The Public is invited to participate in a Public Hearing, which the Committee of Adjustment will be holding on:

To comply with the current COVID-19 Emergency Order and the direction from the Government of Ontario, in person meetings attended by members of the public may resume; however, certain masking and physical distancing requirements remain in place. Members of the public are invited to view the Public Meeting via live streaming by visiting www.thunderbay.ca/watchcouncil or via the live broadcast on Shaw Spotlight Ch10, BlueCurve Ch105 or TBayTel TV Channel 110. For more information on how to view the meeting or register to participate in the Public Meeting please contact Susan.Henton@thunderbay.ca.

Right to appeal

If a person or public body that files an appeal of a decision of the Committee of Adjustment, in respect to the proposed variance, does not make written submissions to the Committee of Adjustment before it makes a decision, the Ontario Land Tribunal may dismiss the appeal.

How to Participate 

Written comments may be sent to Susan Henton at Susan.Henton@thunderbay.ca, no later than Friday, May 20, 2022. Please quote the file number in your submission. Copies of all letters will be forwarded to the Committee and to the Applicant. The collection of personal information including names and contact information provided in written submissions is made under the authority of the Planning Act for the purpose of creating a Public Record. Personal information is collected in compliance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. 

If you wish to make a presentation at the Committee hearing, please submit your request in writing to
Susan.Henton@thunderbay.ca by Friday, May 20, 2022. Electronic participation by the public will be facilitated using Microsoft Teams video communication software or a teleconference phone line. The Clerk will make this option available to participants who have registered by the deadline noted above. Registered participants will be encouraged to participate from home. However, a public computer kiosk with the required software will be made available in the Lobby of City Hall for those who are unable to participate from home. Physical distancing will be observed and sanitization of the computer kiosk will take place in between each user. All use of the computer kiosk will be by appointment only.

All registered participants will be assigned an appointment time in advance of the meeting whether they are participating from home or from the public computer kiosk in City Hall. Appointments are to be arranged through the registration process noted above. Participants shall have a maximum of 10 minutes each. This is to ensure that appointments can be made in a timely manner and that the regulation for public gatherings can be managed at all times.

Additional information

If this notice has been received by an owner of lands which contain seven or more residential units, please post this notice in a location which is visible to all residents living on the property to which this notice applies.
If you wish to be notified of the decision of the Committee of Adjustment in respect of the proposed variance, you must submit a written request to Susan.Henton@thunderbay.ca. If you have any questions about this notice or you require accessible accommodations or materials, please contact (807) 625-2538 or Susan.Henton@thunderbay.ca.

 

Applications 

File No. A-27-2022 - Minor Variance at 1451 Mountain Road

Purpose and effect of a proposed Minor Variance

The purpose of the application is to gain relief from the Zoning By-law, as set forth in the application and as described below:

Table 8.2.1 of BL 100-2010 and Table 2.1.1 of BL 1/2022 

Reduce the minimum required lot frontage from 60 metres to 30 metres.

Table 8.2.1 of BL 100-201 and Table 2.1.1 of BL 1/2022

Reduce the required minimum lot area from 10,000 square metres to 3000 square metres.

The effect of this application would be to allow the applicant to create two new lots.
The lands are zoned "R1'' - Residential Zone One, the "R1-H" - Residential Zone One Holding, and the Environment Overlay and are designated as "Rural Settlement Area" in the Official Plan. The subject lands are also subject to a Consent application (file no. B-28-2022).

The Applicant's Site Sketch and a Key Map of the subject lands are included below.

File No. B-28-2022 - Consent to Sever Application at 1451 Mountain Road

Purpose and effect of the application

The purpose of the application is to create two new parcels of land.

The effect of this application would be the severance and conveyance of two new parcels of land. Severed Lot 1 would have a Lot Frontage of 33. 98 metres, a Lot Depth of 115 metres and a Lot Area of 3,735 square metres. Severed Lot 2 would have a Lot Frontage of 30 metres, a Lot Depth of 134 metres and a Lot Area of 3,735 square metres. The retained parcel, with the existing dwelling, would have a Lot Frontage of 30 metres a Lot Depth of 205 metres and a Lot Area of 0.92 hectares, as set forth in the application.

