550 Bayview Avenue (The Don Valley Brick Works)
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IN THE MATTER OF THE ONTARIO HERITAGE ACT
R.S.O. 1990, CHAPTER 0.18 AND
CITY OF TORONTO, PROVINCE OF ONTARIO
550 BAYVIEW AVEUE
NOTICE OF DECISION
Take notice that the Council of the City of Toronto on October 2, 2017, having considered an application to alter a structure designated under Part IV of the Ontario Heritage Act for 550 Bayview Avenue, decided among other things, to:
1. Approve the alterations to the heritage property at 550 Bayview Avenue (The Don Valley Brick Works), in accordance with Section 33 of the Ontario Heritage Act, to allow for alterations to Building 16, on the lands known municipally in the year 2017 as 550 Bayview Avenue, with such alterations substantially in accordance with plans and drawings prepared by LGA Architectural Partners, dated July 7, 2017, and on file with the Senior Manager, Heritage Preservation Services; and the Heritage Impact Assessment (HIA), prepared by ERA Architects Inc. dated July 17, 2017 and date-stamped received by the City Planning Division on July 17, 2017, and on file with the Senior Manager, Heritage Preservation Services, all subject to and in accordance with a Conservation Plan satisfactory to the Senior Manager, Heritage Preservation Services and subject to the following additional conditions:
a. That prior to the issuance of any permit for all or any part of the property at 550 Bayview Avenue, including a heritage permit or a building permit, but excluding permits for repairs and maintenance and usual and minor works for the existing heritage building as are acceptable to the Senior Manager, Heritage Preservation Services, the tenant shall:
1. Provide a Conservation Plan, prepared by a qualified heritage consultant, that is consistent with the conservation strategy set out in the Heritage Impact Assessment for 550 Bayview Avenue prepared by ERA Architects Inc., dated July 17, 2017, to the satisfaction of the Senior Manager, Heritage Preservation Services;
2. Provide building permit drawings, including notes and specifications for the conservation and protective measures keyed to the approved Conservation Plan required in Recommendation 1a.1., including a description of materials and finishes, to be prepared by the project architect and a qualified heritage consultant to the satisfaction of the Senior Manager, Heritage Preservation Services;
b. Within 90 days of the completion of the alterations permitted in Recommendation 1 above, the tenant provide a letter of substantial completion prepared and signed by a qualified heritage consultant confirming that the required conservation work and the required interpretive work has been completed in accordance with the Conservation Plan and Interpretation Plan and that an appropriate standard of conservation has been maintained, all to the satisfaction of the Senior Manager, Heritage Preservation.
Appeal to the Conservation Review Board:
The Ontario Heritage Act states that where a Council consents to an application to alter a designated property with certain terms or conditions, or refuses the application, the owner may, within thirty days after receipt of this notice, apply to the Council for a hearing before the Conservation Review Board.
The owner may request a hearing before the Conservation Review Board in this matter, by writing to the City Clerk: Attention Ellen Devlin, Administrator, Toronto and East York Community Council, Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen Street West, 2nd floor, West, Toronto, Ontario, M5H 2N2, by 4.30 p.m. on or before December 20, 2017.
Dated at Toronto this 20th day of November, 2017.
Ulli S. Watkiss