a community consultation meeting. City Planning staff will notify neighbouring residents when a meeting date is secured. My office will provide general notice throughout Ward 4.

Please feel free to contact my office or City Planner Patrick Miller, Patrick.miller@toronto.ca for more information or to share your comments.

1375 Queen Street West Presentation

Posted on February 27, 2020

Background

Skale Developments held a pre-application meeting on February 25, 2020. Their proposed plans are for an 8-storey rental building at 1375 Queen Street West. Currently, the site is a vacant lot located on the south east corner of Queen and Close.

Please see below for the developer’s presentation at their pre-application meeting.

To provide any comments on this development or for any questions, contact our office at councillor_perks@toronto.ca .

To contact the developer directly, call them at 416-710-9898.

1375 pre-application presentation

1488 Queen Street West Presentation

Posted on February 25, 2020

Background

The owners of the property at 1488 Queen Street West are looking to redevelop this property. Their proposal is to add a 6-storey building with residential units and ground-floor retail.

Please see below for the presentation by the developer at their pre-application meeting on February 20, 2020

To provide any comments on this development or for any questions, contact our office at councillor_perks@toronto.ca .

To contact the developer directly, email them at 1488queenwest@gmail.com .

https://secureservercdn.net/198.71.233.51/1kc.086.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/18249-Presentation-21-Feb-2020-compressed-1.pdf

Pre-application meeting for 1375 Queen Street West Development

Posted on February 13, 2020

Skale Developments is holding a public consultation meeting where you can learn more about their proposed plans  for an 8-storey rental building at 1375 Queen Street West. Currently, the site is a vacant lot located on the south east corner of Queen and Close. Further details will be available at the community meeting. Councillor Perks and City Planning staff will be in attendance.

Details are as follows:

Date: Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Time: 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. (Doors open at 6:30 p.m.)

Place: Parkdale Library Auditorium, 1303 Queen Street West

1375 Queen St W Meeting Notice

Pre-Application Meeting for 1488 Queen Street West – February 20, 2020

Posted on February 6, 2020

The owners of the property at 1488 Queen Street West are looking to redevelop this property. Their proposal is to add a 6-storey building with residential units and ground-floor retail. The owners are hosting a  pre-application Community Meeting on February 20, 2020 at 20 West Lodge Ave, 6:30-8:30pm. Councillor Perks and City Planning Staff will be in attendance.

Update on 41 Wabash Avenue development

Posted on January 22, 2020

Inclusion on the City of Toronto’s Heritage Register and Intention to Designate at Toronto Preservation Board on Monday, January 27, 2020

On January 27, 2020, Toronto Preservation Board will review report from Heritage Preservation Services recommending that 41 Wabash Avenue be included on the City of Toronto Heritage Register and state an intention to designate the property for its cultural heritage value. It also recommends that City Council approve the alterations proposed for this property.

The Report is available online at: http://app.toronto.ca/tmmis/viewAgendaItemHistory.do?item=2020.PB13.2

This item will be heard on January 27, 2020 after 9:30AM in Committee Room #4, 2nd floor, Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen St West. If you wish to attend TPB or submit written comment, please contact City Clerk, Attn: Ellen Devlin, Administrator, TPB, 416-392-7033, email teycc@toronto.ca.

Final report to TEYCC: February 5, 2020

The February 5, 2020 Toronto and East York Community Council (TEYCC) will be reviewing and voting on the Final Report regarding the proposed development application at 41 Wabash Avenue.

This application proposes a change in use from industrial to residential, and construction of a four-storey rear addition, and a fourth storey addition to the existing three-storey former warehouse building.  Fifteen residential units are proposed.

The Staff report will be available online approximately 10 days prior to meeting at: http://app.toronto.ca/tmmis/decisionBodyProfile.do?function=doPrepare&decisionBodyId=1925#Meeting-2020.TE13

This item will be heard on February 5, 2020 after 10 AM in Committee Room #1, 2nd floor, Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen St West. If you wish to attend TEYCC or submit written comment, please contact City Clerk, Attn: Ellen Devlin, Administrator, TEYCC, 416-392-7033, email teycc@toronto.ca.

For further information on this or any other Ward 4 or city-related matter, go to www.gordperks.ca or contact my office at councillor_perks@toronto.ca.

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