The lands are zoned "R1" - Residential Zone One, the "R1-H" - Residential Zone One Holding and the Environment Overlay and are designated as "Rural Settlement Area" in the Official Plan. The subject lands are also subject to a Minor Variance application (file no. A-27-2022).

Key Map of Subject LandsApplicant's Site Sketch

 

File No. A-29-2022 - Minor Variance at 436 Edward Street North

Purpose and effect of proposed Minor Variance

The purpose of the application is to gain relief from the Zoning By-law, as set forth in the application and as described below:

Section 5.2 of Zoning By-law 100-2010

Increase the maximum height from 15 metres to 15.5 metres.

The effect of this application would be to allow the applicant to construct a five storey hotel. 

The lands are zoned "NC3 Neighbourhood Centre 3 Zone and are designated as "Commercial" in the Official Plan. The
subject lands are not subject to any other application under the Planning Act at this time.

The Applicant's Site Sketch and a Key Map of the subject lands are below.

Applicant's Site SketchKey Map of Subject Lands

 

File No. A-30-2022 - Minor Variance at 1331 Mountain Road

Purpose and effect of proposed application for Minor Variance and Permission

The purpose of the application for Minor Variance is to vary paragraph "442" By-law 177-1983 as recognized by BL 100-
2010 and Permission is to increase the number of guest rooms within the existing building footprint to recognize the
sensitivity of expanding on the site, and to capitalize on the existing built structure and infrastructure that already exists.
The applicant proposes to provide barrier-free accessible guest rooms on the Main Floor of the Inn by transforming the
former dining room and kitchen space into three new guest rooms on the main floor.

The effect of this application would be to allow the applicant to retain the former use as a Country Inn, adding additional
guest rooms within the existing footprint for a total of 14 Guest Rooms.

The lands are zoned "RU1" - Rural Area Zone & "EP" - Environmental Protection and are designated as "Residential"
and "Natural Heritage System" in the Official Plan. The subject lands are not subject to any other application under the
Planning Act at this time.

The Applicant's Site Sketch and a Key Map of the subject lands are below.

Applicant's Site SketchKey Map of Subject Lands

 

File No. A-31-2022 - Minor Variance at 337 Pearl Street

Purpose and effect of proposed Minor Variance

The purpose of the application is to gain relief from the Zoning By-law, as set forth in the application and as described below:

Table 9.2.1 of BL 100- 2010 and Table 3.1.1 a of BL 1 /2022

Reduce the minimum required Lot Frontage from 10 metres to 9.93 metres.

Table 9.2.1 of BL 100-2010

Reduce the minimum required Interior Side Yard without an attached garage or carport from 3.0 metres to 1.58 metres.

Table 3.2.1 a of BL 1/2022

Reduce the minimum Interior Side Setback without an attached garage from 3.0 metres to 1.58 metres.

The effect of this application would be to allow for a lot line adjustment and permit the construction of a single detached dwelling on the abutting lot.

The lands zoned "R2" - Residential Two Zone and are designated as "Residential" in the Official Plan. The subject lands are also subject to a Consent application (file no. B-32-2022).

The Applicant's Site Sketch and a Key Map of the subject lands are below.

Applicant's Site SketchKey Map of Subject Lands

File No. B-32-2022 - Consent to Sever Application at 337 Pearl Street

Purpose and effect of the application

The purpose of the application is to adjust an existing lot line between Lot 13, Plan 1353 and Lot 14, Plan 1353 known as 337 Pearl Street.

The effect of this application would be the severance and conveyance of a parcel of land for the purpose of a Lot Addition from Lot 13 to Lot 14 on Plan 1353. The parcel of land to be severed and conveyed would have a lot frontage of 0.13 metres, a lot depth of 30.5 metres and an area of 3.96 square metres. The retained lot would have a lot frontage of 9.93 metres, a lot depth of 30.5 metres and a lot area of 302.86 square metres, as set forth in the application.

The lands are located in the "UL" - Urban Low-rise Zone and are designated as "Residential" in the Official Plan. The subject lands are also subject to a Minor Variance application (file no. A-31-2022).


