23.POLL RESULTS: PROPOSAL FOR IMPLEMENTATION OF ON-STREET PERMIT PARKING ON
KITCHENER AVENUE, BETWEEN GILBERT AVENUE AND CALEDONIA ROAD, Ward 28, York-Eglinton.
(August 14, 1998)
To provide results of a poll conducted of residents on Kitchener Avenue, between Gilbert Avenue and Caledonia Road,
regarding a proposal to implement on-street permit parking.
Funding Sources, Financial Implications and Impact Statement:
For consideration and direction of York Community Council.
Clause No. 7(h) embodied in Report No. 7 of the York Community Council.
The York Community Council, at its meeting of June 24, 1998, directed that the City Clerk conduct a poll of residents on
Kitchener Avenue, between Gilbert Avenue and Caledonia Road, to determine interest in the implementation of on-street
Comments and/or Discussion and/or Justification:
The following is a breakdown of responses received, based on the number of replies returned:
Total No. Polled:25
No. of Replies Received:5 or 20%
No. of Replies In Favour:3 or 60%
No. of Replies Not In Favour:2 or 40%
The following is an overall breakdown of responses, according to resident owners, non-resident owners and tenants:
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Comments from residents are attached hereto as Appendix 1.
As noted above, the majority of residents, based on the responses received, are in favour of the proposal to implement
on-street permit parking on Kitchener Avenue, between Gilbert Avenue and Caledonia Road.
Steve Brown, Operations Services - Traffic Division
Valerie D'Alessandro, Assistant Committee Secretary
Poll Results: Proposal for Implementation of On-street Permit Parking
On Kitchener Avenue, Between Gilbert Avenue and Caledonia Road
Comments from Residents:
(a)We need overnight parking on Kitchener Avenue.
(b)This would really benefit residents who have a shared driveway and cannot accommodate two cars in the driveway. I
would feel secure knowing that I have a safe place on Kitchener to park my own car.
Not In Favour:
(a)Limited parking spaces will further be limited for visitors such as family. Enforcement will also be even more lax as it
has been over the past two to three months.
(b)Visitors to the area have a better chance to park on the three-hour parking limit than on the twenty-four hour paid