Share your thoughts on the Committee of Adjustments

Following up on the KPMG-led review of the Committee of Adjustment, I am pleased to share the survey KPMG designed to gather feedback from the public on what’s working well, what is not, and how we can improve the Committee of Adjustment hearing process, with a particular focus on effective public participation. The survey is… Continue reading Share your thoughts on the Committee of Adjustments

Update on 1521 Queen St W

The application at 1521 Queen St West was originally submitted to the City in 2019, then scheduled for an appeal hearing at the Ontario Land Tribunal (OLT) in 2020. In the meantime, the parties to the appeal, including the applicant, the City, and the Parkdale Neighbourhood Land trust, engaged in without prejudice settlement discussions which resulted… Continue reading Update on 1521 Queen St W

1488 Queen Street West at TEYCC

The April 21, 2022 Toronto and East York Community Council will be reviewing TE32.2 1488 Queen Street West – Zoning By-law Amendment Application – Final Report. This application proposes a six-storey mixed use building at 1488 Queen Street West with 29 residential units and commercial uses at grade. Following a review of the application and… Continue reading 1488 Queen Street West at TEYCC

An Update on 1660 Bloor St West

The Committee of Adjustment reviewed the 1660 Bloor St West application on March 2, 2022. The application proposes a 13-storey mixed-use building with 171 units, and retail space fronting onto Bloor Street. The Committee of Adjustment refused the application. The full Notice of Decision can be found here That decision has now been appealed to… Continue reading An Update on 1660 Bloor St West

3239-3251 Dundas Street West: Community Consultation

The first official public consultation for the development proposal at 3239-3251 Dundas Street West will be taking place on Monday, March 28 at 6:00 pm. The applicants are proposing a zoning change on the site to allow new eight-storey mixed-use building with 88 dwellings units and 219 square metres of commercial space at grade.  While… Continue reading 3239-3251 Dundas Street West: Community Consultation

403 Keele Street: Community Consultation

The first official public consultation for the development proposal at 403 Keele Street (the former Canadian Tire gas station site) is taking place next Thursday, March 3 at 6:00 pm. The applicants are proposing a zoning change on the site to allow for a new 11-storey mixed-use building with commercial/retail uses on the ground floor… Continue reading 403 Keele Street: Community Consultation

Construction to start at 150 Dunn Ave Supportive Housing Project

 The City has received all necessary approvals to begin construction on the new supportive homes at 150 Dunn Avenue. Starting in mid-February, initial site work will begin including installing temporary fencing, tree protection, and the delivery of construction equipment. Construction is expected to take approximately five months. Contractors and their trades have been asked to… Continue reading Construction to start at 150 Dunn Ave Supportive Housing Project

Update on 1540 Bloor St West (N/W corner Bloor /Dundas) “Giraffe”

Further to my last update on 1540 Bloor St West, copied below, the Ontario Land Tribunal has issued their written decision, attached, on the Settlement Offer from the developer accepted by the City of Toronto in late 2021. The decision of the Ontario Land Tribunal is to accept the settlement offer agreement, however it is… Continue reading Update on 1540 Bloor St West (N/W corner Bloor /Dundas) “Giraffe”

Update on 340-376R Dufferin Street and 2 Melbourne Avenue

On Wednesday, February 16, 2022, Toronto and East York Community Council (TEYCC) will be reviewing the 340-376R Dufferin Street and 2 Melbourne Avenue -Official Plan Amendment and Zoning By-law Amendment Application – Final Report http://app.toronto.ca/tmmis/viewAgendaItemHistory.do?item=2022.TE31.4 The application proposes to modify the range of permitted employment uses on this site. No physical changes to the existing… Continue reading Update on 340-376R Dufferin Street and 2 Melbourne Avenue