The Applicant's Site Sketch and a Key Map of the subject lands are above.

 

File No. A-33-2022 - Minor Variance at 1660 Bowlker Road

Purpose and effect of proposed Minor Variance
The purpose of the application is to gain relief from the Zoning By-law, as set forth in the application and described in the table below:

Table 8.2.1 of BL 100- and Table 1.1.3 of BL 1/2022 

Decrease the minimum required lot area from 10,000 square metres to 7,110 square metres 2010  outside of the EP Zone for the Retained Lot

Table 8.2.1 of BL 100-2010 and Table 1.1.3 of BL 1 /2022 

Reduce the minimum required Lot Frontage from 60 metres to 30 metres

The effect of this application would be to allow the applicant to create one (1) new parcel of land.
The lands are located in the "R1-N" - Residential One - Noise Zone and "EP" - Environment Protection Zone and are designated as "Rural 3" and "Natural Heritage System" in the Official Plan. The subject lands are also subject to a Consent application (file no. B-34-2022).

The Applicant's Site Sketch and a Key Map of the subject lands are below.

 Applicant's Site SketchKey Map of Subject Lands

 

File No. B-34-2022 - Consent to Sever Application at 1660 Bowlker Road

Purpose and effect of the application

The purpose of the application is to create one new parcel of land.

The effect of this application would be the severance and conveyance of one new parcel of land for development. The severed lot will have a Lot Frontage of 30 metres, an irregular Lot Depth and a Lot Area of 11.266 square metres. The retained parcel of land will have a Lot Frontage of 131.2 metres, a Lot Depth of 57.7 metres and a Lot Area of 10,164 square metres as set forth in the application.
The lands are zoned "R 1-N" - Residential One - Noise Zone and "EP" - Environment Protection Zone and are designated as "Rural 3" and "Natural Heritage System" in the Official Plan. The subject lands are also subject to a Minor Variance application (file no. A-33-2022).

The Applicant's Site Sketch and a Key Map of the subject lands are above.

 

File No. B-35-2022 - Consent to Sever at 1129 Melbourne Road

Purpose and effect of the application

The purpose of the application is to sever and convey lands for a lot addition from 1129 Melbourne Road to an adjacent property located at 1085 Melbourne Road.


The effect of this application would be to create a lot addition to enlarge the adjacent property at 1085 Melbourne Road for a Lot Frontage of 60.966 metres, a Lot Depth of 798.2 metres and a Lot Area of 11.44 hectares. The retained lot, being 1129 Melbourne Road, will have a Lot Frontage of 62.829 metres, a Lot Depth of 331.942 metres and a Lot Area of 20,856 square metres, as set forth in the application.
The lands are located in the "RU1" - Rural Area Zone and the Environment Overlay and are designated as "Rural" and
"Natural Heritage System" in the Official Plan. The subject lands are not subject to any other application under the Planning Act at this time.

The Applicant's Site Sketch and a Key Map of the subject lands are below.

Applicant's Site SketchKey Map of Subject Lands

 

File No. B-36-2022 - Consent to Sever at 6135 Loch Lomond Road

Purpose and effect of the application

The purpose of the application is to create two new parcels of land.
The effect of this application would be the severance and conveyance of two new parcels of land. Severed Lot 1 would have a Lot Frontage of 60.0 metres, a Lot Depth of 170.0 metres and a Lot Area of 1 hectare. Severed Lot 2 would have a Lot Frontage of 60.0 metres, a Lot Depth of 170.0 metres and a Lot Area of 1 hectare. The retained parcel of land would have a Lot Frontage of 120.0 metres, a Lot Depth of 415.8 metres and a Lot Area of 7.8 hectares as set forth in the application.

The lands are zoned "RU1" - Rural Residential Zone One and Environmental Protection and are designated as "Rural" and "Natural Heritage System" in the Official Plan. The subject lands are not subject to any other application under the Planning Act at this time.

The Applicant's Site Sketch and a Key Map of the subject lands are below.

Applicant's Site SketchKey Map of Subject Lands