May 14, 1999
To:Toronto Community Council
From:Angie Antoniou, Manager, Right of Way Management, Transportation Services, District 1
Subject:Results of the Poll for Front Yard Parking at 174 Madison Avenue (Midtown)
To report the results of the poll conducted in connection with front yard parking at 174 Madison Avenue.
Funding Sources, Financial Implications and Impact Statement:
That Toronto Community Council may recommend that City Council approve the application for front yard parking and
that such approval be subject to the applicant complying with the criteria set out in Municipal Code Chapter 400, Traffic
and Parking, of the former City of Toronto Municipal Code.
The Toronto Community Council, at its meeting of March 30, 1999, had before my report dated March 15, 1999,
respecting an Appeal - Front Yard Parking - 174 Madison Avenue.
The Toronto Community Council deferred consideration of the report until its meeting to be held on May 26, 1999, for
deputations, and requested the Commissioner of Works and Emergency Services to report at that time on the results of the
Ms. Maya Zimmerman-Litman, co-owner of 174 Madison Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M5R 2S5, submitted an application
for front yard parking on November 13, 1998. The application was refused as the proposal did not meet the current criteria
of the Municipal Code. The refusal was appealed to the Toronto Community Council, which requested that the formal poll
The polling was conducted in accordance with Municipal Code Chapter 90, Polling and Notifications Procedures, of the
former City of Toronto Municipal Code. The area polled was on both sides of Madison Avenue, from Nos. 179 to 215 on
the odd side and between Nos. 150 to 184 on the even side. The deadline for receiving the ballots was May 13, 1999. The
results of the poll were as follows:
The majority of the ballots cast were in favour of the parking proposal.
As the polling results were in favour of front yard parking at this location, it is recommended that it be approved.