Official Plan Amendment File No. AM-2017-015

Dorchester Road and Chippawa Pkwy

Proposed Riverfront Community

Niagara Planning Group (Agent)

 

You are invited to attend a Public Meeting regarding a proposed amendment to the City’s Official Plan.

PUBLIC MEETING

Date: Tuesday, May 8, 2018                                                                  Place: City Hall – Council Chambers
Time: 6:30 PM                                                                                                    4310 Queen Street

PROPOSED AMENDMENT

An application to amend the City’s Official Plan has been made by Niagara Planning Group on behalf of GR (CAN) Investments Co. Ltd. for a proposed mixed use development. The lands are currently designated Environmental Protection Area and Residential and further designated Special Policy Area #56. The application is to amend Special Policy Area #56 to provide for a detailed policy framework to allow the development of:

  • 879 dwelling units
  • 2675 people
  • 238 retirement units
  • 500 hotel units
  • 1800 – 2800 jobs

HAVE YOUR SAY

The Public Meeting provides you with an opportunity to express your view, either verbally or as a written submission to City Council. To provide comments in writing, please submit a letter to the Director of Planning, Building & Development, City Hall, 4310 Queen Street, Niagara Falls, Ontario, L2E 6X5 or by email to planning@niagarafalls.ca prior to May 8, 2018. Please refer to City File No. Am-2017-015.

Legal Notice
Section 17of the Planning Act

If you wish to be notified of the adoption of the proposed amendment, or of the refusal of a request to amend the Official Plan, you must make a written request to the Director of Planning Building & Development.

If you disagree with Council’s decision on the application, you can appeal it to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal. If a person or public body would otherwise have an ability to appeal the decision of Council for the City of Niagara Falls, to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal but the person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make written submissions to the City of Niagara Falls before the proposed official plan amendment is adopted, the person or public body is not entitled to appeal the decision.

If a person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make written submissions to the City of Niagara Falls before the proposed official plan amendment is adopted, the person or public body may not be added as a party to the hearing of an appeal before the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal unless, in the opinion of the Tribunal, there are reasonable grounds to add the person or public body as a party.

If you rent your property to seven (7) or more tenants, please post a copy of this notice in a
location on your property which is visible to all of the residents.

MORE INFORMATION

A copy of the draft amendment is available at our offices or online at www.niagarafalls.ca/city[hall/planning/ for your review and comment. Comments on the draft amendment should be sent to the Director of Planning, Building and Development at the address noted above.

A copy of the Planning, Building and Development Recommendation Report on the amendment will be available after 4:30 on May 3, 2018.

For more information please contact John Barnsley, Manager of Policy Planning at (905)356-7521, extension 4247; visit the Planning, Building and Development Department, second floor, City Hall, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. or email planning@niagarafalls.ca.

Dated at the City of Niagara Falls this 6th day of April, 2018.

Alex Herlovitch. MCIP, RPP
Director of Planning, Building & Development
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Source: https://niagarafalls.ca/pdf/planning/riverfront-community/notice-of-may-public-meeting.pdf