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Notice of Passing a Zoning By-law By the Corporation of the Town of Collingwood

File No. D0840323 - 629 Hurontario Street
Date of Decision: February 5, 2024
Date of this Notice: February 13, 2024

Take notice that the Town of Collingwood Council passed By-law No. 2024-010 on February 5, 2024 under Section 34 of the Planning Act.

Location: 629 Hurontario Street, Collingwood

Legal description: Part of Plan 163, Part of Block 1, Town of Collingwood, County of Simcoe

Area: 0.104 hectares

The subject property is located on the south side of Collins Street and the east side of Hurontario Street.

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The purpose and effect of the Zoning By-law Amendment is to rezone the subject property from Residential Second Density (R2) to Mixed Use Commercial Exception Six (C4-6) to permit commercial uses, in addition to residential uses. The effect of the C4-6 Zone is to establish site-specific exceptions that would prohibit the following uses: Motor Vehicle Gasoline Station, Motor Vehicle Wash, Place of Entertainment, and Restaurant; reduce the minimum lot frontage to 18 m; reduce the minimum interior side yard abutting a Residential zone to 1.3 m, including a strip of land not less than 0.5 m wide reserved for landscaping; reduce the minimum strip of land reserved for landscaping in the rear yard abutting a Residential zone to 0.5 m; and reduce the minimum setback of a non-residential entrance abutting any Residential zone to 4.8 m. 

The subject property is also subject to an Official Plan Amendment application (Official Plan Amendment No. 49), which is also part of Town File No. D0840323.

Public and Agency comments received: All written and oral submissions received in response to the application were considered in making an informed recommendation and decision as summarized in Staff Report P2024-03

When and how to file an appeal:
An appeal of the decision of the Town of Collingwood Council to the Ontario Land Tribunal (OLT) must be filed with the Town of Collingwood no later than 20 days after the date of this notice. The last date of appeal is March 4, 2024. The appeal package should be sent to the attention of the Clerk, Town of Collingwood, P.O. Box 157, 97 Hurontario Street, Collingwood, Ontario L9Y 3Z5. The appeal must set out the reasons for the appeal and be accompanied by the fee required by the Tribunal as prescribed under the Ontario Land Tribunal Act. A copy of the appeal form is available on the Tribunal’s website:

Who can file an appeal:
Only individuals, corporations and public bodies may appeal a by-law to the OLT. A notice of appeal may not be filed by an unincorporated association or group. However, a notice of appeal may be filed in the name of an individual who is a member of the association or group on its behalf.

No person or public body shall be added as a party to the hearing of the appeal unless, before the by-law was passed, the person or public body made oral submissions at a public meeting or written submissions to the council or, in the opinion of the Tribunal, there are reasonable grounds to add the person or public body as a party.