Theodhora Merepeza, M.C.P., MCIP, RPP
Municipality of Port Hope
Draft Plan of Subdivision, Zoning By-law Amendment, and Official Plan Amendment Applications - Mason Homes Phase 5
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*NEW: Please review the media release and backgrounder that was issued by the Municipality of Port Hope on February 3, 2020. This information outlines the planning processes for subdivision developments, Official Plan and Zoning By-law amendments, which are are mandated by the Planning Act, and includes a detailed, step-by-step project approval process, from the time that an application is submitted to the Municipality by the property owner/developer to the final Council decision for the project.
*NEW: Staff Report to Community Development Committee regarding the scheduling of a Public Meeting and for the proposed Draft Plan of Subdivision Application, Official Plan Amendment, and Zoning By-law Amendment for Phase 5 – Lakeside Village Community be received for information.
Memo to Committee of the Whole re: Scheduling of Public Meeting
Zoning By-Law and Official Plan Amendment Applications Process
Please review the flow chart below, which outlines the process undertaken by Staff, after they are in receipt of Zoning By-Law and Official
Plan amendment applications.
File Numbers: OP01-2019 OPA#10 (Official Plan Amendment), ZB06-2019 (Zoning By-law Amendment), and SU01-2019 (Draft Plan of Subdivision)
Applicant: Robert A. Dragicevic of Walker, Nott, Dragicevic Associates Limited on behalf of AON Inc., 2107401 Ontario Inc., Penryn Park Estates Inc. and Penryn Mason Homes Inc.
The Municipality of Port Hope has received complete draft plan of subdivision, official plan amendment, and zoning by-law amendment applications for the subject lands.
The subject lands are mostly vacant and have a lot area of 19.4 hectres (47.8 acres) with lot frontage on Victoria Street South and Strachan Street. The property is situated south of Strachan Street and west of Victoria Street South in the Urban Area in the Municipality of Port Hope.
The purpose of the proposed Draft Plan of Subdivision application is to facilitate the development of 369 dwelling units comprised of 326 single detached dwellings and nine (9) townhouse blocks (consisting of 43 townhouse units) in a freehold tenure (which means that the townhouses are not condos) on the subject lands.
The proposed development will include an array of public roads (to be maintained by the Municipality) and will be fully serviced (connected to municipal water and sewer systems and other utilities) in accordance with Municipal requirements.
The overall proposed density of development meets and exceeds current and in force Growth Plan targets for this Designated Greenfield area of the Municipality, which means that these lands were designated for residential development (2003 OMB approved draft plans of subdivision referred as “Penryn Park” and “Redner”).
The applicant is proposing that the development would result in the removal of 3.15 hectres of woodland on the west side of Victoria Street South.
The purpose of the proposed Official Plan Amendment is to:
• re-designate a portion of the subject lands on the west side of Victoria Street South to a site specific “Medium Density Residential’ in order to facilitate the development of townhouse units.
• re-designate the lands within ‘Special Policy Site Area 9’ (Penryn Park Estate), including the portions of the subject lands that were previously part of the Port Hope Golf and Country Club to a site-specific “Low Density Residential - Urban” to allow residential uses consistent with the adjacent approved Mason Homes Plans of subdivision.
An amendment to the existing zoning By-law is required in order to establish appropriate development standards to accommodate the freehold dwelling types and designs to be constructed within the proposed subdivision by rezoning the lands (including the portions of the subject lands that that were previously part of the Port Hope Golf and Country Club) to three site specific Residential Zones.
Project Status: Circulation
Municipality of Port Hope Staff have commenced review of the applications and have circulated the application materials to the prescribed persons and public agencies for review and comment.
Please note that a required statutory public meeting will be held on a date to be determined in 2020 and that further notice of this meeting will be provided to the public in accordance with the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.P. 13. and will also be posted to this website.
The Public Review Period for the proposed Subdivision is open for public commenting. The public can provide comments now until a Council decision is made.
If you wish to be notified of the decision of Municipality of Port Hope in respect of the proposed plan of subdivision, you must make a written request to Municipality of Port Hope at the address: Theodhora Merepeza, Planning Manager, at 56 Queen Street, Port Hope ON L1A 3Z9.
Additional information relating to the proposed Official Plan Amendment (file #OP01-2019), Zoning By-law Amendment (file #ZB06-2019), and Draft Plan of Subdivision (file #SU01-2019) is available for review between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday at the Municipal Development Team Office located at 5 Mill Street South, Port Hope.
The Commenting Period is currently open. Feedback can be provided in one of three ways:
1) Please complete a comment form and forward by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
2) Please complete a comment form and mail or deliver in-person to the Municipality of Port Hope, 56 Queen Street, Port Hope, ON
3) Please complete the online form
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