Temporary Road Closure - Austrey Court - Black Creek
The North York Community Council recommends the adoption of the following report (May10,1999) from the
Director, Transportation Services, District 3:
To temporarily close a portion of Austrey Court, to accommodate a street party.
Source of funds:
All costs associated with the temporary road closure, with the exception of the $50.00 application fee, are included within
the 1999 operating budget.
(1)by enactment of a confirmatory By-law adopting this report, Austrey Court should be closed temporarily on Monday,
June 19, 1999, from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., subject to the applicant's compliance with Procedural By-law No. 27433 of the
former City of North York; and
(2)during the temporary closure, there shall be no use of the closed roadway for vehicular traffic except under the
authority of a permit issued by the Commissioner of Works and Emergency Services.
The Transportation Services Division of the Works and Emergency Services Department received a request from Mrs.
Clelia Iannucci, on behalf of the local residents, to temporarily close a portion of Austrey Court to accommodate their street
In accordance with a procedure established by the former City of North York, staff of the Transportation Services Division
canvassed the local Councillors and other Divisions within the City of Toronto for comments regarding the proposed
closure. As a result of the requests for comments, no objections to the closure were received. The Toronto Fire Services
supported the closure, subject to the following conditions:
(a)the applicant shall insure that the area to be barricaded off is cleared of parked vehicles and obstacles that would
interfere with the movement of fire vehicles, in the event of an emergency, and that individuals be readily available to
remove the barricades in order not to impede the movement of the fire department vehicles should an emergency occur; and
(b)the organizers of the event be made aware that should an emergency arise within the area, it could well interrupt the
program as planned.
The Transportation Service Division supports the temporary closure of a portion of Austrey Court, as requested by the
Allen Pinkerton, Manager, Traffic Operations - District 3