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Report Item

Considered by City Council on
November 27, 2012
November 28, 2012
November 29, 2012



Scarborough Community Council



SC20.32

 

Referred 

 

Ward:42 

55 Mac Frost Way - Zoning Amendment and Draft Plan of Subdivision Applications - Final Report
City Council Decision

City Council on November 27, 28 and 29, 2012, referred Item SC20.32 back to the Scarborough Community Council meeting of January 22, 2013 for further review and discussion and directed the Chief Planner and Executive Director to report to the January 22, 2013 Scarborough Community Council meeting on the proposed Draft Plan of Subdivision Condition Number 7 dealing with the sharing of development costs incurred for the development of the Morningside Heights Community.

Statutory - Planning Act, RSO 1990
Community Council Recommendations

Scarborough Community Council recommends that:

 

1.         City Council amend the Morningside Heights Zoning By-law for the lands at the southerly portion of land known as 55 Mac Frost Way, substantially in accordance with the draft zoning by-law amendment attached as Attachment 6 to report (September 14, 2012) from the Director, Community Planning, Scarborough District.

 

2.         City Council authorize the City Solicitor to make such stylistic and technical changes to the draft zoning by-law amendment as may be required.

 

3.         In accordance with the delegated approval under By-law 229-2000, as amended, City Council be advised that the Chief Planner intends to approve the draft plan of subdivision as generally illustrated on Attachment 2 to report (September 14, 2012) from the Director, Community Planning, Scarborough District, subject to:

 

a.         the conditions as generally listed in Attachment 7 to report (September 14, 2012) from the Director, Community Planning, Scarborough District, which except as otherwise noted must be fulfilled prior to the release of the plan of subdivision for registration.

 

b.         any such revisions to the proposed subdivision plan or any such additional modified conditions as the Chief Planner may deem to be appropriate to address matters arising from the on-going technical review of this development.

Community Council Decision Advice and Other Information

The Scarborough Community Council commenced a statutory public meeting on October 10, 2012 and continued the public meeting on November 6, 2012 and notice was given in accordance with the Planning Act.

Origin
(September 14, 2012) Report from the Director, Community Planning, Scarborough District
Summary

The applications for rezoning and draft plan of subdivision would facilitate a proposed residential development consisting of 9 single detached dwellings fronting onto Staines Road and 28 freehold townhouses fronting onto a new public road.  The subject parcel of land is part of the larger land holding of Cedar Brae Golf and Country Club and is collectively known as 55 Mac Frost Way.

 

The proposed residential use is consistent with the Morningside Heights Secondary Plan.  Access to the proposed single detached dwellings would be from Staines Road while the proposed public road would provide access and municipal services to support the proposed townhouses.

 

This report reviews and recommends approval of the application to amend the zoning by-law.  This report also advises that the Chief Planner may approve the draft plan of subdivision.

Background Information (Community Council)
(September 14, 2012) Report and Attachments 1-7 from the Director, Community Planning, Scarborough District - 55 Mac Frost Way - Zoning Amendment and Draft Plan of Subdivision Applications - Final Report
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2012/sc/bgrd/backgroundfile-50976.pdf)

Notice of Public Meeting - 55 Mac Frost Way
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2012/sc/bgrd/backgroundfile-50977.pdf)

Communications (Community Council)
(October 9, 2012) E-mail from Nafees Komaravolu submitting 22 signatures of area residents that agree and disagree with the application (SC.Main.SC20.32.1)
(October 10, 2012) Submission from Andrew Madden, Diral Development Corporation (SC.Main.SC20.32.2)
(November 1, 2012) Letter from Barnet H. Kussner, WeirFoulds, LLP (SC.New.SC20.32.3)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2012/sc/comm/communicationfile-32717.pdf)

Communications (City Council)
(November 26, 2012) Letter from Catherine Lyons, Goodmans LLP on behalf of Cedar Brae Golf and Country Club (CC.Main.SC20.32.4)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2012/cc/comm/communicationfile-33581.pdf)

(November 27, 2012) Letter from Barnet H. Kussner, WeirFoulds LLP on behalf of Morningside Heights Landowners Group Limited (CC.New.SC20.32.5)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2012/cc/comm/communicationfile-33609.pdf)

Speakers

(October 10, 2012) Nafees Komaravolu
(October 10, 2012) Kaykobad Mir
(October 10, 2012) Andrew Madden, Diral Development Corporation (Submission Filed)
(November 6, 2012) Murray Evans, Evans Planning, Applicant
(November 6, 2012) Catherine Lyons, Goodmans, LLP
(November 6, 2012) Tiffany Tsun, on behalf of Morningside Heights Landowners Group Inc.